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Al Gore III Arrested for Drug Possession

Perhaps former Vice President Al Gore should stop worrying about everyone else's carbon footprint and help his son beat his drug problem.

Former Vice President Al Gore's son, Albert Gore III, was arrested early Wednesday morning in Orange County, California on suspicion of possessing marijuana and prescription drugs, the Orange County Sheriff's Department told CNN.


Gore, 24, was allegedly driving a Toyota Prius at 100 mph on the San Diego Freeway at 2:15 a.m. when a police officer pulled him over. The officer reported that he smelled marijuana and a search of the car yielded less than an ounce of the drug. The prescription drugs Valium, Xanax, Vicodin, and Adderall were in the car as well, police reported.

"He does not have a prescription for any of those drugs," Jim Amormino of the Sheriff's Department told The Associated Press.

Gore was booked into a Santa Ana jail under a $20,000 bond, the Sheriff's Department said.

I feel bad for him. His dad is out there "saving the world" from global warming while his son keeps trying to get his attention.

Gore III completed a substance abuse program in 2004 after he was charged with possession of marijuana in Maryland after police observed him driving without his headlights on.


He was ticketed for reckless driving by North Carolina police in August 2000 when he was clocked going 94 mph in a 55 mph zone. Military police arrested him for drunk driving near a military base in Virginia in September 2002.

(Jay Tea adds: I'm gonna bite the bullet here and agree with nogo. (Yes, it's even more painful than you can imagine.) The only thing newsworthy here is that a Prius will break triple digits. Unless and until Al 3 becomes a public figure in his own right, he should be left alone.)


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Comments (78)

Obviously the presidency of... (Below threshold)
Xennady:

Obviously the presidency of George W. Bush has driven him into despondency.

I didn't know a Prius could... (Below threshold)
Laura:

I didn't know a Prius could do 100 mph.

So, -reckless drivin... (Below threshold)
Les Nessman:

So,
-reckless driving in 2000
-drunk driving 2002
-driving while whacked out on drugs in 2004
-reckless driving while stoned out of his mind right now

How long before he kills someone?

Since I've never taken an i... (Below threshold)
Justrand:

Since I've never taken an illegal drug in my life I am going to sell Al Gore III some "Crack-Credits". Then we can all Move.On. :)

Praying for Mr. Gore and hi... (Below threshold)

Praying for Mr. Gore and his family.

I'll criticize his politics all day long, but family problems like this shouldn't be fodder for partisan cannons on either side, I believe.

"I'll criticize his politic... (Below threshold)
sbt:

"I'll criticize his politics all day long, but family problems like this shouldn't be fodder for partisan cannons on either side.."

My thoughts exactly.

So,-reckless driv... (Below threshold)
Paul:
So, -reckless driving in 2000 -drunk driving 2002 -driving while whacked out on drugs in 2004 -reckless driving while stoned out of his mind right now

How long before he kills someone?

Well, considering it's routinely estimated that people drive drunk/impaired greater than 7 times for each time they get caught, I think the odds are pretty good.

C-C-G and sbt...I actually ... (Below threshold)
Justrand:

C-C-G and sbt...I actually agree (my snarky comment notwithstanding).

Then again...I recall the Dimocrats and their allies the MSM going after:
- the Bush twins
- the Cheneys
- Guiliani's son
- etc...

but ok...I'll behave (and withdraw my offer to provide "Crack-Credits") *sigh*

You totally skipped the new... (Below threshold)
pennywit:

You totally skipped the news that the Prius can do 100...

--|PW|--

I hope young Gore gets his ... (Below threshold)

I hope young Gore gets his life together, before he kills others or himself.
I recall that he was nearly killed as a youngster when hit by a car in Washington.
I know this is a controversial topic in medical circles, but serious trauma, particularly head trauma, at an early age can really mess up a persons life well into adulthood. It is linked to depression, addictive behavior and other problems. But again, my comments are annecdotal.

