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One year of legal pot sales and California doesn’t have the bustling industry it expected.
on 27 Dec 2018
, latest 3 months ago When Californians voted in 2016 to allow the sale of recreational marijuana, advocates of the move envisioned thousands of pot shops and cannabis farms obtaining state licenses, making the drug...
The missing billions spent on gasoline in California each year
on 25 Dec 2018
, latest 3 months ago California drivers already pay more for gasoline than motorists in just about every other state.But even after taking into account state gas taxes, blending requirements aimed at reducing air pollution...
Study: Physically Weak Men More Likely To Be Socialists
on 6 Dec 2018
, latest 3 months ago An academic study from researchers at Brunel University London assessed 171 men, looking at their height, weight, overall physical strength and bicep circumference, along with their views on redistribution of...
It's not TDS - it's PTSD.
on 4 Nov 2018
, latest 5 months ago A study published last month in the Journal of American College Health found that one quarter of college students experienced “clinically significant” symptoms of trauma from the 2016 election results....
Typhus Epidemic Requires Broader Approach From Health Officials
on 23 Oct 2018
, latest 5 months ago County public health officials are taking a broader approach in tackling the typhus epidemic after multiple cases were discovered last week in Pasadena, Long Beach and Los Angeles.The county Board...
Illegal Immigration Costs California $30.3 Billion A Year 17.7% Of State Budget
on 29 Apr 2017
, latest 5 months ago Illegal aliens cost California $30.29 billion every single yearâ€”this includes their contribution in terms of taxes. This works out to $7,352 per illegal immigrant. This massive burden is one of...
MIA: The Liberal Men We Love
on 13 Oct 2018
, latest 5 months ago "He’s from a very liberal family, the former fiancée said to me, baffled. And he is very liberal himself, which is why this is so alienating.I’m noticing, admits another, that...
Pigs are flying, folks: NYT publishes opinion titled "For Once, I’m Grateful for Trump"
on 4 Oct 2018
, latest 6 months ago By Bret StephensFor the first time since Donald Trump entered the political fray, I find myself grateful that he’s in it. I’m reluctant to admit it and astonished to say...
The Techtopus: How Silicon Valley's most celebrated CEOs conspired to drive down 100,000 tech engineers' wages
on 18 Sep 2018
, latest 6 months ago In early 2005, as demand for Silicon Valley engineers began booming, Apple's Steve Jobs sealed a secret and illegal pact with Google's Eric Schmidt to artificially push their workers wages...
"Green power" my ass.
on 11 Sep 2018
Posted 6 months ago Where there was once a free-flowing river, home to a population of Danube salmon, now there are piles of rubble, broken pipes and a concrete wall blocking in the water.https://www.bbc.com/news...
Visualizing Countries with the Highest Household Wealth
on 31 Aug 2018
, latest 7 months ago We got our numbers directly from the OECD. Our visualization roughly corresponds to the geographic location of each country on the map—the U.S. is furthest “west” and Japan is...
BART this morning.
on 30 Aug 2018
, latest 7 months ago And the answer from the BART so-called "police":"We are currently prioritizing all of our calls for service. Unfortunately sleeping or laying across multiple seats is not a crime. If you...
Oregon Grew More Cannabis Than Customers Can Smoke. Now Shops and Farmers Are Left With Mountains of Unwanted Bud.
on 29 Aug 2018
, latest 7 months ago In February, state officials announced that 1.1 million pounds of cannabis flower were logged in the state's database.If a million pounds sounds like a lot of pot, that's because it...
Oldie but goodie: "Hollywood has the best moral compass, because it has compassion," Weinstein
on 16 Nov 2017
, latest 7 months ago #crimeIn an interview, Weinstein said that people generally misunderstand what happened to Polanski at sentencing. He's not convinced public opinion is running against the filmmaker and dismisses the categorization of...
How Can I Cure My White Guilt? (#fuckingidiots)
on 16 Aug 2018
, latest 7 months ago Dear Sugars,I’m riddled with shame. White shame. This isn’t helpful to me or to anyone, especially people of color. I feel like there is no “me” outside of my white/upper...
This is what happens when police is forced into "non-letal" BS by BLM pressure.
on 2 Aug 2018
, latest 8 months ago They should've pumped the fuck full of lead immediately after he refused to drop the knife (which used to be the SOP) instead of wasting time with stupid "beanbags".
What to do about the hardcore homeless
on 2 Aug 2018
, latest 8 months ago Rick Shade is a fifth generation California avocado farmer, and he can’t find enough workers. Nearly half of U.S. farm laborers are undocumented immigrants, according to the Department of Labor,...