Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Keystone XL Pipeline – More Republican Hypocrisy


While the Rebuplicans have been having a grand time hammering Obama for not approving the Keystone XL Pipeline, they are conveniently ignoring an important fact. That it was Republicans, and a letter from Republican Governor of Nebraska Dave Heineman that … Continue reading

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Medical Marijuana : “Gain” one right, loose others


I am a medical marijuana patient. Which in my state grants me certain rights- the right to ingest cannabis. The right to purchase it at dispensaries. And the right to grow (a limited amount) of cannabis. And of course- all … Continue reading

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A quick rant on conservative lies


I have been a political junky most of my life. I started watching every nightly newscast (back when we had a whopping 4 channels) when I was 8 or so. And being somewhat active and outspoken, and with a penchant … Continue reading

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Graphic Warning Labels for Tobacco


  Let’s face it- tobacco is one of the most addictive drugs known to mankind. It is also one of the most boring drugs, and offers very little benefit to the user. The FDA and HHS has been trying to … Continue reading

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My first experience with medical marijuana


So- my first experience with medical marijuana was in the mid 80’s- a good decade before the first medical marijuana law was passed in our country. I was probably 15 or 16 at the time. One of my friends younger … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras Hypocrisy


So tomorrow is Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras, and the annual alcohol fueled debauchery in New Orleans. I have attended in the past- and to me the closest parallel is a crack house or shooting gallery…but much, much worse. Just like … Continue reading

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Harm Reduction Part IV : Prescription Heroin


No- I am not talking oxy-contin. I am talking prescribed, daily doses of heroins active ingredient for helping addicts. Not as far fetched as it sounds- quite a few countries have such programs- with amazing sucess. I’ll admit- this is … Continue reading

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