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In Fight for Legal Marijuana, Haste Makes Corporate Waste

In Fight for Legal Marijuana, Haste Makes Corporate Waste

By Mack DeGuerin, Contributing Writer

March 29, 2016


Filed under Opinion

While many marijuana advocates may push for rapid legalization across the country, this impatience may degrade what could be an economic and social re-awakening in the United States into yet another industry dominated by corporate interest and greed.

Columbine anniversary should inspire revisitation of gun laws

Columbine anniversary should inspire revisitation of gun laws

April 21, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

On April 20, 1999, the mass shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado shocked the nation and ignited a fierce debate about the Second Amendment that has raged in Congress and state legislatures ever since. Fifteen years after two armed students took 13 lives and then their own, this country continues...

Marijuana legalization could deter drug cartels

Marijuana legalization could deter drug cartels

March 5, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

With the aid of American intelligence, Mexican marines arrested Joaquín Guzmán, allegedly the country’s most powerful drug lord, on Feb. 22. In late 2006, President Felipe Calderón began a military assault on criminal cartels. The struggle for power in the Mexican drug trade resulted in a reporte...

Manning seals legacy in sportsmanship

Manning seals legacy in sportsmanship

February 11, 2014


Filed under Sports

As Richard Sherman hobbled around the New Meadowlands Arena, in what was a comparatively tame post-Super Bowl celebration, he felt someone tap him on the shoulder. Sherman turned around and saw that it was the Denver Broncos’ Peyton Manning, checking to see if the star cornerback was all right. ...