Tuesday, February 8, 2011

D.A.R.E. To Keep Kids Off Bath Salts

by David Downs
Tue, Feb 8, 2011 at 11:47 AM

Monty Python in their most darkly sarcastic moment couldn't have conjured up something as cuttingly comedic as the national “bath salts scare”, which is fast spinning out of control this week. “Following bans in Florida, Louisiana and North Dakota, and a warning from White House Drug czar Gil Kerlikowske, New York Sen. Charles Schumer has proposed a bill that would add bath salts to a list of federally controlled substances,” ABC reports today. Put it right up there with marijuana.

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Monday, February 7, 2011

Daily Roundup: Reagan Would've Jailed You For That Super 'Bowl'

by David Downs
Mon, Feb 7, 2011 at 9:22 AM

1) Reagan was a false prophet of small government who championed profound invasions of privacy like urine testing, and helped lock up more prisoners than Russia could dream of, in case we forgot.

2) In modern times, some Republicans are still for personal liberty and small government, just not for other people; like Montana's Republicans, who'll try to repeal the state's voter-approved medical marijuana laws. More news after the jump.

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