Obama and al-Zawahiri act out the same script as Bush and bin-Laden

The more things change, the more they stay the same, as the saying goes. It’s been 12 years since the World Trade Center was attacked by terrorists, and 10 years since President George W. Bush announced the U.S. invasion of Iraq. It was a theatrical tragedy that bombed at the box office and got almost … Continue reading Obama and al-Zawahiri act out the same script as Bush and bin-Laden

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NSA spying programs drive us toward 1984

It’s been three months since now-famous whistleblower Edward Snowden revealed a trove of classified documents regarding the secret spying programs of the National Security Agency, an organization so shadowy, its very existence was kept secret for more than 20 years. On June 6, The Guardian reported the NSA was monitoring the phone records of millions … Continue reading NSA spying programs drive us toward 1984

Marijuana conflict can be solved with federal legalization

Stoners, rejoice! After the states of Washington and Colorado voted to legalize marijuana in 2012, pretty much everyone was expecting some serious backlash from the federal government. It seems as though ever since “Reefer Madness” and the so-called “War on Drugs,” the question of legalizing recreational marijuana use has never been seriously considered at the … Continue reading Marijuana conflict can be solved with federal legalization