According to the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission, from July 2018 to July 2019 that’s how much flower — by weight — was sold in Maryland. Total sales over the same 12 months were $203 million. As of the beginning of this month, there are over 84,000 registered patients with almost 200 of…
The year was 1972 and Americans wanted out of the Vietnam War; the right because it was not being won and the left because of the increasing body count and lies from generals and politicians about “progress” toward defeating the communists.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) the Midwest’s woman-next-door candidate for the Democratic nomination for President, has seen herself overshadowed by the high-end candidates at the top of the race.
The backstage struggle between the Bush interventionists and the America-firsters who first backed Donald Trump for president just exploded into open warfare, which could sunder the Republican Party.
Last weekend, Republican political advisor Sarah Isgur Flores tweeted, “A lot of quiet conversations among conservative thought leaders today about how to prepare for a ‘post Trump’ Republican Party — whether its impeachment or a loss in 2020. People thinking about how that shakes out and wh…
I’ve always loved music and it has really played a huge part in my life. I am lucky enough to have three older siblings, two of whom are 9 and 11 years older than me. Because of that, even though I was born too late to enjoy the music of the late ’60s-early ’70s myself; I was exposed to a lo…
I am not one of those folks who see celebrities as larger-than-life icons to be worshipped and admired. Usually. But the recent deaths of Jessye Norman and Diahann Carroll hit me in the gut because those two amazing women were at once larger than life and so very real. The reactions to their…
Recently, my husband and I traveled to Charlotte, North Carolina, on a quick weekend getaway. We’ve visited a number of different cities over the years, but we enjoyed walking through the different neighborhoods of Charlotte more than we expected. While Charlotte is a major city on the East …
On Sunday mornings, I have made it a habit to watch a documentary while finishing up my work for the week. It allows me to learn more about a topic, while usually finishing a task or chore that can be monotonous. A couple of weeks ago I chose a film titled “Happy.” In this documentary, the f…
WASHINGTON — Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s decision to back her House Democratic foot soldiers’ effort to impeach Donald Trump has swelled their numbers. But it has also hardened his Republican defenders in and out of his administration, setting the stage for a battle royal between the executive an…
There are days I wish someone else were president. It is not easy to support the president. Many of my friends detest him. Many of his supporters are more uncivil toward a person like me than his opponents are. I support the president, but I have a hard time cheering. There is much not to li…
WASHINGTON — The beginning of the Supreme Court’s term this week includes momentous oral arguments on Tuesday in two cases that illustrate clashing theories about how statutes should be construed. If properly decided, the cases will nudge Congress to act like a legislative body.
The first question is: “How can you lift those containers all day?” The answer, delivered at the end of our driveway a couple of weeks ago, with a big smile and a flexed right arm, was, “Strength, man.”
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