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Adrian Miranda replied to Rhys Carson's discussion Thoughts on the legalization and regulation of drugs in the group The Great Debate
"i am an an advocate enough of legalization to vote for the issue.  I feel that alcohol and tobbacco are much more harmful than marijuana, and more addictive as well (assuming there is not a tremendous of engineering in the…"
Jan 6, 2014
StaggerLee replied to Rhys Carson's discussion Thoughts on the legalization and regulation of drugs in the group The Great Debate
Jan 4, 2014
Jack Bauer replied to Rhys Carson's discussion Thoughts on the legalization and regulation of drugs in the group The Great Debate
"My opinion on this has moved slightly since Obama was elected.  Given extreme over-intrusion of the current administration, I've trended toward the libertarian over the last five years. We're over-banning and over-punishing ... the…"
Jan 3, 2014
StaggerLee replied to Rhys Carson's discussion Thoughts on the legalization and regulation of drugs in the group The Great Debate
"Yes seriously. Demonstrate how you can engaging in, promote and encourage any activity, not just drugs, in a vacuum where the attitudes of acceptance on your part do not spill over into the larger society wherein you dwell, there to combine with…"
Jan 3, 2014
StaggerLee replied to Rhys Carson's discussion Thoughts on the legalization and regulation of drugs in the group The Great Debate
"I don't think anyone is suggesting prescriptive use should be prohibited. We condone supervised prescription controlled substances all the time.  I think it silly to deny that same control over pot. But that unique circumstance was not the…"
Jan 3, 2014
John Muir replied to Rhys Carson's discussion Thoughts on the legalization and regulation of drugs in the group The Great Debate
"How about every drug test except one I took in the service, and quite a few for work? I'm not advocating or bragging, it's been years since I smoked weed - though I know several people who do and test themselves for a few days after an…"
Jan 3, 2014
Rory Average replied to Rhys Carson's discussion Thoughts on the legalization and regulation of drugs in the group The Great Debate
"Shenanigans. Let's see some proof of that assertion. http://alcoholism.about.com/od/pot/a/marijuana_test.htm How Long Can Marijuana Be Detected? Some THC metabolites have an elimination half-life of 20 hours. However, some are stored in body…"
Jan 3, 2014
John Muir replied to Rhys Carson's discussion Thoughts on the legalization and regulation of drugs in the group The Great Debate
"It's out of your system in about 48 hours if you use it only occasionally - as in once a month or so."
Jan 3, 2014
Rory Average replied to Rhys Carson's discussion Thoughts on the legalization and regulation of drugs in the group The Great Debate
"LShieldes: Are you aware that one time use of marijuana remains detectable in a person's system for at least a month? Whereas, do an 8ball of coke/3 hits of acid/5tabs of ecstasy/2 hits of methamphetamine Friday, pass a drug screen Monday."
Jan 3, 2014
Chuck Knight replied to Rhys Carson's discussion Thoughts on the legalization and regulation of drugs in the group The Great Debate
"I mentioned earlier that I have severe glaucoma.  What is your opinion, not of recreational users, but of those who would use it medicinally?   Speaking only for myself, if I was prescribed it as medication I would not be able to…"
Jan 3, 2014
Regular Joe replied to Rhys Carson's discussion Thoughts on the legalization and regulation of drugs in the group The Great Debate
"People said the same thing about alcohol users during the era of prohibition but most of us wouldn't even bat an eyelash if we found out that our financial advisor or lawyer or priest or teacher or doctor (etc.) were recreational alcohol users…"
Jan 3, 2014
Regular Joe replied to Rhys Carson's discussion Thoughts on the legalization and regulation of drugs in the group The Great Debate
"Pilots, air traffic controllers (etc.) are allowed to drink; they simply have restrictions on when they can drink in relation to conducting their duties. These restrictions are based on the duration of the effects of alcohol on their capability to…"
Jan 2, 2014
Regular Joe replied to Rhys Carson's discussion Thoughts on the legalization and regulation of drugs in the group The Great Debate
"IMO they should get protection that compares equitably to alcohol users."
Jan 2, 2014
Regular Joe replied to Rhys Carson's discussion Thoughts on the legalization and regulation of drugs in the group The Great Debate
""Applying for an office job is one thing, but would you want to hire someone to be a truck driver, air traffic controller, construction worker, etc., if you knew they use marijuana for non-medicinal uses?"   For me, it's no…"
Jan 2, 2014
Regular Joe replied to Rhys Carson's discussion Thoughts on the legalization and regulation of drugs in the group The Great Debate
"I wouldn't be surprised if those companies are eventually forced to change their policies. If marijuana is not illegal to consume, and you haven't consumed it at work, and you're not intoxicated at work, and the employer can't…"
Jan 2, 2014
Native Son replied to Rhys Carson's discussion Thoughts on the legalization and regulation of drugs in the group The Great Debate
"And now, according to the San Francisco Chronicle, the latest unanticipated consequence of the "wildwood weed" turns out to be:  It's toxic.  To dogs. Given I live in the SF Bay Area, I'm waiting for outdoor marijuana…"
Jan 2, 2014

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At 10:42am on August 30, 2013, Herb Munson said…

Hey there Rhys, welcome to The Great Debate. Great to have you with us!

 
 
 

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Drew replied to Drew's discussion Dealing with a depressing job
"Again thanks for the responses. 2 part-time roles may be an option, although I don't know how each employer would feel about me having another job. It wouldn't lead to any sort of tax penalty provided HMRC (our equivalent of the IRS) knew…"
48 minutes ago
J. Exalto replied to J. Exalto's discussion Globalism in the group The Great Debate
"Are you saying people in poor countries without such generous welfare systems don't need jobs more than people who live in North America?  It's hard to be unemployed anywhere, sure, but I can't imagine it being easier to be in…"
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Shane replied to Drew's discussion Dealing with a depressing job
"Why are you getting rejected?"
5 hours ago
Shane replied to J. Exalto's discussion Globalism in the group The Great Debate
"I'm sure they need them more than people in North America do. Stopped reading right there."
5 hours ago
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Globalism

There's been a lot of talk about globalism lately, so I want to get people's opinions on whether it's a good thing or not (it's not necessary to read and respond to the following diatribe, a simple answer to this question would be appreciated).From my perspective, it's unequivocally a good thing that happens to have bad consequences for some people, but benefits the same people in some ways as well.  I understand that a lot of small, one-industry towns are dying, partially as a result of…See More
6 hours ago
Danny replied to Drew's discussion Dealing with a depressing job
"This may be a bit of a stress but have you considered doing two part time roles at the same time? I don't know if it will affect your taxes or impose a penalty on your 'second' income or anything like that but you could make the hours…"
7 hours ago
Drew replied to Drew's discussion Dealing with a depressing job
"Hi everyone, Thanks for the replies. My fiancee doesn't drive and there's not much public transport at night in this area (if any) so her getting a night job isn't really an option. I don't have a particular job in mind at the…"
8 hours ago
Danny replied to Drew's discussion Dealing with a depressing job
"Hello! Are you working mainly night shifts because there aren't any vacancies elsewhere in the hotel? A move to another department could work out better for your schedules. It's not ridiculous that you're unhappy about not seeing…"
8 hours ago

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