The Herald of Everett, Washington
Customer service  |  Subscribe   |   Log in or sign up   |   Advertising information   |   Contact us
HeraldNet on Facebook HeraldNet on Twitter HeraldNet RSS feeds HeraldNet Pinterest HeraldNet Google Plus HeraldNet Youtube
HeraldNet Newsletters  Newsletters: Sign up  Green editions icon Green editions

Calendar

Splash! Summer guide

HeraldNet Headlines
HeraldNet Newsletter Delivered to your inbox each week.


Published: Friday, February 28, 2014, 1:00 a.m.
Marijuana


Get ready to fire your dealer

Now that you are going to buy your pot legally, you get to tell your old dope dealer he’s out of business. Remember, this is a person who has been selling weed illegally for years. They know how to hide from the law.
Where will the pot boil over? Maybe that dealer at work who always shows up on payday to get his cut of your earnings. The stash trader at the next beer party. You know how there is always a good beating at those beer bashes. How about that pusher you do a little work for who pays you in bud?
A similar event happened in 1857. There were a lot of pirates on the central east coast of America. They all had a silver coin they all used to buy things. The United States thought: all the pirates, and the people who bankrolled them, are getting old. Let’s devalue their currency to punish them for a life of crime against the rich sea traders.
The silver coins, the pirates had stashed away for their old age, were, come 1857, practically worthless in the United States.
Yes, our new state laws, for legal marijuana, are going to crash the dope dealer’s whole source of income. Tell them now and avoid the rush when the pot stores open this spring.

Guy F. Boehner
Everett


digital subscription promo

Subscribe now

Unlimited digital access starting at 99 cents, or included with any print subscription.

loading...

Herald Editorial Board

Jon Bauer, Opinion Editor: jbauer@heraldnet.com

Carol MacPherson, Editorial Writer: cmacpherson@heraldnet.com

Neal Pattison, Executive Editor: npattison@heraldnet.com

Josh O'Connor, Publisher: joconnor@heraldnet.com

Have your say

Feel strongly about something? Share it with the community by writing a letter to the editor. Send letters by e-mail to letters@heraldnet.com, by fax to 425-339-3458 or mail to The Herald - Letters, P.O. Box 930, Everett, WA 98206. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We'll only publish your name and hometown.) We reserve the right to edit letters, but if you keep yours to 250 words or less, we won’t ask you to shorten it. If your letter is published, please wait 30 days before submitting another. Have a question about letters? Contact Carol MacPherson at cmacpherson@heraldnet.com or 425-339-3472.

HeraldNet Classifieds