Will Donald Trump Sessions?

Will Donald Trump Sessions?




Who would have thunk it, even just a year ago?  


Does Donald Trump has undisputably, the most power to influence the fate of marijuana on the planet? We think so.  What Trump will really do at this point is anyone's guess.  If you bet on the track record of past presidents, certainly none of them stepped in to re legalize marijuana since it was outlawed in the early 1930's.  And we were fooled before.   


Though the cast of characters has changed, from Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bushes, Clintons and Obamas; the Fed's War on Drugs policy never wavered, not even slightly.  While the number drug arrests grew into the millions, the black market for marijuana escalated up to an estimated 50$ billion.  Clearly the War on Drugs is a Joke, an absolute failure, to quote Trump; that is if you consider the parameter of money; the cash taken out of the public purse and dollars flowing into the hands of drug dealers.


"We’re losing badly the War on Drugs…You have to legalize drugs to win that war. You have to take profits away from these drug czars.” - Donald Trump in the 1990's.


 Marijuana trending up and up.


Despite the recent biased polling techniques and inability to predict results with any precision, we tend to believe this data set.



"With Trump, you're talking about an enigma within a riddle.  Who knows what he's going to do really? The best bet, do what he's always done, pragmatic and innovative business.  This being the case, he will work in favor of profit.  In the case of marijuana, it remains to be seen where the profit will go, to the Big Corporations or to the American people.  " - Longjack

On the surface, Trump's track record, past statements and recent appointments suggest that anything is possible, which is a heck a lot better than a bought and paid for career politician.  On second thought, are we kidding ourselves, maybe, probably Trump will cower to the overwhelming power represented by the Bilderbergers?  And the fake "liberals", the politically correct, plus the old school hard asses who still believe the diatribe about marijuana from the 1950's, the Jeff Sessions.  

Or does Sessions really have a have a non-stop hardon for marijuana?  As a politician, you know that he's got to be a bit flexible.  Some of his dialogue gives us hope.  

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We see that Trump survived and ultimately thrived in the treacherous east coast real estate market.  The economy of the 1980's to present was not exactly stable, treacherous would be a better descriptor.  Trump negotiated with them all, the politicians, the mafia, the elite, bankers, unions, celebs and blue collar.  His personality was molded in a military academy.  Contrary to urban myth, he's not prone to going bankrupt, though he was close at one time.  


“In terms of marijuana and legalization, I think that should be a state issue, state-by-state. Marijuana is such a big thing. I think medical should. And then I really believe we should leave it up to the states. And of course you have Colorado. There’s a question as to how it’s all working out there, you know? That’s not going exactly trouble-free.”


Four of his more than 200 companies actually declared bankruptcy.  This tremendous experience leads to the tremendous possibilities for Marijuana USA.  On the other hand, if Trump is in the pocket of someone, it would have to be someone or something very big.  That's something very big, might be very bad for the cause of both recreational and medical marijuana.


Marijuana will make the government plenty of Franklins


That said, let's assume (a big if) that Trump pursues a policy that is consistent with what he says and what he did in the past(as far as we can assess).

Acumen: People that don't watch CNN think he's very, very smart.  He'll figure it out if he wants to figure it out.

Performance: He's negotiated with them all, finished a ton of complex projects, so figuring out decent policy should not be an issue.

Education: Trump has gigantic holes in his resume as far as cannabis is concerned.  He had a brother who died from addiction, and of course, being a New Yorker, he's seen the countless number of lives lost to drug addiction.   These types of experiences tend to be deep seated, and are incorporated into gut decisions.  At the end of the day, we think that Trump needs to get some solid advice about the technical aspects of marijuana and in the field evidence of efficacy.  The Colorado experiment is a very good place to start.  Concerning litigation issues, he needs only look at the California quagmire for instruction.

Morality: On the other hand, Trump is not your average cowboy and he's full of apparent contradictions.  Despite being a teetotaler, never touching alcohol, his casinos were the venue where perhaps tens of millions of people got drunk out of their minds and emptied their wallets in the process.  Trump also had his own label, Trump Vodka.  Donald, he says, it is good to keep them guessing and we're still guessing about this one.  While being a moving target is a useful tactic, it's also put the fear of god into some people, people who say NEVER TRUMP.

So, the long and short of this is that Trump, is without question, a pragmatic businessman first, but he doesn't show any tendency to insist on shove his view of morality down his public's throats, so he's nothing like a hard-core christian or muslim.  

