Daily Archives: May 11, 2012

Boring election season looking for some spice. Maybe we can help.

Matt Taibbi has a great piece about the lack of drama in the Obama-Romney race for the Presidency. But this campaign, relatively speaking, will not be fierce or hotly contested. Instead it’ll be disappointing, embarrassing, and over very quickly, like … Continue reading

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Latest tweet from NIDA News, which presents itself as a leader in science-based efforts in drug policy. National @RecoveryMonth is coming up in September – learn more from @SAMHSAgov about substance use treatment: 1.usa.gov/2EptfH Substance use treatment?

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Congress is pathetic

So the vote in the House was 163 in favor and 262 opposed for the Rohrabacher and Hinchey amendment that would have prevented the DOJ from expending any funds for the purpose of interfering with state medical marijuana operations. A … Continue reading

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Why are police so much more frail than meter readers?

… or are the police merely less well-trained? One of the many atrocities covered by Radley Balko is “Puppycides” – the killing of dogs by police (usually dogs who were friendly family pets). In pretty much every case, the officer’s … Continue reading

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