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Kinky visits Cleburne, talks a serious campaign

Texas musician, writer, raconteur and occasional politician Kinky Friedman discussed his candidacy for Texas agriculture commissioner with about 90 attendees Tuesday night at Johnson County Democratic Headquarters in Cleburne.

“If I can win the [Democratic] primary I figure I can win the general election because of independent support,” Friedman said. “Nothing’s as serious as a comedian when he’s telling the truth.”

Friedman said he’s running on what is good for Texas, namely legalization of hemp and pot. Read more

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Stephen Carter is a 30 year old journalist and information technology specialist living in Waco, Texas and serves as Deputy Director for NORML of Waco. He has been working with the cannabis movement since 2009. He founded Texas Cannabis Report in 2013 to bring Texans accurate cannabis related news.

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  1. February 21, 2014 at 3:07 pm

    Well I surley agree that cannabis should be leagal for people 21 and older, and I’ve never understood why hemp was illegal but that’s the way the gov. is.

  2. March 2, 2014 at 9:32 am

    Kinky friedman rules
    in my world. This great nation needs to follow up & use “common sense on hemp….you troublemaker other politicians you !!!
    BTW cleburne is full of residents that seem to freak out when they are ignorant.
    I grew up in Burleson; a quality city. My Mom was police dispatcher for 24 yrs.I won’t give you her take on hemp.
    Can’t people let the sleeping dogs lie?