Is No Men’s Rae “The plea to SET US FREE” ?

  April 12, 2017 The debate over whether or not to use “no mens rae” when facing a Cannabis charge in a Court of Law has been brought to the forefront with Thorne Peters who is facing charges for Marijuana and paraphernalia possession which begins on July 31, 2017 in a Memphis, TN Court of … Continue reading Is No Men’s Rae “The plea to SET US FREE” ?

Kentucky Cannabis Hemp Health Initiative

Kentucky Cannabis Hemp Health Initiative 2013-2014-2015         Framework taken from the Jack Herer Initiative aka CCHI1013. An initiative I had the honor of having a personal hand helping to word, redefining the cannabis/marijuana/hemp movement through selective wording. While attempting to protect and free the plant, the farmers, the prisoners, and the people … Continue reading Kentucky Cannabis Hemp Health Initiative

Fear and loading in Kentucky

by Andy Kopsa@andykopsa September 19, 2013 9:00AM ET $350 buys you a bump fire stock to turn a semiautomatic rifle into a machine gun My first night in Louisville, Jim showed me his guns. The born-and-bred Kentucky boy stores them in a hulking safe with a keypad lock, hidden inside a walk-in closet. Over 5 … Continue reading Fear and loading in Kentucky

Supreme Court strikes down section of Voting Rights Act

    Updated at 11:10 a.m. ET The Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down a section of the Voting Rights Act, weakening a tool the federal government has used for nearly five decades to block discriminatory voting laws. In a five-to-four ruling, the court ruled that Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act is unconstitutional. … Continue reading Supreme Court strikes down section of Voting Rights Act

The Nullification Door can Swing Both Ways

By Bruce Johnson  June 24, 2013 Patrick Henry, John Calhoun, and George Mason would be delighted that States are showing some backbone after 220 years of Federal power encroachment. States are again beginning to question Federal authority by, in effect, nullifying some Federal mandates. But the "nullification door" is swinging both ways. Is it not … Continue reading The Nullification Door can Swing Both Ways

Rabbi Accused Of Posing As Police Officer During Road Rage Episode

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MAMARONECK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Road rage … from a rabbi?

A holy man is accused of getting so mad at another driver, that he pulled her over as if he was a police officer, CBS 2’s Jessica Schneider reported Thursday.

He’s a rabbi at the Congregation Sulam Yaakov in Larchmont, but on Wednesday morning police say he was pretending to be a cop.

Attorney Richard Clifford said it all started when Rabbi Alfredo Borodowski exploded in a road rage incident with a 24-year-old woman on Mamaroneck Avenue.

“The man was acting extremely aggressively and started shouting out his car window at her,” Clifford said.

The woman said she was driving 20 mph — the posted speed limit in the school zone. The rabbi allegedly got mad at her slow speed and then is accused of flashing a fake police badge.

“Driver pulled alongside her, had…

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Anger swells after NSA phone records collection revelations

    Senior politicians reveal that US counter-terrorism efforts have swept up personal data from American citizens for years • NSA taps in to internet giants' systems to mine user data, secret files reveal   The scale of America's surveillance state was laid bare on Thursday as senior politicians revealed that the US counter-terrorism effort … Continue reading Anger swells after NSA phone records collection revelations

Why Are We Testing Newborns for Pot?

      The science is alarmingly inconclusive, but the punishment for mothers is severe. November 23, 2012  |   Employees at US hospitals are testing more and more newborns for cannabis exposure. And, with alarming frequency, they are getting the wrong results. So say a pair of recent studies documenting the unreliability of infant drug … Continue reading Why Are We Testing Newborns for Pot?

Cherokee County teen shot by police sniper, parents speak out (GEORGIA)

By Wendy Saltzman Oct 26, 2012 9:13 a.m. Andrew Messina in 2010 CHEROKEE COUNTY, GA (CBS ATLANTA) - The parents of a 16-year-old suicidal boy spoke only with CBS Atlanta News' Wendy Saltzman after their son was gunned down by a police sniper in Cherokee County. Lisa and Nick Messina said their son was killed … Continue reading Cherokee County teen shot by police sniper, parents speak out (GEORGIA)

Making Communities Safer By Abolishing The Death Penalty: Live Internet Video

    Former Executioners Tour Central Valley – Available for Comment Watch Live: http://abolition2012.ncadp.org/Join the Conversation on Twitter: #abolition2012 BAKERSFIELD, Calif., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Californians prepare to vote on a measure to repeal the death penalty, the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty will present a live online conference exploring how … Continue reading Making Communities Safer By Abolishing The Death Penalty: Live Internet Video

OIG releases an audit of DEA adoptive seizure process and equitable sharing requests. On September 27, 2012, in Drug War, federal, states, by Scott Alexander Meiner

    The Department of Justice’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) released an audit of Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) adoptive seizure process and equitable sharing requests. A couple of quick notes: 1.) Of instances involving federal adoption of assets seized, 65% of reported samples [41 of the 63 examined samples] required DEA headquarter approval to … Continue reading OIG releases an audit of DEA adoptive seizure process and equitable sharing requests. On September 27, 2012, in Drug War, federal, states, by Scott Alexander Meiner

New Hampshire Jury Nullifies Major Felony Marijuana Case

  Written by  Alex Newman Following the adoption of a new state law on jury nullification in June, a New Hampshire jury nullified its first major felony marijuana case on September 14 when jurors decided to free Doug Darrell, a 59-year-old father of four grown children who was growing illegal plants in his backyard. Activists … Continue reading New Hampshire Jury Nullifies Major Felony Marijuana Case

Richard Flor died on Wednesday after suffering heart attacks and kidney failure about six months into his five-year federal sentence…

  Dear Supporter, Five years ago, Montana’s most outspoken medical marijuana patient — Robin Prosser — committed suicide after the DEA seized her medicine, making her life unbearable.Now flash forward to this past Wednesday night, when the feds’ war on medical marijuana claimed another Montana citizen’s life ...Former medical marijuana provider Richard Flor died on … Continue reading Richard Flor died on Wednesday after suffering heart attacks and kidney failure about six months into his five-year federal sentence…

Is Texas dad who killed man to protect his 5-year-old daughter a criminal?

  A Texas grand jury must decide whether to charge a father who killed a man after finding the man molesting his 5-year-old daughter. Does deadly force extend to a father protecting his daughter? By Patrik Jonsson, Staff writer / June 16, 2012 ATLANTA In Shiner, Texas, there’s little doubt among residents that a 23-year-old … Continue reading Is Texas dad who killed man to protect his 5-year-old daughter a criminal?

Marijuana and the U.S. Attorney

[A] drug which takes away grief and passion and brings a forgetfulness of all ills. ~ Homer, The Iliad Two events took place in June that suggested a primer on how medical marijuana laws are working in Colorado might be appropriate. The first was an appellate court decision that the state Supreme Court declined to … Continue reading Marijuana and the U.S. Attorney

Entire second printing of Kentucky author James Higdon’s ‘Cornbread Mafia’ stolen

  A semi trailer containing 1,600 copies of “The Cornbread Mafia” by Kentucky author James Higdon was stolen from a storage lot in Elgin, Ill., on the night of April 28, according to police in the town, located about 40 miles west of Chicago. The trailer contained the book’s entire second printing, as well as … Continue reading Entire second printing of Kentucky author James Higdon’s ‘Cornbread Mafia’ stolen