By Sadie Gurman
Posted: 11/06/2012 08:40:44 PM PST
An amendment that would make it legal in Colorado for individuals to possess and for businesses to sell marijuana for recreational use has passed.
The Denver Post made the call at approximately 9:15 p.m.
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11 Excellent Reasons Not to Vote?: The filmmaker Errol Morris speaks with young Americans about the merits of voting and why some resist, from apathy to awkward family dinners. If you disagree, please post a comment.Read more »
Here's a list of 47 reasons to vote. Reasons include: the drug-dealer's argument, the secessionist's argument, the anti-time-zone argument, the empathy argument and more. If you disagree with any of them, please post a comment explaining why.Read more »
Over the past several days, two political parties have been holding their national conventions. One party holds all conventions online, with online voting and no overhead (other than cost of getting online) for party members who wish to participate. The other party regularly holds conventions in upscale hotels and has recently adopted a mandatory fee for any party member who wishes to be a delegate. One of these parties has only been around for 6 years, the other for 40 and is proving that age does not always equal wisdom.Read more »
A fantastic video based on Rafi Farber's article at settlersofsamaria.org (http://settlersofsamaria.org/vote-ron-paul-free-israel/)Read more »
The Senate is gearing up for a vote on Monday or Tuesday that goes to the very heart of who we are as Americans. The Senate will be voting on a bill that will direct American military resources not at an enemy shooting at our military in a war zone, but at American citizens and other civilians far from any battlefield — even people in the United States itself.
The Senate is going to vote on whether Congress will give this president—and every future president — the power to order the military to pick up and imprison without charge or trial civilians anywhere in the world.Read more »
George Carlin talking about the absurdity of voting.Read more »
Francisco Everardo Oliveira Silva, a 45-year old illiterate Brazilian man best known for his portrayal of Tiririca the clown, just won a place in Brazilian Congress with more than 2x the votes as the next closest candidate. JOKES: YES WE CAN.Read more »
“The truth is a Governor cannot create private sector jobs. Big government does not add to the prosperity of a state- it consumes it. As Ohio’s next Governor, my primary mission will not be to “create jobs” or to promise tax cuts 10 years from now… it is simply to get the government out of the way.”Read more »
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