Herger pot resolution passes House

Herger pot resolution passes House

There are 10 comments on the Chico Enterprise-Record story from Dec 10, 2010, titled Herger pot resolution passes House. In it, Chico Enterprise-Record reports that:

Dangling from a nylon rope 100 feet below a helicopter, Rep. Wally Herger, R-Chico, was flown several miles to a remote marijuana plantation in Shasta County's forests in August.

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Joe Sixpack

Paradise, CA

#1 Dec 10, 2010
Well Wally, you caveman rightwing freak, legalization would have caused the price to freefall, and the Mexicans growers would have gone home. War on drugs has lasted 40 years, with no end in sight. Legalize.
Richard P Steeb

Walnut Creek, CA

#2 Dec 10, 2010
The prohibition of Earth's most beneficial plant species is a crime against humanity, and the source of nothing but mayhem and corruption.

As long as our public servant/trough-feeders are enjoying their Ultra-E-Ticket helicopter rides at taxpayer expense, the abomination that is Cannabis prohibition is assured their support.

I hope this crap ceases BEFORE the nation achieves bankruptcy. It will certainly cease then.
tim tam tom

Lodi, CA

#3 Dec 10, 2010
Legalize marijuana and all the problems caused by prohibition go away. Prohibition causes more problems than cannabis does on its own.
Alice Addertongue

United States

#4 Dec 10, 2010
I'll laugh for days at the image of Wally "high" over marijuana; dangling from a 'copter. Does he think he's Sarah Palin now?
Matthew Meyer

Palo Cedro, CA

#5 Dec 10, 2010
I'm marking my calendar, as this is the first time I can recall Herger's taking a stand I could support. Maybe my memory's just bad.

Prop 19 or not, getting the cartels out of the national forests is actually a job that belongs to the feds. I'm just not sure it's one they want, since if they really started working on it, they might succeed.
Mexican pot grower

Redding, CA

#6 Dec 10, 2010
Orole!
Mucho mas dinero por mi!
Gracias Gualterio!
Richard P Steeb

Walnut Creek, CA

#7 Dec 11, 2010
Matthew Meyer wrote:
I'm marking my calendar, as this is the first time I can recall Herger's taking a stand I could support. Maybe my memory's just bad.
Prop 19 or not, getting the cartels out of the national forests is actually a job that belongs to the feds. I'm just not sure it's one they want, since if they really started working on it, they might succeed.
The job for the Feds is to repeal the prohibition of Cannabis. That is the ONLY way the public lands will be safe from cultivation of near-gold value buds. Neither we ganja consumers nor the taxpayers can afford the current abominable situation.

Note that the majority of cannabis eradicated nation wide is feral hemp, causing harm to songbirds which thrive on hempseed along with the national budget.

Eradication, if anywhere near successful, makes ALL of the remaining available contraband MORE VALUABLE. What FOOL thinks that accomplishes anything productive [for anyone but the narks and the cartels]?
bluffian

Schuylkill Haven, PA

#8 Dec 14, 2010
I think that's the first time I've heard the "legalize marijuana to save the songbirds" argument.

In any case, legalization is a separate issue. As the law stands, it is illegal, and the federal government has a responsibility to enforce its laws, especially on its lands. This bill attempts to define policy in support of that.

“AccountKiller”

Since: Jul 09

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#9 Dec 14, 2010
bluffian wrote:
I think that's the first time I've heard the "legalize marijuana to save the songbirds" argument.
In any case, legalization is a separate issue. As the law stands, it is illegal, and the federal government has a responsibility to enforce its laws, especially on its lands. This bill attempts to define policy in support of that.
What matters is they get the freaking armed Mexican nationals out of our forests! The blatantly obvious solution is to legalize cannabis. The not-so-brainiac solution is to keep doing what the government has been doing for a redundantly long time and treating it like some kind of war. There will always be more Mexicans to fill the shoes of the ones they bust until the profit is taken out of it, duh.
Ho Lee Schitt

Warrington, PA

#10 Dec 14, 2010
Too bad the rope didn't break on this medieval prohibitionist. The best way to eradicate the cartel farms on public lands is to let free citizens grow their own. All this money spent chasing a totally harmless plant! Ridiculous and pathetic!

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