DEA Head Warns of Risks of Marijuana Legalization, Supports Mandatory Minimum Sentences

DEA Head Warns of Risks of Marijuana Legalization, Supports Mandatory Minimum Sentences

WASHINGTON, DC — DEA Administrator Michele Leonhart appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday to warn of the dangers of marijuana legalization and affirm her support for mandatory minimum sentences.

Her testimony put her increasingly at odds with the administration that employs her. The Obama administration has made clear that it is not going to interfere with legal marijuana in states that have approved it—unless some of its eight listed enforcement priorities are in play—and it has made it clear that it views mandatory minimum sentencing as a failed policy.

Leonhart mentioned two of the enforcement priorities—the leakage of marijuana to non-legal states and the use of the herb by minors—in her statement to the committee. She said she is worried by an increase in marijuana trafficking in states surrounding Colorado and that the same thing could happen in Washington state. She also worried that increasing acceptance of marijuana would lead to increased use.

“The trends are what us in law enforcement had expected would happen,” she said. “In 2012, 438,000 Americans were addicted to heroin. And 10 times that number were dependent on marijuana.” But she did not provide any evidence tying the number of marijuana users to changing attitudes or laws.

The DEA is indeed concerned about marijuana legalization. Three months ago, DEA chief of operations James Capra called legalization in the states reckless and irresponsible and warned of looming disaster.

“It scares us,” Capra said during a Senate hearing in January. “Every part of the world where this has been tried, it has failed time and time again.”

Except that marijuana legalization has never been tried anywhere before Uruguay, Colorado, and Washington made the leap too recently to cite. In the Netherlands, where authorities turn a blind eye to sales at cannabis coffee shops and which is often cited as an example of “legalization,” life goes on and marijuana use rates are well with European norms.

Leonhart continued singing the same old tune Wednesday, warning that emergency room visits related to marijuana increased by 28% between 2007 and 2011.

ER visits may be up, but it’s the quality, not just the quantity that also matters. Marijuana has no overdose potential; most marijuana-related ER visits are panic attacks or anxiety reactions, not life-threatening events.

Leonhart also had kind words for mandatory minimums, even though her immediate boss, Attorney General Eric Holder has said they create cruel, disproportionate punishments and contribute to federal prison overcrowding.

“Having been in law enforcement as an agent for 33 years [and] a Baltimore City police officer before that, I can tell you that for me and for the agents that work at the DEA, mandatory minimums have been very important to our investigations,” said Leonhart, in response to a question from Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa). “We depend on those as a way to ensure that the right sentences equate the level of violator we are going after.”

Leonhart is a holdover from the Bush administration. It is unclear how long she can continue to fit in under an Obama administration that is moving forward on drug policy reform.

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  • http://churchofsmoke.org/ Jose

    Michele Leonhart should be locked away in prison under RICO racketeering laws for coercing subordinates to perjure themselves in court while citing marijuana as a Schedule I drug as having no medical use.

    • Drew Lunn

      She should suffer a far worse fate than that for the irreparable damage she has done to this country and it’s citizens.

      • Dusty Relic

        My only regret is that I have but one thumbs up to give for this comment…

  • Jim

    The DEA is afraid of marijuana legalization because it would reduce the amount of funding they get and they would have to layoff several hundred agents.

    • LArcdeTriompheOnTiEsTo

      There is little doubt…this is about saving the gravy train, NOT about helping American society. In MANY cases, people like Leon-tard are complete ideologues incapable of reasoning or accepting the evidence from science…they embarrass the nation. Meanwhile, these idiots, and there really is no other word to call them than idiots, will sit down and start plunking away on an Apple Ipad made by Steve Jobs company, and software created by some brilliant programmer that probably did some of her/his finer coding with a good-sized spliff. But this will be lost on the idiots, who will, like dogmatic imams, brand all that get in the way as infidels. If we could find a way to put these fools on their own island where they can sit around, ranting at each other about how to live their lives, it would be a good first step.

      • Dusty Relic

        “In MANY cases people like Leon-tard are complete ideologues incapable of reasoning or accepting the evidence from science…” Yes but I know of NO cases as egregious as her outrageous behavior. She is a danger to this country and to the freedoms both our fathers and our sons have fought so hard to gain and maintain. She needs to be gone. She should go live in Russia; Putin will love her!

