Marc Emery's "Farewell Tour" comes to Calgary; libertarian leader prepares for jail

Submitted by Bill St. Clair on Tue, 07 Jul 2009 10:18:57 GMT  <== Politics ==> 

The Shotgun Blog of - Marc Emery has begun his tour of Canada in advance of pleading guilty to US drug nazi charges against him for selling seeds.

Marc Emery was in Calgary on Sunday night on the first stop in his "Farewell Tour" that will take the marijuana legalization activist across the country to say "good-bye" to his supporters before his extradition to the U.S. on charges related to selling marijuana seeds.


In May, Emery announced he would be pleading guilty to his charges in order to secure a deal which would see him face 5 years in a U.S. jail, and see his co-defendants, Michelle Rainey and Greg Williams, stay out of jail.

Emery told the Western Standard that he expects to be incarcerated by September and is working to get his business affairs in order. His wife, Jodie Emery, will take over Cannabis Culture and the B.C. Marijuana Party bookstore.

A comment from "Dave":

I would put a bullet in my brain before i would hand myself over to the US authorities. The US is the modern Roman Empire. The Fifth Reich. The nazis won WW2, they just changed their letterhead.

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5 years in US prisons

Submitted by feralfae on Wed, 08 Jul 2009 04:52:32 GMT

I don't think the government is going to last 5 years. I think that prior to that time, and perhaps sooner than anyone can presently predict, budgetary collapse will necessitate many present political prisoners being turned loose, as prisons are closed for want of funds. The private prisons will probably be closed last, since they have a vested interest in preserving that bit of profit from slave labour of the inmates.

But I doubt that much time will be served by Marc. Although, I do agree that I would not want to subject myself to this horrid system: look at Ed and Elaine Brown!

Things are changing faster, more subtly – and also more universally – than we may be able to fully comprehend. It is best that we have good alternatives ready to offer, to replace the defunct institutions and their grasping ghouls who are corrupt beyond measure. People are more quickly recognizing government as the unnecessary and unjustifiable institution it is. People are also becoming skilled at recognizing power-damaged minds!

I am so delighted to see all the minds being so quickly changed by new concepts that recognizing power-damage and the government's use of theft and fraud is an easy exercise for so many people! It is truly delightful to watch the opening and enlightening of these freedom-loving, independent, unique, individual minds! What a beautiful future is ahead for humankind!

And yet, while we plan for peace and justice, offering alternatives for social concerns, we must be prepared to defend ourselves against the politicians and their appointed predators for a bit longer yet.
Molon Labe!

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