The new patriotismIt seems that marijuana -- and what people think about it -- is constantly dominating the news, whether it's California's doctors calling for the magic plant's legalization, or the country's law enforcement establishment reminding us it is in fact verboten. Proving that even the ... More >>
YesHo-hum. Another day, another poll showing a majority of Americans are sick of the War on Drugs and favor marijuana legalization.Of 1,003 Americans nationwide contacted by Canadian firm Angus Reid Public Opinion, 55 percent said they support the legalization of marijuana while 40 percent were o ... More >>
No you didn't!In what way is Barack Obama similar to Richard Nixon (aside from ramping up someone else's foreign war)? Turns out common ground can also be found between Tricky Dick and BHO II when it comes to the drug war.A few weeks ago we told you about California NORML unhappily celebrating th ... More >>
Sorry this is late, folks -- all of a sudden I came down with a mean cough that just won't quit. I blame Neo-conservatives.
Monday, Jan 26
10 a.m. - Public Safety Committee
I have a confession to make. Today's hearing of the Public Safety Committee will be a little sad for me.
Oh sure, I ... More >>
By Meredith Brody
You may have noticed that there's precious little new stuff to watch during the holidays - a period which The New York Times describes as "a profound holiday slumber of repeats and musical specials." But we can't even find any musical specials, and are reduced to re-watching A Co ... More >>
At All Costs; Close-Up; Eeny Meeny; The Jazzman From the Gulag; Mask of Desire; Handsome Arno; Nowhere to Hide; Our Song; Return of the Idiot; Seduced and Abandoned; This Years Love; Trixie; Voyages; Wisconsin Death Trip
The stereotype may be racist and classist, but that hasn't kept a generation from embracing the white trash aesthetic -- a disposable culture populated by trailer parks; junk cars; big hair and gaudy makeup; loud, angry music; and empty beer cans -- and i