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by alpha
Wed Jan 17, 10:26 pm
Forum: Coffeeshop board
Topic: DENVER
Replies: 6
Views: 110

Re: DENVER

The battle in Denver dates back to late 2016, when voters here overwhelmingly passed an ordinance allowing cafes and restaurants to ask for permits to let customers use pot on site. Under the measure, Initiative 300, once a permit is issued, patrons can enjoy weed indoors, as long as they don’t smo...
by alpha
Mon Jan 15, 9:09 pm
Forum: All Politics
Topic: Peter Hoekstra, US Ambassador or Embarrassment?
Replies: 20
Views: 255

Re: Peter Hoekstra, US Ambassador or Embarrassment?

"Dutch Reporters Show How to Keep American Officials Honest"

Somebody should show how to keep Dutch reporters honest...

Shezz would have truly loved this!
https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-01- ... r-straight
by alpha
Mon Jan 15, 8:00 am
Forum: All Politics
Topic: Peter Hoekstra, US Ambassador or Embarrassment?
Replies: 20
Views: 255

Re: Peter Hoekstra, US Ambassador or Embarrassment?

Perhaps a better question could be put to Peter about his home state of Michigan ahh, i see . perhaps, this 'alleged' shithole syndrome is real? . just maybe, nobody wants to fess up to that fact in polite company? . Perhaps our politicians see that as a minus on their resumes? However, yes such a ...
by alpha
Sun Jan 14, 7:08 pm
Forum: All Politics
Topic: Peter Hoekstra, US Ambassador or Embarrassment?
Replies: 20
Views: 255

Re: Peter Hoekstra, US Ambassador or Embarrassment?

ok, so outside of the fact this rust belt yankee got his ambassadorship because he had the right last name or by whatever cronyism and promptly shot himself in the foot . is there areas in amsterdam best not ventured into by tourist, savvy locals avoid? Perhaps a better question could be put to Pet...
by alpha
Sun Jan 14, 4:36 pm
Forum: All Politics
Topic: Peter Hoekstra, US Ambassador or Embarrassment?
Replies: 20
Views: 255

Re: Peter Hoekstra, US Ambassador or Embarrassment?

Old Fart wrote:
alpha wrote:Dunno too many american towns you can do that in, you?


Thousands of them.


Towns perhaps, many of them are mere crossroads, but cities not a chance at more than a small few and the nation's capital isn't one of them, by a long shot.
by alpha
Sun Jan 14, 6:13 am
Forum: All Politics
Topic: Peter Hoekstra, US Ambassador or Embarrassment?
Replies: 20
Views: 255

Re: Peter Hoekstra, US Ambassador or Embarrassment?

I haven't been in awhile SP, but i always found it one of the safest cites i'd ever visited, even pedaled across the Bos after dark, on more than one occasion. Usually lost, but got back safely every time. Dunno too many american towns you can do that in, you?
by alpha
Fri Jan 12, 6:33 pm
Forum: All Politics
Topic: Peter Hoekstra, US Ambassador or Embarrassment?
Replies: 20
Views: 255

Re: Peter Hoekstra, US Ambassador or Embarrassment?

Perhaps be the first in New England No way it will be the first New England state to legalize cannabis. Appears you are correct Cali Guy. Massachusetts has already legalized, but i was thinking implementation of the legalization. Even so, according to the Cannabalist Massachusetts isn't backing dow...
by alpha
Thu Jan 11, 7:15 pm
Forum: All Politics
Topic: Peter Hoekstra, US Ambassador or Embarrassment?
Replies: 20
Views: 255

Re: Peter Hoekstra, US Ambassador or Embarrassment?

This is old news DB. I posted this in the continuing crises thread on December 22. But hey, how about your state and legal cannabis? Certainly looking like your state is on the fast track towards legalization!? Perhaps be the first in New England, since your neighbors are dragging their politcal fee...
by alpha
Mon Jan 01, 7:57 pm
Forum: All Politics
Topic: Nikki Haley
Replies: 37
Views: 443

Re: Nikki Haley

kiwi_in_Oz wrote:I wonder what percentage of Americans given the choice would vote for such a gift ?


