Reader: If Pot Haters Don't Like Freedom, They Should F*cking Move

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In a recent Comment of the Day, a reader announced that it's time to end the nightmare that is legal dope. To put it mildly, loads o' commenters passionately disagreed with him, including this one.

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Reader: Should a Wine Company Say "We're Weeding Out the Alcoholics"?

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Olivia Mannix and Jennifer DeFalco in a photo they provided to Westword.
Our post about Cannabrand founders Oliva Mannix and Jennifer DeFalco, a PR firm that found its way into a PR mess after Mannix was quoted as saying "We're weeding out the stoners" in the New York Times, spurred a strong reaction from many readers. Here's the take of a person who draws a comparison between marketing marijuana and alcohol.

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Reader: It's Time to End the Nightmare That Is Legal Dope

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A photo taken during a local DEA drug raid.
Our interview with NORML executive director Allen St. Pierre about Governor John Hickenlooper saying Colorado voter's were reckless when they legalized marijuana generated lots of vitriol aimed at Hick. But this reader apparently feels the guv's choice of words could have been a lot stronger.

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Reader: Don't Whitewash History -- Because It's Already Been Whitewashed Plenty

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Our post about the Jefferson County School Board's decision to approve a controversial history curriculum committee despite vocal public outcry inspired readers with a wide variety of viewpoints to weigh in on the move. This one uses a vivid phrase to make her point.

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Reader: Lewis & Floorwax Are the Reason I'm Happily Married

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The outpouring of affection continues for Michael Floorwax, who has announced that he won't be returning to 103.5 The Fox, where he starred as a morning-drive host for more than 24 years, due to health issues. As proof, we offer the following essay, in which a superfan offers a highly detailed history of the Lewis & Floorwax show and reveals that he met his wife listening to the duo. Check out his sometimes wacky, always heartfelt tribute below.

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Reader: Humiliating Your Kid on Social Media Isn't Good Parenting

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Jeannie Crutchfield and Rickilee Durrant in an image shared by 7News.
We recently shared a video showing mom Jeannie Crutchfield following her allegedly truant daughter into school and threatening to sit beside her in class -- a clip she shared on Facebook as a way of shaming the teen straight, as it were. When we asked if this was an example of good parenting, a majority of readers answered in the affirmative. But not everyone agreed....

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Readers React to Michael Floorwax Announcing He Won't Return to 103.5 The Fox

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Michael Floorwax's announcement yesterday that he will not be returning to 103.5 The Fox, where he'd served as a morning-drive host for 24 years, due to health problems, prompted a big response from readers. Naysayers were outweighed by warm wishes from fans. Here's a sampling.

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Reader: Jeffco's Julie Williams Using Texas as a History Curriculum Role Model is Frightning

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Jefferson County School Board member Julie Williams in a photo tweeted by 9News.
In our coverage of the controversy over a proposed Jefferson County Schools history curriculum committee tasked with emphasizing patriotism and downplaying civil disorder, we shared school board member Julie Williams's press release citing the Texas State Board of Education's actions along similar lines. This suggestion didn't thrill a number of our readers, including this one.

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Reader: I Let My Red Card Expire Because Medical Marijuana Didn't Work for Me

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Recent data suggests that more medical marijuana patients are dropping off the state registry. One reader wasn't surprised, since he considers the MMJ system to be bullshit, albeit a necessary step toward broader legalization. In response, we heard from someone with another possible reason why red cards aren't being renewed.

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Reader: The Medical Marijuana System is Bullsh*t -- But It Was Necessary

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In a recent post, William Breathes speculated that as many as 19,000 patients may have dropped off the state medical marijuana registry from January to July of this year. This figure was analyzed, critiqued and debated by our readers, with this one suggesting that the registry concept may be outdated.

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