Shucking oysters is one of those messy, jobs that has a lot mystique to it, but is actually a pretty simple procedure.
Sooner or later, marijuana legalization proponents will have to take responsibility for grossly misleading the public about the health harms of pot. To persuade people to legalize, they have to perpetuate the myth that marijuana is harmless.
With adults in Colorado and Washington now legally able to possess an ounce or less of marijuana for any reason, it's important to stop for a moment and take stock of the landscape when it comes to marijuana law reform.
Taxpayers crave certainty above all else. They want to know both what the law is and how to follow it, and they need to be comfortable that taxing authorities are enforcing the law consistently.
Usually I am a big fan of any movie presented by the "Hallmark Hall of Fame." This series has always been about quality programming and it is usually aimed at the entire family. This year's Christmas entry, however, left me cold.
From the Seattle Police Department, assuring city residents that the agency plans to abide by the new state law legalizing pot: "The police departmen...
This whole controversy raises questions about dominant liberal understandings of federal power. Since 1996, drug policy developments have put the lie to the federal government's reputation as a bulwark of civil liberties, humanitarian rights, and rational policy.
America has spoken!
The president endorsed Referendum 74 in a statement by Press Secretary Paul Bell, "While the president does not weigh in on every single ballot measur...
I recently had the opportunity to interview former congressman Inslee about himself and his campaign to be governor of Washington State.
After a leisurely morning ferry ride between the emerald islands of the San Juan Archipelagos, we arrive on Orcas Island. We head straight to West Bea...
The U.S. and Canadian Navies frequently detonate underwater bombs and use sonar on test missions in the area, both of which are potentially lethal to marine life and especially orcas.
As a Republican, I believe one of the key tenets of governance is a fundamental belief in personal freedom and individual responsibility. Would you like the government telling you whom you could or could not marry?
But, the truth need be told: The law was hatched in the Heritage Foundation, a Republican think-tank, and first enacted by Mitt Romney, a Republican Governor. How do Democrats show more bipartisanship than by enacting the other side's law?
Even a quick glance at Washington's water quality standards for toxic pollution shows a gross inequality between the weak limits on toxic pollution and the strong value of we place on serving fish for our families.
Each island has its own flavor and feel, but they all have one thing in common: the people.