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January 24, 2011
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President Obama To Answer Online Questions Thursday: Will Marijuana Legalization Be A Top Question Again?

President Obama To Answer Online Questions Thursday: Will Marijuana Legalization Be A Top Question Again?

This Thursday, President Obama will field questions submitted from the world of social media during a live-streamed YouTube interview. NORML supporters can send their questions to the President at youtube.com/askobama, or via Twitter, by using the #askobama hashtag. Obama will answer the top-rated questions when the interview kicks off at 2:30 p.m. EST on...

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Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s a high-resolution camera pointed at you.

January 24, 2011
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Look!  Up in the sky!  It’s a bird.  It’s a plane. It’s a high-resolution camera pointed at you.

Domestic use of aerial drones by law enforcement likely to prompt privacy debate by Peter Finn in the Washington Post.

But by 2013, the FAA expects to have formulated new rules that would allow police across the country to routinely fly lightweight, unarmed drones up to 400 feet above the ground – high enough for...

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Making sense of the Justice System

January 24, 2011
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Making sense of the Justice System

This bold satire by the Onion News Network hits home in funny and disturbing ways, particularly given the inherent racism often present in the drug war.

Judge Rules White Girl Will Be Tried As Black Adult

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Governments can’t stand having people around who tell the truth

January 24, 2011
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Governments can’t stand having people around who tell the truth

In the U.S.

Former Border Patrol agent sues over firing

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit for a former Border Patrol agent who claims he was fired — just weeks before his probationary period ended — because he expressed opinions about illegal immigration and drug legalization.

Gonzalez said while patrolling near Deming, N.M.,...

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Go lend a useful comment

January 24, 2011
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Go lend a useful comment

A reader has asked that I pass on an appeal for assistance in a newspaper comment thread: Medical marijuana patient convicted at the Hawaii Tribune-Herald.

I have been working the blogs in Hawaii and there is a drug counselor that floods the threads with his reefer madness. Here is the latest thread about a...

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