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Open thread for night owls: Obama on marijuana and climate change

Rolling Stone published an interview by founder and publisher Jann S. Wenner with President Obama Wednesday. Below are two excerpts, the first on marijuana raids and the second on climate change. After having avoided even invoking the term "climate change" in his 2012 State of the Union address, in two recent energy-related speeches on campuses in Tampa, Fla., and Nasha, N.
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President Obama on his relationship to the uniformed military

US Politics / Liberal : The Blue Voice (2 years ago)

Rolling Stone's By Jann Wenner did a mostly softball interview with President Obama, Ready for the Fight: Rolling Stone Interview with Barack Obama 04/25/2012. I was struck by this part:I came in without having served in the militar... Read Post

Open thread for night owls: Harper's Index excerpts for October

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (8 hours ago)

The October Harper's Index has been posted. Some excerpts: • Percentage of U.S. Republicans who say they could not live on the minimum wage: 69 • Who support raising it: 37 • Percentage of federal agencies whose servers have failed ... Read Post

Obama Is ‘Committed’ To Using ‘Whole Weight Of Presidency’ To Address Climate Change

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (4 years ago)

President Barack Obama is committed to throwing “the whole weight of the presidency” behind serious climate change reform, which he considers an “urgent priority.” In an interview with Rolling Stone publisher Jann Wenner and executi... Read Post


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