Counterintuitive news of the day: The California Cannabis Association is opposing the Proposition 19 pot legalization initiative on the November ballot.
Humbolt Country as a whole didn't want weed legalised throughout the state, because pot laws are hard to enforce in the woods, but the established players would be destroyed if it could be grown everywhere and players on a free market could undercut them.
200K views in three days!
This doesn't need it's own thread, so here's some economically illiterate hipsters at W&M protesting for a living wage.
"I support living wages for all William & Mary workers and commit to finding the necessary solutions so that all campus workers can meet their basic needs"
Let's guess what their idea of a solution is...
The AZ Secretary of State came to our school to give a presentation on the budget last week. This isn't from last week but it's the same presentation. Pretty interesting, actually.
Awww, how cute? Did he tape the descriptions on the kleenex boxes all by himself? So adorable. A power point would have sufficed.
This is apparently a Man Talk Forum: No Women Allowed!
Telpeurion's Disliked Person of the Week: David Kramer
"When the King is far the people are happy." Chinese proverb
For Alexander Zinoviev and the free market there is a shared delight:
"Where there are problems there is life."
What is more dangerous? Terrorism, smoking or poverty?
That's a great video, Nielso, and unfortunately it reminds me that people seem most frightened of freedom itself.
Ron Paul in good form:
"If we wish to preserve a free society, it is
essential that we recognize that the desirability of a particular
object is not sufficient justification for the use of coercion."
Awesome post, Esuric. I hadn't seen that before.
Pirate Bay founder is working on a decentralized DNS system based on bittorrent technology.
"The background for this project is that we want the internet to be uncensored! Having a centralised system that controls our information flow is not acceptable."