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  • Sens. Manchin & Braun Attempting to Practice Medicine Without a License—& Fighting Wrong War

    07/13/2019 5:27:23 AM PDT · by GailA · 120 replies
    Cato ^ | 7/12/19 | Jeffery Singer
    Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Mike Braun (R-IN) are still trying to address the fentanyl and heroin overdose crisis—soon to be joined by a methamphetamine and cocaine overdose crisis—by denying chronic pain patients access to pain relief. They have just introduced a bill they call The FDA Opioid Labeling Accuracy Act, which would “prohibit the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from allowing opioids to be labeled for intended use of ‘around-the-clock, long-term opioid treatment’ until a study can be completed on the long-term use of opioids.” Set aside the fact that most pain specialists agree that, in some cases, long-term...
  • Howard Schultz Unifies the Parties -- Against Him

    02/06/2019 10:10:33 AM PST · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 6, 2019 | Salena Zito
    The endless fight between Republicans and Democrats seemed to pause last week. The cause: former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz's announcement on "60 Minutes" on Jan. 27 that he is seriously considering a 2020 run for president as a centrist independent. Social media and partisan opinion writers lost their collective minds on that possibility, one of the parties seemingly deploying an activist to disrupt his first public outing, a New York City book event. "Don't help elect Trump, you egotistical billionaire a--hole," the heckler yelled. "Go back to getting ratio'ed on Twitter. Go back to Davos with the other billionaire elites...
  • New JAMA study shows legalizing pot might discourage teen use

    07/09/2019 7:56:23 AM PDT · by luv2ski · 55 replies
    CNBC ^ | July 8, 2019 | Angelica LaVito
    Legalizing pot does not appear to encourage teen use and might actually discourage it, a study published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics suggests. Researchers analyzed data from more than 1.4 million high school students between 1993 and 2017, collected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for its Youth Risk Behavior survey. The results show teen pot use both before and after medical marijuana laws were adopted in 27 states, seven of which also legalized recreational marijuana during the survey period. Teen marijuana use didn’t change much after medical marijuana was legalized, they found. In states that legalized recreational use,...
  • Andrew Yang Censored by MSNBC During Debate Night

    07/02/2019 7:00:35 AM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 24 replies
    Youtube ^ | June 28, 2019 | Steve Dannely
    See video at link. Andrew Yang has been censored by MSNBC. His mic was cut off during the debate so he could not respond. The other candidates' mics were NOT cut off. He only got two questions. Why? They (media punks) said Yang was the debate's "loser". They didn't even give him the chance to speak and tried to make him appear timid and stupid. Why don't the mainstream media want people to hear what Yang has to say?
  • Smugglers are Pushing Adults and Kids Into the Rio Grande to Distract Border Patrol Agents

    07/01/2019 12:49:35 PM PDT · by Liberty7732 · 30 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 07/01/19
    Last week a photo of a man and his daughter went viral after they drowned together in the Rio Grande. It happened while they attempted to enter the United States illegally. According to Border Patrol agents, pushing adults and children into the river is a new tactic being used as a distraction by smugglers. While agents focus their attention on water rescue missions, they take advantage.
  • Laws must be applied equally or they don’t matter

    06/27/2019 10:25:16 AM PDT · by bitt · 20 replies
    boston herald ^ | 6/25/2019 | howie carr
    Volodymyr Zhukovskyy is what happens when you stop enforcing all the laws, for all the people. If you tell one group of individuals that, for whatever reason, there are certain laws they no longer have to abide by, it’s not long before everybody else begins to believe that there’s no reason they should be held accountable for any crimes they commit either. Here’s the deal for any society: either all the laws have to be enforced for everybody, across the board, or pretty soon they’re not going to be enforced for anybody. The only alternative is to start repealing all...
  • House Oversight Authorizes Subpoena for Kellyanne Conway Over the Hatch Act