In our electorate system? The vast minority i'm sure.
by alpha
Mon Jan 01, 7:50 pm
Forum: All Politics
Topic: Thousands protest in Iran against Islamic Government
Replies: 21
Views: 212

Re: Thousands protest in Iran against Islamic Government

winnie wrote:I think they'll have a massacre there in the next few days


I think you're right winnie, the {war} terrorism drums are beating loudly here and from what i understand, in isreal too.
by alpha
Sun Dec 31, 8:13 pm
Forum: All Politics
Topic: Thousands protest in Iran against Islamic Government
Replies: 21
Views: 212

Re: Thousands protest in Iran against Islamic Government

Perhaps you have not heard the concept consumer spending drives the economy and consumer confidence drives consumer spending. Perhaps you don't understand that the price of stocks is tied to earnings and the belief or disbelief that the earnings in the future will rise. Economics 101, only we haven...
by alpha
Thu Dec 28, 7:32 pm
Forum: Coffeeshop board
Topic: A personal question to you all
Replies: 21
Views: 282

Re: A personal question to you all

my first cs . don't recall the name, somewhere down on prinsengracht, shop had lots of glass, lot's of plants, open stairs to the second gave for an atrium effect, was ran by two gals . do recall, i lost my purchase before the next stop . Sounds like La Tertulia ? I hit a now defunct cs in the earl...
by alpha
Wed Dec 27, 7:11 pm
Forum: All Politics
Topic: The continuing crisis
Replies: 52
Views: 793

Re: The continuing crisis

http://news.gallup.com/poll/224672/bara ... itles.aspx

Proof of america's pure ignorance pertaining to reality.
by alpha
Wed Dec 27, 9:42 am
Forum: Amsterdam forum
Topic: Some silly Dutch soccer club
Replies: 2
Views: 41

Re: Some silly Dutch soccer club

Exactly - a fucking croquette ? What’s wrong with a pie with sauce ? Because he was being quite rude, really, quite disgraceful behavior. They should've thrown him out of the match! What if the crowd had wanted some? Was he willing to share? Apparently not and as such shouldn't have been seen stuff...
by alpha
Wed Dec 27, 9:29 am
Forum: Coffeeshop board
Topic: A personal question to you all
Replies: 21
Views: 282

Re: A personal question to you all

^^I'd agree^^

My first trip was '68, before any cannabis coffeeshops existed, but it was still the first place i tasted my first hash.

But for first coffeeshop, my mind's a little foggy on that one.
by alpha
Wed Dec 27, 9:21 am
Forum: Coffeeshop board
Topic: Scomiting ?
Replies: 34
Views: 321

Re: Scomiting ?

so just to clarify... this is different than a "whitey" ? because from the description in the article it sure as fuck sounds like one..... Reminds me of the last time I got one in Denver several years ago lol... You vomited profusely, over and over, because of intense discomfort, and or p...
by alpha
Wed Dec 27, 9:12 am
Forum: Amsterdam forum
Topic: Laughing gas
Replies: 2
Views: 70

Re: Laughing gas

This was decades ago, but some young punk in his teens or twenties was pulled over and police discovered empty gas canisters that completely filled his back seat area. There wasn't any room to throw anymore without spilling back over the front seat. On the front seat was an opener and dozens of fill...
by alpha
Tue Dec 26, 6:57 pm
Forum: Coffeeshop board
Topic: DENVER
Replies: 6
Views: 110

Re: DENVER

The Springs' clubs seemed mostly focused on 710, rather than cannabis, right? Dabs and oil are popular but flower is still popular also. Yet the only people toking flower in the club we visited were us, nearly everyone else were dabbing flavored concentrates at the bar. You were in one club five ye...
by alpha
Tue Dec 26, 6:42 am
Forum: Coffeeshop board
Topic: DENVER
Replies: 6
Views: 110

Re: DENVER

Colorado Springs has had 6 or 7 cannabis clubs for several years.You were in one of them. So it wouldn't be new to Colorado. I think Denver will end up doing it. The club experience is different tho than anything one might find in an Amsterdam coffeeshop, eh? Tho i did a little dabbing at your club...
by alpha
Mon Dec 25, 11:59 pm
Forum: All Politics
Topic: Nikki Haley
Replies: 37
Views: 443

