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  •  Good, this is where it needs to start (7+ / 0-)

    It's Congress that writes the laws.  Just like DADT, it will be a much better solution if Congress decides that it's time to change the rules regarding marijuana.

    "But the problem with any ideology is that it gives the answer before you look at the evidence." - President Clinton

    by anonevent on Thu Dec 13, 2012 at 08:00:31 PM PST

    •  In principle, I agree with you. (1+ / 0-)
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      But there's no question that that's doing it the hard way.  There are many far quicker, simpler ways to reform these laws, and I'd push for any of them over getting wheezing, geriatric, definition-of-dysfunctional Congress to do anything.  

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