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“This is Why the Schwabs are Fighting” on “I Take LIBERTY With My Coffee”

You may have seen recent news stories or social media posts about Raymond and Amelia Schwab and their battle...

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Washington to Start Marij...

Washington to Start Marijuana Research Defying DEA and Federal Rules

Washington state is moving ahead with its plans to allow scientific research of marijuana, sidestepping...

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Washington to Start Marij...

Washington to Start Marijuana Research Defying DEA and Federal Rules

Washington state is moving ahead with its plans to allow scientific research of marijuana, sidestepping...

Washington to Start Marijuana Researc...

Washington state is moving ahead with its plans to allow scientific research of marijuana, sidestepping federal rules...

Washington to Start Marijuana Research Defying DEA and Federal Rules
posted on: Aug 27, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

(Video) Jack Splitt, the teen who hel...

Jack Splitt was a charmer, a flirt and a fighter for the right to open Colorado school doors for medical marijuana...

(Video) Jack Splitt, the teen who helped change Colorado medical pot law, has died
posted on: Aug 27, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Federal judge refers Sheriff Joe Arpa...

A federal judge on Friday ordered Maricopa County, Arizona, Sheriff Joe Arpaio be referred to the U.S. Attorney’s...

Federal judge refers Sheriff Joe Arpaio for criminal prosecution
posted on: Aug 26, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Texas, Religious Groups, 4 Other Stat...

Five states, led by Texas, and several nonprofit medical groups, all of which are religiously affiliated, filed a...

Texas, Religious Groups, 4 Other States File Lawsuit Challenging Transgender Health Rule
posted on: Aug 25, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo
Olympic Medalists are about to score another victory?

Olympic Medalists are about to score another ...

posted on: Aug 25, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

U.S. Olympic medal winners are on the verge of getting to hurdle the IRS. Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) announced Tuesday that the House...

(Video) Many Donors to Clinton Foundation Met with Hillary at State Department

(Video) Many Donors to Clinton Foundation Met...

posted on: Aug 23, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

  WASHINGTON (AP) — More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money —...

Cop Shoots and Kills Unarmed Deaf, Mute Man as He Tries to Communicate Using Sign Language

Cop Shoots and Kills Unarmed Deaf, Mute Man a...

posted on: Aug 23, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Charlotte, NC — A community and family is mourning the loss of Daniel Kevin Harris, whose life was taken this week by a State Trooper who apparently...

Wells Fargo to Pay $4M to Settle Student-Debt Practices

Wells Fargo to Pay $4M to Settle Student-Debt...

posted on: Aug 23, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

A year after publishing a report on widespread problems with the serving of student loans, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau reached a $4...

Judge in Texas temporarily blocks Obama’s transgender rules

Judge in Texas temporarily blocks Obama’...

posted on: Aug 23, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge in Texas has blocked the Obama administration’s order that requires public schools to let transgender...

U.S. Army fudged its accounts by trillions of dollars, auditor finds

U.S. Army fudged its accounts by trillions of...

posted on: Aug 22, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

The United States Army’s finances are so jumbled it had to make trillions of dollars of improper accounting adjustments to create an illusion...

What You Need to Know About Louisiana’s Catastrophic ‘1,000-Year’ Flood

What You Need to Know About Louisiana’s Catas...

posted on: Aug 21, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

August 18, 2016   |   Josie Wales (ANTIMEDIA) Baton Rouge, La – Over 30,000 people were rescued from their homes this week as torrential downpours...

Arizona Court Releases Photos from Inside ‘freezers’ at Immigrant Processing Centers

Arizona Court Releases Photos from Inside ...

posted on: Aug 20, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

  These are the ‘hieleras’: photos from inside Border Patrol’s immigrant holding centers /Univision New images from Border...

Judge Denies Bid to Depose Hillary Clinton, But Allows Written Questionnaire

Judge Denies Bid to Depose Hillary Clinton, B...

posted on: Aug 19, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Hillary Clinton has lost her bid to avoid answering questions in a public-records suit about her use of a private email server, but she won’t...

Death Row Exoneree Nick Yarris Speaks About Fear of 13, the Documentary Recounting His Wrongful Conviction

Death Row Exoneree Nick Yarris Speaks About F...

posted on: Aug 19, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

 BY ARIANA COSTAKES Nick Yarris was convicted in 1982 of a rape and murder he did not commit and was sentenced to death in Pennsylvania. He was one...

The Politics of Hemp

The Politics of Hemp

posted on: Aug 19, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

For nearly four decades, industrial hemp advocates have extolled the virtues of hemp (cannabis sativa, variety sativa), a plant whose cultivation is...

