Gallup, Pew, straw -- whatever poll you take, the result of late is the same: a majority of Americans think marijuana should be legal.
Today's offering is from the Pew Research Center, which has been gauging the public's desire on drug policy since the 1960s. And "for the first time in more than fo ... More >>
Like the changing of the seasons and the movement of the moon and sun, so too is the march of time marked by the annual show of members of Congress introducing marijuana legalization bills.These bills go nowhere -- there's no way to force a bill to be heard by a committee -- but since they were intr ... More >>
If only President Barack Obama was marijuana, then he'd win reelection by a landslide.Marijuana legalization enjoys a 20-point advantage in the polls among American adults, according to a recent survey Rasmussen Reports. Fifty-six percent of Americans polled support the notion of marijuana being tax ... More >>
Right Behind YouMinority Leader Nancy Pelosi -- who, despite no longer being House Speaker, is arguably still the most powerful resident of San Francisco -- is a very busy politician. Just this week, the highest-ranking woman in American political history had her fingers in everything from the Ch ... More >>
Not feeling itCongressman Ron Paul (R-Texas) defines the word "maverick." His stance on hemp farming and his position against the Federal Reserve earned the 2012 presidential hopeful the moniker long before the Republican establishment hijacked the label in 2008. The hero of political independent ... More >>
What happens in the Navy, stays in the Navy...This has been a long ass week and I'm drowning in mucous and overmedicated and there is a shit-storm of stories to cover this week and frankly all I can say is that the gays are fucked.
Let's begin with some statistics released on Thursday. Se ... More >>
Uppity Fag has his eye on the one on the bottom left...Late yesterday afternoon President Barack Obama signed a mandate that extends hospital visitation rights to same-sex couples in hospitals throughout the country.
While some may hail this as a victory for gay rights, the bot ... More >>
Assemblyman Tom Ammiano's press conference this morning announcing his marijuana-legalization bill started punctually and stayed relentlessly on-point -- thereby denying a barb to every journalist present.Ammiano and the assembled speakers at San Francisco's State Building also spoke calmly and meth ... More >>