Massachusetts

MA
1 vote

My daily song for you

Haja o Que Houver by Madredeus

Haja o que houver
eu estou aqui
Haja o que houver
espero por ti
Volta no vento

-7 votes

Things like this that give liberty movement a bad rep

A Military Fiance Returns To Her Car To Find A Hate-Filled and Threatening Letter On Her Windshield

I would certainly hope the letter writer wasn't anyone that's been on this website. Given the overall intelligence level I've seen in my time here, I would be shocked if it was.

Edit: This is the type of thing that the MSM can/will use to bash "libertarians", even though the letter writer obviously (to us) isn't one.
http://www.ijreview.com/2014/07/156810-military-fiance-retur...

20 votes

Mass Supreme Court: Smell of unburnt marijuana cannot justify search of car

The Supreme Judicial Court Wednesday said that because voters decriminalized small amounts of marijuana in 2008, police officers in Massachusetts can no longer rely on the odor of unburnt marijuana to justify searching a person’s car.

In two unanimous rulings, the state’s highest court said they had already decided in 2011 that the odor of smoked marijuana by itself did not provide police with probable cause to stop people on the street or search the vehicles people are riding in.

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12 votes

GOP makes plans for President Hillary

'Cause why NOT run a proven loser again ?

Suffolk-Herald poll: Romney is early favorite in N.H. 2016 GOP primary

Romney, the 2012 Republican nominee who has stirred speculation about another White House run, gets the backing of 24 percent of likely GOP primary voters in a test matchup in New Hampshire.

33 votes

Time For My Nightly Jam Session II

Aerosmith - Let the Music Do the Talking


http://youtu.be/u8mXLvL47pM

"I bow my head to the beauty of music, the Blues carry my soul."

- Johncarter444

21 votes

Mass. Doctors Tell of DEA Warnings Over Medical Marijuana Ties

This is the front page story on today's Boston Globe. I snapped this picture at the grocery store:

By Kay Lazar and Shelley Murphy | Boston Globe | June 6, 2014

US Drug Enforcement Administration investigators have visited the homes and offices of Massachusetts physicians involved with medical marijuana dispensaries and delivered an ultimatum: sever all ties to marijuana companies, or relinquish federal licenses to prescribe certain medications, according to several physicians and their attorneys.

The stark choice is necessary, the doctors said they were told, because of friction between federal law, which bans any use of marijuana, and state law, which voters changed in 2012 to allow medical use of the drug.

The DEA’s action has left some doctors, whose livelihoods depend on being able to offer patients pain medications and other drugs, with little option but to resign from the marijuana companies,where some held prominent positions.

The Globe this week identified at least three doctors contacted by DEA investigators, although there may be more.

15 votes

UN Helmet Laws

...and so it begins.

Found this today looking for any progress on Helmet Law Choice in MA there has been an effort for some time but stumbled upon this.

http://www.massmotorcycle.org/content.aspx?page_id=5&club_id...

2 votes

Digital Technology

What is the difference between an analog and a digital world?

We are analog creatures, who exist in three dimensions. But we're communicating through a digital, two dimensional interface - our computers, and then the internet. But something is being lost when that third dimension gets cleaved off as our information, distilled into bits and sent screaming down the pipes of the internet, emerges back into digital symbols, in near real time everywhere, simultaneously, all over the world.

17 votes

Short Film on American Empire

Imperial Decay

A good film about what happens to all Empires, and what has happened to The United States.


http://youtu.be/eLG5Hx1eceY

6 votes

Life Jackets, Arbitrary Dates, and Self Responsibility

I would say I'm a pretty avid kayaker. In the warm season, I go out at least 2 times a week, for 3-5 hours each time. Ive been kayaking for about 6 years. Prior to that, I had been an avid canoer, learning how to canoe at a young age. Today, I had a first for me. Something I had been warned about but never had the chance to experience. Environmental police, and their foolish water safety rules.

15 votes

Chicopee woman faces wiretapping charges after allegedly recording her own arrest

SPRINGFIELD— A Chicopee woman apparently got a little too loud and belligerent while drinking on Chestnut Street Sunday morning, and refused to cooperate with police when they asked her to quiet down. When she was about to be arrested, police say the woman activated the voice recording feature on her smart phone, hid it in her purse and surreptitiously‎ recorded the entire arrest. Now she faces the unusual charge of unlawful wiretapping.

http://www.masslive.com/news/index.ssf/2014/05/chicopee_woma...

1 vote

USDA quarantines Niman ranch beef

No ACTUAL proof that they were using cancerous cows, just suspicion. Another rancher on the financial ropes because of the Feds.

http://www.wcvb.com/national/Beef-recall-Respected-rancher-takes-huge-hit/25787994#!IpJM4

58 votes

Rand Paul @ Harvard - Apr. 25, 2014! No Teleprompter! Open Q&A! Intro-ed by His Former KY Primary Opponent Trey Grayson!

A Public Address by Senator Rand Paul | Institute of Politics

http://youtu.be/aPIsWEN6Fdw
Harvard University
Published on May 2, 2014

16 votes

Ron Paul at the commonwealth club of California

Didn't see this posted anywhere, so apologies if this is a duplicate.
This was actually on NPR yesterday....I was very surprised to hear RP's voice coming over my car stereo speakers.

http://www.commonwealthclub.org/events/2014-04-10/ron-paul-l...

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