USA is now the #1 most openly racist country on the planet

We’re #1, We’re #1! Congratulations, America! Donald John Trump just gave millions and millions of Americans the A-ok to be openly racist, bigoted, misogynistic and xenophobic. All those people who have been lurking in the shadows for decades, hiding their racism and bigotry because they were embarrassed, have been unleashed onto the rest of us.... Read more »

Donald Trump is playing the media like a well oiled violin

Donald J. Trump is all about winning. He has been telling people that for decades. I can only conclude that is his sole purpose for his presidential aspirations. He also knows how to play the media for his own gain. He has been doing it for decades. But, he has really upped his game in... Read more »

176 reasons why Donald Trump must be stopped

I am not much of a reality TV watcher. I did just watch Master Chef. I have never seen any of “The Housewives” franchises, never watched Survivor and I never, ever saw “The Apprentice.” Donald Trump was familiar to me; it is hard to avoid him. I knew about his “You’re Fired” shtick on “The... Read more »

Alabama mom on a mission to legalize medical marijuana

I thought I was passionate about medical cannabis until I met Michelle Benton. She is an Alabama native, single Mom, former physician’s assistant, and now, full time advocate for medical cannabis usage. I discovered Michelle via her Facebook page, Maven for Legalization, and I knew I needed to talk to her about her advocacy. I... Read more »

Did you know that commercial hemp production is still federally illegal in the US?

While cannabis will always be my first love, my current new obsession is hemp, as I realize more and more what an amazing plant it is. There are so many reasons to be growing hemp, commercially, in the US, and in every country, actually. Here’s the link to my first hemp post which mainly talks... Read more »

Medical marijuana opened up many doors for Illinois man with epilepsy

Four months ago I wrote a post about David Kurfman, friend, Illinois medical cannabis patient, medical cannabis advocate and now an employee in the Illinois medical cannabis industry. It has been such an interesting journey for David. His family and friends bought into the propaganda that marijuana use was evil and was a gateway drug... Read more »

Making the case for hemp...marijuana's kissing cousin

Today, I am going to take a teensy, weensy little detour away from my usual topic of cannabis and talk about its kissing cousin, hemp. If that racist asswipe, Harry J. Anslinger, hadn’t made it illegal in 1937, along with marijuana, we would be living in a very different world. So, fuck you, Harry J.... Read more »

Illinois medical marijuana community is a microcosm of a unified America

Illinois medical marijuana community is a microcosm of a unified America
If you spend any time on social media at the moment, it only takes a few minutes to realize how divided our country is, to the point where I fear for what might happen. I have heard of more than one extended family where there are both Trump supporters and Clinton supporters which must make... Read more »

Recent medical marijuana news round-up with video of 51-foot inflatable joint

He ha! I haven’t done what I call a “medical cannabis round-up” in a long while. That is what I refer to as exciting recent cannabis news items that I just have to share with you, dear readers. Those of you involved in Illinois’ medical cannabis program know how difficult it has been to get... Read more »

Dear Bernie or Bust is time to move on

Hey, all you Bernie or Bust folks. I get it. I voted for Bernie. I describe myself as a bleeding heart liberal and will even go so far as to say that I am a socialist. I lived in the UK in the 1980s where you got free healthcare services and YOU NEVER SAW A... Read more »