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Canadians Who Smoke Legal Weed Could Be Banned From U.S. For Life

June 30, 2018


By Jason Lemon On 6/26/18 Marijuana will be legal for recreational use in Canada on October 17, but despite legalization, Canadians who admit using cannabis could be banned permanently from entering the U.S. “It’s basically black and white—if you admit to a U.S. border officer at a U.S. port of entry that you’ve smoked marijuana […]

Russia Says Canada Weed Legalization Is a ‘Breach’ of International Legal Obligations

June 30, 2018


By Jason Lemon On 6/25/18 Russia has come out strongly against Canada’s decision to legalize recreational marijuana, calling the move a “breach” of its “international legal obligations.” The Russian Foreign Ministry said that a number of international conventions, to which Canada is a signatory, require privy nations to restrict the use of cannabis and other […]

The zombie apocalypse might be upon us, but take heart

December 13, 2017


By Paul Prather Contributing Columnist December 08, 2017 I’m thinking the apocalypse is nigh. In the mornings, the first thing I do when my eyes edge open is check the news on my phone to see if the world’s still here. For myself, I’m not terribly upset about this. At my age, there’s not all […]

Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2016

March 5, 2017


Secretary’s Preface Promoting human rights and democratic governance is a core element of U.S. foreign policy. These values form an essential foundation of stable, secure, and functioning societies. Standing up for human rights and democracy is not just a moral imperative but is in the best interests of the United States in making the world […]

Democrats Call For Attorney General Sessions To Resign

March 2, 2017


March 2, 20175:08 AM ET Heard on Morning Edition Democratic leaders want Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign after news reports that he met with Russia’s ambassador to the U.S. twice last year. STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: Attorney General Jeff Sessions is defending his meetings with a Russian diplomat The Washington Post reports Sessions met twice […]

From Pearl Harbor to an Apology, an Internment Timeline

November 27, 2015


  NOV. 27, 2015   1941 Dec. 7 | Japan attacks Pearl Harbor. The next day, the United States and Britain declare war on Japan. 1942 Feb. 14 | Lt. Gen. John L. DeWitt, head of the Western Defense Command, recommends moving “Japanese and other subversive persons” from the West Coast. Feb. 19 | President […]

US built ‘equivalent of 10 Keystones’ since 2010 – report

November 8, 2015


Critical reaction to President Barack Obama’s blocking of the Keystone XL pipeline from the oil industry amounted to a shrug, perhaps because the US has constructed enough pipeline in the last five years to equal 10 Keystone projects, a new report stated. Keystone XL’s “deliberation process has gone on so long that the market has […]

“Rights and freedoms may in no case be exercised contrary to purposes and principles of the United Nations.” HOW THE UNITED NATIONS IS STEALING OUR “UNALIENABLE RIGHTS” TO GROW FOOD AND MEDICINE THROUGH THE U.N. CONVENTION ON NARCOTIC DRUGS AND AGENDA 21.

October 26, 2015


10/25/2015 Sheree Krider Because of the nature of the Beasts which we are dealing with in regards to the “War on Drugs” in general, but additionally because the Beasts are taking control of plants, food, medications and plant medicines worldwide at will, I feel it is imperative that we confront this issue now. WHILE READING […]

Fukushima has already killed one million people

June 27, 2015


(Robert Hunziker)  Fukushima’s still radiating, self-perpetuating, immeasurable, and limitless, like a horrible incorrigible Doctor Who monster encounter in deep space. Fukushima will likely go down in history as the biggest cover-up of the 21st Century. Governments and corporations are not leveling with citizens about the risks and dangers; similarly, truth itself, as an ethical standard, […]

800 Years of the Magna Carta: Traditions Retained in the U.S. Constitution

June 24, 2015


800 years ago in the fields of Runnymede, the most important political covenant in the history of the western world was made. At sword point, King John was forced by his barons to sign a document that imposed limitations upon his power. Provided that the restrictions were properly enforced, no longer would the king be […]

“Our education system is a big problem,”

May 31, 2015


“Our education system is a big problem,” Fiorina told host Chris Wallace on “Fox News Sunday.” “When a Washington bureaucracy gets involved in program, it becomes heavy-handed and standardized,” she said. “It’s how Washington bureaucracy works.” Common Core provides learning guidelines for K-12 students as they complete each grade of their schooling. Fiorina pointed to […]

Opening Statement of the United States of America to the 24th UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

May 19, 2015


Remarks Luis E. Arreaga Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Vienna, Austria May 18, 2015 Thank you, Mr. Chairman, and congratulations on your election and the election of other members of the bureau. One month has passed since Qatar welcomed us to Doha for the 13th UN Crime Congress. […]