Houston NORML has been around for nearly a quarter of a century, far longer than most other marijuana reform organizations. Located in the fourth largest U.S. 979 more words
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On August 7th, Barack Obama made a statement concerning the crisis in Iraq in which he announced “targeted airstrikes to protect our American personnel, and a humanitarian effort to help save thousands of Iraqi civilians who are trapped on a mountain without food and water and facing almost certain death.” 627 more words
Forget smuggling marijuana across the border, it’s being grown far and wide here in Texas. 901 more words
I receive a disconcerting amount of flak for having a “tedious” vocabulary—people caviling at what is to them just forced, pretentious obfuscation or dressed-up sophistry. All the consternation has started to make me feel like I’m engaged in some kind of abnegation, like I’m willingly depriving myself of the opportunity to fully capitalize on the act of conversing. 1,440 more words
By Ashley Nava
El Paso, T.X.
You’re sitting in the stands at a major sporting event, hot dog in one hand, drink in the other. Suddenly, you look up at the jumbotron and see your projected face framed with a heart, and the words underneath read, “Kiss Cam.” Thousands of people anxiously wait for you to kiss the person sitting beside you. 289 more words