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Michael Phelps Smoking a Bong

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

Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
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...

Our Addiction to Fake Outrage

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
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 | Business
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 | Entertainment

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 ...

Why Firing Phelps Might Cost Kellogg's More Customers

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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 | Politics
Jason Flom

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

Michael Phelps' Next Disgrace: Listening to Jazz?

Ross Hyzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
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?

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

Ethan Nadelmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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 | Entertainment
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 In Good Company

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
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.

Suddenly, It All Makes Sense

Sean Carman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sean Carman

If there's any justice, the Olympic committee will give Phelps another gold medal. Forget all those athletes on performance-enhancing drugs. Phelps won 8 golds on one of the most performance-diminishing drugs known to man.

Quit Crying Double-Standard Over Phelps

Jason Whitlock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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 | Comedy
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 | Politics
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.