  • jimheffner

    Let’s keep this person in the limelight. Given half a chance she can give as many belly laughs as Sara Palin and do more harm to prohibition than she does to legalization. The video of her refusal to answer whether Cannabis or Heroin was more dangerous almost had me feeling embarrassed for her.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HrHecD8JhfY

  • firetheliberals

    Just like the little boy who cried wolf, soon no one responds and you get to be the wolf’s lunch.
    Somebody spike her lunch brownie, then watch her have the best afternoon of her life..

  • insaneupsdriver

    The DEA is a illegal division of your government, they were created by the Dupont company so that hemp would be criminalized so they could make profit off oil based plastics. that is a act of treason and the DEA is involved and assisted in it making them traitors to the U.S. utterly and completely. anything less then the total dismissal of every DEA agent for not coming forward is treason on those that can for aiding and abiding corruption at the top. Even Obama and every president since 37 can be charged for it as well. specially Nixon (too bad he’s dead already to see his corruption fail)

  • Bhonze

    Grown Men Scared of a plant! What F^$#’en morons. They should all be fired! Dat’s some funny $hit!

  • Mike

    Ms. Leonhart’s latest round of “testimony” is a fine example of the use of lies, damn lies, and statistics.

    Reported emergency room visits for cannabis are up, because of two factors. First, hospitals have changed reporting practices and generally code for cannabis involvement if it’s mentioned at all be the patient. It could have nothing to do with the reason for the visit and yet still be counted in her numbers. Second, both legal changes in the status of cannabis and the weakening social stigmas against its use — remember that over half of all Americans now support outright legalization — mean that people feel free ton talk about cannabis use.

    As the article noted, cannabis has no toxic overdose potential, so there is little that needs done other than keep people calm. This sort of thing is frequently associated with first time or naive use. People rarely make a return visit for the same thing over and over again with cannabis, unlike with alcohol and other dangerous drugs.

    Now, for mandatory minimums, Leonhart BSed her way through that one like this: “We depend on those as a way to ensure that the right sentences equate the level of violator we are going after.”

    That’s no it at all. The DEA, like most other narcs, routinely rely on over-charging and the threat of over-charging to compel cooperation or simply pleading guilty for those it gets under its thumb. There is no greater power the DEA has than the fine ol’ practice of snitching and the cultivation of snitching. It makes their job easy to wave a mandatory minimum charge in front of you and makes it near impossible to do when they can’t twist arms in this way.

    Moreover, if they can convince you that all hope is lost, you’re unlikely to go to trial in fight the charges. Frankly, at a moment when more than half of all American, and thus potential jury members, believe the war on marijuana is an utterly failed and unjust cause, every defendant should at least consider asking a citizen of his or her peers to review the government’s case. It won’t be long now when defendants start finding that going to the jury will kill the government’s long established methods of snitching, coercion through overcharging, and mandatory minimums. Pretty soon after that, every defendant will be asking for a jury trial. Shortly after that, prohibition ends as the legal system finds it cannot digest its own tail.

  • worm311
  • justme

    Shall we compare visits from legal pharmaceuticals to marijuana over the past ten years? Or how about deaths from alcohol, tobacco or just eating junk food crap to marijuana deaths? Just one of those in one hour kill more people that marijuana ever has or ever will. They want you to drink, you pay them to kill yourself and help with population control. Give yourself a pat on the back if you think your better than someone who partakes in marijuana however they may choose, you deserve it.

  • futureboy

    Michele Leonhart is an idiot. She was unable to answer the simple questions, “Is heroin more dangerous than marijuana?” “Is crystal meth more dangerous than marijuana?” Shocking that the head of the DEA refuses to answer a question that anyone on the street can. She is terrified of losing some of her $2-3 billion budget, much of which would go away if marijuana were legalization nation-wide.

  • futureboy

    Can we, the people, remove a standing DEA Administrator? #impeachleonhart

    • http://churchofsmoke.org/ Jose

      Use the online DEA tip page to report her for racketeering under RICO for falsely reporting marijuana having no medical use under Schedule I. She is using her office of influence to force agents to perjure themselves.

  • shmuelman

    Leonhart looks like an idot, she damages law enforcement with her crazed fear mongering. If she was in the military, she would be court marshalled for her public disloyalty to the Commander In Chief.
    Leonhart is a Bush holdover, and Obama’s attempt at appearing inclusive and an upholder of the status quo has not served him, and the Americans who voted for him, well. Most Presidents have asked Federal prosecutors from the previous administration to resign, but that was not the case with Obama.

  • Edo Edo

    I used to think that Leonhart was a self serving bureaucrat who would do and say anything to keep the funding coming into her department.

