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Adolescent pot use leaves lasting mental deficits

7 SEP 2012

DURHAM, N.C. — The persistent, dependent use of marijuana before age 18 has been shown to cause lasting harm to a person’s intelligence, attention and memory, according to an international research team. 757 more words

Lethal Or Unintended Side Effects

Scientists: Fracking Wastewater Poses Threat To Drinking Water

September 26th, 2014

by Emily Atkin / Think Progress

Every year, hundreds of billions of gallons of wastewater are produced by fracking operations across America. Some of that water gets stored in manmade ponds, some of it is injected underground, and some of it is treated and put back into rivers. 635 more words

Fact-Checking Feinstein On The Assault Weapons Ban

This is from The Daily Caller.

Dianne Feinstein will not be confused with the facts about the assault weapons ban.

DiFi has her made up facts and nothing will convince her she is wrong. 1,164 more words

Wednesday Short: Summer Farewell

The first day of fall slipped past me a couple of days ago. When does the season truly begin? When I turn on the heat. 72 more words


Pr. George's Officer's Conviction Tossed in UMD Beating Case

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — A Prince George’s County police officer convicted of beating a University of Maryland student during a 2010 celebration has had his conviction overturned. 144 more words


North Carolina Highlights

We headed back into North Carolina for a couple of nights in Raleigh. Had a nice meal on a rooftop when checking out downtown & walked around ‘Artspace’, basically a big warehouse for artists to work and sell the wares. 323 more words

The Science Is Settled: Fracking Is Safe

by Jeffrey Folks
September 21,2014

The science is settled, as the climate change supporters like to say.  Only this time, science confirms the safety of hydraulic fracturing.   220 more words