Monday, April 28th, 2008
New Jersey high school senior recounts the latest chapter in the textbook wars–this time, the bias is coming from the right.
The Bush administration continues to blatantly defy U.S. law. I’ll have more on this later, but I’m currently reading Charlie Savage’s Takeover, which is one of the scarier books I’ve read in a long time. This administration believes that when it comes to foreign policy and national security, its powers are absolutely limitless, and not subject to congressional or judicial oversight.
No organ transplants for medical marijuana users. Drug war hysteria at its ugliest.
Alex Coolman says the Argentine drug ruling from last week isn’t as big as it first seemed. Thing is, drug use is already essentially decriminalized there, particularly with “softer” drugs like marijuana. It may still be against the law, but it’s a law that’s almost never enforced.
The headline says that a Canadian student was given a $628 ticket for “sitting on a ledge” in a public park. But scroll down a bit, and the real reason he got the ticket becomes apparent.