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New York Nine Year Old Girl With Dravet Syndrome Dies Without Medical Marijuana

This is totally the responsibility of drug worriers gossip. At the end of the day all of the future predictions and hobgoblins that never pan out but keep the war going, result in dead kids. Murder that never gets people arrested, actually no less than government subsidized murder. Let it be known that this is the consequences of Sabet and Calvina. Time for Justice!

9-Year-Old Girl's Death Shines Light On Debate

Homophobic Senator Marco Rubio Says it's Supporters of Gay Marriage Who Are the Intolerant Ones

Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio acknowledged Wednesday that American history was “marred by discrimination against gays and lesbians.” But in a speech at Catholic University in Washington, Rubio drew the line sharply at marriage equality and accused supporters of same sex unions of “intolerance.”

Mitch McConnell's Coal Job Lies

"In this era of self-serving political myths, Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell, the Republican minority leader, is perpetrating one of the most outrageous. Even in typically Republican Kentucky, McConnell is in danger of losing his Senate seat — for good reason.

Will GOP try "wicked witch's guards" tactic to reinvent itself as tipping point looms?

The fuse has been lit for a long time. The GOP knows that its policies, rhetoric, hypocrisy, and blatant lies are finally catching up to them. The tea party mania is waning, now reduced to mostly a fundraising tactic for dead-end campaigns that will lose in November despite millions in dark money.

An Appeal for Us to Act...

I just recrived this message:

Crony Capitalism Is Alive and Well in CA

Conflicts of interest pervasive on California stem cell board

"Appeals court panel deals blow to Obamacare"

"WASHINGTON -- A federal appeals court dealt a potentially major blow to President Obama's health care law Tuesday, ruling that participants in health exchanges run by the federal government in 34 states are not eligible for tax subsidies.


I don't know exactly what to say about this 3 minute video except that it's depressing, disturbing and funny all at the same time:

The Right's Fear of Democracy

The right often warns of democratic, majority rule....fearing the majority may vote themselves a large largesse. It's brought up over and over on this Forum by those on the right. I can see where that may be so....adequate incomes, adequate housing, adequate food, adequate and affordable health care. Since the U.S. only generates $200,000 annually for every family of 4, there is a limit. I doubt, however, that fulfilling basic needs would ever come close to gobbling up the national income.

Chicago to Get 7 More ATF Agents

After meeting with Mayor Rahm Emanuel, U.S.

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Why the Web of Life is Dying...

Could you survive with just half of your organs? Think about it. What if you had just half your brain, one kidney, half of your heart, one lung, half a liver and only half of your skin? It would be pretty hard to survive right? Sure, you could survive losing just one kidney or half of your liver, but at some point, losing pieces from all of your organs would be too much and you would die.

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