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Override DC's Election? Is a House Republican Stoned?

marijuana plants

The headline from Rare.US says it all: “House Republican vows to block D.C. weed legalization.” I realize that many Republicans have no problem empowering the government to “keep us safe” from our own choices. But it is an entirely different

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Patriot Act Used for War on Drugs More than Terrorism

Samuel Johnson - Patriotism

The Patriot Act was passed for an emergency but it is being used for other things. I posted recently about how the Department of Homeland Security was used in what might be described as a panty raid. Local trademark infringements

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Feds Commit Identity Theft; Claim to Own Criminals

sondra prince

Identity theft is a government prerogative according to the DEA’s defense in court against a lawsuit. Apparently, if the Feds ever bust you for a crime, and get legitimate access to your private data, they are permitted to use the

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Thief Steals SUV Then Police Execute Victim in Home

SWATTeam

When someone is robbed of their motor vehicle, the authorities are supposed to retrieve it, not provide fodder for a “police execute victim” headline. But that is what happened. Not only that, the thief was the one who sent the

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New York Times Admits Government Cocaine Connection

Gary Webb

The government cocaine connection is real, but the reporter who publicized the story must still be attacked, after already being driven to suicide. As I’ve noted, Hollywood is about to vindicate the marginalized and reviled reporter, Gary Webb, in a

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Woman Jailed for a Spoon before Charges Dropped

Huff

A story about a woman jailed for spoon, seems like it should come from another country. But it happened in the U.S. The police are insisting that they were merely “acting in good faith,” but their victim suffered a great

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School’s Zero Tolerance Policy Treats Words as Drugs

Tolerance-Ends

A student was foolish enough to 1) use drugs, 2) write about it in personal journal, and 3) lose the journal at her school. As a result, the school authorities got hold of her personal notebook. The school then, 1)

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Are Employers Permitted to Fire Stoned Employees?

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Can businesses fire stoned employees? As Ayn Rand once said, the question is not, “Who is going to let me?”; it’s “Who is going to stop me?” But strangely someone or something seems to be stopping employers as far as

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US Banks Funnel Drug Money? What Else Is New?

dea money drug circle

Did the banks funnel drug money to Columbian traffickers? The International Business Times reports: U.S.-based accounts at Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C), Deutsche Bank AG (ETR:DBK) and Bank of America Corp. (NYSE:BAC) were used to channel tens of millions of dollars’ worth

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New Movement on Fast and Furious Scandal

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I have to admit I had lost hope that we would hear more about the Fast and Furious scandal. While this only inches us a tiny way toward a true revelation of what the what Barack Obama and Eric Holder

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The U.S. Government Cocaine Connection Gets a Feature Movie

Gary Webb

While Hollywood has used the government cocaine connection in fictional pieces, I don’t think it has ever taken a verified story and put it on the big screen. Since I have already covered one “conspiracy theory” today, I thought I might

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Colorado Introduces State Drugging of the Poor without Even Trying

marijuana plants

When Colorado legalized marijuana, the idea was to give people freedom and let them make their own choices. But sometimes rhetoric and reality are two different things. The problem is that we are not a free country; we are a

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