Who Exactly is Against Marijuana Legalization, and Why?

Consider this: the Supreme Court tipped the national scales on same-sex marriage after it had been legalized in thirty-seven states. Marijuana has some status of legality in over half the country (according to Pew Research), with new laws budding every day. Will the Supreme Court follow a similar route of judicial legalization with marijuana? Possibly. […]

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Introducing Paul Ryan Boehner the Second

Paul Ryan is our new John Boehner. He just proved that by overseeing the latest $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill which gained widespread bipartisan support and flew through both houses of Congress. Ryan might actually be worse than Boehner. People knew Boehner was a rat traitor. They don’t know that about Ryan yet, so he […]

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Donald Trump Wants to do What with American Muslims?

So in another Twilight Zone episode of history repeating itself, Donald Trump is not ruling out tagging, logging, and tracking every Muslim in the US just in case one might be a terrorist: “Some people are going to be upset about it, but I think that now everybody is feeling that security is going to […]

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Why Alcohol is Legal Federally and Marijuana is Not

During the second Republican playground shouting match debate, Carly Fiorina had some words to say about alcohol and marijuana: We are misleading young people when we tell them that marijuana is just like having a beer. It’s not. Fiorina is exactly right, one way or the other. Let’s investigate further to determine why marijuana and alcohol […]

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Hillary Clinton Courting the Private Prison Lobby

According to an article in The Intercept, the private prison lobby is working closely with Hillary Clinton to fund her 2016 presidential run: Last week, Clinton and other candidates revealed a number of lobbyists who are serving as “bundlers” for their campaigns. Bundlers collect contributions on behalf of a campaign, and are often rewarded with special favors, such as […]

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Do Republican Voters Want to Decriminalize Marijuana?

A recent poll posted in Marijuana Majority indicates that a large number of Republicans think the Federal government should honor state marijuana laws: According to the poll, Republican voters believe the next president should do more to respect state marijuana laws without interfering. An even higher percentage of Democrats and independents expressed the same opinion, […]

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The Absurd “Dog-Authorized” Civil Forfeiture Case Reversed by Honest Judge

Civil forfeiture laws look a whole lot like legalized highway robbery. Because that’s basically what they are. And because of the fact that they constitute basically free money for federal and state governments, it’s highly unlikely for civil forfeitures to be overturned in court. But occasionally it happens. Take the recent, mind-numbing case of Straughn […]

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