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Worst. Referendum. Ever.

Ohio voters will decide today whether to approve Issue 3, an amendment to their state constitution, via referendum, which would legalize marijuana in the state. Sounds great right? Get ready to vomit on your keyboard. Along with legalization, Issue 3

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Texas Lege Update

For yet another year, the inherently conservative structure of the legislative process in Texas is working to thwart the radicals who call themselves “conservative.” The short timeframe of each session, the numerous informal rules that stymie legislation, and a pretty

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Marijuana legalization in Texas

A committee in the Texas Legislature just took a remarkable step toward the legalization of marijuana in Texas. Procedural obstacles unique to the Texas Legislature mean that a bill allowing full legalization will not likely make it to a vote

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Posted in Drug War, Texas

Senate considers reclassifying marijuana

In a potentially groundbreaking development, the Senate is going to consider for the first time a plan that would change the way marijuana is listed as required by the Controlled Substances Act. Currently marijuana is listed as a Schedule I

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Sex, Drugs and Liberty

Last week the New York Times endorsed the legalization of marijuana. Jeffrey Miron in The Week follows that with a persuasive case for some form of legalization of all recreational drugs. The walls are coming down. Beyond the drug war,

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Posted in Drug War, Libertarian, Religious Right

A Republican Future: Libertarianism for the Reality-Based Community

“[Liberty is] that condition of men in which coercion of some by others is reduced as much as is possible in society” F.A. Hayek, The Constitution of Liberty A minimum income, Obamacare. Charter schools. Marijuana decriminalization. Cap and trade. These

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Posted in Economics, Republican Party

Legal weed is making people crazy

Marijuana has been available for sale legally in Colorado for a couple of weeks now. As predicted by some, legal marijuana is driving people toward some shockingly idiotic public behavior, but so far none of it is coming from the

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Posted in Ownership Society
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