David Peel

RIP David Peel, Godfather King of Weed Punk Music

Last week, David Peel, the irrepressible and quintessential street musician, died in New York after a heart attack. He was 74. David Peel was famous — at least in certain street, musical, and marijuana circles (pass to the left in his honor) — chiefly as the composer and performer of the doggerel ditty I Like […]

Why You Must Vote Yes on California Prop 64

The realization came to me while I was thinking about a completely different proposition on the ballot this year. We were getting all sorts of mailers about how, if 56 is passed, it’s going to take money from starving children, ruin Christmas forever, and worse…make “special interests” RICH. My first instinct was outrage, and if it […]

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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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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) […]