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Sunday, November 07, 2010

Debate Wanted

The news that a recent study showed that alcohol is more dangerous than nearly any illegal kind of mind-shrinking chemical has been going around the blogosphere. A debate between these researchers and the other researchers (these guys?) who have been claiming marvelous benefits from drinking may be amusing … at least to those of us with some brain cells left.

While I'm at it …

This is as good a time as any to point out the most important reason to legalize marijuana: Legalization will keep stoners from voting. The only possible explanation for California's election results is that it was the result of a coalition between stoners and public-employee unions. (The unions must have voted down Proposition 19; if it were passed they would have been deprived of their allies.)

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