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Lindsey Port was a victim of sexual harassment. It seems we have to make that clear because events have evolved into making her to be some kind of person to be blamed. I know that has to sound ridiculous, but that continues to be a reason why victims of sexual harassment fear coming forward. It seems to always turn around and be about the victim and not the violation.
Lindsey Port was (and is) a good candidate for the legislature. But somehow coming forward about what happened to her has become a liability of . . .
I have paid attention to the political world for a long time. But I have never been so exasperated by an administration like this. And what is even more frustrating is that the Republican party - the so called fiscally conservative party, the law and order party, the moral values party - yes, that party, has become a completely unrecognizable party with little or no core values anymore.
Trump has debased political language even further than it was before...and it was bad. He has taken no responsibility for anything. He has made no secret of . . .
For nearly a year the Senate Judiciary Committee under Senator Chuck Grassley, has been, at least in theory, been investigating the Russian interference in our election. At least we think that is what they are doing.
But most of Grassley's attention has been taken up with Fusion GPS and the Christopher Steele dossier. It would seem that Grassley has been assigned the task of discrediting that part of the Russian evidence.
His method of this is to stonewall any release of the Fusion GPS testimony (even though they have asked that it be . . .
Our drug policies are a nightmare and AG Jeff Sessions is about to make them impossible. Marijuana is not a dangerous drug. It is not a gateway drug. It HAS medicinal value.
The future is clear. Marijuana will be a legal drug for medicinal and recreational use. For AG Jeff Sessions to take us back to the "mad reefer" days and the foolish incarceration of marijuana possession is just ridiculous.
We have an opioid crisis - everybody agrees on that. But pain is also a serious problem and we do not have many alternatives. . . .