A few years ago, I would ha... (Below threshold)
pennywit:

A few years ago, I would have agreed about keeping politicians' children out of the news and not picking on them. But a few things make me change my mind.

First, I think that some of the "protection" should fall away when the kids become adults. No particular reason for it, I guess, but when you're an adult, it's time to take the lumps, even if it reflects poorly on Dear Old Dad.

Second, a number of politicos employ their family members in their campaigns; Al Gore's daughter Karenna, IIRC, worked on communications back during his 2000 campaign. When the candidate's children move from being mere political props into positions of actual responsibility during a campaign, it seems to me that behaving responsibly is part and parcel of being in the candidate's employ. If a candidate's South Carolina campaign manager can get in trouble for drugs, I see no reason to give that campaign worker a pass because he's the candidate's kin.

Finally ... and here's the big one ... American politics in the last generation has become almost disgustingly dynastic. I recognize there's always been some element of that in American politics, but it seems much more pronounced today. The Kennedy clan. The Bush family. A former First Lady potentially becoming president. The Doles. The Gores. The Bonos.

If these dynastic tendencies are going to continue in the future, then, yeah, Al Gore III's little indiscretions are quite appropriate to bring up, especially if the kid's likely to follow in Dad and Granddad's footsteps.

--|PW|--

Anyone remember Rod Grams? ... (Below threshold)
Xennady:

Anyone remember Rod Grams? His son was busted for DUI or something similar to what Al jr. just did. He was roundly condemned as a hypocrite by the left and lost his senate seat at least partially because of it. Turnabout is fair play. This sh*tbag should be in jail. Failing that he shouldn't have a license or access to a Prius. Why does he Mr. Gore? Maybe the press should be asking questions like that- but I'm sure they won't.

Then again...I rec... (Below threshold)
Then again...I recall the Dimocrats and their allies the MSM going after: - the Bush twins - the Cheneys - Guiliani's son - etc...

Why should we sink to their level?

If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat; if he is thirsty, give him water to drink.

In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head,
and the LORD will reward you.

Proverbs 25:21-22, NIV.

"...his son keeps trying to... (Below threshold)
Rance:

"...his son keeps trying to get his attention."

Don't you think that 24 is a little beyond the age of "trying to get [Al Gore's] attention?"

Cool..the children are fair... (Below threshold)
nogo postal:

Cool..the children are fair game?

"ORLANDO - A jury on Wednesday convicted the son of Sen. Bill Nelson on charges of battery on a police officer and resisting arrest stemming from an incident that occurred after a re-election party in November."

I can go on for ever with just a google of
"son of Republican convicted"

so hey..lets exchange son of republican convicted vs. son of Democrat convicted...go google and see what turns up...
I won't even link to the Bush daughters being busted or the online photos of their underage drunking panties showing in a DC bar photos...
cause that is petty BS
\
just asking...any parents here feel they are guilty if your kids screw up?
...how freakin' petty this thread is....


Wow, no lefties posting in ... (Below threshold)
Dirk:

Wow, no lefties posting in this thread. Thats a Shocker! I think we should all treat this story as nothing, because WE ALL KNOW that if this was about the Bush Twins, the Nutroots would treat it with sensitivity and not draw conclusions to dad's parenting.

/sarcasm meter explodes, sets fire to house

BALLSTON SPA---No jail tim... (Below threshold)
nogo postal:

BALLSTON SPA---No jail time for the son of Republican Congressman John Sweeney despite him pleading guilty to felony second degree assault as the result of a fight which seriously injured the victim.

I no off topic a little...b... (Below threshold)
nogo postal:

I no off topic a little...but hey as this is mud time

Republican County Constable Larry Dale Floyd was arrested on suspicion of soliciting sex with an 8-year old girl. Floyd has repeatedly won elections for Denton County, Texas, constable.

Republican judge Mark Pazuhanich pleaded no contest to fondling a 10-year old girl and was sentenced to 10 years probation.

Republican Party leader Bobby Stumbo was arrested for having sex with a 5-year old boy.

