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What Stupid CONservative Cocksuckers Don’t Get About Drug Legalization

After reading some of the comments to a post on inmalafide.com, which in turn referenced one of my posts, I decided to write up another post on that subject.

So let us start-

1. People like to get high.

People have been using drugs to alter their state of consciousness for thousands of years. Drugs, of one kind or another, have been used by people across time, environments and cultures. The precise set of reasons behind that need do not matter. Note that in cultures where people do not live mind-numbingly pathetic and boring lives, drug addiction is not common even if casual drug use is high or universal. Ever heard about widespread cocaine abuse in south american tribes? What about universal heavy tobacco smoking amongst native americans? Why are there so few pot addicts (if they exist) in India?

2. The high cost of drugs in so-called civilized countries is a function of high demand and illegality, not manufacturing or extraction cost.

Have you heard of an illegal market in buying and selling the droppings of rare birds? Can you say the same about low quality pot? What about oxycodone tablets? Why would people homebrew methamphetamine? Obviously there is a rather strong baseline demand for drugs.

Do you really think that making or extracting drugs is that expensive? Heck, most drugs can be synthesized and purified to pharmaceutical grade products for a few cents per pill. If WalMart can fill your hypertension medicine or antibiotic prescription for a few bucks and still make a profit, don’t you think that it is possible for any recreational drug? Chemically speaking, most recreational drugs are easier to synthesize or extract than many prescription drugs.

3. The “war on drugs” has decreased the price of drugs and improved their quality and accessibility.

Is it easier to get high-quality pot today than say 20 years ago? Why has the quality of methamphetamine improved since domestic law enforcement shut down home-brew operations? Isn’t cocaine today cheaper and purer than it was during the 1980s? WHY??? Why have all the funds spent on, people employed, prisons built, people incarcerated, laws passed in the “war on drugs” resulted in improved drug availability, quality and lower price? Something isn’t working.. at all.

4. With the probable and partial exception of PCP and alcohol, drugs do not cause unprovoked violent or dangerous behavior.

When is the last time you saw a person high on opiates endanger other people? what about pot? Even amphetamines and cocaine do not make people spontaneously kill others. User and addicts, with unlimited access to drugs are far more likely to hurt themselves than others.

5. Making some drug illegal while keeping others legal is based in “morality” not ethics or reason.

How many people die from cigarettes and alcohol? Do you think that the total morbidity and mortality from all other drugs legal could ever match it? But why are alcohol and tobacco legal? Tradition? Revenue source?

Those who want other drugs kept illegal have little interest in reducing morbidity or mortality from drug use. If anything they want to maim, imprison and kill others for trivial reasons. They are therefore sociopathic scumbags instead of the moral pillars of society they fancy themselves.

6. Anti-legalization people are venal hypocrites.

Most anti-legalization types are CONservative and LIEbertarians who talk a lot about how they hate big government, laws, courts, regulations and embrace the free market and personal responsibility. Yet these same scumbags want more cops, prisons and enforcement to punish drug users.

Only a pathetic, extermination-worthy subhuman could oppose governmental functions such as food inspection, basic environmental and financial regulations and then turn around to demand that the very government he so vehemently detests stop others from having a good time with their own money buying stuff in a free market.

I may expand on this post in the future depending on reader responses.


  1. June 25, 2011 at 3:09 am

    Don’t forget about the Netherland and Portugal experience with drugs.

  2. demirogue
    June 25, 2011 at 4:21 am

    Here in my town, you are now required to purchase tax stamps for marijuana and other drugs which of course leads to self-incrimination. And if you don’t and get caught, you have the added charges of tax evasion on top of the drug laws.

    Another aspect of it is what happens to the drug dealers if it does become legal? Let’s face it, these guys can’t collect unemployment and surely won’t seek out normal ways of making money. And it’ll not only impact their lives, but also the lives of the other industries that cater to them. Some in the black market such as weapons but many legit industries will also feel a strain. You know the places that sell rims and stereos, gold, clothes, electronics, and whatever else they buy. Dude if you make drugs legal, you’ll end up putting these people out of business.

  3. PT Barnum
    June 25, 2011 at 5:18 am

    This extends to alcohol. Do you know what “denatured” alcohol is?

    It is super-cheep mass-manufactured alcohol that is then POISONED so that bad people can’t use it as a substitute for super-expensive alcohol sold by the beer companies.

    True, but at least we don’t have prohibition.

  4. June 25, 2011 at 10:12 am

    Most “LIEbertarians” actually believe drugs should be legalized. Conservatives resist the legalization of drugs largely because they want to protect themselves and their families both from drug abuse and drug abusers. They do not understand that, as Advocatus Diaboli pointed out, drug USERS are rarely harmful. Those who kill, maim, and steal are drug DEALERS who either only use drugs recreationally or, in many cases, completely abstain. These are businessmen who, being bold and ruthless enough to sell an illegal product in the first place, have no qualms about committing other highly illegal and dangerous acts in order to protect their bottom lines.

    As for protecting themselves from the drugs, it’s as easy as Nancy Reagan said: just say no. “But what if my kid gets hooked?” they ask. This question reveals how, despite their high socioeconomic self-esteem, the modern bourgeois are still a bunch of paralyzed sheeple. Parents provide every single iota of property and freedom that their children enjoy. They do not HAVE to buy their children Xboxes or feed them pizza or let them watch Gossip Girl. They ESPECIALLY do not have to buy their teenagers cars and let them go where they please with them. If the kid doesn’t like it, there’s absolutely nothing he or she can do. Runaways come back in a few hours after they realize exactly how little they are capable of on their own, and child labor laws and mandatory schooling (as well as parent’s aforementioned control over their children’s transportation capabilities) make it virtually impossible for minors to earn enough income to support themselves.

    The reckless and rebellious modern teenager is a creation of the media establishment and the public school system. “The Man,” or whatever else you want to call it/him/them, wants to gain control over future citizens by driving them away from their families and into the arms of their peers (the “masses”) and the public school system (the state). Isolated from parental influence, they are unable to control their desires for food, sex, entertainment, and drugs, and they end up with poor educations, shitty jobs, health problems, unwanted children, and other things that destroy their capability for focused and effective action and make them dependent on government handouts. A populace made up of such lifeless blobs is easy prey for the government and its corporate partners in crime. How do we fight this subtle dehumanization and oppression? 1. Take control of yourselves. 2. Take control of your children. 3. Find others similarly in control and join with them to take control of society.

  5. June 25, 2011 at 10:54 am

    mushrooms are fuckin’ great—-

    I think it is illegal only becuase they don’t want people tripping then seeing what bullsh*t their system is….

    I think this is by far your best post (not that that is saying much.)

  6. June 25, 2011 at 11:18 am

    Hiya Mr. Crapacoli—-

    alright, alright, I think I’m seeing how your posts are connected….

    Feminists are trying to control men sexually by demonizing them and saying how morally superior women are.

    Christians/Conservatives are trying to control men for their labor and to work against what is in their best interest.

    These posts are all attacks on the same concepts of control from different angles….

    We are a generation of men that are sick of being controlled for a smaller and smaller “prize” each year. That is why misandrists like K*nt Hymowitz and Hugo Skeezer say how awful we are, that is why you NEVER hear critiques of women or powerful men. It is always US that is the problem and the less we want to be their War Pigs, the bigger the problem we are!

    FUCK the system!!!!!

    Always ask yourself- What is in it for me?

    • June 25, 2011 at 5:58 pm

      “ask not what you can do for your country, ask instead what your country can do for you.”

      It took Dave Mustaine re-working what JFK said to get it right.

  1. June 26, 2011 at 6:10 pm

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