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"Rachel started smoking pot in the eighth grade." There's no mention of prior substance abuse in the article. Suggesting there were other causes is without basis in the article and appears to be rationalization, which is addict behavior.
Her gateway drug was marijuana, according to this article. Anybody who has endured the hell of addiction or the hell of having a loved one with addiction can tell you that the experience ends all debate about legalization of any drug. If legalization leads to even one more tragedy like this one, then the price of legalization is too high. sXe for life.
This Bill of Rights is cruelly inadequate. Every worker also deserves a tiara and a pony at their employer's expense.
Get both of Isbel's albums. And if you don't listen to the Drive by Truckers, what the hell's wrong with you? Buy some of them, too.
People make choices, and some of those choices are ill-advised and have undesirable consequences. Natural selection can be unpleasant.
Be careful with grammar, gramper.
I predict a proposed tax hike courtesy of Governor Inslee and West Side politicos. Isn't that always the reaction regardless of the occasion, and regardless of whether there's actually been an emergency?
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