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Mayor Pete Wants to Decriminalize
'Meth, Coke, Ecstasy,' Not Just Pot

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Posted By: Pluperfect, 12/29/2019 5:00:49 AM

In an interview on Friday, Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D-Church of Social Justice) clarified his drug policy, calling for decriminalization of all drugs including methamphetamine, cocaine, and ecstasy. “Incarceration should not even be a response to drug possession,” Buttigieg told editors at the Des Moines Register. An editor pressed him, “Is that across the board? So if it’s meth or coke or ecstasy, any drugs, if it’s possession, incarceration isn’t…” “That’s right,” Mayor Pete said.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Strike3 12/29/2019 5:36:18 AM (No. 273488)
This is a last ditch effort to raise the poll numbers from the bottom layer of society. I'm sure Mr. & Mrs. ButtJudge are familiar with these illegal delights given their residence in Wonderland.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: F15 Gork 12/29/2019 5:57:40 AM (No. 273502)
Petey, did you clear this with your husband first?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: privateer 12/29/2019 6:03:40 AM (No. 273503)
The cartels wouldn't like that. But luckily for him, he has zero chance of being elected.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: mobyclik 12/29/2019 6:07:40 AM (No. 273507)
Why not eliminate ALL laws, that way we can be a Crime Free country.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: George R. 12/29/2019 6:30:10 AM (No. 273518)
I'm equally positive he'll want to legalize paedophilia as well!
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Reply 6 - Posted by: franq 12/29/2019 6:53:50 AM (No. 273531)
No rules, just right. If it feels good, do it. We'll get all the working suckas to pay for the fallout. That's his platform.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Mekkkk 12/29/2019 7:19:41 AM (No. 273545)
Please tell me this is a fake news
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Reply 8 - Posted by: pensom2 12/29/2019 7:31:17 AM (No. 273551)
God in Heaven must want President Donald Trump to lead this country. He repeatedly blesses the President with ridiculous election opponents.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Kafka2 12/29/2019 7:36:56 AM (No. 273554)
Every day in every way Mayor Pete Buttigieg wants to turn this country into a Democrat utopia. Just look at the wonderful job he has done as Mayor.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Plex 12/29/2019 8:10:56 AM (No. 273572)
Much as I agree that drugs are very bad, the Constitution does not grant the feds the authority to ban them any more than it gave the feds the authority to ban alcohol. We do t have a Constitution any more. You can expect a gun ban!
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Reply 11 - Posted by: ginadee 12/29/2019 8:31:38 AM (No. 273586)
I hope this guy is having good time along the campaign trail. For his information he's on the trail but will never reach his intended destination.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: bpl40 12/29/2019 8:43:18 AM (No. 273598)
Somewhere in there is a plan to make NAMBLA in charge of child welfare! This is not a sarcasm. The basic concept of what is right and what is wrong is screwed up with these people.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: lakerman1 12/29/2019 8:53:16 AM (No. 273605)
I have read that drug use is rampant in the male homosexual sub-culture, with certain drugs used to enhance the intensity of orgasms. If that is correct, then Peter the Homosexual is simply operating in his own lane with his position on drugs. (Lesbians are not included in the enhancement stuff. I guess they mostly sit around and complain about men.. Back in the 1970s, in the heated arena of women's rights, some coeds wore a button that said, 'how dare you assume I am heterosexual!' That button was sort of the opposite of viagra.)
