Post Tagged with: "Colorado"

Teen Pot Use Declines Despite Increasing Legalization

A teenager smokes weed out of an Xbox controller (Image Courtesy: Twitter - @JOHNaldDuck)

The study also showed a significant decline in alcohol and cigarette use, among other drugs, surely to the delight of many parents.

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Casinos And Weed: Feds Give Tribes Green Light To Grow And Sell Marijuana

Photo courtesy of marijuanapatients.org

Soon it may only be a short drive to the local Indian reservation to buy something to help you forget your woes.

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Drink Up! Your Beer Is Really Good For The Economy

Drink Up! Your Beer Is Really Good For The Economy

The beer industry makes a ton of money, employs a lot of people, provides a lot of tax revenue, and isn’t outsourced.

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Cops Arrest Man For Pointing A Banana At Them

Featured image credit: Evan Amos, used under Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike 3.0 Unported License

A Grand Junction, Colorado man was arrested and charged with felony menacing, after he allegedly pulled a banana on a cop.

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GOPer Who Performed Exorcism On Obama Doesn’t Understand Why His Election Is Controversial (AUDIO)

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Republican Gordon Klingenschmitt doesn’t seem to quite get why being elected into the Colorado House of Representatives was controversial. Could it be the exorcism he performed on President Obama? His extremely homophobic stance towards gay people? Nope, according to Klingenschmitt it is because there is a “backlash against Jesus” in the United […]

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Colorado Restaurant Serves Alcohol to a 2-Year-Old and Seven Other Kids (VIDEO)

Image via Joe's Crab Shack

A Joe’s Crab Shack in Colorado served alcohol to eight minors between the ages of 2 and 8.

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Colorado Just Elected An Anti-Gay Exorcist As Lawmaker

Colorado Just Elected An Anti-Gay Exorcist As Lawmaker

Colorado’s 15th District has, quite possibly, elected the craziest GOP nut ever to office.

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Republican Who Performed ‘Exorcism’ On President Obama Elected to Colorado State House

Republican Who Performed ‘Exorcism’ On President Obama Elected to Colorado State House

No, this is sadly not satire. Colorado barely held onto their Democratic governor in last night’s hotly contested election. They did, however, elect a radical, anti-LGBT, Obama-hating chaplain to their state House of Representatives. The Colorado Springs Gazette reports that activist Gordon “Dr. Chaps” Klingenschmitt, who made national headlines last year […]

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Fox News Host Gets Torn Apart On The Air After Alleging Voter Fraud In Colorado (VIDEO)

Fox News Host Gets Torn Apart On The Air After Alleging Voter Fraud In Colorado (VIDEO)

After falsely accusing Colorado citizens of committing voter fraud, Fox host Megyn Kelly found herself being blasted by MSNBC host Rachel Maddow and a Colorado news anchor.

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Three Denver Girls Run Away From Home To Join Jihadists In Syria (VIDEO)

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What were these girls thinking?

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CO Republican Too Scared to Debate Replaced By Three Chickens (Video)

CO Republican Too Scared to Debate Replaced By Three Chickens (Video)

Republican Doug Lamborn, who called President Obama a “tar baby” in 2011, is furious that he was replaced by chickens in a debate he refused to attend.

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A Young Woman’s Last Wish To ‘Die With Dignity’ Is Inspiring Millions (VIDEO)

Photo: Brittany Maynard (29) diagnosed with brain cancer, left with six-months to live.

The Brittany Maynard Fund–a campaign organized by the Compassion & Choices organization—is currently working to expand death with dignity legislation in California, Colorado, New Jersey, Massachusetts, and Connecticut.

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Colorado School Board Member: US Ended Slavery ‘Voluntarily’

Image courtesy of Sheridan School District

To say that the U.S. voluntarily ended slavery is a slap in the face to nearly everyone who has ancestors who were alive during the Civil War.

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Tea Party Congressman Commits Sedition, Urges Military Generals To Resign To Hurt President Obama (VIDEO)

GOP Rep. Doug Lamborn via the Colorado Independent

In what sounds like an act of sedition against the United States, Republican Rep. Doug Lamborn openly admitted to urging currently serving military generals to resign in an effort to undermine President Obama.

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This Baby Was Taken From Her Parents Because They Smoked Pot…Then Killed By Her Foster Mother

This Baby Was Taken From Her Parents Because They Smoked Pot…Then Killed By Her Foster Mother

Let us hope the family find the strength to come to terms with this needless and tragic death, and that all those responsible are held to account.

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Conservative Candidate Accuses Gay Democratic Congressman Of Plotting To Behead Anti-Gay Christians (VIDEO)

Photo screen captured from Gordon for Colorado campaign ad. http://www.gordonforcolorado.com/

A Republican candidate for the Colorado statehouse is claiming that he was just joking when he accused a gay Democratic congressman of plotting to behead Christians.

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Teen Terrifies Aurora, Colorado By Walking Streets With A Loaded Shotgun

Teen Terrifies Aurora, Colorado By Walking Streets With A Loaded Shotgun

Another spineless bully with a tiny dick terrorizing his neighbors and getting off on the power of fear

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Teen Carrying Shotgun Through Streets Panics Aurora, Colorado Citizens Two Years After Mass Shooting (VIDEOS)

Teen Carrying Shotgun Through Streets Panics Aurora, Colorado Citizens Two Years After Mass Shooting (VIDEOS)

When 18-year-old Steve Lohner strolled down the streets with a loaded 12 gauge shotgun strapped to his back, people dialed 911 to alert police officers.

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Colorado Republican Candidate For Governor Says Half Of Americans Are Leeches And Freeloaders

Cartoon by Bill Day, Cagle.com.

Portraying half the population as freeloaders is not only inaccurate and cruel, it’s a stupid strategy for someone who aspires to be in public office.

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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.

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