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megimoo
04-24-2009, 10:07 AM
Barney Frank: Marijuana, Internet Gambling O.K., not ‘Total Freedom’ in Financial Matters .

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– Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) told CNSNews.com Thursday that, if it were up to him, Americans would be completely free to smoke marijuana and gamble on the Internet -- but they shouldn’t be allowed “total freedom” in their financial decisions because those risky decisions might adversely affect others. “I would let people gamble on the Internet,” Frank said. “I would let adults smoke marijuana; I would let adults do a lot of things, if they choose.” He added: “But allowing them total freedom to take on economic obligations that spill over into the broader society? The individual is not...snip
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