    06/26/2019 10:37:42 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 53 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 26, 2019 | Cortney O'Brien
    Well, they've gone and done it. The House Oversight and Reform Committee voted to authorize a subpoena for White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway to testify about her potential Hatch Act violations. The panel says that Conway engaged in "egregious, repeated, and very public violations” of the ethics law. "Here, we have a clear-cut case of a federal employee violating federal law over and over and over again,”  Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) alleged on Wednesday after the panel's vote.Conway knows what's going on. The Democrats on the panel, she said earlier this week, want to silence her."They want a big roll of...
  • Bernie Sanders, Liz Warren talk decriminalizing prostitution

    06/21/2019 5:26:36 PM PDT · by SJackson · 42 replies
    NY Post ^ | June 20, 2019 | Nikki Schwab
    Bernie Sanders, Liz Warren talk decriminalizing prostitution WASHINGTON – The two progressive presidential candidates backing Queens District Attorney candidate Tiffany Cabán are also backing her on one of her signature issues. Cabán wants to decriminalize sex work, arguing that the current laws go after people who are destabilized by the current economic system. “This is literally how they put food on their tables,” Cabán said in a debate Tuesday. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) – who endorsed Cabán Wednesday – said he was open to the idea as well. “Bernie believes that decriminalization is certainly something that should be considered,” Sanders’...
  • Warren Survey Seeks Guidance on Top Issues: Guns, Pot, Climate Change, Corruption

    04/08/2019 10:15:04 AM PDT · by rktman · 25 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 4/8/20198 | Penny Star
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) posted a survey on Facebook, requiring people’s email address and zip code, and asked respondents to pick what they think are the most important issues facing the country today. Warren pledged in text accompanying the survey to make “big structural change” in America. “Our grassroots movement is ready to fight hard and make big, structural change in this country,” the text on the survey read. “We’re going to do this by lifting up everyone’s voices and making this campaign about the priorities of the people — not the powerful special interests.”
  • Mother playing 'chicken' with her kids fatally strikes son with SUV, officials say

    06/23/2019 12:42:35 PM PDT · by bgill · 87 replies
    nbc ^ | June 23, 2019 | Janelle Griffith
    A Houston woman who was driving a sport utility vehicle toward her children in an apparent game of "chicken" struck and killed her 3-year-old son, authorities said. Lexus Stagg, 26, was arrested and charged with criminally negligent homicide in the boy's June 11 death, Harris County prosecutors said in a statement Friday. “Cars aren’t toys and playing chicken with your kids isn’t a game,” Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg said in the statement. Stagg can be seen on surveillance video reversing a white Lincoln Navigator in an apartment complex parking lot as her three small children run toward the...
  • Peggy Noonan: Trump’s Nonstop ‘Harum-Scarum’ Is ‘Exhausting’

    06/23/2019 10:39:35 AM PDT · by rktman · 62 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 6/23/2019 | Pam Key
    Sunday on NBC’s “Meet The Press,” Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan said President Donald Trump’s style of “harum-scarum” was exhausting the America people. Noonan said, “Do you remember on the Ed Sullivan show when we were little children? There was a guy who came and balanced plates. There would be a stick, put a plate up, get it going, get another and then he would run back and forth just trying to keep them all up. Balancing plates is part of the tone of this administration and of this president.”
  • Trump’s Way To Victory

    06/20/2019 12:31:34 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 20, 2019 | Kurt Schlichter
    Ignore the battlefield prep from the mainstream media – Donald Trump is the odds-on favorite for reelection against whichever weirdo, loser or mutation the Democrats finally pick as their nominee. The leaked polls purportedly showing Trump deep underwater to Floppy Joe and Bernie Stalin and that has-been furry from Texas are about as reliable as the ones the placed Felonia Milhous von Pantsuit in the White House. She’s now stumbling around the woods guzzling from a queen-sized goblet of Trader Joe’s Chardonnay while The Donald is racking up the greatest streak of conservative victories since Ronald Reagan – maybe...
  • Bernie Sanders Takes a Flamethrower to Trump on MSNBC: ‘Racist …Sexist… Homophobe Religious Bigot’

