Daily Archives: October 17, 2013

Protesting pot prohibition while black

by: Linn Washington Jr.   Ed Forchion, recognized as America’s foremost black marijuana legalization activist, freely admits that he “agitates” people – powerful people from prosecutors to politicians and even more mainstream anti-pot prohibition advocates who bristle at his antics. The activism of Forchion, often outrageous like his March 2000 stunt of smoking a marijuana joint […]

Freedom Rider: Food Stamp Corporate Welfare

  by Margaret Kimberley “Discussions about government spending are inherently bogus because the elephant in the room, big business, is absent.” The federal and state governments operate under a system which is of the corporations, by the corporations, and for the corporations. Ordinary governmental functions which could easily be carried out with public money are […]

Obamacare VS Single Payer – Top 10 Things the ACA Gave Us VS the Top 10 We Gave Up

  By  Bruce A. Dixon What happens when opportunity knocks and you tell it to go away? There’s a term in economics called an “opportunity cost.” The opportunity cost of any project is the negative value of the most favorable option you gave up to get whatever you got. In the case of the so-called […]