Marijuana Not High Obama Priority

That’s ABC’s headline. Ha ha ha. Barack, onetime leader of his “Choom Gang” (his sole executive experience prior to POTUS), seems to have suddenly discovered federalism. President Obama says recreational users of marijuana in states that have...

free coke with every vote

No, not Coca-Cola. A female politician has been arrested in Brazil – for allegedly handing out cocaine with her election leaflets. Carme Cristina Lima, 32, was running to be a city councillor in Itacoatiara, in the northern state of Amazonas. Police became...

DEA tries to top Fast & Furious

Gawd, this is stunningly bad. The Houston Chronicle reports: The phone rang before sunrise. It woke Craig Patty, owner of a tiny North Texas trucking company, to vexing news about Truck 793 – a big red semi supposedly getting repairs in Houston. “Your...

Lazarus needs a chill pill

LA Times columnist David Lazarus finds another instance of  “corporate greed.” He never fails. Darby Ziegler stopped by her local Walgreens drugstore in Huntington Beach the other day to refill a prescription. She got her meds — and some surprising...

desperately seeking a metaphor

I’m an admirer of Ken Kesey’s novels. And at one time, I thought he was about the coolest guy out there. So I read about a documentary about The Merry Prankster’s legendary cross country trip with keen interest. The filmmakers had lots of scratched...

straight out of “Breaking Bad”

Authorities have determined a man who was stabbed and beheaded in a suburban Phoenix apartment was killed for stealing drugs from a Mexican cartel, in a gruesome example of drug cartel violence spilling over the border. Martin Alejandro Cota-Monroy, 38, stole 400...