It’s Pot for the Poor in California

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by Michael Reagan,

from Reagan Reports,

In my experience with California’s lower income neighborhoods there is one item that is never reported to be in short supply.

Fathers are absent. Stable homes are absent. Jobs are absent. Education is absent. And due to state government incompetence, even water is absent.

But I’ve never heard anything about a shortage of marijuana.

And although I am unable to verify this from personal experience, those in the know say most consumers begin their search for wacky tobaccy in our less fortunate areas where local entrepreneurs are ready and able to meet demand.

This is why it was surprising when Fox News reported the Berkeley City Council unanimously passed an ordinance “ordering medical marijuana dispensaries to donate 2 percent of their stash to patients making less than $32,000 a year.”

Meaning Berkeley becomes the first city in the nation to offer dope stamps along with food stamps. It also makes one wonder if the no smoking rules in council chambers also apply to marijuana?

Fox quoted Bishop Ron Allen, himself a former addict and current head of the International Faith Based Coalition, who was dismayed the “city would want to dump pot on the impoverished.”

“It’s ludicrous, over-the-top madness,” Allen said. “Why would Berkeley City Council want to keep their poverty-stricken under-served high, in poverty and lethargic?”

Possibly because it makes those individuals more accepting of the rest of the leftist ideology that emanates from council chambers like particularly potent smog.

I’ve long contended that the left’s main goal is to encourage dependency and increase support for big government’s big giveaways. Providing free pot is the example that says it all. The only way to add to it is by also distributing free munchies at a city-sponsored Harold & Kumar film festival.

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