What he said: Thirty years ago Trump said drugs should be legalized as a way to fight organized crime by taking away their lifeblood; money.  Throughout the years, he's called the War on Drugs to be a disaster, stupid, a waste, fraudulent.  He's also said he's against marijuana use, but medical is OK, 100%.

Legal Issues:  We conjecture that Trump understands the law much better than most lawyers.  He understands and says he respects the constitution.   As Trump has sailed through yearly IRS audits covering a multitude of companies involving billions of $, we conclude, he an expert on tax, income, profit and loss, loopholes.  As he's been sued and sued others at many times he's well experienced in litigation as well.  The thing we try and hang our hat on is Trump's statement, and belief, that under the constitution, marijuana is not a Federal Government responsibility,  it is the business of the individual states to decide about recreational and medical marijuana.  


“I said it’s something that should be studied and maybe should continue to be studied. But it’s not something I’d be willing to do right now. I think it’s something that I’ve always said maybe it has to be looked at because we do such a poor job of policing. We don’t want to build walls. We don’t want to do anything. And if you’re not going to want to do the policing, you’re going to have to start thinking about other alternatives. But it’s not something that I would want to do.” - Donald Trump


Money Matters: Trump says that the War on Drugs is ineffective and a waste of money.  Decriminalizing marijuana other non-violent drug events figures to cut the cost of incarceration and law enforcement by something like 50%.  Medical marijuana tax across the country figures to bring in tens of billions of dollars into state coffers.  Money which can be spent on medical services and education.  

If Donald considers himself to be CEO of the USA and head honcho of the Fed, then he's looking at improving the balance sheet of the entire country.  All of which means, if he hands the bulk of the current DEA workload to the States, they'll make money on Marijuana Tax and the Fed will cut costs - BIG TIME through a reduction in incarceration, legal, enforcement expenses, to name a few.  A 380 win is there for the taking, as they say in trendy lingo.



Early in the Republican presidential nomination process, we evaluated all the candidates and assigned points based on integrity, acumen, marijuana IQ, statements on recreational and medical cannabis use, respect for the constitution, previous weed use, and their stance on the War on Drugs.

In our evaluation, we, like the vast majority of Americans, found that sources like CNN, CBC, MSNBC, BBC, NBC, CBS, Washington Post, New York Post, Politico, and rest of the big corporate politically invested mouthpieces.  Mass Media sources had to be verified for accuracy, and this turned out to be a big problem; MM did not pass the acid test, their "facts" routinely conflicted with other sources, such as online speeches, IRS tax returns, their own news coverage from the past.  Outlets like CNN and CBC spun and cherry picked the facts so much that we had to stop using them as a source.

Back in March 2016, Trump scored third, just a few points behind Bernie Sanders as the best man to lead the cause of Marijuana into the future.  It should also be noted that few candidates garnered our complete respect and enthusiasm.  At the end of the day, we see the major foes of marijuana to be the big pharma syndicate, which is interbred and intertwined with big oil, too big to fail banks, which have manipulated and controlled Federal policy for the last half century, and more.



Trump MMJ Score: Score: + 32  (out of a possible 45)
Integrity 3,  Acumen 5, Marijuana IQ 3, Supports legalization of Recreational Marijuana use. 2
Supports legalization of Medical Cannabis 3, Supports Constitution, each State should decide on Medical Marijuana 5,  Considers the Recreational use of Marijuana to be a minor offence 5 Tried Marijuana 0, Against the War on Drugs, Marijuana 5

Shillary Clinton - MMJ Score: +2 (out of a possible 45)
Integrity -5, Acumen 3, Marijuana IQ 2, Supports legalization of Recreational Marijuana use 0,
Supports legalization of Medical Cannabis 1,  Supports Constitution, each State should decide on Medical Marijuana 1,  Considers the Recreational use of Marijuana to be a minor offence 0,
Has tried Marijuana 0,  Against the War on Drugs, Marijuana 0



Jeff Sessions and Weird Marijuana Ideas

It should be a moot point.  Is the United States not a democracy? Well, technically its not, its a republic.  But functionally it's same same here.  Since 60% of Americans are in favor marijuana legalization, the argument should be over, done.  Yet, Washington Vets are conditioned to think that it is they and their lobby groups make the law, and indeed this is true, in this ultra-warped version of the United States.

Based on his comments, it would seem that Jeff Sessions does not know a damn thing, not a functional clue about marijuana. It seems his view is from the farthest seat from the stage.  His rhetoric is laden with tired cliches, old attitudes shaped from the yesteryear.  We suggest that Sessions read this article on how an Okie from Muskogee saw the light on marijuana. 

