Hugh Yonn 
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Re: “Roadkill Butchering Workshop

Glad to see this... Florida should follow suit...
Many years ago, a friend hit a deer in his Merc Marquis...$2600 in having it towed.
When the state police said he couldn't have the deer, he was livid...No, I don't know what was done with the deer...

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Posted by Hugh Yonn on 09/25/2014 at 7:01 AM

Re: “Close encounters

“And if I ever do and it’s close enough, I’m going to see if I can hitch a ride.”

Me, too...

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Posted by Hugh Yonn on 07/24/2014 at 7:18 AM

Re: “Primo pot

I look forward to the 'elite growers of today' becoming the 'Jack Daniels' and 'Johnnie Walkers' of tomorrow...

It's happening...finally...

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Posted by Hugh Yonn on 06/26/2014 at 6:54 AM

Re: “Medical marijuana

We all know that someday, soon, this prohibition will end.

I spent 5 years in Federal Prison for a marijuana offense.

The memorable day that I met with the parole panel, I asked, "When pot becomes legal, what will my 5 years spent in prison have meant?"

Their response, "That is a very philosophical question. We don't deal with philosophy in this office."

Case closed...go back to your cell.

When the 5 years were gone, I walked out and never looked back. But, I know to this day, there are thousands of Americans still rotting in jail over a plant.

And now, Mr. Williams joins them. How pathetic.

I wrote about the escapades that led to my book:
Shoulda Robbed a Bank

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Posted by Hugh Yonn on 02/07/2013 at 8:03 AM

Re: “Joystick warfare hell

What can be said after reading this?


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Posted by Hugh Yonn on 01/17/2013 at 8:42 AM

Re: “Marijuana

All card-carrying members of the DEA need to read: Shoulda Robbed a Bank
Here is one of its reviews:

5.0 out of 5 stars... If David Sedaris had written 'Catcher in the Rye'..this would be it, June 30, 2012

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This review is from: Shoulda Robbed a Bank (Kindle Edition)

I have never smoked pot in my life...nor do I ever care to.
I read about this book in numerous Huffington Post comments. Thought I would read it because I know nothing about marijuana or the people involved with it. I am ecstatic that I did. Funny, Funny, Funny!!!
The chapters are like short stories. Stories about unloading boats with helicopters, close encounters with law enforcement, traveling through the jungles of South America. The chapter about the author's first time smoking marijuana made me feel like I was with him...coughing.
All of the characters were just a group of loveable, nice guys and girls. Not what I had been raised to believe...hysterical maniacs high on pot bent on death and mayhem. They were nothing like that.
If you have ever read any of David Sedaris' books, and like will love Shoulda Robbed a Bank.
And the crazy things happening reminded me of Holden Caufield in 'Catcher in the Rye' and the way he staggered through life.
The way the words are put together are like nothing I have ever heard. I am sure I will use many of the sayings found in this book just to dazzle my friends. A terrific read. I love this book.

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Posted by Hugh Yonn on 12/27/2012 at 10:57 AM

Re: “Marijuana

'Our' government acts as if it is doing Mr. Williams a favor.

This horrible injustice has been going on for decades...why do we tolerate it? What has happened to our 'free' country?

George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry...they would all disown our cowardly, miserable, whining asses.
Have we really come to this?

I spent 5 years in Federal Prison for a marijuana offense.

While I was there, I watched armed bank robbers come and go in as little as 20 months.

After 3 years 'behind the wall,' I pointed this out to the parole board. Their response: “You must understand, yours was a very serious offense.”
How do you respond to that mentality?

I laughed about the parole panel's comment for 2 more years (as I still sat in prison), then wrote my book:

Shoulda Robbed a Bank

No, it is not a treatise on disproportionate sentences. I wrote about the escapades that led to my incarceration. I admit, I had a great time. No one was injured, no one was killed,...there were no victims.
We were Americans pursuing happiness in our own way. Harming no one...nor their property.

That’s my contribution to helping point out just how ludicrous our pot laws truly are.

We all know that what we are seeing is wrong...very wrong. What is being done in our great nation is a crime against humanity.

What are we going to do about it?

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Posted by Hugh Yonn on 12/27/2012 at 10:55 AM

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