It is now popular to look back to the sixties for inspiration and insight into how to change society for the better. Candidates are trying to capture the charisma of JFK and other leaders. However, most baby boomers are quick to distance themselves from the hippie counterculture. This social movement is more relevant for our young people than their parents want to admit. Young people see their parents and others as hypocrites for abandoning the hippie agenda for a better world. Continue reading
Daily Archives: February 3, 2008
The federal government continues to wage an unethical war against medical marijuana. Despite the fact that overwhelming majorities of people disagree with this policy, no one seems willing to stand up for our rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Fortunately, we now have a chance to reverse the losing policies of the past 70 years. Candidates who campaign for legalization will be in-line with the views of over three-quarters of American voters.
I wrote this article in February of 2008.
I then broke the news in early August that:
So be sure and read that article after you read this one. We now need to put some firm and friendly pressure on Barack to follow through on his policy to end the Federal War on Medical Marijuana. Each state will then have the right to legalize, regulate, and tax as they see fit. Wow – seems like a win for all!!
Now that Obama has become president we need to hold him to his promise that he will eliminate government programs that do not work. The war on marijuana is clearly an economic and ethical failure. Read my latest plea and start contacting our new leaders!!