Thanks to a wonderful WordPress plugin service called “Mippin”, you can now access a text-and-thumbnails quick-loading version of the NORML Blog by pointing your cell phone’s web browser to our URL — http://blog.norml.org.
Why am I reposting this now? Simple, because the more things change the more they stay the same.
It is hard to imagine liberal House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and conservative Minority Leader John Boehner as soul mates on any discernible level, however, on the issue of marijuana law reform, for entirely different reasons, they’re two peas in a pod.
Pelosi’s response is candid yet disappointing. While acknowledging that scientific research clearly supports the medical use of cannabis, Pelosi acknowledges that most of Congress — including many otherwise ‘progressive’ members of the influential Congressional Black Caucus — “just isn’t there yet. … There just isn’t enough support for it.”