Gary Weigert, State Rep. Paul Curtman, and I will share a panel at Show-Me Cannabis Reform Spring Conference Saturday, April 13 from 1:45 to 2:30 pm at the Crowne Plaza Downtown, 200 N. Fourth St. Our panel discusses the conservative case for marijuana law reform. I am honored by the invitation, and I’d love to see a big turnout of tea partiers for the event. Here’s the full schedule of events Full Conference
If Republicans want to put their liberty where their mouths are, they can begin by ending the war on weed. When I was a kid in South St. Louis in the 70s, marijuana was the weed in the field that separated traditional post-war American values from the hippies. It was an easy black-and-white issue: smoke dope, you’re un-American. It was the Boomers against the Greatest Generation, and no one questioned the pure evil of pot.