Posts Tagged ‘american politics’

President Obama claiming Executive Privilege ‘Fast and Furious’ Operation

President Obama claiming Executive Privilege ‘Fast and Furious’ Operation

Posted on 21 Jun 2012 at 9:11am

Deputy Attorney Gen. James Cole has submitted a letter to the House Oversight Committee announcing that President Obama is implementing executive privilege for documents pertaining to the “Fast and Furious” gun-running operation.

This decision empowers the Department of Justice to withhold documents from the committee. The Oversight Committee is considering filing contempt charge against Attorney General Eric Holder.

The letter says:

“I write now to inform you that the President has asserted executive privilege over the relevant post-February 4, 2011, documents. We regret that we have arrived at this point, after…

Legalize marijuana

Legalize marijuana

Posted on 19 Jun 2012 at 7:01am

Nicknames for marijuana include “pot,””Maryjane,” “smoke,” “weed” and “Dope.”

Regardless of what it is called, the issue over legalization of marijuana comes up quite often. Medical marijuana legalization offers relief from various ailments and illnesses. General legalization would allow the use of marijuana for recreational purposes. Since these issues are distinctively separate issues, let’s look at them individually.

Medical Marijuana Medical marijuana can be used for the treatment of symptoms for various illnesses and ailments. One of the most popular uses for medical marijuana is for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy treatments. The use of marijuana relieves the…