Pubdate: Tue, 05 Nov 2002
Source: Cambridge Reporter, The (CN ON)
Copyright: 2002 The Cambridge Reporter
Author: Myron Von Hollingsworth


Re God will never support pot use (letter, Oct. 25). Nothing is worse than 
drunkenness. Tommy Chong said it best when asked about God and cannabis: 
"God was the first stoner," Chong said. "That's why he's the most high."

Truth to tell, the American drug warrior politicians, officials, media and 
civilians (secretly) don't list victory as an objective in their expensive 
and oppressive trillion-dollar war. When they do spout their "zero 
tolerance/total victory" rhetoric, how many of your readers actually 
believe them?

How many actually believe that this year's multi-billion-dollar drug war 
budget will be the one that will achieve total victory after decades of 
billion-dollar budgets have totally failed?

Just remember that the drug czars' and warriors' jobs depend on the 
perpetual prosecution of, but never a victory in, the drug war.

Also, remember that the politicians depend on the drug war and its rhetoric 
to scare up votes (by scaring voters).

Myron Von Hollingsworth

Fort Worth, Tex.
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