Medical marijuana patients and entrepreneurs are caught in the latest political tug-of-war between President Donald Trump and Congress. Congress says that President Trump can’t crack down on state-legalized medical marijuana programs, but the President says he can do just that if he wants to. Read More…
Facebook inserts itself into politics with new tools that help elected officials reach constituents
While anyone could enter a fake address and pretend to be a constituent, Facebook has put controls in place to limit those bad actors. For starters, Facebook users can only be a verified constituent based on one address at a time – and, if a person changes their address, their badge is removed from prior posts. Facebook also limits the number of times an address can be changed, we understand.
The idea with the badges is to make it easier for elected officials to determine which Facebook comments, questions and concerns are being shared by those they actually represent. Whether or not they’ll treat these sentiments with the same degree of importance as they would a phone call, email, or letter remains to be seen. ReadMore…
‘Transformers’ star urges celebs to avoid politics
While the Katy Perrys, Clint Eastwoods and other Hollywood heavyweights of the world blast out their take on Washington and are well known for weighing in on Washington, the 44-year-old actor and former model says he tends to stay far away from the political spotlight.
“I don’t like to get involved politically at all,” Duhamel said. Read More…
Jeff Sessions committed the one sin Donald Trump can’t forgive
Washington (CNN)Attorney General Jeff Sessions was once Donald Trump’s truest, most loyal friend — the first major backer of the billionaire’s presidential campaign and a major ally for his get-tough policies on immigration.
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North Korea slams Trump’s decision to pull out of Paris accord as ‘the height of egotism’
In a statement published Tuesday on Pyongyang’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) and attributed to an unidentified Foreign Ministry spokesman, the isolated country warned that “global warming is one of the gravest challenges humankind is facing today” and praised the Paris accord for its attempt to stop it.
Noting that the Trump administration had announced on June 1 that the United States would leave the landmark agreement, the unnamed official attributed the decision to Trump’s “America First” policy and to ignorance “of the fact that the protection of the global environment is in their own interests.” Read More…
Trump’s sons recommend the high road they usually don’t take
“Morals have flown out the window,” Eric Trump lamented on Sean Hannity’s Fox News show Tuesday night. “We deserve so much better than this as a country, and, you know, it’s so sad.”
In the same interview, Eric Trump said this of his father’s critics: “To me, they’re not even people.”
In an interview that aired earlier Tuesday on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” Donald Trump Jr. said Kathy Griffin “deserves everything that’s coming to her,” after she posed for a photograph with a bloody mask meant to simulate the president’s severed head. Read More…
Florida: MMJ Bill To Receive Vote By Full Legislature Today
On Thursday, Florida lawmakers passed a smokeless medical marijuana bill in both the House and Senate – setting the stage for a Friday vote on the state’s contentious MMJ legislation. If passed by the legislature and signed by Governor Scott, the bill would initially allow a total of 17 cultivation licenses throughout the state. Approved to operate up to 25 dispensaries each, the total number of cultivation licenses would be increased based on future population growth, according to the