Breaking News: Massachusetts Has Not Been Taken Over by Drug Maniacs

I visited Boston this weekend for the Northeast Regional SSDP Conference and was curious to observe that no one was smoking marijuana on the sidewalks. Weird, huh? It's been months now since Massachusetts decriminalized small-time marijuana possession and yet it almost felt as though I wasn't surrounded by hippies in a skunky smoldering ashtray from hell.

Good thing I kept the receipt for that gasmask. This is great news for everyone, especially all the police officials who were genuinely concerned that life in Massachusetts would be at least partially destroyed if the punishment for marijuana was reduced slightly.

Those cops must really be glad that no one listened to them and everything worked out this way, because now we've got the best of both worlds: 1) fewer people have their lives messed up by getting a criminal record for pot, and 2) nobody blows bong hits in your face when you're trying to hail a taxicab.

It's really beautiful to see that the collective goodness of mankind can somehow prevent an intoxicating plant from utterly destroying the world.
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i for one

am furious about this they dont need to decrimialize that stuff they need harsher punishment for the users and drug test for every job in america to lower drug useage from the population i for one am not happy with this.and im proud to say i disown two of my kids and kicked them out for catching them with marijuana. I told them i didnt want them or their dispicable habit in my house and told them i dont know them anymore i called the police and had them arrest my kids and taken to jdh and told the police to put them up for adopton cause i didnt want em anymore.marijuana is bad and this is proof cause i cant call them my babys anymore i just look At them and see druggies its discusting .may god bless this country when marijuana becomes extinct
good day

laura mcdonald

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You are not a very good troll.

troll?

She does appear to be mentally challenged. How many people disown their kids and throw them out on the street? I would call it abandonment. Maybe social services needs to be called!

But, most likely they were adult children who had the audacity to make their own, grown up, decisions, in spite of their mother's objections. Apparently she did not want them to be anything other than "her babies". One day your kids grow up and things change. And, "putting up for adoption?" I wonder how much liquid drug, she had before she wrote that comment? She might be feeling pretty guilty, by now!

And, if you think your kid has a drug problem, should you not be a good parent and try to intervene and get them help? She fails as a mother!

She mentioned JDH

That would indicate they were indeed children -- JD=juvenile detention. And if she did indeed do that, she definitely fails as both mother and rational adult.

However, she writes just like that other uneducated troll we have hanging out here upon occasion.

I'm pro-choice on EVERYTHING!

Thanks for the JD heads up!

It was not in capitals so I guess I just went right by it! I find it more difficult to read these type of comments, without capitals or proper punctuation!

i 4 one

try using spell check next time

PROGRESS

CONSIDERING THESE ARE FROM THE SAME FOLKS WHO USED TO BURN PEOPLE AT THE STAKE FOR BEING WITCHES, I HAVE TO SAY I AM IMPRESSED WITH THEIR PROGRESS.

I FOR ONE

YOU ARE ABSOLUTELY CORRECT. THERE IS A PROBLEM, BUT IT IS NOT POT SMOKING. IT IS FAILED PARENTING.

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