Republican teacher and former city councilman John Collins pleaded guilty to sexually molesting 13 and 14 year old girls.

Republican campaign worker Mark Seidensticker is a convicted child molester.

Republican Mayor Philip Giordano is serving a 37-year sentence in federal prison for sexually abusing 8- and 10-year old girls.

Republican Mayor John Gosek was arrested on charges of soliciting sex from two 15-year old girls.

Republican County Commissioner David Swartz pleaded guilty to molesting two girls under the age of 11 and was sentenced to 8 years in prison.

Republican legislator Edison Misla Aldarondo was sentenced to 10 years in prison for raping his daughter between the ages of 9 and 17.

nogo postal: "son of ... (Below threshold)
Justrand:

nogo postal: "son of Republican convicted"??

Sen. Bill Nelson is a DEMOCRAT, you moron!!

Back on topic...just talkin... (Below threshold)
nogo postal:

Back on topic...just talking about kids
(AP) -- The 40-year-old son of Republican Sen Richard Lugar was arrested on marijuana possession charges after being pulled over for expired license plates.

Isn't nogo the same guy whi... (Below threshold)
Dirk:

Isn't nogo the same guy whining when anyone brings up Sandy Berger, who is a million times more relevant to the Scooter Libby case than these low level morons who no one defends to Gore Jr?

Real Democrats put him with... (Below threshold)
nogo postal:

Real Democrats put him with Lieberman...he is a Dem in name only..

speaking of FL who can forget ...
ORLANDO, Florida (CNN) -- A judge sentenced the daughter of Florida Gov. Jeb Bush to 10 days in jail for contempt of court Thursday after she was found with crack cocaine in a drug rehabilitation center.

Mark Foley's "excuse" advic... (Below threshold)
Adrian Browne:

Mark Foley's "excuse" advice for Al Gore III:

Just tell them that:

1. You had a problem with alcohol.
2. You had a problem with a priest.
3. That marijuana and those pills are from the future.

Republican Party leader ... (Below threshold)
cirby:

Republican Party leader Bobby Stumbo

Let's edit that for accuracy:

Former county Republican Party Leader Bobby Stumbo.

It's great how the left has to get down to country-level politics for the worst dirt, then kinda forget to mention how minor a character in national politics that guy is.

On the other hand, for the best scandals in the Democratic Party, you start at the top and work your way down...

But until they manage to get rid of guys like Kennedy and the rest, they'll always hold that particular title.

nogo: Have we hit a nerve h... (Below threshold)
Xennady:

nogo: Have we hit a nerve here? That you were unaware that Bill Nelson is a Democrat doesn't give me any confidence that the other people you list are actually Republicans.

My point is...kids of polit... (Below threshold)
nogo postal:

My point is...kids of political figures should be off limits...if you want do deride Gore...cool...but leave his kid out of it..
again...Gores kid should not be a topic any more than the recent grandchild of Dick Cheney...
I was rightfully repremanded by Jay Tea awhile back when I referenced the recent Cheney grandchild....Jay was right..I was wrong...
The children of political figures are entitled to live their own lives...and the lives they lead are not a direct reflection of their parents....

gotta go...am going to attend a Denver rally sponsored by the Colorado chapters of Iraq Veterans Against the War and Colorado Veterans for Peace

nogo:I hope you ar... (Below threshold)
Mark L:

nogo:

I hope you are getting paid more than minimum wage for showing up at that rally. Most professional leftist protesters do get a little above minimum.

A few minutes more... Mark.... (Below threshold)
nogo postal:

A few minutes more... Mark..I will convey your chickensh*t opinion to the brave vets who had the courage you never had to serve in Iraq.....

http://www.ivaw.org/

hey ...all you patriots...can you link to an organization Iraq Veterans For the War?

Nogo: <a href="http://gathe... (Below threshold)

Nogo: A Gathering of Eagles.