Jeff Sessions scares the bejesus out of the average pro-marijuana citizen.  He's spoken out against marijuana, saying things like, good people don't smoke pot.  Translating this phrase very kindly, we think Jeff meant, pot addiction is a bad thing. He's also been in support of the War on Drugs, which directly conflicts with Donald's precious stance to win the war through legalization.  More toward the positive, Sessions has said he's in favor of medical marijuana.  




“I think one of [Obama’s] great failures, it’s obvious to me, is his lax treatment in comments on marijuana, It reverses 20 years almost of hostility to drugs that began really when Nancy Reagan started ‘Just Say No.'” - Jeff Sessions

“We need grown-ups in charge in Washington to say marijuana is not the kind of thing that ought to be legalized.” - J Sessions

"Good people don't smoke marijuana." - J Sessions

"Attorney General because of the sober dedication he would bring to the Department of Justice.” - National Drug Control and Enforcement

“As former government officials involved in the development and administration of the United States’ drug policies, we understand the importance of a Department of Justice that is committed to the just and fair enforcement of the laws that Congress has written,” J Sessions (in the words of Obama, what does that mean?)

“On Sessions....His exemplary record of service in law enforcement demonstrates that he is a protector of civil rights and defender of crime victims.” - Alabama State Government

"Ron Johnson has essentially done nothing to fight heroin addiction and opioid abuse." - J. Sessions

“He’s likely to use his power as Attorney General to try to close down state-legal marijuana and medical marijuana programs, and put even more people behind bars under draconian drug sentences,” - Drug Policy Alliance


While our case for Trump to act in the best interests seems to hold water, check this most recent and entirely disturbing statement by Trump.

"It sounds like Donald Trump just gave a green light to murder, By effectively giving his blessing to the President of the Philippines Duterte’s murderous War on Drugs campaign, the President-elect has signaled to foreign leaders his disregard for both due process of law and human rights – and raised the possibility that he might one day treat U.S. law with the same contempt.” - Ethan Nadelmann, Executive Director of the Drug Policy Alliance.



The marijuana community knows it would be an absolute disaster if Trump was to pursue the War on Drugs.  

In Trump lingo, he would be an idiot, a moron, a loser to piss off about tens of millions of marijuana users by reigniting the DEA Campaign of Terror on marijuana.  We figure / hope that Sessions will save face on marijuana when Trump confirms to the states that the Federal Government recognizes their rights to legislate and govern over all matters concerning recreational, medical and industrial marijuana.  Throwing cold water on this conclusion is that Sessions recently is quoted as saying, he doesn't buy into the idea of the Fed keeping their hands off medical marijuana entirely.  


"No question, Trump knows that Marijuana is big business, he'll know that legalization is best for the balance sheet of both government and business.  He knows who the ememies of marijuana really are.  No one is smarter on this. " - Longjack


If Sessions and Trump are so foolish to step into the legal quagmire that is marijuana, for the morality purposes only,  they're looking at wasting a huge amount of their energy, going nowhere.  What are they going to do?  Increase policing.  Not if you want to cut budgets.  Are you going to put more money into drug rehabilitation?  - in light of the statistics that show that in every state where marijuana was legalized, DUIs went down, overdose deaths from hard drugs went down, death from adverse reactions from opiate pain killers went down, suicides went down.

In closing, its almost true that Trump said about marijuana,that  we need to study it more.  But It's not so much we, is is you Mr. Trump, its you Mr. Sessions.  Mr. Trump, we're sure you can see the light if you look at the hard data.  

So here is the strong advice to Trump, do what you do best, go make money for the group and lay off the people that want to medicate themselves with a natural medicinal herb. It is a no brainer 360 win?  ....  unless your brain is drugged up by Big Pharma.



"The next Attorney General will, with little more than the stroke of a pen, have the power to stop the cultivation and retail sale of marijuana all across the nation – even for medicinal use."  -  From the dying Politico\


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The 2016 Wikileaks emails revealed that the Alcohol Industry bribed congress to propagate vicious rumors and demonize marijuana in an effort to reverse the process of ongoing legalization across America.


Hillary Clinton Presidential Marijuana Poll, Finishes at the Back of the Pack

Mrs. Clinton's score of 2 out of a possible 45 points, reflects her track record of complete inaction and delay tactics toward the legalization of Marijuana at both the Federal and State levels.


Jeff Sessions

What he said vs what we think.



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