    Now I think that she has absolutely lost her mind in the indoctrination that she and those like her have been spouting for years. Somewhere along the line, she began believing the lies and now she’s scared – actually outright afraid – of cannabis legalization. All the signs are there. She and her staff needlessly lash out at users, voters, Congress and even her own boss. Someone that fearful and irrational is a danger should not possess the power she currently has. Bottom line is this woman is capable of anything and it’s long past time that she is removed from her position.

    • Dusty Relic

      Of course she believes it. She depends on it to be true and so she believes every word. It’s a common defense mechanism.

  • Del Horton

    A liar and a villain.

    • http://intensedebate.com/people/Donkey_Hotay Donkey Hotay

      … like the habitual lying stoners who falsely claim that Betsy Ross made the First U$ Flag out of hemp ?

      Or the lying pot propagandists who absurdly claim that marijuana CURES cancer?

  • jimheffner

    I nominate Michele Leonhart as Asst. Undersecretary for Backwards Walks in the Ministry Of Silly Walks. A position much more suited to her attitudes and skills.

  • weed39874

    DEA should be fined heavily for making my life stressful and forcing me to be around other hardcore drug when I ONLY WANTED WEED! and weed legalization never failed time and time again I honestly have no clue what that guy is talking about. like i really have no earthly honest to god idea when it was tried time and time again, its been illegal my whole life, time for a change, im going to legalize it, voted

  • Steve the workers advocate

    NEWS ! Date 2016 Michele Leonhart DEA administrator sentenced to life by the will of the people for treasonous activities to deny the will of the people and the referendum of the peoples vote nothing shall stand in the way of the people that includes hitlers gang of DEA social defects like Michele Leonhart. What looks insane, a DEA drug war against Americans rights by a public gang of nepotistic defects linked together by family clans and gangs of greedy thieves and killers and a love of kicking in doors and shooting dogs and defenseless Americans. We need to get every DEA pension and cent spent back
    and work these losers removing land mines in Afghanistan.

  • Walter Pankey

    “And 10 times that number were dependent on marijuana.” Please show me evidence that these people are dependent. “Every part of the world where this has been tried, it has failed time and time again.” I guess it took thousands of years for it to fail when the DEA put false information out in the 1920′s. Why does the DEA think that they can put what ever information out there and think that we will believe it. Michele Leonhart, why do you want citizens in jail for things that your boss did? Why are you throwing people in jail that harm no one! You are a monster and need removed from your job.

    • Mike

      “And 10 times that number were dependent on marijuana.”

      Whatever you think of dependence as being, I’d say you’re far better off depending on marijuana than those who are dependent on the phalanx of lies for their existence, like the DEA and its administrator.

  • Jeffrey Fisher

    Tired old “drugs are bad” argument. How about the fact that legalization makes it safer, provides tax revenue, and does not increase usage (see Amsterdam…). And the number one argument, FREEDOM! It’s my f’ing right to do with my body what I please!! p.s. I live in Devner, best of luck to the other 48 states….

  • Nicolas

    Where did this heartless monster show up from?

  • Del Horton

    She has the Same kind of mental illness that people had when they burned witches and hung blacks.
    Hate and lies still try to prevail.

  • http://twitter.com/333maxwell Chas Holman

    I quit reading this at ““It scares us,””..

    You know what scares me? These DEA folks..They carry guns, have all the power of God and yet have such little actual knowledge. A ‘little’ knowledge is a dangerous thing. The DEA is full of dangerous people hell bent on tossing 30 percent of the population behind bars if they had their way, when they themselves are not gathering at the local lounge to imbibe in the most deadly drug in the world, and relish in their stories about rounding up peaceful grass smokers.

    Skrew em, Leonhart is a menace and a certified idiot who is ‘afraid’ of the nations top agricultural crop. Someone get her a nice rubber room and let her live out her delusions and fears in peace.

    I knew she had mental deficiencies when she said seeing a hemp flag flown over the Capital Building on July 4th was the LOWEST moment of her law career.

    Totally devoid of the fact that Betsy Ross’s first flag, and every flag that flew over the Capital until the invention and implementation of Nylon (which is still not as strong as a hemp flag) was made out of the very hemp that one had to grow by law if they were an original settler, and the very same hemp the State Dept declared in Dec 1941 was the second most essential resource we needed to win WW2.

    Leonhart doesn’t even know her own countries history.She has been too hell bent on destroying many GOOD peoples futures to worry about honest reflection or any honest soul searching.

