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Senators Unveil Bill To Legalize Federal Medical Marijuana

imrs.php Republican Sen. Rand Paul joined Democratic Sens. Cory Booker and Kirsten Gillibrand Tuesday to propose legislation to legalize medical marijuana on the federal level. The bill, termed the Compassionate Access, Research Expansion and Respect States Act, would move marijuana from Schedule I to Schedule II, allow access for veterans and put a final stop to federal raids on […]

How DNA Is Turning Us Into a Nation of Suspects

dna "The year is 2025. The population is 325 million, and the FBI has the DNA profiles of all of them. Unlike fingerprints, these profiles reveal vital medical information. The universal database arrived surreptitiously. First, the Department of Defense's repository of DNA samples from all military personnel, established to identify remains of soldiers missing from action, […]

What Happened To 9 ‘Missing’ U.S. Navy Ships?

081022-N-7730P-008 The Navy lost nine ships from its total count, dropping from 284 to 275 on March 2 due to political maneuvers in Congress. Last year, in March, the Navy boosted its count from 283 ships to 290. This prompted Congress to include language in the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act to the effect that the Navy […]

Overreaction to Racist Video

racist-video-SAE Over the weekend, a short, 10 second video emerged that showed a busload of fraternity kids from Oklahoma University. These kids were apparently part of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) fraternity. The video shows one tuxedo-clad young white man standing in the bus shouting a disgusting racist chant. Click here to watch it. This kid […]

White House Claims Senate Has No Role In Reviewing Iran Nuclear Treaty – Constitution Says Otherwise

war-looms-for-obama-in-iran-syria-and-north-korea.img_ On Monday morning, it was revealed a letter sent to Iran's theocratic government, signed by forty-seven Senate Republicans, declared that "only the Senate can confirm long-lasting treaties with foreign powers." The letter indicated that any agreement on the nuclear weapons program not approved by Congress would be considered as an "executive agreement between President Obama […]

Taliban Orders Family to Pay for Bullets Used to Shoot Them

polio-pakistan-taliban-600x338 National Geographic recently published a story about the dangers being faced by health care workers in Pakistan. According to journalist Tim McGirk, administering Polio vaccines can get one killed in Pakistan. And you think that the vaccine debate is intense in America? Contrary to the American vaccination debate, what you are about to read from the Nat […]