Skip to comments.Mayor Bloomberg Thinks Medical Marijuana Is a ‘Hoax’
Posted on 05/31/2013 11:50:26 AM PDT by nickcarraway
Old Man Bloomberg ignored the opinions of medical professionals and various other data today on his weekly radio address to deem any non-recreational use of the nation's favorite herb fake. "Yeah, right, medical, come on," he said. "There's no medical. This is one of the great hoaxes of all time." While the mayor famously said, "You bet I did. And I enjoyed it," when asked if he'd ever smoked weed, he insisted, "I don't have any personal experience in terms of today," before reverting to his recycled talking points like, "marijuana is much stronger today than it was 20 or 30 years ago" and "If [drug dealers] can't sell marijuana, they'll sell something else."
I went to Sonic to get me a 44. The car next to me was a couple of tokers blazing in the stall. Disgusting individuals, there was a NObama sticker on the car.
The “stopped clock” tells the correct time twice a day...
This is one position with which I fully agree with Bloomberg.
For most of the rest of it, he is full of hot air, in regards to hand weapons, content of food that may be offered for sale in restaurants, wrong priorities on recovery from storm damage, the fiscal management of the city’s revenue base, and on giving the police force the necessary tools for taking back the streets of New York.
Micromanagement combined with megalomania. Bad combination with the best of circumstances. And the situation has been crumbling with varying degrees of serious consequences.
So what if it’s a hoax? Tax it. /s
Whether medical marijuana is a hoax or not is irrelevant.
What is relevant is how readily nanny-staters on both the right and left are willing to battle over which flavor of Tyranny is more palatable.
I'll take "none of the above", thank you. I don't need left-wing authoritarians telling me how big my soda can be, and I don't need right-wing authoritarians telling me which plant I can possess or smoke.
I couldn't disagree with you more. If they do legalize, they should make sure if is not taxed at all.
Do you really want the government to become a drug dealer? If you think you are the Zetas are bad, wait until you see that.
Nothing will ruin this country more than to have the U.S. government taxing these drugs.
Chocolate chip cookies or brownies.
Bloomberg is correct on this issue. “Medical marijuana” is all about legalizing getting stoned. There are far better prescription medications for controlling nausea, for example. Ironically, my most leftist Southern California friend decries “medical marijuana” as detrimental to his community (Venice, CA), and agrees it’s a big farce. Anyone can get stoned now with very little effort.
So when it helped my late wife develop an appetite and hold down a meal after chemo, that had no value, right Mikey?
Asshat, live through what I’ve lived through and you’ll know better first hand.
My post was intended to be taken sarcastically as evidenced by the /s.
Was your wife smoking or taking a tablet?
Ill-concealed truism that 99% of prescriptions for “medicinal” purposes are nonsense.”
That number is way low. Maybe 99.999999999999999999999%
1. Yes, most people with 'medical marijuana' prescriptions from the local Dr. Feelgood are just a bunch of stoners pretending to be in pain and are secretly laughing about 'legally' getting high. Wuh huh huh.
2. Marijuana, over time, will indeed turn a lot of people into a lame-ass loser. No, I don't care how many dazzling professionals you know who partake of the Chiba on a regular basis.
3. Marijuana certainly does lead to harder drugs for a great many people. It's not the actual marijuana that does it, it's all about the part of hanging around creepy druggies who happen to have marijuana which leads to the hard drug underworld.
4. Physically, marijuana is harmful to one's health. Probably not as much as tobacco cigarettes over the long haul, but it still can't be good for you.
5. Marijuana doesn't make anyone gouge out their eyes or rape pre-teens or dance with negro jazz musicians any more than the marijuana smoker would already have a predilection to do so anyway.
6. Marijuana isn't necessarily [x] times more potent than it was 20, 30, 100, or 1000 years ago. That's just nonsense. However, if a person ingests cannabis/THC via eating it in larger amounts than typically smoked, it can cause even an conditioned marijuana smoker to hallucinate and remain under the effects for many hours compared to merely smoking it.
7. Any amount of marijuana is unsafe to drive a motor vehicle or operate dangerous machinery under it's effects. Still, even this isn't as bad as doing the same under the effects of alcohol.
8. Marijuana use *is* potentially making society stupider. Decriminalizing it won't be doing the country any favors, if you're one of those people who believes in some form of Nationalism in regards to sacrificing your personal liberty in deference of to duty to the state. As I grow older, I seem to becoming less and less enchanted with that notion because I'm recognizing that people in New England (for example) have little in common with myself about the role and limits of our Federal government.
9. Otherwise, considering all the points I listed above, the recreational use of marijuana is not precipitously dangerous or particularly harmful in comparison to other intoxicants available, both legal and illicit.
10. It's probably time to knock off the baloney and fully decriminalize the silly stuff at the Federal level. At least remove marijuana from being regarded at the Federal level as a 'Schedule 1 hallucinogenic or psychedelic substance' that prompts militarizing podunk police forces with SWAT gear and MRAP armored vehicles using Federal tax dollars. Let the states do what they may on the issue as Justice Clarence Thomas opines on the matter in 'Gonzales vs. Raich'. I don't know if most Americans likewise agree, but the difference between pro- and anti- isn't enormous.
“Mayor Bloomberg Thinks Medical Marijuana Is a Hoax”
Geez! Miracles never cease.....he finally gets one right!
Well, something in which Bloomingidiot and I can finally agree.
Stick it Bloomberg. Come back when you have a medical degree.
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