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Chronic Marijuana Use Not Bad for Your Health... Doh! Don't tell anyone...

Chronic Marijuana Use Not Bad for Your Health
Long-term marijuana use is not associated with a raft of physical health problems, according to a new study...

Researchers led by Madeline H. Meier of Arizona State University tracked the marijuana habits of 1,037 New Zealanders from birth to middle age to see what effect those habits have on some common measures of physical health, including lung function, systemic inflammation, cholesterol levels, blood pressure, body weight, blood sugar and dental health.

Trump: "great respect" for Sheriff Joe Arpaio, found guilty, facing criminal prosecution

Why are GOP hero's such slime-balls?

Sheriff Joe Arpaio guilty of perjury, judge to refer case for criminal prosecution

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is facing federal jail time for drug-war crimes, among other activities.

Obama Wanted to Cut Social Security. Then Bernie Sanders Happened

[quote]Obama Wanted to Cut Social Security. Then Bernie Sanders Happened

https://theintercept.com/2016/06/02/obama-wanted-to-cut-social-security-...

PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA endorsed an expansion of Social Security for the first time on Wednesday.

Guaranteed Annual Income - An Idea ~ Whose Time Has Come | Update : FAQ Added (at end)

I have researched this, debated this and looked at as many arguments as I can so far to try to find a weakness - it almost seems too good to be True at first - surreal, but it is . . common sense . . . The Guaranteed Annual Income:

Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, Consequences, What If's, Paradoxes, Principles, Brainstorms - let's Define and Refine this and what it isn't also.

Guaranteed Annual income -

Lifestyles of The WORKING CLASS and UNKNOWN . . . A #FeelTheBern STORY

Campaign Ads & Ideas for Bernie's campaign :

1) NO LAUGHING MATTER - starts with Hillary doing her nervous laugh :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=orYcAiFqknU

Then it asks each of the following questions (after each question - has audio from Bernie rallies saying "Bernie, Bernie, Bernie"

How can Hillary win?

I say she sees some old JFK speeches and copies them.

HOW Bernie Sanders should respond regarding the QUESTION of Hypocrisy & Super Delegates . . It is Not

June 7th is getting close - June 7th might be a date known by future historians (or herstorians) when We the People took a giant leap forward in the evolution of our American Revolution . . .

IF the people vote for candidate Bernie Sanders in numbers where he wins California & NJ and the other states on that date, and the people carry Bernie over the finish line to have - at last - MORE pledged delegates then Mrs. Clinton then he can make a super case to be the nominee. (period)

What Tribe Are You In?

From Rod Dreher: http://www.theamericanconservative.com/dreher/trump-tribal-leader/

Excerpts:

Free College Tuition

I keep hearing how free tuition is going to be "super expensive" and "impractical". What we have to point out is that all these students that will get free tuition will then reach their potential and pay TAXES FOR THE REST OF THEIR LIVES! How is this impractical?? Why is no one pointing this out? It's a logical investment in the health of our economy. In fact, it is impractical and just bad business to NOT offer free tuition. We WANT our youth to achieve their potential. Not only does that open up opportunity to a wider

Demopocalypse: Jon Stewart Comes Out of Retirement, 18 min

http://www.downvids.net/demopocalypse-jon-stewart-comes-out-of-retiremen...

Bernie is the electable one who fills stadiums and creates public spirit, trust between the generations. A future you can believe in can't be forever war, regime changes and "seeing Iraq as a business opportunity"!

Is Thom responsible for Trump?

I keep remembering him saying the first party that takes on the anti-free trade issue will dominate. Of course Donald is probably lying, but he gets the idea that these free trade deals were terrible for the county. As Thom suggests we need to have a VAT that encourages exports.

Clinton Needs To Denounce Obama's Lame Duck TPP Plan if She Wants to Beat Trump

If Hillary really wants us to believe that she is against the TPP, she better help us stop Obama from sneaking it through before he leaves office.

http://commondreams.org/views/2016/05/31/lame-duck-tpp-push-hands-trump-powerful-issue-against-clinton

Removal of Hillary Rodham Clinton from the 2016 Presidential Ballot

We the People Call for the Removal of Hillary Rodham Clinton from the 2016 Presidential Ballot

https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/we-people-call-disqualificatio...

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Who rejected United States-North Korea peace talks?

There were conflicting reports on Sunday regarding a recent proposal for United States-North Korea peace talks which was allegedly made before North Korea"s recent nuclear test

U.K. Pound Falls As Markets Get Brexit Jitters

Bloomberg said on Monday the pound had sustained its biggest fall against the dollar in 11 months

Clinton: I'll defend Israel but push for 'two-state solution

Hillary Clinton believes both Republican candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz "missed the mark" with their approach to the Israel-Palestinian Arab conflict

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July 4th 1776 - The First Brexit

The markets have recovered from the Brexit panic, but people are still reeling in the aftermath of the UKs vote to leave the European Union, at least in part because it seems like such an unprecedented action.

But it really isn't so unprecedented.

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