Appeals Court Sides with Spokane Dispensary owner Scott Shupe

Spokane Medical Marijuana provider Scott Shupe was charged with drug trafficking in relationship with his business “CHANGE”.  CHANGE located itself only blocks from the police department, in a nicely located, commercial/retail building which was very out in the… Read More

Penn Jillette lays down a wonderful case for libertarianism

I fully agree with Penn in all that he said in this video.   I know I disagree with Penn Jillette on many topics, but politically he and I are in a very close alignment.   Faith, God, theism is something… Read More

Don Skakie Speaking at Hempfest 2012 about I-514

  Initiative 514 to the Legislature needs 241,153 valid signatures by December 31 2012 for consideration by the Legislature in the January 2013 legislative session. It could then be accepted as written and made law immediately, or would… Read More

Pot Pundit or Freedom Activist?

Someone recently called me a “pot pundit”.   Which I thought.  Hmmm. But then they said “like Glen Beck”.  Then I thought.  Wow! The only thing Glen Beck and I have in common is Mormonism, but thats something that… Read More

What if I-1149 fails this year?

For anyone who is interested, I have been toying with the idea that 3 months (3000 signatures per day) may not work out. That maybe we should plan well in advance for doing this again next year. Just… Read More

Knowing your “advocates” in Washington

A whole series of new pot advocates and advocate groups have popped up in Washington in light of the recent success of many many cannabis dispensaries throughout the state.  To list a few of them: Sensible Washington –  … Read More

Death for cannabis? Malaysia law requires hanging!

“Death by hanging is the only sentence provided for offenses under Section 39B (1) of the Dangerous Drugs Act of 1952,” said Judicial Commissioner Datuk Akhtar Tahir, reports Bernama, the official Malaysian national news agency.” I am… Read More

Sensi Life Radio – Speaking about prohibition in a no-tolerance state

Sensi Life Radio – Speaking about prohibition in a no-tolerance state Today (January 26th at 2pm PST) We hope to interview Cassandra from Utah who has been a victim of this “no tolerance” system in Utah. I have… Read More

To those who voted No on Prop 19

If Prop 19 was before me right now, I would vote for it. I don’t like the taxation part of it, in that it would allow for excessive taxation.  I believe you’re right about leaving that door wide… Read More

Police have to use deceit to arrest small time pot buyers (less than $25 worth)

John Stossel interviews Detroit’s police chief Jerry Oliver who points out that since the dealing of drugs is between willing buyers and sellers, the War on Drugs forces cops to use deceit to catch those dealing drugs. Despite… Read More