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Old 11-20-2012, 08:19 PM   #1970894  /  #1
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Default Raymond Yans, U.N. Official, Calls For Marijuana Ballot Rollback

I wonder how all the patriotic conservatives will react to the U.N. trying to deny the people of Colorado and Washington their right of self-determination?

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The head of the U.N. drug watchdog agency
is urging U.S. federal officials to challenge ballot measures in Colorado and Washington that decriminalized possession of small amounts of marijuana for adults 21 and over.

Raymond Yans says the approvals send "a wrong message to the rest of the nation and it sends a wrong message abroad."

Yans heads the International Narcotics Control Board. He told The Associated Press on Tuesday he hopes Attorney General Eric Holder "will take all the necessary measures" to ensure that marijuana possession and use remains illegal throughout the U.S.
"It's easy to pay lip-service to Freedom. The test of our conviction is our willingness to defend the rights of our enemies."
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Old 11-20-2012, 08:46 PM   #1970905  /  #2
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I for one welcome our powerless and irrelevant overlords and their meaningless threats.
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Old 11-20-2012, 09:12 PM   #1970920  /  #3
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Amsterdam must give him apoplexy. Maybe he should have a toke and lighten up....
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Old 11-20-2012, 09:58 PM   #1970944  /  #4
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The United Nations still exists?
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
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