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Washington Begins Sales of Edible Marijuana Products

Submitted by adminx on Thu, 08/07/2014 - 09:40

USA TODAY August 6, 2014 by Trevor Hughes

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This marijuana-infused chocolate bar sold in Colorado is scored into 10 pieces, indicating that each square contains a single serving size of 10 mg of THC, the active component of pot. (Photo: Trevor Hughes, USA TODAY)

MAYBE THE SADDEST SCIENTOLOGY PROMO VIDEO EVER, AND A HISTORY LESSON FROM MARK BUNKER!

Submitted by babanaba1 on Wed, 08/06/2014 - 19:44

We have a potent set of videos for you today. First, we’re going to show you the very latest Scientology promotional message that’s been smuggled out to us. Then we’re going to go back in time thanks to filmmaker Mark Bunker.

To begin, wasn’t it just the other day that we remarked how Scientology seems to be focusing so much attention on its “Ideal Org” program in the western United States, and the eastern half of the country is almost an afterthought?

L. RON HUBBARD'S GREAT-GRANDSON SPILLS THE FAMILY SECRETS ON HOW SCIENTOLOGY STARTED. EEK.

Submitted by babanaba1 on Wed, 08/06/2014 - 16:36

Scientology has a history of silencing critics. If you want to know where that history comes from, look no further than the experiences of Jamie DeWolf, the great-grandson of L. Ron Hubbard, the founder of Scientology.

Learn his family's story. Then share it...

Same-Sex Marriage Cases From Four States To Be Heard In Ohio Fedferal Appeals Court

Submitted by adminx on Wed, 08/06/2014 - 13:40

The Washington Post August 6, 2014 by Robert Barnes

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Hundreds of of same-sex marriage supporters rally in Cincinnati’s Lytle Park on Tuesday. (Jeff Swinger/AP)

Lake Erie Algae Bloom Matches Climate Projections

Submitted by adminx on Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:21

Scientific American August 5, 2014 by Brian Kahn

A two-day ban on drinking water has been lifted in Toledo, Ohio. But the toxic algae bloom that led to the ban is still floating around Lake Erie and ones like it could become more common as the climate continues to change in a warming world.

Glenn Beck: I Said "Stupid Things" While At Fox News

Submitted by adminx on Sun, 08/03/2014 - 14:17

Huff Post Media August 3, 2014 by Alana Horowitz

Glenn Beck admits he played a role in tearing this country apart, and regrets his time at Fox.

Glenn Beck on Sunday revealed one of his biggest regrets on CNN's Reliable Sources.

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