Re: Nikki Haley

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Today, the United Nations agreed on a budget for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. ‎Among a host of other successes, the United States negotiated a reduction of over $285 million off the 2016-2017 final budget. In addition to these significant cost savings, we reduced the UN’s bloated...
by alpha
Mon Dec 25, 10:04 pm
Forum: Coffeeshop board
Topic: DENVER
Replies: 6
Views: 110

DENVER

I just got off the phone with my brother who lives near Denver and sez that people meeting up in a coffeeshop like setting to toke and chat has passed all the hurdles and is set to begin in 2018. I know they've been trying to make this happen, with all kinds of setbacks, so i'm curious if this idea ...
by alpha
Fri Dec 22, 8:58 pm
Forum: All Politics
Topic: The continuing crisis
Replies: 52
Views: 793

Re: The continuing crisis

Trump’s ambassador to the Netherlands just got caught lying about the Dutch A Dutch journalist just asked new U.S. Ambassador Pete Hoekstra why he said there are “no go” areas in the Netherlands, where radical Muslims are setting cars and politicians on fire. Hoekstra denied it, and called the clai...
by alpha
Thu Dec 21, 7:37 pm
Forum: All Politics
Topic: Nikki Haley
Replies: 37
Views: 443

Re: Nikki Haley

“The UN General Assembly has overwhelming adopted a resolution calling on the US to reverse its decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. One hundred and twenty-eight countries voted in favor of the motion. Nine states voted against the UN resolution and 35 nations abstained .” 128 ...
by alpha
Thu Dec 21, 7:33 pm
Forum: All Politics
Topic: Nikki Haley
Replies: 37
Views: 443

Re: Nikki Haley

I don’t think it’s just me Nyny She is pure propaganda Propaganda is what the UN is all about. agreed! Do you ever notice or complain about the propaganda put out by Russia, the Arab states, the anti Israel lobby, etc. I only notice when america puts propaganda into Russia's mouth, as they did duri...
by alpha
Sat Dec 16, 8:17 am
Forum: All Politics
Topic: Brexit News
Replies: 149
Views: 2408

Re: Brexit News

... would this be some sort of morse code? perhaps S . There's a good chance Kiwi was being facetious in this instance, but then again... who knows? My faith in humanity is shook. If you're having trouble understanding Kiwi's intent Generous_J, then you're taking life much too seriously, seriously....
by alpha
Mon Dec 11, 3:01 am
Forum: All Politics
Topic: The continuing crisis
Replies: 52
Views: 793

Re: The continuing crisis

Chicago Woman Who Filmed Brutal Kidnapping And Torture Of Disabled Teen Sentenced To Community Service A 19 year old Chicago woman who live-streamed the racially charged kidnapping, torture and mutilation of a mentaly disabled teen was given 200 hours of community service and four years of probatio...
by alpha
Mon Dec 11, 2:47 am
Forum: All Politics
Topic: Nikki Haley
Replies: 37
Views: 443

Re: Nikki Haley

".....................Do Americans like her ? If you asked, most would say Nikki who? I agree with Cujo, but there are facets of her personality that paint a different picture... https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/nikki-haley-says-trumps-accusers-should-be-heard/2017/12/10/bd23e65e-ddd6-1...
by alpha
Fri Dec 08, 6:25 pm
Forum: All Politics
Topic: Inauguration Day
Replies: 85
Views: 1643

Re: Inauguration Day

We are in the eighth year of continuous job growth, the eighth year of economic expansion, and the eighth year of a head-spinning stock market boom. Continuous job growth? Then why do we still have a quarter of a million people seeking unemployment benefits every week? And the only reason the stock...
by alpha
Wed Dec 06, 3:18 am
Forum: All Politics
Topic: BREAKING:
Replies: 26
Views: 259

Re: BREAKING:

What is and has been broken, in my own opinion, is the President of of the United Corporations America.... Dogbreath I'd agree Db the position is as sold out as our legislative branch, with a justice department that protects those that commit crimes against humanity daily. How is our regime that mu...
by alpha
Tue Dec 05, 10:10 am
Forum: All Politics
Topic: BREAKING:
Replies: 26
Views: 259

Re: BREAKING:

What's broke and been broken since it's inception is the justice department of the us of a.

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