I think in a way Gravel is correct. How many people die from OD on Marijuana compared to how many die from OD on Alcohol.
But for Ben Ferguson to compare smoking pot to murder or slavery is just insane.
Just seems Fox wanted to sling some mud at Gravel for wanting to legalize pot. Think of the money they could get off taxing pot, also the biggest part for the war on drugs would be cut out, saving probably billions there also.
Plenty of countries have pot legalized, yet crime actually goes down, the government brings in more tax revenue. You still can get a DUI, so where did Gravel ever say, just because pot is legal means you can drive around all day high?
Added: January 14, 2008
Pres Candidate Mike Gravel: “You should be able to buy Marijuana at the liquor store.” (vid)
Mike Gravel gets major press coverage in Georgetown U. dorm room (vid; drugs)
Gravel: Bomb the Guantanamo Bay & Abu Ghraib Prisons (videos)
Primary Considerations 2008 with Noam Chomsky (video)
Chomsky Applauds Mike Gravel (video)
Let the People Make the Laws by Ralph Nader
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wow…pot is worse than booze?…what a line of crap…
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