From their mission statement:

7. We vehemently oppose the notion that it is possible to "support the troops but not the war." We are opposed to those groups who would claim support for the troops yet engage in behavior that is demeaning and abusive to the men and women who wear our nation's uniform.

[...]

9. We will accept nothing less than total, unqualified victory in the current conflict. Surrender is not an option, nor is defeat.


(emphasis added.)

You really need to do some basic research before putting fingers to keyboard. Just because Kos hasn't mentioned an organization doesn't mean it doesn't exist.

Kos also hasn't mentioned t... (Below threshold)
Dirk:

Kos also hasn't mentioned that Tom Delay's indictments were thrown out and that France elected a right wing party to their legislature.

I wholeheartedly agree with... (Below threshold)

I wholeheartedly agree with C-C-G's sentiment that we LAY OFF THE CHILDREN...

...political careers (especially national) F*** UP many of the children, no matter what the party.

A little equanimity is required, I think.

(I am also impressed that the Prius will do 100)

(I am also impress... (Below threshold)
(I am also impressed that the Prius will do 100)

Probably had to be going downhill. -LOL-

ccg: I like that Bible vers... (Below threshold)
bryanD:

ccg: I like that Bible verse, but what's wrong with KJV? A Strong's Concordance (unedited version) and KJV allows the reader to translate back to the original tongues. The NIV is the product of the World Council of Churches, an anti-Christian outfit, and you'll never get a good concordance from them because they're running interference for the sons of Cain.

Study the first 6 chapters of Genesis with the tools I've suggested. You can do it at the library. You may be enlightened. Remember: UNEDITED version; the 1890 original was not PC. Neither is God. Hint: Cain was of the Devil, and was made protected by God for his purpose today. (Tricking dummies who read the NIV)

The online versions (I've seen) of Strong"s are the edited editions by somebody III. They're crap because they conflate the base root of "Kenite" as both "Children of Cain" and "Land of Cain", and Moses did NOT marry a daughter of Cain, though she was a Kenite (living in the LAND of Cain). Like wetbacks aren't Americans just because they live here. In 200 years, historians might be confused on this point (Mexicans in US for years), thus going back to the ORIGINAL LANGUAGE is KEY.

Plus the KJV is poetry fit for the word of God. "I, even I...", etc. NIV is a version of an English version: BAAAAD. Hebrew, Greek, Aramaic scholars assembled the KJV. Geneva Bible, too, but it's hard to find in English nowadays.

Why is everybody tiptoeing ... (Below threshold)
Rance:

Why is everybody tiptoeing around the real issue here: Al Gore III got busted for pot therefore global warming is a lie.

There I've said it.

bryanD[elusional]:... (Below threshold)

bryanD[elusional]:

You seem to have the mistaken impression that I find any of your wacko conspiracy theories credible in the slightest.

I do not.

Please do not seek to begin a dialogue with me about any of your crazy theories that you got off the web.

In fact, please do not seek to begin a dialogue with me, period.

I will, however, pray that God shows you the truth, and the truth shall set you free.

Yours in Christ,

CCG.

Damn! Looks like they would... (Below threshold)
jhow66:

Damn! Looks like they would keep the gate locked on a holiday to keep old b'd' up. They ought to know that the tranlators are off today. He could be catching up on his classes on "How To Melt Steel".

Hey, a Prius. He was envir... (Below threshold)
Mitchell:

Hey, a Prius. He was environmentally friendly and under the influence. Cool. Huh, huh.

Hold on a minute. Nogo is ... (Below threshold)
Mitchell:

Hold on a minute. Nogo is talking about "kids." Isn't this guy an adult? He made the news as a wayward adult son of an almost President.

I'm not so sure he gets a free ride based on that status.

Anyway, he's probably a good kid who needs to get it together. There are plenty of those around, and I do wish him the best. He's had alot to deal with at a young age.

Rumored to have been said i... (Below threshold)
twolaneflash:

Rumored to have been said in police cruiser by AGIII:

"Dude, I was just trying to lighten my existential carbon-footprint. How about copping a guy buzz-break?"

