Post Tagged with: "Washington"

DEA Chief Leonhart: Dogs Will Eat Your Stash If Pot Is Legal

DEA Chief Leonhart: Dogs Will Eat Your Stash If Pot Is Legal

The House Appropriations Committee is currently holding a hearing on legalizing marijuana. Among those testifying are Attorney General Eric Holder and DEA Chief Michele Leonhart. While Holder told the committee that he and the White House are open to reclassifying marijuana, Leonhart wasn’t quite so ready to change things. Michele […]

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Six-Figure Salaries Aren’t Enough For Members Of Congress, Says This Crazy Congressman

Democrat Jim Moran complained that members of Congress don't get paid enough money. At over $120,000 higher than median family income, what is "not enough?"

Democrat Jim Moran complained that members of Congress don’t get paid enough money. At over $120,000 higher than median family income, what is “not enough?”

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The Weirdness That Is CPAC: A Liberal’s Look

Photo of CPAC 2013 booth with fetal models from Twitter.

Let’s take a look at CPAC, a yearly gathering for America’s conservatives. It’s a scary picture, but as the old adage goes, ‘known thine enemy…’ and laugh.

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WA’s Gov Suspends Death Penalty, Saying There Are ‘Too Many Doubts’

Washington's Gov. Inslee announced suspension of the death penalty, joining other Democratic governors in making the change.

On Tuesday, Washington’s Governor Jay Inslee announced there would be no more executions on his watch. Citing the most critical reason possible for taking this step, he said: There have been too many doubts raised about capital punishment. There are too many flaws in the system. And when the ultimate […]

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UPDATE: Anti-Abortion Arsonist Arrested For Groping 11-Year-Old Girl (VIDEO)

UPDATE: Anti-Abortion Arsonist Arrested For Groping 11-Year-Old Girl (VIDEO)

Curtis Beseda is an anti-choice hero for torching abortion clinics in the 80s. Now he’s charged with molesting an 11-year-old girl. Is there a connection?

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Hilarious Video Shows Nancy Grace Debating Nancy Grace On Dangers Of Pot

Hilarious Video Shows Nancy Grace Debating Nancy Grace On Dangers Of Pot

This hilarious video showing Nancy Grace debating herself on pot, was posted on YouTube after she claimed smoking pot does and does not make people violent.

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Two More States Introduce Legislation To Legalize Marijuana

More than just a handful of marijuana found on nude beach. Image Credit: Katherine Hitt via Flickr.com

With a positive start to Colorado’s decriminalizing pot experiment, other states are starting to look at following suit. Baby steps, everyone. Baby steps.

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What Would You Do With $67 Million? Cash-Strapped States Eye Colorado’s Weed Tax Revenues

The GOP is upset with Obama over his refusal to enforce federal drug laws in states where marijuana is legal. They call this failure 'executive overreach.' - Image: Jenni Konrad

Colorado is estimating $67 million a year in new revenue from taxes on marijuana. California wants to get in on the act. Can Washington, DC be far behind?

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Eager Customers Flock To Colorado As Legal Pot Sales Begin (VIDEO)

Colorado's first day of legal pot purchases went very well; calm and orderly. People lined up for hours to buy their favorite buds and edibles.Photo credit: THE DENVER POST | Joe Amon

Colorado’s first day of legal pot purchases went very well; calm and orderly. People lined up for hours to buy their favorite buds and edibles.

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Elizabeth Warren Proposes A New Bill Aimed At Eliminating Credit History As a Metric For Employment

Photo by Tim Pierce

Elizabeth Warren has just introduced a bill in the Senate which would bar prospective employers from checking and denying employment based on credit scores.

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Wall Street Bankers Complain About Lack Of Respect From Washington (VIDEO)

Rodney Dangerfield 'No Respect' photo from Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rodney_Dangerfield

The fat cats on Wall Street wonder why we hate them, and why they get no respect in the Capitol. A dead man’s video explains why VERY succinctly.

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D.C. Sells Tax Liens To Major Investors, Who Use Predatory Methods To Steal Thousands Of Homes

D.C. Sells Tax Liens To Major Investors, Who Use Predatory Methods To Steal Thousands Of Homes

The Washington, D.C. metro area is a hotbed of predatory tax collection now, and a prime example of why outsourcing government functions doesn’t work.

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Secret Meeting Between Ted Cruz And Tea Party: Will They Sabotage Bipartisan Negotiations?

Secret Meeting Between Ted Cruz And Tea Party: Will They Sabotage Bipartisan Negotiations?

Sources in Washington, D.C. are reporting that a group of House Republicans held a secret meeting with Sen. Ted Cruz late Monday night at Tortilla Coast, a favorite haunt of lawmakers. The group of 15-20 included: Louie Gohmert (R-TX), Steve King (R-IA), Jim Jordan (R- OH), Tom Cotton (R-AR), Raúl R. […]

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Crazy Trucker Planning Massive Traffic Jam To Shut Down D.C. Highways, Arrest Obama (VIDEO)

Zeeda Andrews is co-organizing a trucker rally and she's a special kind of crazy. She thinks Obama is secretly Osama bin Laden and she's gonna arrest him.

You may have heard about the trucker rally that is being held in Washington, D.C. on October 11th. But you may not know about the lady who is co-organizer for it: Zeeda Andrews. Zeeda Andrews is a special kind of crazy and she wants to tell you allll about it. […]

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Man Sets Himself On Fire In D.C. Adding One More Strange Twist To The Capitol’s Recent Saga

Photo by Terry Hayes./ http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/man-sets-fire-national-mall-report-article-1.1476755

In yet another bizarre incident following the shutdown, a man set himself on fire on the National Mall, a few blocks away from the Capitol.

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What This Republican Weasel Says To A National Park Ranger Will Piss You Off (VIDEO)

First he shuts down the government, then he complains when a memorial, RUN BY THE GOVERNMENT, is closed down by a national park ranger? Is he serious?

You’d think that a National Park Ranger would get a little respect from the GOP. But you’d be wrong. The past couple of days have seen some real desperation from Congressional Republicans as they desperately try to convince Americans that they had nothing to do with the shutdown. Their efforts seem […]

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Furloughed Government Employees Cheered By Freebies

During government shutdown, furloughed government employees cheered by freebies
Image Credit:  Alan O'Rourke via Flickr.com

The government shutdown may have left its employees high and dry but, on Tuesday, businesses quickly stepped up to ease the pain. AMC was perhaps quickest off the mark. A nationwide theater chain, the company is offering free popcorn to all furloughed government employees — and they don’t even have […]

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Man Steals $277k From Autism Research, Gets $5k Fine

Man Steals $277k From Autism Research, Gets $5k Fine

A man ran three fake fundraising raffles in the name of autism research, pocketing hundreds of thousands of dollars, but only got a slap on the wrist.

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Expect More Of The Same Out Of Washington Following Navy Yard Shooting

DC Navy Yard shooting photo from RT.Com.

Another day, another shooting — this time in DC’s Navy Yard, just two miles from the Capitol. Here’s what we can do.

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That Didn’t Take Long: Alex Jones Thinks The Navy Yard Shooting Is A ‘False Flag’ (AUDIO)

That Didn’t Take Long: Alex Jones Thinks The Navy Yard Shooting Is A ‘False Flag’ (AUDIO)

America’s most entertaining conspiracy crazy has already come out with his theory about the Washington, D.C. Navy yard shooting. It’s a fake, of course.

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