In his 28 years with SDPD Norm rose quickly through the ranks and as a deputy chief served in each of the agency’s bureaus. He also served as Executive Director of Mayor Pete Wilson’s Crime Control Commission for three years. Norm received numerous awards and citations during his career in San Diego, including the Diogenes Award of the Public Relations Society of America for his leadership in the wake of the Rodney King incident and the subsequent Simi Valley trial verdicts.
( full story … Norm Stamper LEAP to Australia. )
Marijuana Movie Marathon.
* Hemp is the oldest cultivated fiber plant in the world. * Low-THC fiber hemp varieties developed by the French and others have been available for over 20 years. It is impossible to get high from fiber hemp. Over 600,000 acres of hemp is grown worldwide with no misuse problem. * One acre of hemp can produce as much usable fiber as 4 acres of trees or two acres of cotton.
( full story … Marijuana Movie Marathon. )
A selection of videos about industrial hemp and its’ many applications.
( full story … Industrial Hemp )
EAT MY DUST.
Deforestation is no longer an issue in the western regions of New South Wales, the “oldest” and by far the most corrupt state in Australia. Not an issue, because for over three generations there HAVE BEEN NO FORESTS, to speak-of, so those alive today do not “connect” as-it-were, with the issue.
( full story … EAT MY DUST. )
We have to look beyond the smoke and mirrors, the fear and mystification, the rhetoric and hysteria, etc and get a clear unemotional view.
( full story … Legalisation Information. )
Refusniks, SWINE FLU and SPY CHIPS
A number of factors now indicate that authorities in both America and Europe are not only preparing mass vaccination programs, but are also training law enforcement and military assets on how to deal with those who refuse to take the shot.
( full story … Refusniks, SWINE FLU and SPY CHIPS )
The 1950s USA anti-Communist campaigns led by the fanatical and unhinged Joe McCarthy put the fear of god up the majority of Americans, helped along by his armies of right-wing henchmen.
( full story … Good Fortune. )
Dispatches from the Front Line.
Until we legalize and effectively regulate all drugs, criminals will continue to gun down rival traffickers, police officers, and innocent bystanders.
( full story … Dispatches from the Front Line. )
How Marijuana became legal.
In late February 2009, President Obama signaled a new approach.
( full story … How Marijuana became legal. )
The Politics of Ecstasy: By Timothy Leary.
Timothy Leary – The man who turned on America
( full story … The Politics of Ecstasy: By Timothy Leary. )