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Reply 14 - Posted by: starboard 12/29/2019 9:02:10 AM (No. 273610)
Imagine children growing up in a society with no rules or laws. Of course Pete is not a parent. He doesn't see things through the eyes of a father.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino 12/29/2019 9:06:36 AM (No. 273615)
It never ceases to amaze me - - when L-Dotters - - who allegedly believe in individual freedom, free markets, and the Constitution - - eagerly back big government prohibition of individual choices - - throwing people into jail because of what they choose to ingest - - and even worse - - turning someone else's bad choices into my problem. Drug cartels - - murder - - muggings - - corruption - - and general mayhem are all the result of big government criminalizing individual choices. Nearly all of that would be eliminated by the decriminalization of all narcotic drugs. And please don't bemoan the overdose death of your beloved nephew. That probably would not have happened if drugs were legal - - and it's certainly not my problem.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Oldenoughtoknowbetter 12/29/2019 9:08:05 AM (No. 273616)
Where will users get all the money to purchase these drugs? Business owners schools etc. certainly won't want employees that are high at work. Driving becomes more hazardous, more homeless, more people die. So the end result is to have people on drugs, out on the street and dying while robbing the non users who have been stripped of their weapons and unable to defend themselves.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Yuban 12/29/2019 9:11:12 AM (No. 273618)
Libertarians will agree with this. Let everyone do as they please, regardless of how it effects the rest of us. The consequences are anarchy, Oh yea, that is the answer. Good grief.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: little guy 12/29/2019 9:29:51 AM (No. 273634)
This is the classic example of the major flaw in so-called "Libertarian-ism", namely, that not everyone is capable of taking personal responsibility and most people are in no position to be held accountable for their deeds due to poverty, ignorance or other situations should their drug usage make them do something untoward. The mayor of Bend Over, Indiana no doubt has lots of wealthy, liberal friends who use all sorts of drugs behind the closed doors of their expensive apartments, house, etc. They quietly shoot up or smoke up and don't bother anyone --- so he feels they should be left alone. No harm, no foul. Thus no crime for possession or buying said drugs. It's a personal decision, don't you see? The mayor has obviously never met a crazed drug addict about 30 hours away from their last hit and who would kill their own grandma to get enough money to get the heroin monkey off his back.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: PIApilot 12/29/2019 9:32:28 AM (No. 273636)
Cigarettes and ecigs are bad. Meth is ok. Pot is ok. Got it. Now, for those thinking this is great, all this is is a step towards ward government control of drugs. Buy your drugs through a government store with all the associated taxes you’ll be ok. Buy on the street and not so much.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: bigfatslob 12/29/2019 9:39:08 AM (No. 273646)
I'm not taking advice or listening to someone who uses the end of the digestive system as a sexual receptacle. He has the sex now wants the drugs what next rock and roll? Bootygig doesn't have a snowball's chance so why not dream his fantasy.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Chuzzles 12/29/2019 9:45:46 AM (No. 273651)
So he wants to decriminalize exactly what is holding so many people in its grip of death? He wants to condemn innocent people to be victims of those addicts in their search for funds to pay for their addictions? Couple this with his attacks on Christians and their faith, he is one ignorant and sick pathetic creep. Drugs are not victimless crimes.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: 24tea@Mag 12/29/2019 9:49:09 AM (No. 273653)
Just more nut cases and crime to deal with. Get real, Pete.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: daisey 12/29/2019 9:49:17 AM (No. 273654)
Come work in the ER for a few nights, Petey. See the results of the use of these drugs up close.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: jacksin5 12/29/2019 9:50:57 AM (No. 273655)
All narcotics were legal in the U.S. at one time. They could be found in anything from candy and soda pop to patent medicines which claimed to cure anything from toothaches to menstrual cramps. Laws were passed against their distribution because of the Public Health crisis they caused. We as a society, have never been able to keep regulated substances out of the hands of underage youth, look at all the teens vaping as an example. Removing all restrictions would only double the amount of users. They would be the ones who end up in prison for crimes related to securing funds to buy their drugs, while the sellers would be exempt from prosecution.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Chuzzles 12/29/2019 9:52:34 AM (No. 273658)
All these drugs endanger our nation #10. National Security is the Federal responsibility and THAT is in the constitution. When people say that banning drugs is unconstitutional, that tells me that somebody really likes drugs, and is not against them in any way. Something that rots the foundation of our nation and its security is or should always be considered bannable. Right now, drug money from cartels and their customers pays for corruption in government and also funds terrorism. How is that constitutional again???
