[Vision2020] Why are Pocatello's on-line respondents so civil?

lfalen lfalen at turbonet.com
Fri Dec 28 18:53:19 PST 2007

You are correct in that the war on drugs is a joke.
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From: "Ted Moffett" starbliss at gmail.com
Date: Sun, 23 Dec 2007 20:42:46 -0800
To: "Paul Rumelhart" godshatter at yahoo.com
Subject: Re: [Vision2020] Why are Pocatello's on-line respondents so civil?

> Paul et. al.
> Of course, chemical devil's advocates are numerous, wealthy, and on
> the move...Your efforts are a mere speck of sand on an infinite
> shore...
> The "War On Drugs" is a joke, an oppressive draconian ruse against a
> policy (promotion of drug use as a solution to the human condition)
> that is widely adopted as mainstream, promoted by the medical and
> psychiatric profit oriented clergy, even more incredibly by the
> alcohol and tobacco dealers who are associated with more death and
> disease than all illegal drugs combined many times over.
> A quick survey of the advertising landscape reveals just how much the
> pharmaceutical gurus think we must have soporific drugs (Ambien),
> drugs to improve our social relations (anti-anxiety, Paxil), drugs for
> enhanced sexuality (Cialis, Viagra, as if human sexual impulses need
> encouragement?), drugs to suppress the normal impulses of children to
> express their animality, their impulses to play and be physical
> (Ritalin), to keep them contained in their seats while bored to death
> in classrooms.  Millions is spent to convince you that alcohol will
> enhance your image in the marketplace of human social relations, and
> the insidious addiction to tobacco (nicotine), well, this can be
> satisfied at your local supermarket, as though they were dispensing
> heroin.
> And now, on to the drug induced horror of interrogation of a rendered
> detainee in some God forsaken hidden torture chamber, to keep us safe
> in the "War On Terror," which makes the "War On Drugs" look like a
> kindergarten propaganda and law enforcement effort...
> Habeas Corpus?
> Ted Moffett
> On 12/22/07, Paul Rumelhart <godshatter at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Alright.  I admit it.  It's me.  I've been dumping low levels of
> > anabolic steroids into the water supply for months.  Not enough to turn
> > you all into Arnold Schwarzeneggers, but just enough to raise the
> > inherent aggressiveness caused by long-term exposure to that particular
> > drug.
> >
> > I thought it would be fun.  I'd just kick back, guzzle Diet Mountain Dew
> > out of sealed bottles, and watch the fireworks.  Maybe throw in an
> > innocent-sounding post or two that was calculated to push some people's
> > buttons.  Nothing too crazy, just something small to, you know, shake
> > things up a little bit.  Maybe mention Doug Wilson in an off-hand sort
> > of way.  Or global warming.  And it was fun.  For a while.  But then it
> > just kept going, and going, and going long after I ran out of
> > water-soluble steroid pills.  Apparently, some of the mood swings
> > associated with steroids take a long time to dissipate.  Who knew?
> >
> > Just be glad I didn't go with my first idea.  Yup, that's right.  Viagra.
> >
> > Paul
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