Daily Archives: December 5, 2011

ONDCP propagandist suddenly concerned about accuracy of information

This is hilarious. Kevin A. Sabet: Former ONDCP propaganda writer, who was involved in helping the Drug Czar craft his campaign of misinformation about drugged driving (you know, the one we helped refute and forced a correction) complete with blatant … Continue reading

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New York Times discusses the challenges of cops with a conscience and a voice

I don’t know if it’s just my imagination, but the New York Times seems to really be stepping up recently. The latest is an excellent article: Police Officers Find That Dissent on Drug Laws May Come With a Price The … Continue reading

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More on the life-saving results of medical marijuana laws

The excellent Maia Szalavitz in Time: Why Medical Marijuana Laws Reduce Traffic Deaths A nicely-written and clear article on this study and it’s got a huge circulation. States that legalize medical marijuana see fewer fatal car accidents, according to a … Continue reading

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Real people

Was our world made any safer because shortly after these pictures were taken, the women in them were shot in the back of the head?

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The recent decision by Governor Gregoire and Governor Chafee (later joined by Vermont’s Governor Shumlin) to formally petition to take marijuana out of Schedule 1 is a pretty big deal, though not necessarily in the way some people think. Now … Continue reading

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