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Like cigarettes, pot could become tax that saves state budgets

On Jan 1, recreational pot laws went into effect in the states of Washington and Colorado.  And while it is too early to determine how this will equate in the rise of overall revenue for the marijuana industry, expectations are already under way by these states on how taxes received from the sale of the drug can help in subsidizing their general budgets. Colorado projects $578.1 million a year in combined w ...

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Colorado will use pot to fund schools

Dec. 31 begins the first day of Colorado's new law which legalizes marijuana for recreational use.  In its first year, estimated revenues for businesses are expected to reach $578 million, yielding $67 million in tax revenue.  A large portion of that money will be going to fund education in Colorado, as well as the building of new schools. Colorado projects $578.1 million a year in combined wholesale and re ...

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Obama Secretly Signs Bill ENDING FREE SPEECH

Long gone may the days be where the people of the United States have the right to express themselves freely under the First Amendment.  Obama just signed a bill into law secretly that allows for Secret Service to arrest anyone publicly protesting within their vicinity. The bill turned law, H.R. 347, has passed through congress with little objection from either side, or the American public.  This could be on ...

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Military Documents Confirm Obama Is Silencing, Criminalizing Christianity

  Multiple eyewitnesses and military documents have now confirmed Wednesday's report that soldiers at a recent briefing on Fort Hood were told that Christians and Tea Partiers are dangerous extremists who are "tearing the nation apart," and that donating to such groups now constitutes a military crime. Ft. Hood has denied the charges, but evidence continues to mount. According to documents produced by ...

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‘Duck Dynasty’ Family Hits Back After Phil Robertson Suspension

Less than a week after Phil Robertson was suspended by A&E from the hit show Duck Dynasty, the hunting equipment mogul and his family are pushing back. Speaking with the British Daily Mail newspaper, a “source close to the family” said that the network was aware of the controversial things that Robertson had said in an interview but declined to suppress them even though it could have. “It is our belief ...

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ALERT: The Supreme Court Just Took Away Your Right to Remain Silent

  The Supreme Court’s terrible—and dangerous—ruling this week on the Fifth Amendment.   On Monday, in a case called Salinas v. Texas that hasn’t gotten the attention it deserves, the Supreme Court held that you remain silent at your peril. The court said that this is true even before you’re arrested, when the police are just informally asking questions. The court’s move to cut off the right to rem ...

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Facebook Is Recording What You Type – EVEN IF YOU DON’T POST IT

According to a story published this week in the Los Angeles Times, Facebook can see if user’s type on the site even if they don’t post it. The social media giant had to confirm this feature after two Facebook researchers revealed that they had tracked the activity of 5 million random Facebook users while they analyzed self-censorship on the site. Facebook told the Times that the only reason for this researc ...

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‘A Vagina Is More Desirable Than a Man’s Anus’

The ‘Duck Dynasty’ Fiasco Says More About Our Bigotry Than Phil’s Why is our go-to political strategy for beating our opponents to silence them? Why do we dismiss, rather than engage them? Last night, GQ released a story about Duck Dynastywhich quotes Phil’s thoughts about homosexuality: “It seems like, to me, a vagina—as a man—would be more desirable than a man’s anus. That’s just me. I’m just thinking: Th ...

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Obama throws tantrum and won’t attend Sochi Olympics

In protest of Russia's anti-public policies regarding gay rights and public displays of homosexual behavior, key members of the Obama Administration, including the President, First Lady, and Vice-President, will not be attending the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Instead, President Obama will be sending a delegation of gay officials to represent the U.S. in what can only be described as a childish tantrum i ...

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Uruguay Has Officially Became The First Country to Fully Legalize Marijuana

  Uruguay became the first country to legalize the growing, sale and smoking of marijuana on Tuesday, a pioneering social experiment that will be closely watched by other nations debating drug liberalization. A government-sponsored bill approved by 16-13 votes in the Senate provides for regulation of the cultivation, distribution and consumption of marijuana and is aimed at wresting the business from c ...

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Americans Want Congress Members To Pee In Cups To Prove They’re Not On Drugs

  WASHINGTON -- While most Americans like the idea of drug testing for welfare recipients, they LOVE the idea of drug testing for members of Congress.   According to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll, 64 percent of Americans favor requiring welfare recipients to submit to random drug testing -- a measure pushed by Republican lawmakers in recent years -- while 18 percent oppose it. But an even stronger ma ...

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Proud Navajo Code Talkers Appear In Redskins Jackets

  The Navajo Code Talkers were instrumental in WWII. As part of the NFL’s salute to the military, they were to be honored in a ceremony. They showed up to the stadium wearing Washington Redskins Jackets.   The Washington Post was the first to pick it up.   As a joint celebration of the NFL’s Salute to Service month and Native American Heritage month, the Washington Redskins recognized four me ...

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