The Obama administration has really upped the ante in its attack on states’ rights. Paul Armentano of NORML and Larry Pratty of Gun Owners of America join us to discuss the recent threats against medical marijuana AND the 2nd Amendment at the same time. The ATF, IRS, DEA, DOJ and others are all joining forces to advance an ideology of centralized control in Washington DC.
Paul Armentano is the deputy director of NORML, the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws. He provided some strong perspective on the Obama administration’s direct attack on states rights and the will of the people in the states.
Paul is the co-author of the book book, Marijuana Is Safer: So Why Are We Driving People to Drink?
Larry Pratt also joined the show to talk about this attack – and others – especially on the right to keep and bear arms. Larry has been Executive Director of Gun Owners of America for over 30 years. GOA is a national membership organization of 300,000 Americans dedicated to promoting their Second Amendment freedom to keep and bear arms.
Mr Pratt discussed the ATF suspending the 2nd Amendment for medical marijuana users, and also gave us some explosive news coming out of New Mexico – about a sheriff telling the feds to stuff it.
“Worse than Bush – that’s the Obama administration’s record on marijuana.”
On marijuana in California – “the feds should get the hell out”
“The feds are basically saying – We are going to do everything in our power to put an entire industry out of business – to make it impossible for this business to operate legally in the United States.”
“Like a jilted lover, many marijuana activists are saying they’ll do everything in their power to make sure Obama does not get re-elected because of his broken promises on leaving states with medical programs alone.”
“Let’s be clear, the federal government does not have the manpower to come in to California and close down literally hundreds and hundreds long-established licensed businesses.”
Ending the show, Michael goes on a Tenther Rant about the Tea Party, Occupy Wall Street, and the 10th Amendment Movement.