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