"You seem to have the mista... (Below threshold)
bryanD:

"You seem to have the mistaken impression that I find any of your wacko conspiracy theories credible in the slightest_ccg"

God and Lucifer are in conspiracy, dimwit. Could Satan exist for one second without God's consent? Obviously No. Anti-Christ is "allowed" a "time, times and half a time" to lure the useless and lazy-minded "Christians" into the pit. Remember: Everlasting Life (heaven) is True Life. This life (for all it concrete existence) is but a TEST of worthiness for True Life (reward) were people are fulfilled and never tired (eternity).

Note to non-Christians: Those outside the faith are a "law unto themselves" and will be judged according to their own precepts (and the Golden Rule). Those worthy will meet borderline Christians in the 1000 year remedial education class called "the milleneum" where they will "be taught" and reconciled to God. Let your conscience guide you.

"Please do not seek to begin a dialogue with me about any of your crazy theories that you got off the web._ccg"

As the most recent resident seat sniffer (who wears his "faith" like a Sunday Bonnet), I'll slap you like a fat mosquito. Stick to the Geek part of your Title, and you'll be out of range.

"In fact, please do not seek to begin a dialogue with me, period._ccg"

I'm GOOOOD!

"I will, however, pray that God shows you the truth, and the truth shall set you free.
Yours in Christ,
CCG."

Oh the pity ploy! Oh the humanity! Put on the full armour, Shirley. "Stand".

(Editor's Note: there's annoying, there's trolling, and there's just plain batshit crazy. BryanD will have to find a new venue for his... "creative" theology.

J.

But, but, but...his Dad's A... (Below threshold)
-S-:

But, but, but...his Dad's A ROCK STAR! That means he doesn't have to drive 55! Come on, peepull, get with the meme!

/ sarc.

Seriously, the driving overages, so to speak, are so extreme as to be, well, extreme. It can't be said he's just overeager or lacks patience but that he's utterly either incoherent as to safe/legal driving requirements or he could care less what those may be.

Either option is very bad as to Al 3's pscyhology. All those drugs certainly are not helping, to state the obvious.

I don't think people such as this should be "left alone" (sorry, Jay Tea, I disagree with you) -- this is one fellow who's way past being tolerable as to the safety of others, and himself. He's clearly shown he's a danger to himself and others and that's a very, very big problem.

Not surprisingly, his father Al 2, was "travelling" and wasn't "available" for "comment." I'm not -- at all -- surprised.

Typo (^^): "psychology" no... (Below threshold)
-S-:

Typo (^^): "psychology" not "pscyhology".

So because he is Al Gore's ... (Below threshold)
Jaded:

So because he is Al Gore's son we should say nothing and yet Paris Hilton has been on the news wall to wall for over a month and Lindsay Lohan etc he should be held up for ridicule because he endangered people's lives and so that kids and adults who choose to not drink and do drugs and drive can see that those choices are good choices and someone does not get away with it because of who they are.

It's alarming that "nogo po... (Below threshold)
-S-:

It's alarming that "nogo postal" has such statistics at the ready about this issue, aimed predominantly at denigrating Republicans. I would bet a bunch that if anyone set about compiling a list of moral and ethical (and legal) violations by DEMOCRATS AND their relations, it'd be huge.

Let's start with the Kennedy family, the whole lot. AND their relations.

Maybe BDD214 can get some o... (Below threshold)
Ran:

Maybe BDD214 can get some of Lee's meds til tomorrow..*S*

Classy post Kim.... (Below threshold)
groucho:

Classy post Kim.

Cool down Jaded.Af... (Below threshold)
Rance:

Cool down Jaded.

After all, it's just "a youthful indiscretion".

bryanD:Shut. Up.</... (Below threshold)

bryanD:

Shut. Up.

"God and Lucifer are in con... (Below threshold)

"God and Lucifer are in conspiracy, dimwit."

Just WOW.

Get help.

