Gov. John Hickenlooper (D, CO) to set up task force to stymie pot legalization.
I’m translating. Gov. John Hickenlooper will create a task force to deal with the fallout from the state’s legalization of marijuana use, possession and sales. ‘Fallout.’ See, right there you can determine the tone that the Denver Post was encountering from the office of the Governor. Later on… The task force is to include state officials, lawmakers, marijuana advocates and other “stakeholders” — likely a | Read More »
NYPD Moves on OWS, Almost
Cross-Posted: TobyToons.com (Conservative Political Cartoons)
Nation’s First Unionized Pot Farm Goes Bust, Oakland Loses Bid to Be Cannabis Capital
Last year, prior to the defeat of California’s Proposition 19, it appeared as though unions had a budding new industry in which they could grow their memberships. First, the United Food & Commercial Workers jumped onto the cannabis bandwagon. Then, the Teamsters waded into the weed growing business when Jimmy Hoffa’s union unionized 40 pot growers in Oakland, California. Pretty soon, all of the unions (it | Read More »
Unions Really Have Gone to Pot.
Have all the unions in the country gone to pot? It certainly seems so. As California’s unions work to target the budding pot industry out on the Left Coast, it appears the UAW’s workers in Detroit are getting in on some of the ganga action. Unfortunately, some miscreant members of the Union of Ailing Workplaces United Auto Workers who work [cough, cough] at Chrysler’s the | Read More »
California Proposition 19: The next stand for federalism?
California’s going to have a busy ballot in November. In addition to voting for Governor, Senator, and more statewide offices than you can shake a stick at, we’re going to have a long list of initiative statutes and constitutional amendments to deal with. One of the more interesting ones is numbered 19. Proposition 19, the Regulate, Control, and Tax Cannabis Act of 2010, if passed | Read More »