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Roger Christie: Marijuana Political Prisoner of Conscience

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Roger Christie: Marijuana Political Prisoner of Conscience

The priorities and actions of the so-called justice system in the United States today are so misplaced and abused that it has colored the entire process as systemically corrupt. I was moved and made acutely aware of this in July of 2010 when a familiar figure in the Big Island community was arrested in what the...
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A Visit by the Grand Inquisitor Himself on The Eve of An Election Call

A Visit by the Grand Inquisitor Himself on The Eve of An Election Call

My prison conditions are a good measuring stick of Canada’s descent into this new Conservatism. Political leaders always tell us we should judge them by their actions. This is because what a political leader does, what a government does, is a reflection of the leader’s principles, character and beliefs. When Pierre Trudeau, Prime Minister of...
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Roger Christie: An American Political Prisoner

Roger Christie: An American Political Prisoner

Roger Christie arrived on the windward side of this Moku Nui (Big island) in the mid 80’s and knew it was the place for him. Pahoa town in lower Puna offered the perfect lifestyle for a young, dynamic, blue-eyed counter-culture guy and his VW camper bus.   One didn’t need a Phd in “Ganjanomics” to see...
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