Category Archives: Ogre Politics
Neil Franklin, the director of a pro-legalization group of former police and other law-enforcement agents called Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, said in a statement that the anti-marijuana tone of the administration is disappointing.
“It’s sad that the drug czar decided to insert a multi-page rant against legalizing and regulating drugs into the National Drug Control Strategy instead of actually doing his job and shifting limited resources to combat the public health problem of drug abuse,” Franklin said.
Scotts Miracle-Gro, which his headquartered in Marysville, Ohio, has long been a staple of the growing season offering fertilizers and suppliments for everything from the lawn, to the garden, to the plants we grow in our homes. But the booming Medical Marijuana effort nationwide has it’s CEO ready to find a way to keep potential company growth from going “up in smoke”.
In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Scotts Chief Executive Jim Hagedorn said quite frankly “I want to target the pot market. There’s no good reason we haven’t.”
I’d like to direct your attention to Andrew Feldmar, a B.C. registered Psychotherapist, 66, whose article in Janus Head: Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature, Continental Philosophy, Phenomenological Psychology, and the Arts was enough to get him barred for life from the United States:
“I didn’t heed the ancient Alchemists’ dictum, ‘Do, dare, and be silent,'” Feldmar says. “And yet, the experience of being treated as undesirable was shocking. The helplessness, the utter uselessness of trying to be seen as I know myself and as I am known generally by those I care about and who care about me, the reduction of me to an undesirable offender, was truly frightening. I became aware of the fragility of my identity, the brittleness of a way of life.”