Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Debate: Should Marijuana Be Legalized?

Dr. Michael Edelstein informs me that he will be debating Marty Nemko on Wednesday, over legalization of marijuana.

Dr. Edelstein will be taking the pro-legalization position. He is a hardcore Rothbardian. I asked him if he was simply going to take the utilitarian argument that legalized marijuana would increase taxes for the state. He said absolutely not, that he was going to base his argument from a principled Jeffersonian perspective.

Dr. Edelstein is a practicig psychologist in San Francisco and author of Three Minute Therapy: Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life.

Dr. Martin Nemko is a career coach, columnist, and radio host specializing in career/workplace issues and higher education reform. He is author of How to Do Life: What they didn't teach you in school

The debate will be held in San Francisco on Wednesday March 12 at 601 Van Ness (Opera Plaza) on the mezzanine level at 6:00 PM. The fee at the door is $15.00 and Vegan food will be served. Dr. Edelstein informs this is a vegan group and lefty at the same time,so he would love to have some libertarians show up to support his view.


  1. Legalize all drugs. Government can sell them at low cost. Once every 6 months lace them with cyanide. Badabadabing! Problem solved.

  2. I hope you don't drink beer. Death by cyanide would be too good for a sick sociopathic asshole fucktard like you.

    (Beer is a drug, BTW, in case you're too stupid to see it)

  3. I don't understand the constant framing of the argument as "should it be legalized?"

    Why isn't the question: why should it be illegal?

    Make the advcates of banning a plant work harder to defend the ridiculousness of their argument.

  4. "Debate: Should Marijuana Be Legalized?"


    There, I just saved everyone a lot of time.

  5. Marijuana should not be illegal if for no other reason than simply because I like it. I think it has something to do with freedom.

  6. The legalization of marijuana should absolutely not be about taxation! How can they think that this would be all about the earnings and income of the government when there are so many lives that will actually benefit from easy access to the medically beneficial strains of cannabis! The people in charge should really scrutinize their motives and get their heads in the right space!