[query: where does this put... (Below threshold)

[query: where does this put nogo on Intelligent Design"?]

I recall Jr.'s wreckless dr... (Below threshold)

I recall Jr.'s wreckless driving in 2000, and how it managed to stay out of the news for quite awhile. I guess it got squashed because his Dad was running for president.

I thought to myself, so what? His 17 year old son got caught speeding. Heh, that was one thing I could relate to with Goreacle and Jr. It made them "real".

Sheesh, when I was 17, if I had been caught, Dad woulda been pissed. Who knew that '74 Plymouth Scamp would go 107?

Jr. is 24 now. It's his responsibility, not the Goreacle's. If Jr. has some hangup about being the son of the former VP, failed presidential candidate and a global warming alarmist, he needs to deal with it. It's not the Goreacles's fault.

hey, bryand did you know th... (Below threshold)

hey, bryand did you know that chimpy told the cops to pull over gores kids car?

Sorry, Jay, but he is a pub... (Below threshold)

Sorry, Jay, but he is a public figure as the associate publisher of a philanthropy magazine. Not very high profile, to be sure, but definitely a public figure apart from his father's rather large (in more ways than one) shadow. (Yes, the very fact that he has that job is probably due to daddy, but how many times can we split the hair?)

Posted by: Jaded... (Below threshold)
LAB:

Posted by: Jaded

heh.

It simply proves that Algor... (Below threshold)
Scrapiron:

It simply proves that Algor-abge's son is ashamed of his mentally ill father and drowns the shame in drugs and booze just like thousands of 'rich' kids. Nothing new, Algor-abge will buy his son out as he has many times before and put him in a two week rehab program. In the near future he will do it again, maybe with some families life taken away.

(Editor's Note: there's ... (Below threshold)
James Cloninger:

(Editor's Note: there's annoying, there's trolling, and there's just plain batshit crazy. BryanD will have to find a new venue for his... "creative" theology.

One brown acid tab too many, it seems.

'bout time.

I reject the premise that w... (Below threshold)
Pete:

I reject the premise that we are talking about the son of a "politician."

Al Gore himself rejects that title. He and his acolytes see him for what he is now - an unctuous, self-righteous, celebri-tard moonbat.

Thus - fair game.

His son's condition is a an indicator - not proof - but a solid indicator of the miserable pompous failure that is Al Gore. He thinks he can save the planet while staring at his multi-screened command center, but he can't even do a half-assed job of raising a son.

>My point is...kids of poli... (Below threshold)
Paul:

>My point is...kids of political figures should be off limits...if you want do deride Gore...cool...but leave his kid out of it..
again...Gores kid should not be a topic

>So... um... nogo postal, since Al Gore III is the publisher of a magazine, should he be "fair game?"

Before you answer, I'll remind you I have google and know how to use it. ;-)

P

Ooooh... Paul, to Nogo, tha... (Below threshold)

Ooooh... Paul, to Nogo, that's a very serious threat. -LOL-

(Editor's Note:... (Below threshold)
(Editor's Note: there's annoying, there's trolling, and there's just plain batshit crazy. BryanD will have to find a new venue for his... "creative" theology.

Awww... darn. He was such a reliable and entertaining cat toy. You could always count on him to say the stupidest things.

Oh, well, I tried to get him to shut up before he made a complete and utter fool of himself.

"Creative" might be the wor... (Below threshold)
LAB:

"Creative" might be the word. He just watched Devil's Advocate one too many times. Although, Al Pacino was quite brilliant (and convincing)as the Debbil, and that "God's Special Creature" monologue was pretty hot. Another conspiracy theory down the tubes...

B-b-but the poor Children!.... (Below threshold)
Les Nessman:

B-b-but the poor Children!...the poor Children!...

You all (you know who you are) can kiss my ass. You keep contorting yourselves so you appear above the fray. Grow a sack already.
This isn't about a pol's child. This is about a grown man, a public figure with a horrible track record of dangerous driving.

