Our LGBTQ community continues to be clobbered with biblical texts used to either scare us straight, or terrorize our everyday existence.
BLUNTING SESSIONS: MASS LAWMAKERS CLARIFY SUPPORT FOR CANNABIS IN TURBULENT FEDERAL TIMES
“We can comment and say we don’t want state or local resources used to support a federal law when it’s legal in Mass,” Jehlen said. “But to stop [Sessions], I think Congress is the one that has to step up, and I’m hoping that’ll happen.”
DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: LAW & ORDER (DUMB-DUMB)
Jeff Sessions goes after the wrong gang
COWARDLY COMMITTEE PUTS OWN SLIGHT DISCOMFORT ABOVE SUFFERING OF MILLIONS OF AMERICANS
The prohibitionist puritans in the House Rules Committee showed their true cowardice when they blocked congress from voting on amendments that would protect people in states where cannabis is legal from federal prosecution.
DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: ‘I WILL MANAGE THIS PROCESS’
The emails from Felix Sater—a convicted criminal and informant with longtime ties to Trump and his organization—promising Trump’s lawyer that Putin would help get the Donald elected are only the most recent example of the Trump/Putin nexus of political crime.
ON WHY MOST OUTLETS AREN’T EQUIPPED TO COVER THE POTUS
Mainstream journalists have seen some ugly shit. From shootings to bombings, even the most superficial morons on the evening news may need some therapy. At the same time, while they are often numb to conventional horrors, many have reactionary impulses that result in the wrong kind of attention being given to countless issues.
DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: HOOVER, DAMN!
Amid Comey chaos, lessons from the history of America’s secret police
DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: WHOSE AUTOCRACY IS IT ANYWAY?
13 Authoritarian jokes on America
AFTER THE RAID: DO THE PHILLY ARRESTS SIGNAL A NEW WAR ON PATIENTS?
"I don’t like that the regulated marijuana industry would be happy about anybody being arrested over cannabis."
DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: RUSSIA, RACE, AND JEFF SESSIONS
His Justice Department will likely ignore the epidemic of African-Americans killed by police, and he is against consent decrees, legal agreements between the DOJ and local police departments with patterns and practices of abuse or constitutional violations, intended to curb the unchecked power of local cops.