    • http://intensedebate.com/people/Donkey_Hotay Donkey Hotay

      Chas Holman “Betsy Ross’s first flag, and every flag that flew over the Capital until the invention and implementation of Nylon (which is still not as strong as a hemp flag) was made out of the very hemp”

      More stoner LIES and laughably false nonsense.

      1) Betsy Ross did NOT make the first US flag, that infantile myth has been debunked long ago.

      2) The first U$ Flags were made of Wool Bunting, just like every other flag of the era.

      Why do stoners lies so much?? … is it because their stoner friends are ignorant enough to believe whatever bong-induced bullshit they spew?

      • http://twitter.com/333maxwell Chas Holman

        Heh.. Who do YOU credit with creating the first American flag?>

        Wool bunting? Are you serious? It would last 3 days in a storm..

        Betsy’s flag, and subsequent flags were made of good old American Hemp..

        But feel free to create your own narrative, obviously you came to do so,.

        • http://intensedebate.com/people/Donkey_Hotay Donkey Hotay

          Do you get paid to lie, or are you really that stupid?

          The Besty Ross Flag story is a total MYTH, fabricated nearly 100 years AFTER her death.

          Any child that can GOGGLE can figure that out.

          Why do clueless stoners always LIE ?

          .

          • http://twitter.com/333maxwell Chas Holman

            Bah…… they wont let me put in links..

            Heh,.. I am actually sitting under a 48 star hemp flag (way after prohibition, but after WW2 manufacturers had an abundant surplus of hemp to work with again for a shirt time)

            From Veteransflagdepot com

            This design of the flag got official status in the Flag Resolution of 1777. This resolution was passed by the Marine Committee of the Second Continental Congress on June 14, 1777. The resolution stated: “Resolved, That the flag of the United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new Constellation.” Hence, the first American flag design comprised of thirteen alternating red and white stripes with a circle of thirteen stars representing the thirteen colonies on a bed of HEMP, the material the first American flag was made out of. The circle of stars was borne on a blue canton.

            —-

            You ever go to any auctions> Cowenauctions com has plenty of vintage hemp flags. I am staring at a 38 star hemp flag right now for sale.

            I certainly have not found one iota of information that Betsy Ross’s flag was anything OTHER than hemp. Even Britannica says so.

            —–

            Not to mention few if any of those flags would of been hosted if not for hemp rope.. Many of the vintage hemp flags you will see STILL have the hemp attached..; Not to mention many of the flags of the hemp flags of the same era are STILL around, while wool bunting fly’s in a breeze, it is lousy in elements.. ESPECIALLY at Sea..

            ____________

            Maybe it is time for you to join Michele Leonhart under the bed.

          • http://twitter.com/333maxwell Chas Holman

            I see moderation thinks your name calling is as childish as anyone else..

            Come back when you feel more adult..

          • http://intensedebate.com/people/Donkey_Hotay Donkey Hotay

            Keep lying about Betsy Ross making the first U$ Flag out of Hemp.

            Typical stoner = Zero credibility.

          • http://twitter.com/333maxwell Chas Holman

            Huh. the Betsy Ross Museum says her flag was made of hemp.. You are not very good of this. Google is your friend.

            What is the most cute, is I have been following you in this and other threads, and ‘you’ LIKE your own posts.. ha ha..

          • http://intensedebate.com/people/Donkey_Hotay Donkey Hotay

            Betsy Ross did NOT make the first, or any early, U$ flag — it was a self-promoting LIE created by her family nearly 100 years after her death.

            Credibility of the Ross family = ZERO

          • http://twitter.com/333maxwell Chas Holman

            Ha ha.. see what we learned in school?

            Credibility of DEA = ZERO

          • http://intensedebate.com/people/Donkey_Hotay Donkey Hotay

            Long may it wave: As America changed, so did the fabric of its flag, expert says

            MANHATTAN — The American flag is a common sight across the country on the Fourth of July, and a Kansas State University textiles expert said just as our country has evolved since 1776, so has Old Glory.

            According to Barbara Gatewood, professor emeritus of textile science in the university’s College of Human Ecology, the American flag has changed considerably throughout the country’s history, from the kinds of materials and colorants used in its construction, to the number and ways the iconic stars and stripes are arranged on the flag.

            “Early American flags were made from wool, cotton, linen or silk, depending on the availability of materials and the intended use,” Gatewood said.

