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Attorney General Admits Obama Was Wrong About Medical Marijuana Laws

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Obama's recent claim that he can't do anything about the illegality of medical marijuana has drawn plenty of criticism, but this ought to take the cake.

Attorney General Eric Holder was a guest of The Huffington Post at the correspondents' dinner. Before it began, a HuffPost reporter noted to Holder that Obama's reference to "congressional law" was misleading because the executive branch could simply remove marijuana from its "schedule one" designation, thereby recognizing its medical use.

"That's right," Holder said. [Huffington Post]

Okay, can we please stop making excuses for the President? Legally, he does not have to wage war on medical marijuana. Politically, he doesn't have to do this either. Yet the war rages on and the people responsible are still denying what they're doing right before our eyes.

To those who say we shouldn't blame Obama for this outrage, I say of course we should. He has the biggest microphone in the nation and if he can't use it to tell the truth and stand up for a human rights issue as basic as this one, then he needs to hear from us. To remain silent is to reward intransigence and invite injustice.

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Wow...we never hear an answer

Wow...we never hear an answer that direct in politics. More proof Obama is just another hypocrite career politician. Im glad i"ll be voting libertarian.....again.

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Obama Is An Authoritarian Globalist, Not A Populist Libertarian

Obama Is An Authoritarian Globalist, Not A Populist Libertarian. Watch what Obama and his regime does, and ignore or discount as lies what they say, just like that quaint saying "actions speak louder than words".

Apply that same test to the Congress, and it comes as no real surprise that they poll at an 8 - 9% approval rating. It also makes no difference between the |D| or |R| politicians as a whole -- corrupt, greedy, authoritarian, police state-minded, constitution-shredding, and oath-breaking bunch of treasonous vipers as We The People could find.

We The People need to abandon our neo-tribal and divisive political affiliations to support new politicians that actually support the USA Constitution, that support the Bill of Rights and individual freedoms. If We The People cannot unite over such basic freedoms, how will we every roll back cannabis prohibition?

step away

Yea, Boy , .. That Bilderberg group ain`t having this Cannabis thing . I think protest`s are being organized right now for this annual event . Drones that fly overhead will be able to drop mini-nukes onto the ground . They have a blast zone of half a football field . Perfect for groups of government protesters . Set an example . Look at London . War is the order of the day . An Executive Order  is in order indeed . Election Year tactic .

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