Over Easy: How Well Do We Know Our World?

By: Friday February 20, 2015 5:00 am

The subtle lesson here is that most of us have woeful knowledge of the geography of other countries, or even our own that we learned in school and have mostly forgotten. It has to be difficult for us to understand other countries and their ethnic, political, national, or religious makeup if we can’t even accurately identify them on a map.


Veterans Day Reminder: The Administration is Preventing Promising Research into PTSD Treatment

By: Monday November 11, 2013 10:04 am

On this Veterans Day the very least President Obama and Health and Human Service Secretary Kathleen Sebelius could do is allow this study to move forward and strip NIDA of their marijuana monopoly to permanently end this Kafkaesque assault on veterans, good public policy, and science.

Helping NOM Keep Up With The Times

By: Sunday November 10, 2013 10:05 am

Since National Organization for Marriage has been writing about integrity recently, I thought I’d help them maintain theirs (!) by once again updating their marriage equality map.

Arizona Refuses to Approve Medical Marijuana for PTSD

By: Friday July 20, 2012 3:01 pm

In a disappointing setback, Arizona’s top public health official, Will Humble, is denying a request to increase the number of conditions medical marijuana may treat. He told the Arizona Republic that there is not enough scientific evidence to prove post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, depression, and migraines can be treated with marijuana.

Obama’s Multi-Agency War on Medical Marijuana

By: Monday October 10, 2011 11:40 am

When Barack Obama ran for president he promised to respect the states’ medical marijuana laws. But since taking office Obama has been steadily using more and more parts of the federal government to wage a war on medical marijuana.

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