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Nineteen-year-old faces life in prison for allegedly making pot brownies

Do you think this is reasonable? A 19-year-old is facing life in prison for allegedly making pot brownies. From My Fox DC: A 19-year-old Texas man accused of making and selling brownies laced with marijuana and hash oil faces a felony charge [...]

Thomas Massie eats hemp seeds on national TV

Watch Kentucky Rep. Thomas Massie talk about Kentucky's fight against the DEA to grow hemp seeds.

NSA recording every cell phone call in the Bahamas

The NSA is secretly recording every single cell phone conversation in the Bahamas according to documents provided by Edward Snowden. From The Intercept: The surveillance is part of a top-secret system – code-named SOMALGET – that was [...]

Colorado to allow terminally ill patients to try drugs without FDA approval

In Colorado's latest move to circumvent onerous federal laws, the Governor Hickenlooper has signed a bill into law that would allow terminally ill patients to access experimental medicine without getting approval from the FDA, a particularly [...]

Why are US taxpayers subsidizing Brazilian granite?

A few weeks ago, the House reauthorized the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) which is a federal agency that subsidizes U.S corporations who set up shop outside the United States. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor celebrated the [...]

Obama Administration plans health insurance company bailout

The Obama Administration is quietly planning to bail out health insurance companies with billions of your tax dollars. From the LA Times: The Obama administration has quietly adjusted key provisions of its signature healthcare law to potentially [...]

Rand Paul in The Boston Herald: Barron not qualified for fed bench

Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky) writes in The Boston Herald today about why he is opposing David Barron's nomination to the First Circuit Court of Appeals. Barron is the author of a controversial memo justifying the extrajudicial killing of American [...]

Stand with Rand 2.0

Your urgent action is needed to stop a hypocritical “progressive” from being appointed to a lifetime seat on the First Circuit Court of Appeals! David Barron, President Obama’s nominee for the First Circuit Court, could come up for a [...]

Staff at embattled Phoenix VA pocketed bonuses, hefty salaries

The embattled VA Medical Center  in Phoenix, Arizona, which is accused of letting 40 veterans die while waiting for care, doled out millions of dollars in bonuses and unusually high salaries according to a Freedom of Information Act. From Fox [...]

Rand Paul to filibuster Barron nomination over drones

Senator Rand Paul issued a statement yesterday saying he intends to filibuster Professor David Barron's nomination to the First Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals: "I've read David Barron's memos concerning the legal justification for killing an [...]