DOJ to Stop Contracting Private Prisons for Federal Prisoners

DOJ to Stop Contracting Private Prisons for F...

posted on: Aug 18, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

The Justice Department plans to end its use of private prisons after officials concluded the facilities are both less safe and less effective at...

America Is Ignoring Another Natural Disaster Near the Gulf

America Is Ignoring Another Natural Disaster ...

posted on: Aug 18, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Wide stretches of southern Louisiana are once again flooded with more than two feet of water. Downpours have again damaged or ruined tens of...

Feds Can’t Prosecute Fully Licensed Pot Providers, 9th Circuit Rules

Feds Can’t Prosecute Fully Licensed Pot...

posted on: Aug 17, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled Tuesday that Congress has forbidden the U.S. Department of Justice from spending money to...

Master Chef Turns Leftovers Into Fine Dining For Brazil’s Hungry

Master Chef Turns Leftovers Into Fine Dining ...

posted on: Aug 16, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

It’s a soup kitchen fit for kings and queens. And that is exactly the way internationally famous chef Massimo Bottura wants it. The aim of...

Hillary Clinton Picks TPP and Fracking Advocate To Set Up Her White House

Hillary Clinton Picks TPP and Fracking Advoca...

posted on: Aug 16, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

TWO BIG ISSUES dogged Hillary Clinton during the Democratic primary: the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement (TPP) and fracking. She had a...

Girl, 6, Among 16 Shot Across Chicago

Girl, 6, Among 16 Shot Across Chicago

posted on: Aug 15, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

A man was killed and at least 15 other people, including a 6-year-old girl, have been wounded in shootings since late Sunday morning on the West and...

How We Killed the Tea Party

How We Killed the Tea Party

posted on: Aug 14, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Greedy super PACs drained the movement with endless pleas for money to support “conservative” candidates—while instead using the money to enrich...

D.C. Circuit Blocks Senate Subpoena Targeting Backpage.com CEO

D.C. Circuit Blocks Senate Subpoena Targeting...

posted on: Aug 14, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

A federal appeals court on Friday temporarily blocked a congressional subpoena compelling the web classifieds company Backpage.com and its chief...

Recordings Of Attorney-Client Meetings Spur Outrage Among Criminal Defense Lawyers

Recordings Of Attorney-Client Meetings Spur O...

posted on: Aug 13, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

An investigation into the distribution of contraband at the Leavenworth Detention Center has morphed into an explosive case involving possible...

When Will the Justices Take Up Pot Again?

When Will the Justices Take Up Pot Again?

posted on: Aug 12, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

More than a decade has passed since the U.S. Supreme Court has spoken about marijuana. But as state legalization efforts proliferate, the tension...

BREAKING: Outrage Follows DEA Refusal to Reschedule Cannabis

BREAKING: Outrage Follows DEA Refusal to Resc...

posted on: Aug 11, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration announced this morning that it will not change the Schedule I status of cannabis under the Controlled...

‘Uber of the Sky,’ Challenging the FAA, Gets Business Backing in SCOTUS

‘Uber of the Sky,’ Challenging the FAA, Gets ...

posted on: Aug 10, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

A group of pro-business organizations concerned about the future of the sharing economy is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to step into an internet...

Just Like Ferguson, Baltimore Police Routinely Violated Civil Rights of Black Residents

Just Like Ferguson, Baltimore Police Routinel...

posted on: Aug 10, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Baltimore police routinely violated the constitutional rights of residents by conducting unlawful stops and using excessive force, according to the...

Governor who blocked public-defender budget increases is ordered to represent indigent defendant

Governor who blocked public-defender budget i...

posted on: Aug 9, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Taking aim at the government official who has blocked budget increases for indigent defense, the top public defender in Missouri has appointed Gov....

Mike Pence Thinks Working Mothers Damage Their Kids’ Emotional Growth

Mike Pence Thinks Working Mothers Damage Thei...

posted on: Aug 9, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Indiana governor and Donald Trump running mate Mike Pence — notable for getting incensed at the animated Disney movie Mulan for being liberal...

Prominent Democratic Consultants Sign Up to Defeat Single Payer in Colorado

Prominent Democratic Consultants Sign Up to D...

posted on: Aug 7, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

INFLUENTIAL DEMOCRATIC CONSULTANTS, some of whom work for the Super PACs backing Hillary Clinton, have signed up to fight a bold initiative to...

FDR Made Marijuana Illegal 79 Years Ago

FDR Made Marijuana Illegal 79 Years Ago

posted on: Aug 6, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

On August 2, 1937 President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Marihuana Tax Act of 1937, the first federal marijuana law, which prohibited the...

Only one Trump economic adviser holds Ph.D.