    06/18/2019 10:57:17 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 79 replies
    mediaite ^ | June 18, 2019
    Independent Vermont Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders lit into President Donald Trump in advance of Trump’s Florida campaign kickoff rally, calling him a “racist” who won’t tell his supporters how he “tried to throw 32 million people off of healthcare.” On Tuesday’s edition of MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Reports, host Andrea Mitchell asked Sanders for his reaction to the possibility that Trump might live-tweet the Democratic debates. “Well, I’m surprised that he has the time to tweet, I thought he would be watching, you know, some Fox TV program,” Sanders quipped, before really going in on Trump. “Look, he...
  • Expect More Conservative Purges on Social Media If Republicans Target Section 230

    06/17/2019 4:45:55 PM PDT · by ProgressingAmerica · 11 replies
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  • COLORADO KIDS PAY BIG PRICE FOR STATE’S DECISION TO LEGALIZE MARIJUANA

    06/17/2019 6:05:29 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 49 replies
    Powerline ^ | June 17,2019 | PAUL MIRENGOFF
    The returns are in on Colorado’s decision to legalize marijuana: (1) Large amounts of money are being made thanks to legalization, privately and by the state; (2) “horrible things are happening to kids.” The quotation is from psychiatrist Libby Stuyt. She treats teens in southwestern Colorado and has studied the health effects of high-potency marijuana. Stuyt says: “I see increased problems with psychosis, with addiction, with suicide, with depression and anxiety” stemming from legalization in the state. Stuyt’s report won’t surprise anyone who has read Alex Berensen’s book Tell Your Children, which I discussed here. Berensen noted that over the...
  • Why I am voting Democrat(old fart vanity post)

    06/15/2019 7:01:44 AM PDT · by 2nd Amendment · 57 replies
    Okay this is probably an old fart narcissistic post. Nobody listens to me. (not even my wife sometimes) I've been a viewer of Freerepublic for about 20 years and it is the only thing that keeps me relatively sane. So here goes- here are the reasons why I am going to vote for either Bernie or Buttieg, or Buttplug (whaterver). 1. I love Venezuela and their recycling efforts using dumpsters 2. I love the Paris climate accords and spending trillions of dollars to stop solar flares 3. I love homos and their efforts to keep the American born population down...
  • Nevada bans employers from refusing to hire those who fail marijuana tests

    06/15/2019 9:47:02 AM PDT · by indthkr · 178 replies
    CNN ^ | June 12th | Eric Levenson and Chris Boyette
    (CNN) — Starting in 2020, Nevada employers cannot refuse to hire a job applicant for failing a marijuana screening test, making it the first state to pass such a law.....
  • Court: California Law Allows Prison Inmates to Legally Possess Marijuana

    06/14/2019 10:48:28 AM PDT · by chief lee runamok · 19 replies
    breitbart ^ | 06/14/2019 | Penny Starr
    A Sacramento-based Third District Court of Appeals has overturned the 2017 conviction of five men who were caught with marijuana in their prison cells, after California passed Proposition 64 legalizing recreational use of the drug. But that doesn’t mean inmates can light up joints while behind bars.
  • Bitcoin Bull John McAfee Warns US Government: ‘I Will Bury You’

    06/11/2019 8:14:29 AM PDT · by Sgt_Schultze · 22 replies
    Yahoo Finance ^ | 9 June 2019 | Samantha Chang
    Bitcoin millionaire John McAfee — who’s a fugitive from the law for tax evasion — derisively taunted the U.S. government on Twitter. McAfee warned them to leave him alone or he will “f***ing bury” them. In a dizzying weekend Twitter rant, McAfee claimed that the Department of Justice is compiling a bogus case against him for money-laundering, racketeering, and murder.
  • For my followers: my recent tweets are less for you than they are fir my pursuers.(mcafee naming)

    06/09/2019 12:24:16 PM PDT · by RummyChick · 52 replies
    twitter ^ | 6/9/2019 | mcafee
    For my followers: my recent tweets are less for you than they are fir my pursuers. They are shots across the bow .. https://twitter.com/officialmcafee/status/1137799476507217921