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Economists See Big Bucks In Legal Dope, TSA Gets an Eyeful, White House Has Doubts About CISPA: P.M. Links

3 years agoNews : Reason

The U.S. would save $7.7 billion in enforcement costs if marijuana was legalized, and gain another $6 billion in taxes, according to a petition signed by 300 economists. After months of painting Mitt Romney as a centrist flip-flopper, the Obama campaign has now decided to ag him as a rigid right-winger. Next week, they'll see if they can convince us he's a Martian. A 50-year-old frequent-flyer who had enough of TSA attention gave the security detail an eyeful when he stripped naked at Portland International Airport to protest the harassment.
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