Tag Archives: Marijuana Legalization
- Red Wire: Marijuana Legalization Makes Major Strides In Midterm Elections
November 11, 2014
The elections of 2012 produced historic outcomes in Colorado and Washington when the people of both states voted to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, becoming the first two to thumb their noses at the federal drug war and declare weed to be safe and worthy of taxation. The midterm...
- Red Wire: It’s Not The News, It’s HBO
October 14, 2014
One of the worst trends in American media over the last few decades has been the devolution of television news. Networks that once saw their news divisions as a way of upholding their FCC-mandated responsibility to benefit the public good long ago began treating the news as just another entertainment...
- Red Wire: New York Times Calls For Legalization, Prince Of Pot Released
August 5, 2014
In a Red Wire column from January of this year, I wrote that “bills like the Ending Federal Prohibition of Marijuana Act, sponsored by Colorado congressman Jared Polis, will someday have a real chance of passing. And someday, like the ninja-sneaky legalization measures in Colorado and Washington, is likely to...
- Red Wire: Marijuana Legalization Takes Different Paths in Colorado, Washington
July 8, 2014
Colorado and Washington became the first two states in the U.S. to legalize marijuana for recreational use on the same day in November 2012. Washington’s first shops will open this week and hundreds more have had their license applications accepted but aren’t yet ready to begin operations. Meanwhile, smokers in...
- The Red Wire: Marijuana Legalization, Silk Road Reduce Violence
June 18, 2014
Violence has been a central feature in the the trade of illegal drugs since drugs were first made illegal. From Prohibition in the 1920s to the modern Drug War, there's been no better way to work one's way to the top of the trade than by attacking the opposition. Law...
The Red Wire: Barrett Brown’s Keep Rootin’ For Putin
April 22, 2014
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February 19, 2013
The Red Wire: Return Of The Night Of The Super Bowl Sex Slaves
January 28, 2014
Dealers Choice: Drugs And Poker
October 3, 2014
Dealer’s Choice: Death, Taxes, and Michael Jordan
December 14, 2012