This spoiled punk should be taken off the road before he kills someone. I'd say that if he was Bush's kid with the same record or if he was some nobody's kid with the same record.

Well, nothing against the c... (Below threshold)

Well, nothing against the candidate who belongs to this faith, but the LDS church believed (and may still believe, I dunno) that Satan is the "spirit brother" of Jesus.

Perhaps bD was influenced by that.

Holy Shit Batman, Gore's on... (Below threshold)
BillyBob:

Holy Shit Batman, Gore's one and only son gets busted AGAIN doing drugs and speeding. What? 100 MPH in a Pious?

Well, no wonder. That's OK, nevermind.

Pffffffffst. (bend over, inhale the fart).

Ah, a fine year.

C-C-G:I think it's... (Below threshold)
-S-:

C-C-G:

I think it's the effects of "moral relativism" that sponsors such academic tangents. Those who reject the divine and primary principle of FAITH (and by that, Faith in God) then conjure the "concepts" of Christianity (both Old and New Testaments), and apply a gamesmanship approach to the information therein, like one would or does a competitive schematic.

Which is, as you will probably recognize, the essence of evil, the machinations of the occult.

Very true, S. However, I ca... (Below threshold)

Very true, S. However, I can usually puncture claims that there is no absolute truth in one or two sentences.

The trick is realizing that in order to deny absolute truth, they have to use an absolute statement.

I call BS on this story!</p... (Below threshold)
taz:

I call BS on this story!

We all know a Prius won't go 100 mph.


I agree with Laura.

Well, maybe if the Prius wa... (Below threshold)

Well, maybe if the Prius was going downhill... with a tailwind. Those things do have square back ends.

Amazing Algore, he can pred... (Below threshold)
La Mano:

Amazing Algore, he can predict the weather 20 years out yet cannot see the self-destruction of his own son.

Al, go home.

Quote of the day:"... (Below threshold)
Paul:

Quote of the day:

"Amazing Algore, he can predict the weather 20 years out yet cannot see the self-destruction of his own son."

Hey Al, stop the fairy tale... (Below threshold)
Pretzel_logic:

Hey Al, stop the fairy tale and keep the reigns on the Coo coo's nest.

Unless you are living with ... (Below threshold)
Amy:

Unless you are living with an addiction, and that includes the family members of the addicted person, you will have no idea the years that go by until they begin to self-destruct and show damage. Most of these people are so bright that they have managed to hide their problems for years. So it really doesn't matter that Al Gore III is 24...what matters is that he didn't kill or hurt anyone and he is alive. I believe that he needs to go to a really intensive rehab where he will get tools to identify and deal with his triggers. Unfortunately, I don't think he has hit bottom. I hope he and his family get the help he desparately needs and the people/doctors who gave him the drugs get caught. There are too many people with medical licenses and perscription pads. It is so easy to get these meds.
~AW~

C'mon guys, no speed is too... (Below threshold)
kim:

C'mon guys, no speed is too fast to avoid the consequences of fossil fuel burning.
================================

The guy was out having a go... (Below threshold)
Las Vegas Fun:

The guy was out having a good time, now he has to pay the price for breaking the law.


Las Vegas Homes - Clubs - Liomos - Parties!

www.Govegasbaby.com

Hey, it seems very possible... (Below threshold)

Hey, it seems very possible to me that the Goreacle was the supplier: http://www.kleinupamerica.com/blog/?p=17

Gore was not charged with D... (Below threshold)
kim:

Gore was not charged with DUI because 'a drug expert determined he was not impaired'. I would like to examine that expert's credentials and reasoning, but probably won't get to do so.
===========================

He wasn't impaired, folks, ... (Below threshold)
kim:

He wasn't impaired, folks, he was in a hurry.
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Is pot considered a carbon ... (Below threshold)

Is pot considered a carbon offset? Hey, at least he was driving a hybrid. Last time it was a Cadillac. Al Gore is a phony who's got a screwed up 24 year old son.




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