Pages

Jump to bottom

4 comments

1 wrenchwench  Wed, Nov 28, 2012 8:37:34am
All this horror being funded by America’s drug habit. Legalize the drugs already and end this narco turf wars fought by lunatics against society.

Those two sentences contradict each other. "America's drug habit" is a phrase used by deniers of reality. The reality is that there has always been drug use in every society. I think it would be more accurate to say prohibition enables the cartels to control the drug market, and one of their tools is the horrific violence in Mexico. Then your second sentence makes sense.

2 Destro  Wed, Nov 28, 2012 7:28:37pm

re: #1 wrenchwench

The reality is that there has always been drug use in every society

Yes, but the USA's sweet tooth for it and the underground economy that has grown to feed that is the problem. These people are not murdering for Canadian dollars.

3 Obdicut  Thu, Nov 29, 2012 4:54:28am

re: #2 Destro

Yeah, but you're kind of confused-- it doesn't matter that the US has a 'sweet tooth' for it. What matters is legalizing-- or at least decriminalizing-- them to shut down the underground economy.

As usual, your focus on 'fuck America' just comes off as weird.

4 wrenchwench  Thu, Nov 29, 2012 8:16:22am

re: #2 Destro

The reality is that there has always been drug use in every society

Yes, but the USA's sweet tooth for it and the underground economy that has grown to feed that is the problem. These people are not murdering for Canadian dollars.

The sweet tooth in the US is the same as it is everywhere else. It's human. We can afford more than many others can.

The underground economy in the US is costing the government millions in potential tax revenue. The underground economy in Mexico is costing the people tens of thousands of lives and making the criminals, including the government, rich. And they're feeding sweet teeth worldwide, not just in the US.


This page has been archived.
Comments are closed.

Jump to top

Create a PageThis is the LGF Pages posting bookmarklet. To use it, drag this button to your browser's bookmark bar, and title it 'LGF Pages' (or whatever you like). Then browse to a site you want to post, select some text on the page to use for a quote, click the bookmarklet, and the Pages posting window will appear with the title, text, and any embedded video or audio files already filled in, ready to go.
Or... you can just click this button to open the Pages posting window right away.
Last updated: 2016-01-01 10:29 am PST
LGF User's Guide RSS Feeds Tweet

Help support Little Green Footballs!

Subscribe now for ad-free access!Register and sign in to a free LGF account before subscribing, and your ad-free access will be automatically enabled.

Donate with
PayPal
Square Cash Shop at amazon
as an LGF Associate!
Recent PagesClick to refresh
A Post Millennial Progressive Playlist-Spotify Post millennial progressive? This is a shot at showcasing some current music that (IMHO) evokes that Prog Rock sound or feeling. After soliciting some suggestions yesterday-We wound up with 19 songs, 1hr, 43 minutes of music. I have it ...
Unshaken Defiance
1 hour, 13 minutes ago
Views: 148 • Comments: 3 • Rating: 2
Tweets: 2 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Jupiter: Juno Perijove 06 NASA / SwRI / MSSS / Gerald Eichstädt / Seán Doran Original video: Free 125 megapixel Jupiter Print Portrait: flic.kr Follow my Twitter for updates: @_TheSeaning More Jupiter here: flic.kr More stuff here: flickr.com Music by Ligeti Soundtrack: amazon.com ...
Tarkloon
1 hour, 57 minutes ago
Views: 101 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 0 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Violent Footage Shows White Cop Kneeing and Punching Asian Man Seconds After Pulling Him Over In graphic police dashcam video of a July 2016 traffic stop in Worthington, MN, obtained and released by the ACLU of Minnesota on Thursday, a white officer can be seen kneeing and punching Anthony Promvongsa, a Laotian-American man, moments ...
Unshaken Defiance
11 hours, 36 minutes ago
Views: 174 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 0 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Fallen OakThis was the tree that fell in yesterday's storms. It is blocking a street that is wide and is used by public transit. I hope by tomorrow it is gone.
PhillyPretzel
1 day, 4 hours ago
Views: 202 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 3
Tweets: 0 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Russians Targeted 21 Election Systems, U.S. Official Says Russian hackers targeted 21 U.S. state election systems in the 2016 presidential race and a small number were breached but there was no evidence any votes were manipulated, a Homeland Security Department official told Congress on Wednesday. Jeanette Manfra, ...
Tarkloon
2 days, 3 hours ago
Views: 322 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 0 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
The Tax Divide — Chicago Tribune Chicago has long been a city divided by race and class, a metropolis with starkly different crime rates, economic realities and educational opportunities depending on where you live. But there’s another division in Chicago and Cook County, one that ...
Birth Control Works
3 days, 14 hours ago
Views: 353 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 0 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 1
Comments: 0
: 1
Phoenix Flights Cancelled Because It’s Too Hot for Planes As temperatures climb in Phoenix, Arizona, more than 40 flights have been cancelled - because it is too hot for the planes to fly. The weather forecast for the US city suggests temperatures could reach 120F (49C) on Tuesday. ...
Tarkloon
3 days, 14 hours ago
Views: 535 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 33 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 1
Comments: 0
: 1
Presenting the Jay Sekulow Band Here's their cover of "Long Time" by Boston The band—featuring Sekulow on drums and guitar—includes John Schlitt, best known as the lead singer for the pioneering Christian rock band Petra, and John Elefante, the mustachioed former lead singer of ...
thecommodore
4 days, 5 hours ago
Views: 439 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
In Lynwood, Advanced Placement Classes Are No Longer Only for the Elite The school district’s hope is that the challenging AP courses inspire students to go straight from high school to college and help them do better when they get there. Research suggests that students who take more difficult high school ...
Birth Control Works
4 days, 16 hours ago
Views: 426 • Comments: 1 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 0 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
the Capital Region Yearns for More Ethnic Delis!blog.timesunion.com For pictures and videos, please click on the link above. Thanks.We’ve been living in the Capital Region of New York State for almost 24 years., and I really don’t have a lot of complaints. Oh sure, the Route 7 ...
rhoffman
4 days, 18 hours ago
Views: 379 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 5 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0