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A new study suggests casual marijuana use may damage the brain, supporting the Obama administration's official stand on legalizing marijuana but flying in the face of the president's claims about the drug.

The Social Security Administration has been garnishing Americans' IRS refund checks as repayment of debts of deceased relatives.

As expected, most of the criticism about the Pulitzer Prize nomination for revealing the NSA's warrantless spying on Americans is coming from those with a vested interest in the surveillance state.

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen's whining about his agency's lack of personnel and funding to collect the taxes owed it is more than offset by taxpayers' sighs of relief.

The Fort Hood shooter, Ivan Lopez, had prescriptions for psych meds to treat depression, anxiety and insomina (like Ambien), fueling speculation that psychotropic drugs may have caused the mass shooting violence.

Al Sharpton’s denials have just enough ring of truth about them that the media are accepting them at face value.

Anti-gun Attorney General Eric Holder's comments last week likely sounded the death knell for the smart gun. 

Gun controllers have found the "mental health" loophole which, with the help of the NRA, would be another step forward in their quest. 

That fatal March 16 police shooting of James Boyd — a homeless man with a history of mental illness — in the Sandia Foothills near Albuquerque has raised questions about whether or not the police acted excessively.

The parallels between the massacre of 13 soldiers by Major Malik Hasan at Fort Hood in 2009 and three soldiers there by Spec. Ivan Lopez on Wednesday afternoon are disturbing.

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