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Reply 26 - Posted by: Strike3 12/29/2019 10:07:49 AM (No. 273675)
If Tinkerbelle and his husband ever managed to get into the Oval Office you can just imagine the gushing of hollywood and the media. He would spend about as much time governing as Obama pretended to do (that would be the best part) but the vacations, the parties, the TV appearances and the glamour magazine articles would be unbearable. The gay crowd would be prancing around in leather and lace like the blacks did when Obama was King.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: Doconc 12/29/2019 10:13:21 AM (No. 273684)
All destructive drugs taken to “relax” certain muscles Buttplug methinks u doth protest too much
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Reply 28 - Posted by: stablemoney 12/29/2019 10:17:23 AM (No. 273689)
I believe 25% of the population belongs in prison, including 90% of the politicians, which means I support building more prisons, hiring and training more professional corrections officers. Prisons should be on the Japanese model, where they learn to do anything to avoid being put in prison.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: bighambone 12/29/2019 10:19:24 AM (No. 273691)
Mayor Pete resembles the old Alfred E. Neumann cartoon character with ridiculous comments right out of the old Onion magazine. His only chance is that a Democrat socialist nominee selects Pete as his or her vice-presidential running mate. If Pete’s dream of decriminalizing the possession of all currently illegal drugs ever becomes reality, it would not be long before China and other countries flood the USA with dangerous drugs like fentanyl and opioids that would kill untold numbers of Americans. As foreign countries across the world adversarial to the USA sit back and laugh their butts off. The only way to stop that Democrat nutty pandering to criminal and irresponsible elements of society is to never vote for Democrats.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: anniebc 12/29/2019 10:37:31 AM (No. 273714)
Pete wants to kill people by drugs rather than by brute force.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: MDConservative 12/29/2019 11:14:05 AM (No. 273738)
I'll stand with #15. FTA: "...while there continue to be all kinds of harms associated with drug possession and use, it’s also the case that we have created—in an effort to deal with what amounts to a public health problem—we have created an even bigger problem." And that bigger problem is the spread of law enforcement granted extraordinary powers, and accomplishing nothing but "spreading it around" in terms of grants and added funding. If law enforcement was the answer, or even an answer to drug usage, one wonder why it remains a "crisis". Like "security", "drugs" is political shorthand for many things, including ragging on minority communities, like white kids aren't imbibing or selling. What these laws have done is create an environment of tremendous corruption - of society, government and law enforcement. And that corruption is global, generally unchecked and highly profitable. Public social services and "rehab" spread another huge chunk of money around. "Public health" officials won't keep the plague or measles from the public, but go all in for drug education and other programs. If they are effective, I suspect, funding runs out. Frankly, let the pending Darwin Award winners step forward. Have it it, like drunks, smokers (and now vapers), and "fat people"...or should the Federal government step in there, too? Oh, wait, they already have.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: mizzmac 12/29/2019 11:14:35 AM (No. 273740)
Yeah, that's right. Make it illegal to drink a Big Gulp through a plastic straw, but legal to abuse lethal, addictive narcotics. That'll work.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 12/29/2019 11:14:44 AM (No. 273742)
Mrs. PeteButt panders for the pot-head vote. Pathetic. Sad when one sees that the criminal vote is now a factor in elections. Thank the Democrats for that, but it is likely only a matter of time before the Republicans are on board with it as well. Anything for votes. Didn't think they would stop at just pot. did you? Of course not. Wonder what his stand is on cigarettes. How ironic that the same people that want to legalize hard drugs seem to want to ban cigarettes. It fixes nothing! Would you want a crackhead living in your house or operating heavy machinery? What will they do when they lose their job, and cannot find a new one? This is a big mistake, and Mrs. Pete Buttigieg should not hold a government position anywhere.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: kono 12/29/2019 11:17:00 AM (No. 273744)
As it has become increasingly obvious that his campaign's failure to generate more support has doomed its chances of winning, Mayor Pete does the political equivalent of performing self-immolation to get attention. The tragic flaw to his choice is that lack of attention isn't why his campaign is sputtering, as the enemedia have paid plenty of attention to him. To be fair, the gay-loving media have practically promoted him.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: Italiano 12/29/2019 11:33:45 AM (No. 273767)
He's circling the toilet bowl, but flush again. There are two of them.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: Hermit_Crab 12/29/2019 11:35:52 AM (No. 273770)
Sometimes I think they might as well legalize all the dang recreational and addictive drugs ; It might improve the gene pool pretty rapidly, if people who have that sort of personality had cheap and unfettered access to their favorite type of poison.
