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Scoundrels and Oppressive Laws

Submitted by Thinking CAP on Wed, Mar 21, 2012 - 12:47 pm

The trouble with fighting for human freedom is that one spends most of one’s time defending scoundrels. For it is against scoundrels that oppressive laws are first aimed, and oppression must be stopped at the beginning if it is to be stopped at all.

Attributed to: 
H. L. Mencken

Please Support Guatemalan President

Submitted by Thinking CAP on Sat, Mar 10, 2012 - 12:41 am

http://signon.org/sign/support-gu...

LEAP supports this. You can find a link to it on their homepage, upper right sidebar.

I have much to publish here, but have to get it in order first.

So much happening.

If you haven’t, please call, write, and/or email all your politicians on the need to end Prohibition: state reps and congressional.

In the mean time, in case you haven’t heard, Pat Robertson has come out again in favor of ending marijuana prohibition.
http://CopsSayLegalize.blogspot.c...

Moms United to End the War on Drugs Announces ‘Moms Advocacy 101 Training: Parents for Addiction Treatment & Healing’

Submitted by Thinking CAP on Wed, Jan 25, 2012 - 6:17 pm

Saturday, March 3, 2012 9:30am-12:30pm
17848 Sky Park Circle, Irvine, CA 92614
To register or for more information: 619-670-1184

  • Learn grassroots advocacy tools
  • Learn how to promote policies of harm reduction & restorative justice
  • Learn how to be effective in enlisting support from neighbors and family
  • Develop skills in talking to legislators and the media
  • Hone ability to tell your story in order to advocate for sane drug policy
  • Practice talking points of Moms United to End the War on Drugs mission

Registration: $20 includes workshop, materials, coffee & muffins
Co-sponsored by Broken No More

Pension and Health Benefits Board of The United Methodist Church to Screen Against Investing in Private Prisons

Submitted by Thinking CAP on Thu, Jan 5, 2012 - 3:00 pm

It was mostly good news to hear that

the board of directors of the General Board of Pension and Health Benefits of The United Methodist Church (GBPHB) today announced the decision by the board’s Fiduciary and Executive Committees of the addition of a sixth investment screen that would prohibit investment in companies that derive more than 10% of revenue from the management and operation of prison facilities. The GBPHBStatement of Administrative Investment Policy has been amended to include this screen.

Do You Have Aging Parents or Friends?

Submitted by Thinking CAP on Sat, Dec 10, 2011 - 4:11 pm

Did you know there are many illegally-illegal plants and substances could be alleviating the physical and mental agony your friends and loved ones could be using?

Whether it’s marijuana, MDMA, mushrooms, or something else.

This is not a call to rush out to the local drug dealers, but just a heads-up that there is so much needless suffering we can alleviate. We must end prohibition now, this very day!

Let Your Light Shine

Submitted by Thinking CAP on Tue, Dec 6, 2011 - 1:59 am

If you have knowledge, let others light their candles at it.



The Queen of the South will rise at the judgment with the men of this generation and condemn them; for she came from the ends of the earth to listen to Solomon's wisdom, and now one greater than Solomon is here.

The men of Nineveh will stand up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it; for they repented at the preaching of Jonah, and now one greater than Jonah is here.

No one lights a lamp and puts it in a place where it will be hidden, or under a bowl. Instead he puts it on its stand, so that those who come in may see the light.

Your eye is the lamp of your body. When your eyes are good, your whole body also is full of light. But when they are bad, your body also is full of darkness. See to it, then, that the light within you is not darkness.

Therefore, if your whole body is full of light, and no part of it dark, it will be completely lighted, as when the light of a lamp shines on you.

Attributed to: 
Margaret Fuller, Jesus

Rhode Island Hospital Study Finds Legalizing Medical Marijuana Does Not Increase Use Among Youth

Submitted by Thinking CAP on Fri, Dec 2, 2011 - 12:43 am

http://www.RhodeIslandHospital.or...

A Rhode Island Hospital physician/researcher will present findings from a study investigating whether legalizing medical marijuana in Rhode Island will increase its use among youths. Lead author Esther Choo, M.D., M.P.H., will present the findings of the study at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Exposition on November 2.

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