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June 11th, 2014 - 4:58 pm § in Hypocrisy

Gupta Wants Med Pot Legal

Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent, says that marijuana medicine should be freely prescribed.  CNN’s chief medical correspondent called for full-scale federal legalization of medical marijuana in no uncertain terms. “In terms of making this legal for medicinal pur[...]

June 11th, 2014 - 12:10 pm § in Uncategorized

BREAKING NEWS: Why Cantor lost and what it means for WASTATE,

Plausible reason Cantor lost: 1. His (tentative) support for immigration reform. 2. His position as the GOPs show Jew, the only Jew in an otherwise 100% solidly Christian party (if we include Muslims Mormons) in Congress,  made him a target. 3.  Folks in Virginia felt that Cantor was a showboat, n[...]

June 11th, 2014 - 10:44 am § in Israel/Palestine, Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Israel selects radical supporter of greater Israel as President

Israel’s parliament has elected Reuven Rivlin,  to replace Shimon Peres, a Nobel Laureate devoted to peace.  M.r Rivlin unabashedly opposes it. Rivlin is a firm backer of the illegal Israeli settlement drive on the West Bank, and has argued that Israel should grant citizenship to the Palest[...]

June 11th, 2014 - 9:51 am § in Uncategorized

FOX NEWS: Is Iran A State Run Version of Faux?

Exiled Iranian journalist Masih Alinejad got under the skin of the Islamic Republic with “My Stealthy Freedom,” a Facebook campaign encouraging women in Iran to post photographs of themselves not wearing the compulsory headscarves. The page has attracted some 482,000 “likes” and commanded c[...]

June 11th, 2014 - 4:08 am § in Schools & Colleges

Can Seattle be Competitive?

In an era of constricting NIH funds, in state that has never been generous to its research universities, in a county where billionaires abound but show little interest in local philanthropy, in a city with a shrinking biotech industry .. can Seattle survive as a big time biology center? Read about o[...]