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I know that with the Presidential primaries in full swing, with deeply contested races in both parties, that the news is dominated by this, as is our community here. It is to be expected that other ...
by Jay Elias
Comment Count 193 comments on Wed Jan 23, 2008 at 12:35 AM PST with 873 Recommends
Matt Stoller is all over this : A whistleblower is coming forth against John and Cindy McCain, and the picture he is ...
by Joey Dee
Comment Count 455 comments on Thu Sep 11, 2008 at 07:56 AM PDT with 546 Recommends
by redstatehatemonitor
Comment Count 478 comments on Wed Dec 12, 2007 at 04:21 PM PST with 489 Recommends
(I see this was also covered in a rec'd diary by Joey Dee. ) I have ...
by Snud
Comment Count 219 comments on Thu Sep 11, 2008 at 08:20 AM PDT with 457 Recommends
Again I'm reminded of passages from Kafka's The Trial such as this one: Perhaps there was a little more space in there than usual today, but if so it was not immediately obvious, especially as the ...
by Horace Boothroyd III
Comment Count 245 comments on Wed May 02, 2012 at 07:47 AM PDT with 402 Recommends
Aside from the cannabis prohibition issue, this is a story about a chronic pain patient who commits suicide after years ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 155 comments on Mon Oct 29, 2007 at 06:14 AM PDT with 402 Recommends
Bill Piper , Director of Drug Policy Alliance's Office of National Affairs. declares DEA ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 237 comments on Fri May 16, 2014 at 02:50 PM PDT with 356 Recommends
I've been waiting for an open thread to post this so someone much more articulate than me could do a diary on it, but we haven't had one for a while. I'm sure there will be one right after I post ...
by CTLiberal
Comment Count 120 comments on Sun Dec 03, 2006 at 11:36 AM PST with 328 Recommends
DEA official freaks out at Senate hearing: Reckless marijuana legalization ‘scares us’ Surprising nobody the 'chief of operations' for the DEA went on the reefer mad rant one would expect when ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 290 comments on Thu Jan 16, 2014 at 05:06 PM PST with 299 Recommends
That's what Reuters is reporting : law enforcement agents have been directed to conceal how such investigations truly begin - not only from defense lawyers but also sometimes from prosecutors and ...
by bobdevo
Comment Count 374 comments on Mon Aug 05, 2013 at 06:12 AM PDT with 281 Recommends
As it's been noted since 9/11, and as it’s just now coming under a brighter light, the National Security Agency’s (NSA’s) role in our government’s surveillance of its citizens represents ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 139 comments on Sun Sep 01, 2013 at 09:29 PM PDT with 254 Recommends
By L. C. Johnson ( bio/blog ) Sorry. If you're looking for some breathless analysis about another lame videotape, which allegedly contains the latest ...
by L C Johnson
Comment Count 485 comments on Fri Sep 07, 2007 at 03:56 PM PDT with 253 Recommends
LA Weekly Despite medical marijuana being legal in California, it is still a 'cash crop' (largely because it is not legal enough) and money is still money. If you have a stable business like a ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 180 comments on Mon Aug 26, 2013 at 07:03 PM PDT with 246 Recommends
The Bundy Ranch controversy has now divided Nevada's two United States senators . While Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) referred to Bundy's armed supporters as "domestic terrorists," ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 124 comments on Sat Apr 19, 2014 at 04:16 PM PDT with 239 Recommends
Last year 858,408 people were arrested for Marijuana violations. This is a 1.3% ...
by TrahmalG
Comment Count 271 comments on Wed Oct 06, 2010 at 05:58 AM PDT with 212 Recommends
Good riddance. From WaPo: The head of the Drug Enforcement Administration is expected to resign soon, according to U.S. officials, following revelations about “sex parties” involving ...
by gnosticator
Comment Count 118 comments on Tue Apr 21, 2015 at 12:33 PM PDT with 198 Recommends
Facing a child treating her severe seizure disorder with medical marijuana, Gupta was forced to see the error of his ways. AlterNet What if you were the parent of a small child suffering from a ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 117 comments on Sat Aug 10, 2013 at 06:36 AM PDT with 193 Recommends
In April 2012, Daniel Chong's worst nightmare came true as he was left in a DEA holding cell for five days without food or water: Daniel Chong, 24, a UC San Diego senior, said he was swept up in ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 102 comments on Tue Jul 30, 2013 at 01:56 PM PDT with 193 Recommends
AFP reports that 10 years after Portugal decriminalized drug use, and decided to treat addicts instead, that the experiment has worked.
by HoundDog
Comment Count 95 comments on Mon Jul 04, 2011 at 05:20 PM PDT with 191 Recommends
Nearly from its creation in 1970, under the Controlled Substance Act, the Drug Enforcement Agency has seen itself as the front line, and shock troops, of the "war on drugs," launched by Richard ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 73 comments on Wed Jun 11, 2014 at 04:01 PM PDT with 136 Recommends