Talking about HEARD A PIN DROP

  Quote HEARD A PIN DROP  JFK'S Secretary of State, Dean Rusk, was in France in the early 60's when DeGaule decided to pull out of NATO.  DeGaule said he wanted all US military out of France as soon as possible.   Rusk responded, "Does that include those who are buried here?"  DeGaule did not respond.  You could have heard a pin drop.   When in England, at a fairly large … Continue reading Talking about HEARD A PIN DROP

AKA Jorge Cervantes

By JIM CARLSON To hear him described, you may think he’s “the most interesting man in the world” from those Dos Equis beer ads.  And, maybe he is: world traveler, internationally-renowned publisher and author, botanist, raconteur, lightning-rod for controversy and — to some degree — man of mystery. What the man known as Jorge Cervantes … Continue reading AKA Jorge Cervantes

RONNIE SMITH FOR SHERIFF OF GALLATIN COUNTY KENTUCKY!

ronniesmithforsheriff.com I am running for sheriff of Gallatin County Kentucky and when elected I will put the farmers to work growing hemp here. They have lost their tobacco and they need an alternative. I am actively seeking campaign donations, this is a small county and I can win with 1300 votes. I need $5000 for … Continue reading RONNIE SMITH FOR SHERIFF OF GALLATIN COUNTY KENTUCKY!

Chelsea Clinton: Stepping out of Bill and Hillary’s shadow

http://chicagopressrelease.com/news/chelsea-clinton-stepping-out-of-bill-and-hillarys-shadow It was one of the defining images of the Bill Clinton era. After confessing his infidelities to the world in August 1998, the shamed president and his wife, Hillary, walked across the White House lawn to a waiting helicopter. Standing between them – holding the hand of each parent – was Chelsea Clinton, smiling … Continue reading Chelsea Clinton: Stepping out of Bill and Hillary’s shadow

Tell Virginia to Stop Persecuting Religious Prisoners With Long Hair

What would happen if prisons required you to denounce your faith upon entry? That's what's happening in Virginia, where people first entering prison get their heads shaved — whether willingly or by force. No exceptions for people whose religions ban such styles. If you allow your hair to grow back, you are sent into isolation … Continue reading Tell Virginia to Stop Persecuting Religious Prisoners With Long Hair

U.S. Efforts in Cocoa Trade Far From Sweet

Jean Stevens Chocoholics have it right: European chocolate is better. Or at least, far more sustainable and just. European Union members and several other countries of the International Cocoa Organization (ICCO) (not including the United States) signed a new agreement Friday at a United Nations conference. The agreement reestablishes countries' commitments to making the $10 … Continue reading U.S. Efforts in Cocoa Trade Far From Sweet

Talking about 50 Random Facts That Make You Wonder What In The World Has Happened To America

  Quote 50 Random Facts That Make You Wonder What In The World Has Happened To America 50 Random Facts That Make You Wonder What In The World Has Happened To America The Economic CollapseJuly 4, 2010 Our world is changing at a pace that is so staggering these days that it can be really … Continue reading Talking about 50 Random Facts That Make You Wonder What In The World Has Happened To America

Are hospitals deadlier in July?

http://edition.cnn.com/2010/HEALTH/07/07/hospital.deaths.july/?hpt=T2&fbid=FHjdNH9kOT- By Sabriya Rice, CNN  July 8, 2010 -- Updated 1538 GMT (2338 HKT)   (CNN) -- More than 16,000 U.S. medical school graduates are awarded M.D. degrees each year, and many enter their residency programs at teaching hospitals in July. Now, a growing body of research suggests that month might be a more deadly … Continue reading Are hospitals deadlier in July?

Hemp Project Springing To Life

Link to this Post The 100 Mile House Industrial Hemp Project is up and running again, as a student co-coordinator has been hired and a test plot has been seeded. Project manager Erik Eising was in 100 Mile last week to meet with Horse Lake resident Robin Diether who was hired as the project student … Continue reading Hemp Project Springing To Life

No Free Press for BP Oil Disaster

By Dahr Jamail  July 8, 2010 | Posted in IndyBlog   New Orleans — Last week, the U.S. Coast Guard, working in concert with oil giant BP, instituted new restrictions across the U.S. Gulf Coast that prevent the media from coming within 20 meters of booms or response vessels on beaches or water. But the … Continue reading No Free Press for BP Oil Disaster

High Hopes for Hemp Industries

http://www.theepochtimes.com/n2/content/view/38665/ Spending day after day in fields of cannabis, one can come up with some pretty offbeat ideas—like making houses out of hemp. But Dr Susanna Wilkerson has great visions for a plant often maligned for its association with drug use. The founder of Australian company Pure Delight Hemp says the fibrous plant could replace … Continue reading High Hopes for Hemp Industries

THIS WEEK on CHANGE.ORG Cities Criminalize Homelessness

  (Comment:  This particular petition is for Boulder, CO, but it could be anywhere in the U.S.  With job losses and increasing unemployment, and lack of health insurance could put any one of us on the street at any time.  Don’t ever think that it can’t happen to you. Smk ) Last November, a homeless … Continue reading THIS WEEK on CHANGE.ORG Cities Criminalize Homelessness

Marijuana Busts: ‘Where The Money Is’ For Police

http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/9eIznS/newsjunkiepost.com/2010/07/04/4th-of-july-bible-burgers-and-the-tea-party/     Marijuana is certainly not the most pressing crime problem in the United States — but local police departments, with chronic budget shortfalls, are concentrating more on pot busts than ever before, because “it’s where the money is,” according to one California sheriff. In an era when law enforcement has been forced to … Continue reading Marijuana Busts: ‘Where The Money Is’ For Police

Kentucky Medical Marijuana/Cannabis Act

Written by:  Sheree Krider, Louisville, Kentucky 131 Letters and Emails Sent So Far CLICK HERE TO GO TO PETITION 3:52 PM 2/1/2010 BE IT KNOWN that it is the intent of this "petition" to collect signatures to be submitted to the Kentucky Legislative body to enact a "bill" to authorize the use of MEDICAL MARIJUANA … Continue reading Kentucky Medical Marijuana/Cannabis Act