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Jul 19 - Morgan Freeman On Marijuana: Criminalization Of Weed Is 'Stupidest Law Possible'


 Jul 19 - Morgan Freeman On Marijuana: Criminalization Of Weed Is 'Stupidest Law Possible'
23 topic by s7venwords - 07-19-2012, 12:35 PM - Boxden > BX Daily Bugle - news and headlines




The Huffington Post | By Kia Makarechi Posted: 07/18/2012 3:24 pm Updated: 07/18/2012 3:29 pm

Morgan Freeman is a long-time advocate of marijuana legalization, a point he recently reiterated in a wide-ranging interview with Newsweek.

Here's what the "Dark Knight Rises" actor had to say on the issue:

Marijuana! Heavens, oh yeah. Itís just the stupidest law possible, given history. You donít stop people from doing what they want to do, so forget about making it unlawful. Youíre just making criminals out of people who arenít engaged in criminal activity. And weíre spending zillions of dollars trying to f!ght a war we canít win! We could make zillions, just legalize it and tax it like we do liquor. Itís stupid.

Pot wasn't the only topic on his mind, however. Freeman also explained his own personal -- to use Barack Obama's word -- evolution on same-s3x marriage:

I grew up in the South but I started dancing in my twenties when I got out of the Air Force, and studying dance, youíre surrounded by gay guys all the time. You get to know them and you have to shift gears!

Freeman is often a free-wheeling interview subject. In an interview in June of this year, the actor said he believes "we invented God." In September of 2011, he told Piers Morgan the Tea Party is "a racist thing."

"Their stated policy, publicly stated, is to do whatever it takes to see to it that Obama only serves one term," he continued at the time. "What underlines that? 'Screw the country. [...] Weíre going to do whatever we can to get this black man outta here.'"

Morgan Freeman On Marijuana: Criminalization Of Weed Is 'Stupidest Law Possible'


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 07-19-2012, 12:46 PMaway - #2
endless lies 12 heat pts12

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FOR PRESIDENT 2012!!!!!


Elect America's FIRST black president.
 07-19-2012, 01:33 PMaway - #3
W24x55 35 heat pts35

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This guy has common sense.


Rarity these days.
 07-19-2012, 01:45 PMonline - #4
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Marijuana! Heavens, oh yeah. Itís just the stupidest law possible, given history. You donít stop people from doing what they want to do, so forget about making it unlawful. Youíre just making criminals out of people who arenít engaged in criminal activity. And weíre spending zillions of dollars trying to f!ght a war we canít win! We could make zillions, just legalize it and tax it like we do liquor. Itís stupid.
Morgan speaking that 100% real ####...

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 07-19-2012, 02:30 PMaway - #5
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Morgan freeman is my dude. I think his opinion will be taken less seriously cuz he ####ing his daughter tho.
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through the wormhole thats one thing about the US it creates crime for profit... I mean hell without cops and jails unemployment would go up for sure
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Morgan spittin' that truth

Dude's probably right about God too
 07-19-2012, 04:10 PMaway - #8
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Man I don't know what to believe from Morgan he has valid points but your actions speak voulmes....
 07-19-2012, 04:31 PMonline - #9
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says the man who wants to marry his step god daughter...
 07-19-2012, 05:33 PMaway - #10
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ad hominem all in this topic
 07-19-2012, 05:35 PMaway - #11
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rather morgan freeman go on ranting about being god than hear the fat mofo rick ross talk about being like such and such in every other song. big meech, larry hover......mc hammer....bo diddly lmaoooooo
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You don’t stop people from doing what they want to do, so forget about making it unlawful. You’re just making criminals out of people who aren’t engaged in criminal activity.
Tha mutha####in truth !
 07-19-2012, 09:22 PMonline - #13
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his word would still carry a lot more weight if he wasn't marrying his step-grandkid...

still... he makes good points all around...
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get 'em Freeman
 07-20-2012, 12:17 AMonline - #15
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Needs to run for president.
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Originally Posted by swayze
Hell no this nigg8 says he's GAWD.. Satanist point of view to the core. Wouldn't be a change if he was and i no you're just joking .




I feel em tho..
It's also a Buddhist and New Age point of view..... If you believe God is everything...and you are part of everything..what are you? When you begin realizing your true self, you begin to unlock the secrets of the universe.
 
 


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