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Why, exactly, is marijuana illegal?

Crime, Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Politics and Activism, Rules

I was thinking about this recently, and since the topic of legalizing marijuana is currently hot in political circles, here’s an observation… Here in Ontario, I can make alcohol for home consumption.  In fact, I can make as much as I want.  Some years ago I had the opportunity to acquire a 4700 gallon stainless […]

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There is no such thing as “cyberbullying”

Crime, Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Politics and Activism, Rules, Security

The time has come for people to wise-up.  Despite the media outcry for harsher laws, there is no such thing as “cyberbullying” and it’s well past time people owned up to that fact.  Here is an important thing to remember: We already have harassment laws! Yes, Canada and all civilized places already have laws about […]

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How We Won the War on Dungeons & Dragons

Entertainment, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Games and gaming, Politics and Activism

Thirty years ago, a war raged between the dorks who played Dungeons & Dragons, and the conservative parent groups who believed that gaming was debauched at best and Satanic at worst. Lives were ruined. People died. And now that war is over. I still can’t believe we won. Source: How We Won the War on […]

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How to tell if you are an asshole

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Politics and Activism, Rules

I am seeing the memes all over the internet again, and it occurred to me that Christmas brings out the best that assholatry has to offer, and each person, in their rest moments away from frothing at the mouth over some internet butt-hurt, may wonder:  “Am I an asshole?” Well, I think I found out […]

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