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House Committee Lords Veto Power Over DC To Scrutinize Pot Decriminalization Bill

...Rep. John Mica (R-FL) holds up a point and a list of pot penalties during a House hearing.CREDIT: Screenshot Rep. John Mica (R-FL) presided over the third congressional hearing on "mixed messages" on marijuana Friday. Without seeming to recognize...

Published on May 9, 2014

Alabama Senator Uses Lady Gaga To Oppose Marijuana Reform

...Sen. Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III (R-AL)CREDIT: Associated Press Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) blasted President Obama Wednesday morning for "waltz[ing] into the New Yorker" to say that marijuana is less dangerous than alcohol and calling states...

Published on January 29, 2014

How One Writer Tricked The Internet Into Believing He Smoked Pot With David Brooks

... read Greenberg's satire as genuine, a biting reflection from a friend that Brooks said had become so dangerously dependent on marijuana that the Timesman had foresworn the drug forever for fear of ending up like Gary. It was a little piece of internet gold...

Published on January 3, 2014

David Brooks And The Not-So-Subtle Consequences Of Getting Stoned

...CREDIT: AP There is much to mock in David Brooks' screed against marijuana in the New York Times Friday. And many already have. But one of Brooks' central assumptions underlies much of the emerging backlash against marijuana legalization and warrants...

Published on January 3, 2014

George Zimmerman's Acquittal In The Death Of Trayvon Martin: Three Essays On Culture And Moral Imagination

... (and like former pitcher Bob Gibson, who never let his young daughter win at checkers, beats her), who throws away a valuable stash of marijuana rather than selling it, who takes BART into San Francisco because his mother is worried that he might get busted...

Published on July 15, 2013

'Justified' Open Thread: Noble's Holler

... over small cash. Everything, it seems, is like Mags' rotten and bug-infested marijuana, not even good enough to send up in a glorious burst of smoke. But that means we're going to have to care something about these criminals. And I'm not sure I'm much...

Published on February 8, 2012

Morning Briefing: July 13, 2011

... The federal government should legalize and tax marijuana and internet gambling to help reduce the nation's debt, Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO) wrote in a Wall Street Journal op-ed today. Based on a 2005 Harvard study, the government could raise $2.4 billion...

Published on July 13, 2011