Cancer Patients Prosecuted for Marijuana because… Butter

A state with legalized medical marijuana prosecutes cancer patients for consuming it in butter instead of smoking. A former sheriff of Kent County Michigan suffered a “sudden death” Sunday. As far as I can tell from the story and the linked articles, “sudden death” is a euphemism for suicide. The attorney for a former Kent County sheriff’s sergeant facing drug charges called the man’s sudden death Sunday “tragic” after more than two decades of faithful law enforcement service in Read more […]

Is the Price of Butter Economic Bad News? No, but It Is Bad News for Michelle Obama

It is easy to get discouraged when you see a story about the price of butter going up. With money pouring into the economy from the Federal Reserve’s “quantitative easing” program, prices get destabilized. Food and energy are especially prone to surging. So when I saw the headline about butter becoming a new luxury item, I was appalled. I thought we were seeing another price surge. Once again Fed policy was making it harder to survive. But that doesn’t seem to be the case. In fact, Read more […]