Only one Trump economic adviser holds Ph.D.

posted on: Aug 6, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

08/05/2016 03:59 PM EDT Donald Trump’s team of economic advisers is a little short on economists. Only one of the Trump campaign’s 13...

Budget deficit will total $590 billion

Budget deficit will total $590 billion

posted on: Aug 6, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

08/05/2016 04:01 PM EDT The government’s budget deficit will total $590 billion this year, about 10 percent larger than expected. The revised...

Lisa Creason’s struggle to work after prison in Illinois

Lisa Creason’s struggle to work after prison ...

posted on: Aug 4, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Each year, 30,000 people leave Illinois prisons after completing their sentences. They’ve made mistakes and served their time. But now, the biggest...

Police rally as mayor says Black Lives Matter banner stays

Police rally as mayor says Black Lives Matter...

posted on: Aug 3, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

SOMERVILLE, Mass. (AP) — About 50 police officers and their supporters upset about a Black Lives Matter banner that has been hanging outside City...

There’s No Business Like the Weapons Business

There’s No Business Like the Weapons Business...

posted on: Aug 3, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

By WILLIAM D. HARTUNG • July 26, 2016 When American firms dominate a global market worth more than $70 billion a year, you’d expect to hear about...

How we can help keep fathers out of prison, with their children instead

How we can help keep fathers out of prison, w...

posted on: Aug 3, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

In June, families across America gathered to celebrate the importance of fathers. Like many men, we cherish our most meaningful roles in this life:...

The New York Times Just Accidentally Proved US Elections are Illegitimate

The New York Times Just Accidentally Proved U...

posted on: Aug 1, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

(ANTIMEDIA Op-Ed) The New York Times published an interesting analysis Monday morning that showed only 9 percent of the country voted for either...

The Attack on Free Speech at the Conventions

The Attack on Free Speech at the Conventions

posted on: Aug 1, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Andrew P. Napolitano Posted on July 27, 2016 This summer, we have all witnessed the heavy hand of government intervening in the freedom of speech,...

Ga. teens ask for jobs to stay away from gangs, get hired on the spot

Ga. teens ask for jobs to stay away from gang...

posted on: Aug 1, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

LAGRANGE, Ga. — When school is out for the summer months, it’s easy to understand how kids can get bored and look for things to keep them...

The $2 Drug Test Police Are Using to Destroy Innocent Peoples’ Lives

The $2 Drug Test Police Are Using to Destroy ...

posted on: Jul 31, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

(ANTIMEDIA) Law enforcement uses reagent drug kits, which cost about $2 a pop, to test for illegal drugs in the field. It’s a small price to pay to...

Federal Appeals Court Rejects Protections For Gay People Under Existing Civil Rights Law

Federal Appeals Court Rejects Protections For...

posted on: Jul 30, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected a woman’s claim that existing civil rights law protects against sexual orientation...

Rival gangs Crips, Bloods and Esés declare peace in Los Angeles

Rival gangs Crips, Bloods and Esés declare pe...

posted on: Jul 30, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

History was made as rival Southern California gang leaders met at the Church of Scientology Community Center in South Los Angeles July 17 to discuss...

Treasury Department Examines Tax Data on the Uninsured & Obamacare Incentives

Treasury Department Examines Tax Data on the ...

posted on: Jul 29, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

In a working paper, the Treasury Department’s Office of Tax Analysis (OTA) used 2014 tax return data to learn about the characteristics of...

Lawyer who refused to remove Black Lives Matter pin is sentenced to five days in jail

Lawyer who refused to remove Black Lives Matt...

posted on: Jul 29, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

An Ohio lawyer is appealing a five-day contempt sentence for refusing to remove her Black Lives Matter pin in court. Municipal Judge Robert Milich...

Fourth Circuit Strikes North Carolina Voter ID Law, Finding ‘Discriminatory Intent’

Fourth Circuit Strikes North Carolina Voter I...

posted on: Jul 29, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

A federal appeals court on Friday struck down a North Carolina election law package that imposed new voter ID requirements, finding that the law was...

The Democratic Party is Not What it Seems

The Democratic Party is Not What it Seems

posted on: Jul 28, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

I left the Democratic Party in 2000. At that time, I got the chance to hear Ralph Nader speak while he was running as the Green Party presidential...

IRS Looking at Clinton Foundation After GOP Complaint

IRS Looking at Clinton Foundation After GOP C...

posted on: Jul 28, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

The IRS has referred GOP complaints about the Clinton Foundation’s tax exemption to the agency’s exam unit, IRS Commissioner John...

Waking Up to the Reality of Fascism

Waking Up to the Reality of Fascism

posted on: Jul 27, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Donald Trump is on a roll, breaking new ground in uses for state power. Closing the internet? Sure. “We have to see Bill Gates and a lot of...

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