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How Donald Trump Could Avoid Ever Being Prosecuted

You think the 22nd Amendment protects us from Donald Trump serving more than two terms in office? Let me tell you about the “Eligible Vice President Loophole.”

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Why Do MAGA Hate We the People?

The irony of the “Make America Great Again” crowd representing everything about America that makes her awful is not lost on me. Why do these government-hating, conspiracy-mongering, flag-waving, God-fearing, gun-toting “Patriots” hate We the People so much?

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Can Gen-X White Men Like Me Be De-Trumpified?

Why do 50+ white non-college educated men like me support Trump 2-to-1, and what can the 1s like me do to reverse those numbers?

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Vote for Joe Biden Anyway, Goddamnit!

Yeah, I know. Joe Biden wasn’t your first fucking choice. Or your second choice. Or your third, fourth, or fifth choice. Or your sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth, tenth… what were we talking about? Oh, right. Joe Biden sucks. Joe Biden sucks in ways that only misogyny makes you think Hillary Clinton sucks worse. Vote for […]

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HIGH TIMES Politics

Tennessee Taser-Tortures Teen Toker, Trump Tacitly Approves

Tennessee Taser-Tortures Teen Toker, Trump Tacitly Approves Many people in the mainstream are recoiling in horror at recent remarks by the 45th occupant[1] of the White House to a group of assembled police officers in Suffolk County, New York. “Now, we’re getting them out anyway, but we’d like to get them out a lot faster. […]

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Drugs Politics

President Trump Requests More Money to Fight Drug War

President Trump Requests More Money to Fight Drug War President Trump’s budget request to Congress for Fiscal Year 2018 includes the greatest amounts ever requested for two federal programs that are key to anti-marijuana efforts. In a press release from the Office of National Drug Control Policy released today, Richard Baum, acting director, explained that […]

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Drugs HIGH TIMES Politics

Meet Trump’s (Marijuana is a Gateway Drug to) Opiates Commission

Meet Trump’s (Marijuana is a Gateway Drug to) Opiates Commission The opiate overdose crisis has reached epic proportions in the United States. In 2015, the CDC reports over 33,000 people died from prescription and illicit opiates, like heroin, oxycodone, and fentanyl. We consume 80 percent of the world’s opiate painkiller supply and more of us […]

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Drugs HIGH TIMES Politics

Marijuana’s Imminent Trump-a-palooza

Marijuana’s Imminent Trump-a-palooza Last week, I laid out the worst-case scenario I can imagine for the cannabis liberation movement, a theme I’ve repeated on my podcast and in articles elsewhere, under four years of Donald “I’m Getting Some Very Negative Reports Out of Colorado” Trump, his Attorney General Jeff “Good People Don’t Smoke Marijuana” Sessions, […]

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Marijuana’s Imminent Trumpocalypse

Marijuana’s Imminent Trumpocalypse One week from today, Donald J. Trump will be sworn in as the nation’s 45th president. He enters the Oval Office with his party in control of the House (241-194) and the Senate (52-48), majorities just 5 congressmen and 2 senators short of last Congress’s largest Republican majority since the Great Depression, […]

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Drugs HIGH TIMES Politics

Thankfulness in the Trump Era

Thankfulness in the Trump Era With the election of Donald Trump as president, it seems clearer each day that the cannabis industry and the marijuana movement may be facing down some tough times ahead. Just when things seem their darkest, that’s when we all need to band together and push harder than ever to bring […]