Heroin sweeping New Lenox
REPUBLICAN

Milwaukee, WI

#225 Oct 16, 2012
Will dope affect my property value,
Kyle

Robertsdale, AL

#226 Nov 2, 2012
Dude was a stroke
LiberalNLMom

Plainfield, IL

#227 Dec 27, 2012
Teens will be teens. If they're gonna use any controlled substance, they should put the syringe down and learn how to smoke a blunt. Sure, it's a "drug," but it's a f***ing herb. And it isn't making our kids drop like flies, now is it? Hell, I'd rather my child smoked pot than even consume alcohol for Christ's sake. What is driving the curiosity of kids in this generation? Heroin is a death sentence. And this is the message that needs to be broadcasted to the youth of this community.
De De De

United States

#228 Dec 28, 2012
LiberalNLMom wrote:
Teens will be teens. If they're gonna use any controlled substance, they should put the syringe down and learn how to smoke a blunt. Sure, it's a "drug," but it's a f***ing herb. And it isn't making our kids drop like flies, now is it? Hell, I'd rather my child smoked pot than even consume alcohol for Christ's sake. What is driving the curiosity of kids in this generation? Heroin is a death sentence. And this is the message that needs to be broadcasted to the youth of this community.
You are a winner are you not? Your "blunt" is a step stone to "better" drugs. By letting your kids start with weed, you're increasing their risk of doing coke, meth etc.
Eyes

Frankfort, IL

#229 Dec 28, 2012
Yes, the key here is SAY NO TO ALL DRUGS!!! All are bad and that is it.
The Doctor

Mokena, IL

#230 Dec 28, 2012
LiberalNLMom wrote:
Teens will be teens. If they're gonna use any controlled substance, they should put the syringe down and learn how to smoke a blunt. Sure, it's a "drug," but it's a f***ing herb. And it isn't making our kids drop like flies, now is it? Hell, I'd rather my child smoked pot than even consume alcohol for Christ's sake. What is driving the curiosity of kids in this generation? Heroin is a death sentence. And this is the message that needs to be broadcasted to the youth of this community.
Looks like you'll be nominated for "Mother of the Year"....not!
independent

Chicago, IL

#231 Dec 29, 2012
LiberalNLMom wrote:
Teens will be teens. If they're gonna use any controlled substance, they should put the syringe down and learn how to smoke a blunt. Sure, it's a "drug," but it's a f***ing herb. And it isn't making our kids drop like flies, now is it? Hell, I'd rather my child smoked pot than even consume alcohol for Christ's sake. What is driving the curiosity of kids in this generation? Heroin is a death sentence. And this is the message that needs to be broadcasted to the youth of this community.
Just to let you know that they now lace the weed with small amounts of coke so you go back to them and they slowly get you hooked on coke. So you might want to go back to the drawing board on that theory.
Appalled

Joliet, IL

#232 Dec 29, 2012
Maybe if more parents taught respect for the law rather than contempt for it, kids would not feel so free to step over the line to try any type of illegal drug.

I am always perplexed by the well intentioned parents who allow underage drinking "as long as it is in my home" or make excuses for the use of a lesser illegal drug. When they end up bailing their kids out of jail, they scratch their heads and ask "where did I go wrong"?

Ignoring the lesson of the law when you educate your children opens the door to trouble. If you pick and choose what laws you wish to follow, so will they.
dopey

Chicago, IL

#234 Dec 29, 2012
LiberalNLMom wrote:
Teens will be teens. If they're gonna use any controlled substance, they should put the syringe down and learn how to smoke a blunt. Sure, it's a "drug," but it's a f***ing herb. And it isn't making our kids drop like flies, now is it? Hell, I'd rather my child smoked pot than even consume alcohol for Christ's sake. What is driving the curiosity of kids in this generation? Heroin is a death sentence. And this is the message that needs to be broadcasted to the youth of this community.
You liberal enough to do some swinging?
Jester

Chicago, IL

#235 Dec 29, 2012
Appalled wrote:
Maybe if more parents taught respect for the law rather than contempt for it, kids would not feel so free to step over the line to try any type of illegal drug.
I am always perplexed by the well intentioned parents who allow underage drinking "as long as it is in my home" or make excuses for the use of a lesser illegal drug. When they end up bailing their kids out of jail, they scratch their heads and ask "where did I go wrong"?
Ignoring the lesson of the law when you educate your children opens the door to trouble. If you pick and choose what laws you wish to follow, so will they.
Very well written!
politico

