U.S. drug czar Gil Kerlikowske is in an unenviable position. The former Seattle police chief is criss-crossing the country advocating a different approach to drug law enforcement, while explaining why steps like the one his erstwhile home state took -- legalizing small amounts of marijuana -- are ab ... More >>
Last week, President Barack Obama informed and entertained pot smokers across the nation with his sorta pro-marijuana comments, claiming (once again) that his administration has bigger problems to tackle than pot.
In short, he fed marijuana advocates the same line from when he was elected in 2008 ... More >>
Stop us if you've heard this one before: As the states press forward with reform on marijuana prohibition, the president of the United States -- which still outlaws marijuana and prosecutes providers -- says that marijuana enforcement is "not a priority."Yet cannabis users and providers are still lo ... More >>
The Chew Crew: Clinton Kelly, Daphne Oz, Mario Batali, Michael Symon and Carla Hall (l-r)Only a few hours after the ladies of The View gabbed around the table, ABC debuted The Chew. The name rhymes and the concept is similar, although food-centric: everyone brings something different to the t ... More >>
Romance blooms in the desert -- betwen Dan Choi and Harry Reid. Uh-huh. The Netroots Nation annual conference took place last week in Las Vegas. What is the Netroots Nation annual conference? It is a gathering of progressive bloggers who seek to learn from each other about strategies to influence ... More >>
Bobby Badfingers, the world's fastest finger-snapper, has sued various San Francisco law enforcement agencies in connection with what he alleges was his mistreatment during arrest and incarceration 13 months ago. According to a complaint filed in federal court by Badfingers under his civilian name ... More >>
Red Herring Editor Tony Perkins is a self-described maverick, a stylish fast-talker with a knack for making friends and influencing people in the high-tech world. Not bad traits for a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, but are they what it takes to publish a "m