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New York Recreational Marijuana Bill Is On The Table

This article originally appeared on <i>The Fresh Toast</i><p>A group of New York state lawmakers and community advocates reintroduced a bill on Monday in an …

TV travel guide Rick Steves pushes for legal marijuana; some Ill. lawmakers push back

TV travel guide Rick Steves is best-known for his mild-mannered jaunts across Europe, but he traveled to Chicago to speak out Tuesday on a favorite side project: legalizing marijuana.<p>"This is not a pro-pot movement. This is an anti-prohibition movement,” Steves said at a press conference Tuesday …

62% Of New Yorkers Want To Legalize Recreational Marijuana

A new poll shows that 62 percent of New York voters support making marijuana use legal for adults 21 and older, with only 28 percent opposed. The …

It's time to legalize marijuana, majority of New Yorkers Say | Cannabis Insight

Legalize it, New Yorkers are telling their legislators.<p>The majority of the Empire State said it’s time for lawmakers to pass a bill legalizing …

Lawmakers must legalize marijuana in New York to support racial and economic justice

Thousands of New Yorkers have had their rights violated because of marijuana prohibition and the pretext it provides for law enforcement to …

It's Time to Legalize Marijuana, Majority of New Yorkers Say

Legalize it, New Yorkers are telling their legislators.<p>The majority of the Empire State said it’s time for lawmakers to pass a bill legalizing …

Television travel guide urges Illinois to legalize marijuana

CHICAGO (AP) — Television travel guide Rick Steves has made a stop in Chicago to advocate for legalizing marijuana in Illinois.<p>Steves is the host of …

Rick Steves testifies in favor of marijuana legalization in Illinois

Illinois lawmakers held a hearing Tuesday on proposed legislation to legalize marijuana, which could bring some relief to taxpayers.<p>Recreational use …

Should Marijuana Be Legal Nationwide? President Obama Says Pot Should Be Regulated Like Cigarettes, Alcohol

President Barack Obama says though he doesn’t think legalizing marijuana will end America’s drug problem, he believes pot should be regulated the …

A Clueless And Out Of His Mind Trump Gives An Idiotic Response To North Korean Missile Launch

In a completely inept response, North Korea launched an ICBM, and all the president could say was we will take care of it, and it is a situation we …

Taxpayers want more fairness. GOP plan to 'reform' the tax code doesn't deliver

Republicans seem to be operating under the assumption that if the details of their tax “reform” plan are aired for too long, the whole thing might …

GOP Tax Plan: Government On A Credit Card

<i>By SchiffGold</i><p>The middle class is not getting tax relief under the Senate plan currently under consideration. It's getting big government on a credit …

How The GOP Tax Plan Scrooges Middle Class, Retired And Poor

Every time I eye the GOP’s tax plan, I’m reminded of Ebenezer Scrooge’s wish to “decrease the surplus population” of the working class and poor.<p>Scrooge’s sentiment is re-animated in myriad ways that punish retired, working folks and the poor in recent GOP attempts to reward the ultra-affluent and …

What you need to know about the GOP tax bill

A week of deal-making and negotiations are underway as Republicans try to move their hotly debated tax reform bill through the Senate. It advanced Tuesday after a lobbying blitz by President Trump swayed some holdouts on the budget committee to send the package to the Senate floor.<p>Proposed as tax …

What’s Really Standing in the Way of Gun Control

After the Supreme Court decided District of Columbia v. Heller, in 2008, it appeared that all attempts at gun control might be doomed, as a matter of constitutional law, for the foreseeable future. In an opinion by Antonin Scalia, writing for a five-Justice majority, the Court reversed decades of …

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Gun control group wants web hosts to shut down gun sites!

Share this Shit:<p>There seems to be a never ending push by the left to take away our rights. This is their latest tactic.<p>Giffords’ group claims “ghost …

White male gun owners are more likely to think violence against US government is morally justified

Those with money problems tend to feel more emotionally attached to their guns.<p>A US psychological study has found that white male gun owners who have …

The path forward for democrats starts with gun violence prevention

Since the 2016 election, pundits and journalists have criticized the Democratic Party for lacking a succinct, clear message. Donald TrumpDonald John …

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Op-ed: This Thanksgiving, we want our NFL back