Thursday, November 22, 2012

Getting High on the Tenth Amendment and Federalism

Jon Caldera sees some reasons to be happy that Coloradans voted to legalize pot smoking. "I am looking forward to owners and customers of pot businesses opening their eyes (if they can pry their baked eyes open) to how abusive regulation destroys what they are trying to build.

First, we finally have a state-rights issue that the Left can, must and will understand and fight to preserve. Here’s the second little prize in Amendment 64. Legalized pot MIGHT force some on the Left to face their hypocrisies, like their confusion on property rights and freedom of association.

Let’s channel our best Voltaire: I disagree with your decision to legalize pot, but I’ll defend to the death your state’s right to do it.

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