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Supreme Court to rule on Obamacare requirements.
TheSkalawag April 14, 2014 at 09:28 pm
Yeah right. Are you really that gullible? Tell you what hold your breath until that happens.
Dave April 17, 2014 at 09:08 am
"having a shared responsibility for the welfare of your country and its citizenry doesn't makeRead More you a socialist".........I see you're still spinning poop and calling it chocolate, Skal.
TheSkalawag April 17, 2014 at 11:02 am
"I see you're still spinning poop and calling it chocolate, Skal." ----- Meh.
Think twice before you think about driving into DC to see the cherry blossoms this spring, AAA warns. Patch archive photo by Shaun Courtney
Rich (That's my name, not my status) March 27, 2014 at 10:36 am
Charges and Fines are SUPPOSED to be to help control motorists and to help instill a sociallyRead More acceptable form of behavior. They are NOT supposed to be PROFIT! R i i i i i i ght!
the District Council just gave its final nod of approval this afternoon to a controversial bill that decriminalizes the possession of small quantities of marijuana within the nation’s capital.  Patch archive photo
Marie March 5, 2014 at 09:13 am
I agree with Diana. People don't have enough money to pay their taxes, health insurance, food,Read More etc., and now they will spend it on pot. I guess the DC Lawmakers want to smoke it.
Wildermann March 6, 2014 at 09:47 pm
"Dope will get you better through times of no money better than money will get you throughRead More times of no dope." Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers The legalization of marijuana is not a dangerous experiment – the prohibition is the experiment, and it has failed dramatically, with millions of victims all around the world. The drug war is a total scam, prescription drugs kill 300K a year, while marijuana kills no one, but they spend billions/year 'fighting' it, because pot heads make for good little slaves to put into private prisons, owned by the banks who launder the drug money, and it's ALL DOCUMENTED. Is marijuana addictive? Yes, in the sense that most of the really pleasant things in life are worth endlessly repeating. “The illegality of cannabis is outrageous, an impediment to full utilization of a drug which helps produce the serenity and insight, sensitivity and fellowship so desperately needed in this increasingly mad and dangerous world.” ― Carl Sagan "Prohibition...goes beyond the bounds of reason in that it attempts to control a man's appetite by legislation and makes a crime out of things that are not crimes. A prohibition law strikes a blow at the very principles upon which our government was founded." Abraham Lincoln, December 1840 If the words "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness" don't include the right to experiment with your own consciousness, then the Declaration of Independence isn't worth the hemp it was written on.
Jose Gonzales March 8, 2014 at 10:22 am
If will be offset by a much larger decrease in alcohol related traffic incidents for a net gain inRead More safety.
U.S. Sen. Mark Warner jokes that he'd like to sign a petition deporting pop singer Justin Bieber; Bieber is shown in a recent mug shot. Warner official Senate photo
Barry A Clarke` February 6, 2014 at 01:24 pm
On a recent flight, Justin Bieber reportedly smoked lots of pot and harass the flight attendant.Read More This little twerp not only needs to be deported, but “never” allowed to fly again and that means in more than one way……………..
Garry Carlson February 6, 2014 at 01:27 pm
Don't you people remember the "Hollywood Publicity Stunt" of yesteryear? Everything youRead More read about Bieber is a crafted stunt to gain free publicity. Don't believe a word of it! This guy got a nice donation for his re-election. These stunts are designed specifically to gain attention at this point in time.
James Miller February 6, 2014 at 01:36 pm
And his cousin Ted Cruz with him.
The National Park Service is proposing to add parking meters on many streets around the National Mall. NPS photo
john shroeder January 31, 2014 at 10:33 am
That's a great idea to make it harder to park if your objective is to reduce tourism in Washington,Read More DC. The automation of the meters so that a driver has to establish a telephone connection to park is bad enough. If you want tourists to spend money in DC and stimulate employment, make it EASY to park for 3 hours.
Lisa January 31, 2014 at 10:54 am
The larger issue I see is the lack of spaces for the disabled. For a country that has ADA lawsRead More regulating access to buildings and facilities, I find it amazing that our nation's capital makes it so difficult for the disabled.
Pot could soon be legal in Washington, DC. (Patch file photo.)
al jacoby January 19, 2014 at 12:56 pm
i dont understand why the fed cant do what is best for the people. when a drug that has shone toRead More kill and cause traffic accidents,cause fatal overdoses,hospitalize millons of people be legal and a proven medication and recreational drug be made to have users prosicuted for felony charges. not to mention the vast revinue that legal pot would bring to the strapped government i just dont get it LET THE PEOPLE DECIDE WHAT THEY WANT!!!!!!!
Daniel Booth January 19, 2014 at 03:28 pm
WTF, i cant go anywhere anymore and smoke my cigars without offending anyone, or cant be in someRead More cities and smoke at all. But hey i can buy pot WTF REALLY
Santi Lara January 20, 2014 at 08:22 pm
This is truly about time that the marijuana issue is put to rest. I am not a pot user nor IRead More encourage it, but I have never heard of anyone dying of pot overdose. There are more people dying due to alcohol related problems. Legalize the darn thing, tax it and America will again prosper. Less people will be in jails because of ridiculous pot use. Sorry lawyers, less business for you.
The National Parks Service aims to reduce the population of White-tailed deer in Rock Creek Park. (NPS photo)
Mark McWilliams January 16, 2014 at 08:50 pm
When deer eat seedlings, they are killing the forest's future. Deer are a prey species, and theyRead More need to be hunted by predators to keep the herd healthy. Without predation to take out the week or less wary individuals, inferior deer will breed and spread inferior genetics. If there aren't sufficient numbers of coyotes, wolves, mountain lions or bears to cull the deer herd, then humans need to do it. The sharpshooters hopefully will only be taking the less wary deer, allowing the smarter deer to pass on their genetic superiority, It may seem inhumane, but that is how nature works in the real world.
steve ditto January 17, 2014 at 01:46 pm
If the deer are not keep in check they will over populate and then there will be more roadRead More accidents. If this is what you want then do not allow the culling to continue. It is needed not only to keep them in check, but they will also leave the park and start eating everyone's flowers and shrubs in their yards. Get a life and allow the rangers to do their jobs.
Laurie January 17, 2014 at 03:59 pm
Hunters kill the beautiful, healthy, meaty deer. Natural predators kill the old, sickly animals.Read More Since birth control is available, and these animals live in neighborhoods, which creates bonds with residents, their populations should be managed without hunting. But everyone screaming about hunting should stop eating meat from the grocery store. At least wild animals have an freedom for a while, whereas animals on factory farms live under miserable conditions!
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