California Lt. Governor Gaven Newsom (D) dedicated a large segment of his speech at the state Democratic convention this weekend urging the party to support marijuana legalization. He called on his follow politicians to come out of the closet and publicly support reform.
|By: Jon Walker Monday April 15, 2013 1:40 pm|
|By: Jon Walker Monday December 24, 2012 7:07 am|
Every time a prominent elected official speaks out in support of marijuana legalization it is important because it helps reduce the stigma and it makes it easier for other politicians to “come out of the closet” on this issue, but Newsom’s endorsement of legalization is especially significant because of his position.
|By: David Dayen Friday September 30, 2011 3:50 pm|
In a major development, California’s Attorney General, Kamala Harris, has broken off from the proposed 50-state settlement over foreclosure fraud. If the talks weren’t dead already, and if you’ve read this space you’d know that I think they were, this surely puts them to bed.
|By: Kirk Murphy Saturday March 22, 2008 6:00 pm|
Our fair city of San Francisco plans to suspend the Constitution for the Olympic Torch relay April 9th. I know SF is leftist, but even here – do our leaders really want to surrender the nation’s Constitution to the Communist Chinese leaders without firing a shot?