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    June 24, 2014

    Senate Could End War on Marijuana; Can Feinstein Be Swayed?

    Drugs are powerful stuff, indeed: under their influence, even firebrand Ayn Rand libertarians and big-government, left-leaning Democrats can find common ground. Thanks to marijuana, the unlikely pairing of Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky and newcomer Sen. Cory Booker, the ex-mayor of Newark, are working ... More >>

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    October 29, 2013

    Ryan Holiday Is the Internet's Sociopathic Id

    There are many people who could conceivably be chosen as the personification of Everything That's Wrong With Modern Society -- and particularly with the Internet, which is increasingly the same thing. I've written about several of them in this space over the past few years. But it's hard to imagin ... More >>

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    August 1, 2012
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    June 12, 2012

    Hemp Farming Still Illegal, Obama Provides Convenient Scapegoat

    If and when Tea Party hero Sen. Rand Paul visits San Francisco and goes shopping, he'll find friendly faces in the aisles of Rainbow Grocery more quickly than he will any Safeway (especially the Castro location). In addition to the destruction of all government, the Kentucky Republican has legislate ... More >>

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    May 9, 2012

    California Congressmen Push Spending Cuts on Federal Marijuana Enforcement

    Budget hawks incensed over San Francisco's supposedly profligate spending ought to spend a few minutes at Congress, observing the dollar requests submitted by federal departments.Take the $28.2 billion, 111,998-employee federal Department of Justice, for example. The country's 12,000 employees in Un ... More >>

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    May 7, 2012

    Gary Johnson, Libertarian Candidate, Gives Marijuana Supporters an Alternative to Republicans

    Will Ron Paul Supporters Follow?For all the love showered upon him by cannabis and hemp activists, Ron Paul was always going to be a bitter pill for liberals to swallow. On the surface, the straight-talking Texan sounded good for voters weary with mainstream party choices: The long-tenured Congressm ... More >>

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    January 26, 2011
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    January 12, 2011

    The Real Message of Jared Loughner

    Jared Loughner​There's been a lot of ink devoted to analyzing Jared Loughner's motivations in the shooting rampage that left U.S. Rep Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) seriously wounded and six others, including a 9-year-old girl, dead. Much of the press attention has focused on the question of whether ... More >>

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    October 11, 2010

    How the Tea Party Is Screwing Over Republicans

    Tea Party candidate Christine O'Donnell: "I'm not a witch"A new Harris Poll indicates that Democrats are gaining ground ahead of the November mid-term elections, and that the assortment of right-wing extremists who call themselves the "Tea Party" have something to do with this last-minute success.

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