Archive for July, 2011

Ron Paul to Congress: Freeze the Budget and Stop Plundering the American People!

One might think that the recent drama over the debt ceiling involved one side wanting to increase or maintain spending with the other side wanting to drastically cut spending, but that is far from the truth. In spite of the rhetoric being thrown around, the real debate is over how much government spending will...
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Precious Metals: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Precious Metals: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

This is an OP-ED. Don’t lose your mind over it – but gold can’t hold at its current price at a ratio of almost 41 to silver. I’m sure everyone knows this, but there is a lot of platinum in the system. It’s used in manufacturing, but no country ever used it as a...
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Ninth Circuit Court Affirms Eddy Lepp Conviction

Ninth Circuit Court Affirms Eddy Lepp Conviction

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco has affirmed the 2008 conviction of marijuana advocate and Cannabis Reverend Charles Edward “Eddy” Lepp. Lepp was convicted in 2008 of  conspiracy after federal agents discovered 32,000 Cannabis plants on his Lake County property. His 10-year prison term began in 2009. In a memorandum, Circuit Court Judges Silverman and...
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Last Newspaper Standing

Last Newspaper Standing

It didn’t take long for the other shoe to drop after the eyebrow-raising buyout of the Goliath Honolulu Advertiser by the David Star Bulletin. But the reasoning for the new pay wall for on-line readers of the new Honolulu Star-Advertiser (S-A) had us in stitches as Publisher Dennis Francis claimed they were just following the...
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Has Green Harvest Returned to the Big Island?

Has Green Harvest Returned to the Big Island?

On Tuesday The Honolulu Star Advertiser reported the end of a three-week marijuana eradication program on Kauai, involving the Kauai, Honolulu, and Maui Police Departments, in addition to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, the Department of Land and Natural Resources, the state Narcotics Enforcement Division and the U.S. Coast Guard. As for Hawaii County, the...
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