Articles by: Sean Conners

A Tale Of Two States – Colorado vs Washington After Legalization

A Tale Of Two States – Colorado vs Washington After Legalization

In November of 2012, two states, Colorado and Washington legalized cannabis for recreational use for adults. Since that fateful day, the states have taken different paths in the implementation of those laws. Colorado moved relatively swiftly, and had their regulatory and other government oversight systems in place quickly and on January 1st of 2014, the 1st of many legal “pot shops” opened up to fanfare and booming business that even exceeded Colorado’s optimistic forecasts.

Washington, on the other hand, took a seemingly more measured approach. And as it stands today, on July 1st of 2014, Washington has no outlets to provide safe, taxable and regulated legal marijuana to the people.

by Sean Conners· · News
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Brad Paisley Hilariously Pranks Westboro Baptist Church In Kansas (VIDEO)

One might think that the now infamous Westboro Baptist Church and country music would be a natural match. Country has long touted conservative, christian values. In between songs about girls, skin tight jeans, playing loud radio music, getting drunk on the “good stuff” and driving too fast in trucks. But Brad Paisley has never been “just another Country entertainer.

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Maya Angelou, Author, Actress, Poet And Civil Rights Activist Dies At 86 (Video)

Maya Angelou by anyone’s estimation, matters.

But today, her publicist announced that the 86-year-old “poet laureate” of America has passed away.

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Did The NFL Turn Over 500 Players Into Unwitting Junkies To Boost Profits?

Did The NFL Turn Over 500 Players Into Unwitting Junkies To Boost Profits?

A pending class action suit claims that addictive painkillers were dished out like candy and the severity of injuries withheld from players to keep them on the field and making money.

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Life Sentence For Marijuana Brownies? ‘War On Drugs’ Reaches New Heights Of Absurdity

Life Sentence For Marijuana Brownies? ‘War On Drugs’ Reaches New Heights Of Absurdity

Let us all speak up in one loud and clear voice and declare that enough is enough. End the insanity or maybe next time it will be you, or someone you love that they come for.

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Bill Maher Agrees – The GOP Should “Impeach Obama Tomorrow!” (VIDEO)

Bill Maher Agrees – The GOP Should “Impeach Obama Tomorrow!” (VIDEO)

Tired of the BS coming out of the congressional GOP, Bill Maher says what has been on many of our minds, namely, ‘put up or shut up.’

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Police and legislators in Hawaii compromised on a battle over sex. Police walked away with some pretty disgusting employment benefits. (Image Credit: Jezebel)

Saying “Hi” In Philadelphia While Being Black Is Now Illegal According To The Police (VIDEO)

Philadelphia’s new ‘Stop and Frisk’ policy has now apparently given the police the ability to harass people for simply saying hello – or is it just black people who say hello?

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This Video Of ‘Wasted’ Neil DeGrasse Tyson Is Priceless! (VIDEO)

This Video Of ‘Wasted’ Neil DeGrasse Tyson Is Priceless! (VIDEO)

Someone took some clips of Neil DeGrasse Tyson and slowed them down slightly.The results are HILARIOUS!!!

by Sean Conners· · Political Humor
Legalized Marijuana In Colorado And Washington Is Doing Massive Damage To The Drug Cartels

Legalized Marijuana In Colorado And Washington Is Doing Massive Damage To The Drug Cartels

Recent polls now say that the majority of Americans now support the legalization of marijuana.

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Donald Sterling Tries To Prove He’s Not Racist And Instead Proves He’s Very Racist (VIDEO)

Donald Sterling Tries To Prove He’s Not Racist And Instead Proves He’s Very Racist (VIDEO)

Donald Sterling needs to be removed from the game of basketball as soon as humanly possible.

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Ohio School Head Wants To Drug Test Every Student Through Company Where His Brother Is The President

Ohio School Head Wants To Drug Test Every Student Through Company Where His Brother Is The President

Why do schools drug test students? In one Ohio school, it is because the principal’s brother runs the Drug Testing company.

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Racist NBA Team Owner Receives Massive Fine And Lifetime Ban For Racist Comments (VIDEO)

Racist NBA Team Owner Receives Massive Fine And Lifetime Ban For Racist Comments (VIDEO)

The NBA has moved quickly in handling Donald Sterling, fining him and banning him from the game. Is a sale of the LA Clippers next, and if so to whom? Seattle? Magic Johnson?

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Racist NBA Team Owner Is A Registered Republican, Not A Democrat Like Conservatives Are Claiming

The right-wing media was quick to label Donald Sterling a Democrat after his racist comments were made public. Problem is, he’s a Republican.

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Is Marijuana Reform Just Around The Corner Or Is It Just A Pipe Dream?

Is Marijuana Reform Just Around The Corner Or Is It Just A Pipe Dream?

Today is not the first time the US flirted with Marijuana legalization. What is the difference between the 1970’s and today for the future of pot?

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Forever 21 bills itself as a “Christian retailer” but the way they treat their employees is anything but giving and compassionate. Image @ StyleMTV

Forever 21 Denies Healthcare To Long Term Employees (VIDEO)

Forever 21 bills itself as a ‘Christian retailer’ but the way they treat their employees is anything but giving and compassionate.

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Anthony Weiner Threatens Senior At AARP Event

Anthony Weiner Threatens Senior At AARP Event

The New York City mayor’s race takes a turn to the childish as Anthony Weiner mocks another politicians age, only to be called a punk in return.

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Dr. Sanjay Gupta Publicly Apologizes For Stance On Marijuana

Dr. Sanjay Gupta Publicly Apologizes For Stance On Marijuana

Gupta joins a growing list of prominent people in society, science and law enforcement realizing or owning up to the many benefits of marijuana.

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Robertson enlightens us that when one kills in a game like Grand Theft Auto, especially when done 'gleefully,' they are essentially murdering in real life. Image @ QuarkMagazine

Pat Robertson Declares Video Game Murder Is The Same Thing As Real Murder (VIDEO)

Robertson enlightens us that when one kills in a game like Grand Theft Auto, especially when done ‘gleefully,’ they are essentially murdering in real life.

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Upcoming Hillary Programs Send GOP Into A Panic – Attempt To Silence CNN & NBC Airings

Upcoming Hillary Programs Send GOP Into A Panic – Attempt To Silence CNN & NBC Airings

The Republican are trying a new tactic, censoring a documentary on Hillary Clinton, through extortion against NBC and CNN.

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Jimmy Fallon & Lewis Black Slam Kentucky & Texas

Jimmy Fallon & Lewis Black Slam Kentucky & Texas

Over the past week Rand Paul and Chris Christie got into a much televised spat over who spends what and who is the welfare state, bringing home the bacon.

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