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Captured at www.hightimes.com/ht/news/content.php?bid=278&aid=4

HELP, I'M STONED, WHO SHOULD I VOTE FOR?

Short Answer: John Kerry

Long Answer: If you like the job George W. Bush is doing as President, you should go ahead and vote for him. But if you ask HIGH TIMES, that's a bad idea. We think he lied about Iraq being a war of last resort, and that's too big a lie to let pass. Now, maybe you have faith in the President, and don't think he would lie about a war. Fair enough. But first, stop and think about America's other war, the one we're fighting (and losing) in Colombia, the one that targets and arrests cancer patients at gunpoint, the one that's filling our for-profit prisons, the one that's denying first-offense non-violent pot smokers college loans, the one we know to be nothing but a big lie: The War on Drugs.

Let's say it plain: The War on Drugs is bullshit. And, to borrow a cliche, now more than ever the War on Drugs is bullshit. Every dollar the Bush administration has spent on television ads blaming pot smokers for 9/11, or paying Tommy Chong's rent, is one less dollar spent to secure a port, put body armor on a soldier, or hunt down Osama Bin Laden.

In the 1980's, John Kerry exposed the hypocrisy of these Drug Warriors. While serving on the Senate's Foreign Relations Commission, he headed an investigation that turned up extensive evidence of drug deals involving the CIA and the Contra rebels in Nicaragua, evidence that pointed directly to the drugs-for-arms-for-hostages scheme at the heart of the Iran Contra Scandal.

And in the other corner, wearing the red trunks, we have GWB, who took the easy way out of 'Nam, supporting the war he would let someone else fight (with a little help from Daddy's friends). Bush Jr. spent the first half of the 80's getting wasted (perhaps on some of his father's Contra coke), and the second half letting Daddy's rich friends bail him out of failed businesses, and make him managing general partner of the Texas Rangers. Now he's our President. Last year, 700,000 people were arrested for pot in the United States, and Bush's Justice Department continued to raid state-sanctioned medical marijuana gardens at gunpoint.

John Kerry has promised to end the raids on medical marijuana gardens, immediately, and will have a policy towards marijuana and other drugs that makes sense. The alternative, four more years of Bush, is a continuing disaster for the rights of pot smokers (and many other Americans).

COMMENTS:

Posted by: Get Real

It's good to see our pot smoking web site is so well informed, but they forgot to tell the audience that Bush is actually a rapist, murderer, and he steals baby's on his spare time. I know this is all true because the "news" said so.

Posted by: Modanx Puphunugz

I myself am going to the polls Nov. 2, wher i shall move the voting bar into position and slam that handle down over John "The Bushwhacker" Kerry, hands down winner of all 3 debates. Then on innauguration day getting B.O.M.A (baked off my ass) and going out for a hamburger and fries which I shall scarf down after putting a genourous supply of Heinz Ketchup (or 57 sauce if available) to show my American Pride.

Posted by: Modanx Puphunugz

If I were pres. my cabinet roster would look like this.

V.P: Viva La Bong

Sec. of State: Keith Stroup.

Sec. of Defense: Ziggy Marley.

Sec. of Homeland security: Ed Rosenthal.

Sec. of the interior: Bob Dylan

Sec. agraculture: Willie Nelson.

Sec. of Health and human services: Chef Ra

FBI/CIA Director: Ozzy Osbourne

Sec. of Fertilizer (new position): G.W Bush (an expert in spreading bullshit)

Drug Czar (have to appoint one): Tommy Chong.

Posted by: If Kerry wins, we loose

Kerry wants to shut down the boarders and inspect every boat that comes into this Country. Most of our weed comes from other Countries. If Kerry get's elected, where will all the weed come from? We need the shit coming in from other places. If Kerry get's elected we will all have to switch to drinking booze like that loser Ted Kennedy.

Posted by: Ray

You stoners are the worst spellers. Did the drugs make you stupid or does it come naturally?

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