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Reply 37 - Posted by: Smart11344 12/29/2019 12:21:56 PM (No. 273810)
Does he take these drugs in suppository form?
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Reply 38 - Posted by: MickTurn 12/29/2019 12:41:34 PM (No. 273819)
Peatie Boy, you forgot to legalize Child Rape.
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Reply 39 - Posted by: FLCracker 12/29/2019 12:41:58 PM (No. 273820)
What a great idea! Cmbine this idea with the ones to eliminate the police and to confiscate all personally-held weapons. That will DEFINITELY fundamentally transform American society. (It will probably help with environmental change problem, too - all those nasty, polluting, energy-squandering Americans being dead and all.)
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Reply 40 - Posted by: Crusty_Rusty 12/29/2019 1:34:30 PM (No. 273852)
Enemy of the State? Is this Pervert for real? "I, 'Crusty_Rusty', do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, FOREIGN and DOMESTIC; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States....' Same oath I took in Oct 1962 as I Enlisted in the USAF. I WILL DIE, IF NESSESARY, TO KEEP THIS OTHE I'VE LIVED BY FOR the last 57 YEARS, So Help Me GOD........
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Reply 41 - Posted by: Hermoine 12/29/2019 1:38:50 PM (No. 273855)
Good luck getting meth heads to the polls.
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Reply 42 - Posted by: Hazymac 12/29/2019 2:16:19 PM (No. 273880)
As the spiritually wayward mayor knows, Ecstasy users, cokeheads, and methmouths vote, too, if they ever get around to making it to the voting booth. More drugs mean more anti-social behavior. (One partial antidote to violent people freaking out on powerful drugs would be for more law abiding citizens to carry weapons.) A long time ago the Onion had an article about (IIRC) Nevada phasing out all laws, including, eventually, laws against armed robbery and murder. The Nevada "governor" celebrated the news while swigging from a bottle of Jim Beam. The story was a hoot, of course. I sent it to a few friends and we all had a nice guffaw. No more laws in Nevada! The anarcho-libertarian dream. Ha ha! In a perishing civilization commonly understood words start getting redefined upside down and lawlessness gets redefined as lawful or even desirable behavior as criminals cancel your vote one by one, with predictable consequences. Lives and times go bad. When society starts heading the direction of what was silly parody two decades ago, even strong if not pure libertarians such as myself must take pause. I have seen a large number of lives destroyed or outright ended by addiction, whether to alcohol or drugs. Or food or gambling. At some level I believe everyone should be responsible for himself or herself. There's no good way to save some people from themselves with well intentioned laws or writs that don't prevent licentiousness (evil) but do curtail the liberty of the lawful. Do we want to be free? Addicts have to decide whether or not they want to be free of their destructive behavior, to live again; we can't do it for them, try though we might. For the rest of us it might be safer to let the hopheads have their poison so they don't have to rob each other, or us, to get it. It's a complicated subject with no really good solutions.
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Reply 43 - Posted by: Lawsy0 12/29/2019 2:56:45 PM (No. 273893)
Does Pete know he has drunk the gasoline cocktail? Hand him a lighter. Don't hold the funeral in the Rotunda.
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Reply 44 - Posted by: RedWhite&Blue2 12/29/2019 5:15:51 PM (No. 273972)
Zzzzzzzzzz......idiot deviants bore me.
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Reply 45 - Posted by: udanja99 12/29/2019 6:16:47 PM (No. 273999)
Buttplug should go see what legalizing weed alone has done for places like Denver.
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Reply 46 - Posted by: XCenturion 12/29/2019 7:24:48 PM (No. 274026)
Mrs. Buttplug is now pandering to the dregs of society. Just when you think a Democrat couldn't go any lower. What a reprobate!
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Reply 47 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 12/29/2019 8:01:15 PM (No. 274039)
What, me worry?
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On Sunday’s broadcast of CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) said praying for President Donald Trump was “one of the greatest spiritual challenges” he had ever dealt with. Coons said We’ve had a number of sharp exchanges. And, you know, the- the president’s been a real challenge for me to find ways to work with. I’ll tell you that praying for the president is probably one of the greatest spiritual challenges I’ve had to work through in my life. I was raised to pray for those in positions of authority, the senators and governors and congressmen and president.
