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Michael Phelps Bong Picture: Olympic Champion Caught Smoking Marijuana: UPDATED

Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nicholas Graham

***UPDATED February 5th, 10:20PM*** Michael Phelps was suspended from competition for three months by USA Swimming in the wake of the photo that show...

Advice For Businesses and Michael Phelps

Richard Laermer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Richard Laermer

Today we have all kinds of interesting things for your enjoyment. First up: three ways to improve corporate America.

Our Addiction to Fake Outrage

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Sirota

In a country where about half the population has smoked pot, we're expected to be ragingly angry that Phelps went to a party and hit his friend's bong. What a sad joke on so many levels.

Would Legalizing Pot Help the Economy?

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Andrea Chalupa

There is a chance, and it's a window that will last as long as Grapes of Wrath 2.0, to legalize marijuana in the name of industry and creating jobs.

Phelps Bong Worth $100,000?

Matt Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The photo of fourteen time Olympic gold medalist, Michael Phelps, smoking marijuana from a glass bong has made its way onto prime time television and ...

Michael Phelps Deserves a Spanking, But Not for Getting Caught with Pot

Keli Goff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Keli Goff

Phelps's DUI arrest was a non-issue for the corporations who clamored to have his name and likeness all over their products. Now those same sponsors suddenly have some standards.

Why Firing Phelps Might Cost Kellogg's More Customers

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Cenk Uygur

This firing is political. Kellogg is choosing sides with the minority of the country that cares about so-called moral improprieties like this. As a business, is that the side it wants to be on?

Heroes Are Human Beings Too

Jason Flom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jason Flom

Michael Phelps is still a hero to America and his career should not go up in smoke because of a single mistake.

If Kellogg's Dumps Phelps, We Dump Kellogg's

Ethan Nadelmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ethan Nadelmann

Tens of millions of Americans think that the public condemnation of Phelps is a farce. we're sick and tired of the public outings, and forced apologies and recantations, which perpetuate this shameless hypocrisy.

One Cop To Another: Don't Arrest Phelps for Bong Photo

Norm Stamper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Norm Stamper

I'd be willing to bet your pension, Sheriff, that every police officer in the country knows you have no legal mandate to arrest Michael Phelps.

Michael Phelps' Next Disgrace: Listening to Jazz?

Ross Hyzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ross Hyzer

We as a society need to mete out toothsome justice to the reprobate Michael Phelps. Maybe a supermax prison on the bottom of the ocean would be able to contain his heinous crimes?

Michael Phelps In Good Company

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Keith Thomson

According to a 2002 Time/CNN poll, 47% of Americans have smoked marijuana. Here's a list of famous users and advocates of the plant.

Quit Crying Double-Standard Over Phelps

Jason Whitlock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jason Whitlock

America gives its marketable, talented and wealthy weed-smokers the Santonio Holmes treatment. We forgive and quickly forget.

Petition to Boycott Kellogg's for Treatment of Michael Phelps

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lee Stranahan

Kellogg's has decided to end their relationship with Phelps after a photo of him surfaced doing exactly what most Kellogg's customers do right before enjoying a bowl of Rice Krispies with an Eggo on top.

Marijuana Blues: If All Americans Had Phelps' Press Experience, The Drug War Would Be Over

Maia Szalavitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Maia Szalavitz

Imagine how the economy would grind to (even more of!) a halt if we tried to arrest and incarcerate all of the people who had ever smoked pot.