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Yet Another Out-Of-Context Obama Quote

Yet Another Out-Of-Context Obama Quote

Today, President Obama made a stirring plea to the Supreme Court, quoted here on Twitter: Obama on SCOTUS: “My hope is that they go ahead and recognize what the majority of the american people now recognize” — Zeke Miller (@ZekeJMiller) January 22, 2015 The only “gotcha” is that he was speaking about legal same-sex marriage,

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Remembering Peter McWilliams

I’ve been resisting writing this article for weeks, and it’s taken me hours to figure out why. To do that, I went through all the research I would have to go through anyway to write the article, so really not too much loss of time there. But I did have to take some serious hits

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DEA Special Ops May Have Been Used Against Activist Steve Kubby

Apparently too many people in the government read “1984” and think it’s a guidebook, rather than a warning. Recent stories in the media have revealed that various agencies of the U.S. government have conspired — there’s really no other way of putting it — to pool information collected by those agencies and funnel it to

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LEAP: Law Enforcement Against Prohibition

Law Enforcement Against Prohibition 121 Mystic Ave. Medford, MA 02155 Phone: 781-393-6985 www.LEAP.cc I bet you didn’t know that there are law enforcement personnel who, based on their real life job experiences, want to repeal and change international drug policies and laws. Their mission statement reads as follows: “Law Enforcement Against Prohibition is an international 501(c)

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Breaking News: Steve Kubby Ends Long Activist Career

Tonight I was contacted by a colleague I’ve worked with on a number of projects, who is a bit more well-connected in the marijuana activist community than I am. He had gotten a surprising and very frank and heartfelt email from Steve Kubby, saying that Steve was planning to leave not only the entire marijuana

Happy 75th Birthday, Marijuana Prohibition! Now Crawl Off and Die.

October 1, 1937 was the sad day that the Marihuana Tax Act of 1937 took effect, turning the harmless cannabis plant overnight from being a useful source of fiber and medicine to the evil devil weed and assassin of youth. Well, not really, but that was the effect. And the Federal government lumbered on for

Marijuana Was Legal At the Federal Level In The Sixties

This one is right out of Old Hippie’s infamous stash of little-known facts. In the process of doing some historical research, I found some interesting tidbits. Today is, at least according to one source, exactly 75 years since the U.S. House of Representatives passed the dangerous and illegal Marihuana Tax Act of 1937, based largely

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