Biden says he'd consider tapping
a Republican for a running mate
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Posted by Ribicon 12/30/2019 5:42:19 PM Post Reply
Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden on Monday said that he would consider choosing a Republican for a running mate if he’s the 2020 Democratic presidential nominee, though he said someone who would fit the proper bill didn’t immediately come to mind. “The answer is I would, but I can’t think of one now,” Mr. Biden said in response to a questioner at a campaign stop in New Hampshire. “No, I’m serious. … There’s some really decent Republicans that are out there still, but here’s the problem right now with the well-known ones: they’ve got to step up. You know what I mean?”
Van Hollen: ‘If You Have a Rigged
Trial There’s No Exoneration’ for Trump
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Posted by Imright 12/29/2019 1:17:42 PM Post Reply
On Sunday’s broadcast of ABC’s “This Week,” Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) argued if the Senate impeachment trial did not have witness and documents, it would be “rigged.” He argued he believed it would not be an exoneration for President Donald Trump if that is the case. Van Hollen said, “We’re focusing on the importance of a fair trial, and all Americans, I think, understand that a fair trial means you get to call your witnesses. Senator Murkowski put her finger on the big issue; is Senator McConnell going to try to rig this trial right from the start working in lockstep with the president
Biden says he’d consider nominating
Obama to the Supreme Court
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Posted by Ribicon 12/30/2019 10:41:26 AM Post Reply
Joe Biden said he would nominate Barack Obama to the Supreme Court if the former commander-in-chief was willing to do the job. The former vice president, who served two terms under Obama, was answering questions during a campaign event Saturday in Washington, Iowa when he was asked if he’d ever nominate the 44th president to the nation’s highest court. “If he’d take it, yes.” Biden said in response. The move, if Biden were elected as president in 2020, would make Obama the second president in American history to also serve as a Supreme Court justice.
Greta Thunberg's father Svante reveals he
thought the 16-year-old's eco-crusade
was a 'bad idea' - but believes it
has actually saved her from a pit of
depression he feared would Kill her
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Posted by Imright 12/30/2019 10:04:42 AM Post Reply
Greta Thunberg's father today revealed he feared depression would kill her before she launched her 'climate crisis' campaign as the teenager used control of a BBC show to blast Donald Trump and insist meeting him would be a 'waste of time'. Svante Thunberg told his 16-year-old daughter it was 'a bad idea' to lead the campaign to halt global warming – but now believes it 'saved her' after she stopped eating and talking for months during a long bout of depression. Speaking on a special edition of the BBC Radio 4 Today programme guest-edited by Greta, Mr Thunberg said in a rare interview:
Virginia increasing corrections budget
anticipating jailing gun-owners
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Posted by mc squared 12/29/2019 11:11:14 AM Post Reply
Virginia's Governor Ralph Northam and the Legislature's Democrat majority are anticipating resistance to the gun control measures they are planning, including a ban on "assault weapons" and certain magazines. The legislative majorities and enthusiasm for gun-grabbing are the result of the northern D.C. suburbs' population growth and are being resisted by the non-urban parts of state, leading to a proliferation of gun sanctuary counties: Latest sanctuary map with Fauquier and Charles City counties. — Phil Van Cleave VCDL (@VCDL_ORG) December 24, 2019 Now the Second Amendment–haters seem to be anticipating push coming to shove. The NRA's Institute for Legal
Documenting the Virginia Crackdown 28 replies
Posted by ladydawgfan 12/30/2019 3:22:27 PM Post Reply
Recent elections in Virginia have placed the Virginia government within arm's length of widespread gun confiscation. Around eighty-four counties and cities throughout the Commonwealth have pledged to ignore and resist these measures. Some Virginia elected officials have called for the National Guard to carry out such confiscation, which would imply the arrest and disarmament of local officials who get in the way. Governor Northam has stopped short of adopting such an idea, but he will not rule it out. Additional stories indicate that the government will disable internet and telephone access to affected areas during the crackdown.
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