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Why the U.S. Should Legalize Industrial Hemp

Posted by on March 16, 2013 in Farming, Policies with 0 Comments
Why the U.S. Should Legalize Industrial Hemp

The U.S. government, in all its wisdom, treats hemp and marijuana in the same manner. Despite one offering no psychoactive effects (hemp) and the other offering psychoactive effects (marijuana), both are against the law. While several states have passed laws to allow the growing of hemp, the federal government has stood firm on the ban for decades, and continues to do so. The time has passed for the feds to come off their high horse and get a dose of reality; it’s time to legalize industrial hemp.

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The FBI Goes To Disturbing Lengths To Set Up Potential Terrorists

Posted by on March 13, 2013 in Agencies & Systems, Policies with 0 Comments
The FBI Goes To Disturbing Lengths To Set Up Potential Terrorists

The FBI goes to disturbing lengths to set up potential terrorists, foils the plots they helped design, then takes the credit for the stopping them.

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Reality Check: VP Biden, “No law abiding citizens fears 2nd amendment infringement.”

Posted by on February 27, 2013 in Policies with 1 Comment
Reality Check: VP Biden, “No law abiding citizens fears 2nd amendment infringement.”

Hundreds of people turned out across the Tri-State this weekend for what was billed as a “Day of Resistance”. These are peaceful protests in support of the second amendment. Are these people really concerned about their second amendment rights? Vice President Joe Biden says “No”. Ben Swann provides analysis of Biden’s recent statements.

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Australian Politician Exposes Agenda 21, the Club of Rome, and the United Nations

Posted by on February 18, 2013 in Agencies & Systems, Corruption, Policies with 4 Comments
Australian Politician Exposes Agenda 21, the Club of Rome, and the United Nations

Australian Politician Ann Bressington exposes Agenda 21, Club of Rome, the United Nations, and sustainable development at the Lord Monckton Launch on Feb 2, 2013 at the Adelaide Convention Center.

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Kentucky Hemp Bill Approved By State Committee After Testimony From Rand Paul In ‘Hemp Shirt’

Posted by on February 12, 2013 in Farming, Policies with 1 Comment
Kentucky Hemp Bill Approved By State Committee After Testimony From Rand Paul In ‘Hemp Shirt’

Kentucky’s state Senate Agriculture Committee voted unanimously on Monday to approve legislation that could pave the way for the creation of a legal hemp industry in the state, following testimony from Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), who claimed to be wearing a hemp shirt.

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Ben Swann Reality Check: Should the Federal Ban on Hemp Production Be Lifted?

Posted by on February 6, 2013 in Farming, Policies with 1 Comment
Ben Swann Reality Check: Should the Federal Ban on Hemp Production Be Lifted?

Could a federal ban on hemp production soon be lifted? One of Americas most powerful Senators is now backing that idea and throwing his support behind a bill that could mean an economic boom for Kentucky. So what exactly is hemp and why was it been banned in the United States in the first place? Ben Swann has the Reality Check you won’t see anywhere else.

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Republican Governor Chris Christie Denounces NRA’s Ad About Obama’s Daughters as “Reprehensible”

Posted by on January 17, 2013 in Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
Republican Governor Chris Christie Denounces NRA’s Ad About Obama’s Daughters as “Reprehensible”

Christie said the ad demeaned the organization and makes it tougher for people to trust the NRA as a reliable source in the gun debate.

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US Has 330,000 Drug Offenders in Prison, Spends More On Drug War Than Cost to End World Hunger

Posted by on January 8, 2013 in Policies with 0 Comments
US Has 330,000 Drug Offenders in Prison, Spends More On Drug War Than Cost to End World Hunger

The US incarcerates 330,000 prisoners on drug-related charges at an estimated cost of $400 billion per decade. To put this figure in perspective, the estimated cost of ending world hunger over the same ten year time frame is $300 billion.

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Ron Paul Rips NRA’s “Orwellian” Plan for Officers in Every School

Posted by on December 24, 2012 in Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
Ron Paul Rips NRA’s “Orwellian” Plan for Officers in Every School

“School shootings, no matter how horrific, do not justify creating an Orwellian surveillance state in America,” Paul said in a written statement.

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Newark Mayor Cory Booker Slams ‘False Debate’ Over Gun Control as ‘Convenient Trick to Divide America’

Posted by on December 23, 2012 in Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
Newark Mayor Cory Booker Slams ‘False Debate’ Over Gun Control as ‘Convenient Trick to Divide America’

“This is a convenient trick to try to divide our country more. Most of us in America, including gun owners, agree on things that would stop the kind of carnage that’s going on in cities all over America.”

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Gun Control Debate Reignited As US Mourns Newtown, Connecticut School Shooting Victims

Posted by on December 18, 2012 in Policies with 1 Comment
Gun Control Debate Reignited As US Mourns Newtown, Connecticut School Shooting Victims

As the relatives of the 26 victims of the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting mourn their loss, the argument over gun control laws in the US is back in the spotlight. Anastasia Churkina went to Newtown, Connecticut, to find out what people there think.

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18 Terms You Need To Know If You Want To Be Part Of The Gun Control Debate

Posted by on December 17, 2012 in Policies with 0 Comments
18 Terms You Need To Know If You Want To Be Part Of The Gun Control Debate

aturally, many people have strong opinions on guns and gun control, but have little background to discuss it.

So we’ve put together a primer on what people mean whey they talk about “assault weapons” or the “gunshow loophole” or a “high-capacity magazine.”

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HSBC to Pay $1.9 billion U.S. Fine in Drug Cartel Money-Laundering Case

Posted by on December 12, 2012 in Bankers & Wall St., Policies with 0 Comments
HSBC to Pay $1.9 billion U.S. Fine in Drug Cartel Money-Laundering Case

HSBC Holdings Plc agreed to pay a record $1.92 billion in fines to U.S. authorities for allowing itself to be used to launder a river of drug money flowing out of Mexico and other banking lapses.

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How HEMP Built America

Written by on October 9, 2012 in Health, Policies with 0 Comments
How HEMP Built America

Becca Wolford | Waking Times Early this morning, on my routine act of browsing the net, I came across a link about a new 3-episode show hosted by (my favorite!) Mike Rowe – yes, he’s the Dirty Jobs host – and the title of the show is, “How Booze Built America.” It appears to be […]

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President Obama Hints At Calling For New Gun Control Laws After Sikh Temple Shooting

Posted by on August 7, 2012 in Policies, Politics with 1 Comment
President Obama Hints At Calling For New Gun Control Laws After Sikh Temple Shooting

The shooting at a Sikh temple should spur leaders to consider what they can do to prevent such tragedies, President Obama said yesterday. “We are still awaiting the outcome of the full investigation… I think all of us recognize that these kinds of terrible events are happening with too much regularity for us not to […]

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