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File photo of a marijuana plant. (credit: ALAIN JOCARD/AFP/Getty Images)

UN: Legalization Of Pot In States Violates International Drug Treaties

A U.N. drug agency says the legalization of marijuana for recreational use in Colorado and Washington violates international drug treaties.

03/05/2013

John Boehner

Opinion: Shame Of The Senate

The Brain Dead Republican Congress has had some low points, but last week’s Senate vote on a United Nations treaty for the disabled was notable in its outrageousness.

12/10/2012

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: Susan Rice Thrown Under Democrat’s Bus And Tied Down

It is becoming more and more clear that it was liberal-leaning politicians who threw her under the bus and they are also the ones who are keeping her under the bus.

11/30/2012

A new European study challenges the UN studies that show man-made gases only increased after the year 1800. (Photo by De Agostini Picture Library/De Agostini/Getty Images)

Study: Record Rise In Greenhouse Gases Occurred During Roman Empire

A recent European study found that a record rise in greenhouse gases happened during two centuries in which the Roman Empire and Han Dynasty were ruling the region.

10/05/2012

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Best World Water Day Events in Seattle

Thursday, March 22 is the 19th Annual World Water Day. Sparked by the United Nations in 1993, it’s a day to bring awareness to crucial water issues around the world. Here’s what’s happening in the Seattle area and how you can help.

03/21/2012

Recently, a vessel carrying 30 tons of squid was seized, carrying a high volume of rats. (credit: FRANCOIS GUILLOT/AFP/Getty Images)

Seattle Coast Guard Seizes Rat-Infested Vessel Off Coast of Alaska

The U.S. Coast Guard in Seattle seized a vessel carrying 30 tons of squid last month off the coast of Alaska, one that was practicing drift-net fishing and was infested with rats.

10/06/2011

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