Mokena, IL

#236 Dec 29, 2012
LiberalNLMom wrote:
Teens will be teens. If they're gonna use any controlled substance, they should put the syringe down and learn how to smoke a blunt. Sure, it's a "drug," but it's a f***ing herb. And it isn't making our kids drop like flies, now is it? Hell, I'd rather my child smoked pot than even consume alcohol for Christ's sake. What is driving the curiosity of kids in this generation? Heroin is a death sentence. And this is the message that needs to be broadcasted to the youth of this community.
your a idiot! Pot = gateway drug! You have no clue go back to watching cougar town
independent

Chicago, IL

#237 Dec 30, 2012
dopey wrote:
<quoted text>They would have to lace it with crack. Coke doesn't burn well. I loved to sprinkle a nickel of crack in a blunt.
I'm so tired of anti pot people. It will soon be legal like Washington and I will sit on the porch blowing smoke rings.
I stand corrected.
WhiteKnuckleSpee dFreak

Cantonment, FL

#238 Dec 30, 2012
Gateway drug your ass.
politico wrote:
<quoted text> your a idiot! Pot = gateway drug! You have no clue go back to watching cougar town
That shit is so lame that even the DEA doesn't believe it any more.
WhiteKnuckleSpee dFreak

Cantonment, FL

#239 Dec 30, 2012
You are an idiot that believes everything "the authorities" tell you.

Wait 'til they tell you you belong to them.
De De De wrote:
<quoted text>
You are a winner are you not? Your "blunt" is a step stone to "better" drugs. By letting your kids start with weed, you're increasing their risk of doing coke, meth etc.
polarbear123

United States

#240 Jan 9, 2014
Dicksmacked wrote:
dont knock it till you try it D-bags!
Im with him
nmd1995

Frankfort, IL

#241 Feb 25, 2015
Unincorporated wrote:
If people want to get high, they are going to get high. You can't stop them. There is no way you can keep drugs out of a community if there is a market for them. Legalization is the answer. No proit, no dealing.
So suggest legalizing heroin? Really? I'm sure that will solve the issue.
Sounds Good

Lockport, IL

#242 Feb 25, 2015
nmd1995 wrote:
<quoted text>
So suggest legalizing heroin? Really? I'm sure that will solve the issue.
It WILL because once its taxed, most will not be able to afford it anymore.
It is what it is

Frankfort, IL

#243 Mar 7, 2015
I dont know your upbringing, but my father was an addict. My dad ALWAYS preached to me about NEVER drinking alcohol, if I had to have a vice, smoke weed.( 20+ yrs ago)
I am older now and my father passed long ago.
When I was a teen, I stayed away from drinking... I did smoke weed. Stayed productive with school, working, etc.
By the time I was hitting the bars, thats when the 'hardcore' drugs started sounding good. Never once did I sit on my couch and think, "Hmm, lets try doing a bump!"
To blame cops for kids getting on drugs is a cop out. Parents see their kids more than any cop out there. YOU as a parent need to be more diligent on watching your kids!
I have 3 teen sons myself, and every time they come home I look for any signs of Any drug/drinking use.
Judge me if you will, but I also preach to my kids that if they Have to have a vice, weed is better than anything. No pills, no hardcore drugs, no drinking... My oldest son is a Master Sergent for JROTC, my middle is Honor Roll as a freshman and my youngest is on honor roll. All stay away from drugs. Maybe its the fact that I am open to discuss the situation with them, or maybe even letting them know how life was for me dealing with an addict. I am not sure, but responsibility starts at home.
Norml

New Lenox, IL

#244 Mar 7, 2015
politico wrote:
<quoted text> your a idiot! Pot = gateway drug! You have no clue go back to watching cougar town
At what point does it become the gateway? I have been a daily smoker (night time, home, all responsibilities are finished) for about 20 years. You couldn't pay me to try coke, pills, or heroin. I don't even drink a lot because of how it makes me feel and act. I've probably smoked 3 whole cigarettes in my entire life. Light up a little grass and watch some tv. Who am I really hurting?

Do I deserve to spend time in jail, costing taxpayers thousands of dollars a year? Or would you prefer me to continue to pay $20-30k a year in taxes?

Of course, I can only speak for myself. I'm sure people have moved on from cigarettes to beer to weed to coke to meth and become a drain to society. If your theory is correct Cigarettes and Alcohol are both gateway drugs too.
Patriot

Mokena, IL

#245 Mar 7, 2015
I say let all those losers overdose and die. They are just burdens on society. We are better off without them.

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