Christopher Fluke

Have to agree with you on this one Carlos. The end result will be needing to raise taxes and the only people approving the art is the council or the city planners. I love art, but I’d rather spend that money on better materials and hurricane mitigation for buildings.


Place them where? All of Galveston on the east side suffer during Mardi Gras. What parks do we have large enough to not also impact residence? Should we move it down to UTMB and Lasker park? Downtown is logical because Mardi Gras here is trying to mirror Louisiana, which has Victorian bui…

Christopher Fluke commented on Hate has a way of clouding peoples thinking

Read the article and why he dismissed it. The Judge did not say that the President did not violate the constitution's emoluments clause, he said that the only avenue to pursue was through congress (impeachment). This does not mean that he did not violate, just like Mueller's report doesn'…

And the effects of alcohol are different, how? Or opioids? Or so many other legal regulated drugs? Education of the youth are important for any of them. Also, a recent study showed that Colorada teen usage went down because it's harder for them to get it in licensed dispensaries versus th…

Then don't take it, but as an adult, it is not much different than alcohol, which has some of the same issues, with some worse (such as death) and some not so worse (such as some people having hallucinations and delusions). You point out schizophrenia, which is a disease I have personally…

The only reason it is illegal is Nixon went against his own report that said it shouldn't be criminalized. It hasn't been about the plant or drug, it's been about control.


Youth already have access to it, along with tobacco and alcohol, which both of those are far worse for youth. Education is key in all aspects. When you make something a non-issue, youth tend to not care about it. Rebellion in youth is natural and when you make label something bad, those y…

Always something. If it was a regulated item, such as the horrible and really dangerous drug alcohol that is legal, then safety measures could be put into place to make sure what is grown and sold is not deadly. How many deaths due to alcohol poisoning versus deaths by marijuana overdoses…

Christopher Fluke commented on Are they putting politics above people?

Couldn't have said it better! [thumbup]

Christopher Fluke commented on A&M maneuver might have unintended consequences

If TAMUG doesn’t want the traffic to go through their campus on a public road, they can pay $14M to make it a private road and the city could use that money to pay for the rerouting of the bridge around the campus.