            A combination of these materials also was used sometimes. A wool bunting fabric, which was produced in England, was the material of choice for early American flags, she said. This material was favored over cotton, which faded more quickly and didn’t unfurl as well in the wind. However, many early American homemade flags were cotton because it was readily available. Linen was a less favorable material, although it was often used to make the stars or to sew flags because of its strength.

            “Flags made from silk were more expensive, and thus were used in flags for military purposes and special occasions,” Gatewood said.

            In 1865, President Lincoln signed a law requiring that the federal government purchase flag bunting only from American manufacturers, which put an end to the use of the popular English-produced wool bunting material in government flags

        • http://intensedebate.com/people/Donkey_Hotay Donkey Hotay

          Keep lying, chump —

          www (dot) rareflags (dot) com/RareFlags_Collecting_Fabrics.htm

        • http://intensedebate.com/people/Donkey_Hotay Donkey Hotay

          Keep lying, loser –

          rareflags (dot) com

          /RareFlags_Collecting_Fabrics (dot) htm

        • http://intensedebate.com/people/Donkey_Hotay Donkey Hotay

          Keep lying, loser –

          Understanding the fabrics and sewing techniques used to make American flags is an essential part of identifying and evaluating antique American flags. New collectors, and even experienced collectors, may have difficulty differentiating between different fabrics, especially if they are blended. Forensic examination of flags, to the level of examining the fibers of the fabrics themselves, and the threads used to sew the flags, helps identify the period of the materials used and usually is a good indicator of the period of a flag (though not necessarily, in the case of a forgery).

          Wool

          Wool is an animal fiber produced from spinning the hair of sheep. As a protein-based fiber, wool that is burned exudes the smell of burning hair. Wool flags generally feel coarse and the weave of wool fabric is generally looser than cotton or linen, and certainly looser than silk. Wool is chosen for flags because of its excellent ability to withstand water. Since it is a product of natural animal hair, it doesn’t rot as readily as vegetable fibers like cotton or linen. Wool over 200 years old can still be vibrant and supple. Moths do tend to feed on wool, and many holes in wool flags are due to mothing, especially with flags that are stored for years in attics, barns, garages and basements.

          When examined very closely, the earliest wool flags, which date to the 18th and early 19th century, were made of wool bunting that is very loosely and irregularly woven. This pre-industrial era wool is distinct and a good indicator of whether or not a flag with a low star count is in fact a possible authentic period example rather than a later-period flag. Shown here are close up images of wool bunting from flags of various eras, from the early 19th century through the 20th century. Note how in the earliest flag, the weave is very irregular, whereas in the wool bunting produced by machine in the mid- to late 19th century, and into the 20th century, the weave becomes very consistent and regular. (For more information see Wool, Wikipedia)

          Cotton

          Cotton is a vegetable fiber produced from the boll that grows around the seeds within the seed pod of cotton plants. The fiber is spun into cotton yarn or cotton thread, and woven to produce cotton cloth. There are very early examples of cotton American flags, including those that predate the Civil War. Cotton was widely available as a household fabric, and was especially more prevalent for home use than animal materials such as wool bunting or silk. For many homemade American flags, cotton was the fabric of choice. When wet, cotton is heavier than wool and tends to become brittle and deteriorate. Cotton stored in hot or moist climates can also experience dry rotting. On most wool flags, cotton is typically the fabric of choice for sewn stars, owing to cotton’s brighter coloration and tighter weave.

          • http://twitter.com/333maxwell Chas Holman

            Bah.. they wont let me put in links..

            Heh,.. I am actually sitting under a 48 star hemp flag (way after prohibition, but after WW2 manufacturers had an abundant surplus of hemp to work with again for a shirt time)

            From Veteransflagdepot com

            This design of the flag got official status in the Flag Resolution of 1777. This resolution was passed by the Marine Committee of the Second Continental Congress on June 14, 1777. The resolution stated: “Resolved, That the flag of the United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new Constellation.” Hence, the first American flag design comprised of thirteen alternating red and white stripes with a circle of thirteen stars representing the thirteen colonies on a bed of HEMP, the material the first American flag was made out of. The circle of stars was borne on a blue canton.

            —-

            You ever go to any auctions> Cowenauctions com has plenty of vintage hemp flags. I am staring at a 38 star hemp flag right now for sale.

            I certainly have not found one iota of information that Betsy Ross’s flag was anything OTHER than hemp. Even Britannica says so.

