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Nullification Success! Weed – Interview on Real News with David Knight

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The federal government claims the authority to prohibit a plant. Of course, this is absurd, as evidenced by the fact that it required a constitutional amendment before the feds could enforce alcohol prohibition. I appeared on Real News with David Knight to talk about this unconstitutional war on a plant and how it has ultimately […]

Radio Interview: Jeff Sessions and His Feckless Marijuana Policy

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Last week, I appeared on Patrick Timpone’s One Radio network show to talk about AG Jeff Sessions and his feckless pot policy. What was initially slated to be a conversation about state efforts to resist federal marijuana prohibition turned into a wide-ranging discussion on the Tenth Amendment, state power and the effectiveness of nullification. I started the […]

Thoughts from Maharrey Head #59: States Undermining Hemp Prohibition

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about how states are effectively nullifying federal prohibition of industrial hemp by simply ignoring federal law, and legalizing cultivation and processing of the plant anyway. The federal ban on the cultivation of industrial hemp is as ridiculous as it is […]

Peace Officer: From Protect and Serve to Command and Control (Film Review)

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“Sometimes peace is purchased with violence.” – Sheriff Jim Winder, Salt Lake County, Utah William “Dub” Lawrence founded the first SWAT team in the state of Utah back in the 1970s. Thirty years later, that same SWAT unit killed his son-in-law, Brian Wood, during a controversial standoff in Farmington. The new documentary film Peace Officer […]