Kudos to LNP editorial board for speaking out against ‘alms for the rich’ (when it pertains to others)

  LNP editorial “Tax breaks for Rock Lititz should be digested with a dose of skepticism” goes on to comment: “Reinforcing Lancaster County’s status as a live-industry hub is a good thing. Rock Lititz is a unique, state-of-the-art facility — a 52,000-square-foot, 100-foot tall production venue the size of a supermarket. And if the tax […]

Did Comey deny Hillary?

BY Dick Morris WE.CONNECT.DOTS:   Did FBI Director James Comey cause Hillary Clinton to lose the presidency?  Would she have lost regardless of his clumsy stabs at fulfilling his understanding of the voters’ right to know such sensitive information at an equally sensitive time? Depends on who you are reading. One issue that no one argues […]

As Clock Ticks Down, Pressure Mounts on Obama to Free More Drug War Prisoners

by Phi Smith  DRUG WAR CHRONICLES:  President Obama has commuted the sentences of more than a thousand federal drug war prisoners, but thousands more have applications in the pipeline. With an incoming Trump administration exceedingly unlikely to act on those petitions, scholars, activists, and at least one US congressman are calling on Obama to expedite […]

Lawmakers scared of the return of a vindicated and vindictive Kathleen Kane

NEWSLANC EDITOR: By impeaching former Attorney General Kathleen Kane, Pennsylvania lawmakers would disqualilfy her from returning to  run for governor.  They have good reason for concern..   HOUSE COMMITEE TABLES KANE IMPEACHMENT CAPITOL WIRE:  State lawmakers have decided not to proceed with the impeachment of Pennsylvania’s former top prosecutor, but are leaving the option on the table […]

“Porngate” revisited

By Dick Miller   WE,CONNECT.DOTS:    Anyone who says PA Democratic Governor Tom Wolf and the solid Republican leadership of the state legislature do not get along must be mistaken. Depends on the circumstances. Just about everyone is determined to reduce the fallout from “porngate.”  If possible, voters/taxpayers cannot learn of any other executive, legislative or […]

There’s a lot of worry that the incoming president will try to reinstate reefer madness in states where pot is already legal.

By Phillip Smith ALTERNET.ORG:  The election of Donald Trump is sending chills down the spine of the nation’s nascent marijuana industry. Could he and a Republican Congress try to roll back the clock and force federal pot prohibition down the throats of states that have, via the popular vote, gone down the path toward legalization? […]

Russian propaganda effort helped spread ‘fake news’ during election, experts say

WASHINGTON POST: The flood of “fake news” this election season got support from a sophisticated Russian propaganda campaign that created and spread misleading articles online with the goal of punishing Democrat Hillary Clinton, helping Republican Donald Trump and undermining faith in American democracy, say independent researchers who tracked the operation… “They want to essentially erode […]

Russian elations have turned to wariness

By Slava Tsukerman On November 17th Russian Federal News Agency informed Russians that then president Donald Trump is going to visit Russia that first thing after his inauguration. The statement was illustrated by the above picture. Thanks to President Elect Trump’s earlier statements praising Russian President Vladimir Putin, the news of Trump’s election victory triggered […]

Chronicle AM: ME Recount Possible, DEA Bans “Pink,” WI Welfare Drug Tests Start

by psmith   DRUG WAR CHRONICLE:  Cannabis cafes are coming, Maine legalization foes seek a recount, Massachusetts legislators are threatening to “improve” the legalization initiative, the DEA bans “pink,” and more. Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte wants to get rid of habeas corpus as he wages lethal drug war. (Creative Commons/Wikimedia MarijuanaMarijuana Victories Will See Cannabis Cafes […]

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