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New Orleans, Our Pompeii?
9/1/2005 3:50 AM
The Washington Post has an informative article about the recovery effort looming in front of our country. The painted picture begs the question.. should the city be recovered?
RSS Feed Test
8/18/2005 3:49 AM
We have a new RSS feed available, but seem to be having some integration problems with Thunderbird. Seems to pass the validators okay though. If you test it out, let us know your results.
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8/17/2005 8:14 AM
Yay! We've finally cleaned up the site for the Firefox browser. Next step will be RSS feeds for news and links.
First Forbes, Now Milton Friedman
8/15/2005 5:39 AM

Many of you may remember Forbes Magazine's startling cover on the newsstands a couple years ago sporting the giant pot leaf. In it, the influential magazine on all things business not only itemized the requisite investments for a successful grow-op, but also decried the war on marijuana, and recognized the market as "mature enough for precise segmentation".

Now, Milton Friedman, along with two other Nobel Prize winners and an additional 500 economists, has signed his name on an open letter to the US federal government, asking for an open debate on legalizing and regulating marijuana like any other good.

Is Pot The New Gay?
8/15/2005 5:28 AM
Heh! This is a great article by Mick Farren, pointing out the pop culture burnout on things gay, and the sudden, safe popularity of marijuana lately.
Legal Status No Deterrent
8/15/2005 5:16 AM
Study in the UK reports that children find alcohol, cigarettes, and marijuana easy to obtain, despite the fact that current laws forbid their sale to minors or outlaw the substances completely.
Wisconsin on the Verge...?
8/15/2005 5:04 AM
The entire West Coast of America? Check. Inroads on the East Coast? Check. Now survey shows 80% of citizenry in Wisconsin support the legalization of medical marijuana. Are they the next state in a growing list? 12 States currently support medical marijuana.
Marc's Message
8/12/2005 5:26 AM
Marc's made bail, but is facing serious charges in Canada brought against him by the United States. He speaks out..
Marc Emery Faces Extradition!
8/10/2005 5:06 AM
Recieving another unwelcome thrust from the War on Drugs, an unexpected event in Canada draws the ire of sensible people everywhere -  On July 29th, At the request of the United States Drug Enforcement Agency, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police arrested Marc Emery, political activist, in accordance with the Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Act.
Marc Emery
Chocolate and Cannabis
5/10/2005 3:09 AM
A classic combo.. it's just the sequence in question here. |)
Governor's Pot Bills Might Be Dead
5/9/2005 10:59 PM
A special session has been called, but it seems the focus may be on the pension reform bill. Chances are good that this bill may die for the summer, only to resurface in the next session.
Testimony at the Judiciary Committee for HB 96
4/9/2005 11:07 PM
Testimony in favor of House Bill 96 was heard on Friday. We didn't chop and level the audio on this one, since the file seems pretty normalized. Follow the link and listen!
Arctic Man Has New Records This Year
4/9/2005 7:29 PM
Here's a great article from the Fairbanks News-Miner about this year's Arctic Man competition.
Concealed Carry Laws
4/9/2005 7:22 PM
Interesting article from the Associated Press on the national status of concealed carry laws. Did you know 46 out of 50 states have now allowed some form of concealed carry?
Owner of Cyrano's Dies
4/9/2005 7:14 PM
KTUU is reporting that the owner of the Anchorage Cyrano's Off-Center Playhouse has died. Certainly a loss.
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" The fact that marijuana prohibition has these budgetary impacts does not by itself mean prohibition is bad policy. Existing evidence, however, suggests prohibition has minimal benefits and may itself cause substantial harm."
- Open Letter to Federal Government Signed by Milton Friedman
 
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