            —–

            Not to mention few if any of those flags would of been hosted if not for hemp rope.. Many of the vintage hemp flags you will see STILL have the hemp attached..; Not to mention many of the flags of the hemp flags of the same era are STILL around, while wool bunting fly’s in a breeze, it is lousy in elements.. ESPECIALLY at Sea..

            ____________

            Maybe it is time for you to join Michele Leonhart under the bed.

          • http://intensedebate.com/people/Donkey_Hotay Donkey Hotay

            EXPERT says First US Flags made of WOOL, COTTON, LINEN or SILK.

            Why do Stoners LIE and FALSELY claim they were made of hemp??

            MANHATTAN — The American flag is a common sight across the country on the Fourth of July, and a Kansas State University textiles expert said just as our country has evolved since 1776, so has Old Glory.

            According to Barbara Gatewood, professor emeritus of textile science in the university’s College of Human Ecology, the American flag has changed considerably throughout the country’s history, from the kinds of materials and colorants used in its construction, to the number and ways the iconic stars and stripes are arranged on the flag.

            “Early American flags were made from wool, cotton, linen or silk, depending on the availability of materials and the intended use,” Gatewood said.

            A combination of these materials also was used sometimes. A wool bunting fabric, which was produced in England, was the material of choice for early American flags, she said. This material was favored over cotton, which faded more quickly and didn’t unfurl as well in the wind. However, many early American homemade flags were cotton because it was readily available. Linen was a less favorable material, although it was often used to make the stars or to sew flags because of its strength.

            “Flags made from silk were more expensive, and thus were used in flags for military purposes and special occasions,” Gatewood said.

            In 1865, President Lincoln signed a law requiring that the federal government purchase flag bunting only from American manufacturers, which put an end to the use of the popular English-produced wool bunting material in government flags

          • http://twitter.com/333maxwell Chas Holman

            I’m guessing you never did go to those antique sites and check out any of the cool vintage hemp flags. Your loss.

            Hemp was an essential American fiber, you on the other hand, seem to be a fanatic in denial.

          • http://intensedebate.com/people/Donkey_Hotay Donkey Hotay

            Keep flailing, liar.

            1) Betsy Ross did NOT create the first U$ flag — that was fabricated MYTH created by the Ross family nearly 100 years after the Revolution.

            2) the first U$ flags were made of WOOL bunting, or Cotton, just like ALL OTHER flags of that era — late 18th – early 19th century.

            Your habitual stoner lies render you with ZERO credibility.

  • Jonathan David Simon

    Tell us all about the gorilla gang that runs Baltimore city jail. The gaurds bring in whatever they want to inmates, and gang dudes conduct gang ac ivity from jail. Go after heroin meth and coke on the streets. The manufacturer and sellers of said nasty drugs. Cannabis is a plant. Marijuana is s a made up word the government uses . so, marijuana is illegal cannabis is not

  • its over

    Its weird how its illegal in north Carolina but when I had a run in with the police over weed they seemed to act slightly ashamed of there marijuana policy, and I kid you not they (4 deputies) ended the quick visit with, “It will be legal in 2016, be patient please”.
    The police know its a matter of time, its over, the DEA was wrong from the beginning.
    I am going to vote to legalize weed so marijuana related crimes never happen again.

  • Dusty Relic

    This is the same hypocrite who expressed concern over dogs getting into the edibles while her own jack-booted thugs regularly shoot harmless pet dogs whenever they raid somebody, even if it’s the wrong house. Considering all the damage this bitch has done to the country and all the lives she’s helped to ruin it’s a wonder she can even sleep at night. She probably has a prescription to help her out on that score…

  • Mike

    OK, been resisting the impulse at taking a cheap shot, but since one of her goons wandered in, why not…

    Soooooo, her hand gesture. Is that a gang sign, as in the DEA gang? Or is it the average length of a male DEA agent’s third member?

  • http://intensedebate.com/people/Donkey_Hotay Donkey Hotay

    Chas Holman “I am actually sitting under a 48 star hemp flag”

    LOL! … there weren’t 48 states in 1776 … there weren’t 48 states in 1876 … your “hemp” flag wasn’t created until 150 years after the FIRST U$ Flag(s) were made … out of WOOL Bunting.

    • LArcdeTriompheOnTiEsTo

      You seem to be an idiot hellbent on affirming the material of a flag. What a sad little life that must be, wandering forums trying to convince the world of some rather irrelevant point that does more or less NOTHING to diminish the acknowledged fact that hemp played a significant role in the development of the US textile industry. Wake the F up to what a waste a single point is, not unlike ur life, regardless of truth value, in a far larger era and industry.