Daily Archives: September 11, 2014

Benton Mackenzie, Iowa Cancer Patient Receives Probation

Benton Mackenzie, Iowa Cancer Patient Receives Probation

Benton Mackenzie, an Iowa man facing a prison sentence for treating his terminal condition with cannabis has been sentenced to probation instead of the minimum mandatory prison sentence of three years he was facing following his conviction this summer. His wife, Loretta, was also sentenced to probation, while their son had a prison sentence for […]

Patriot Day: What Fighting for Freedom Means

Patriot Day: What Fighting for Freedom Means

Patriot Day is one of the newest national holidays, having been declared a holiday in 2001, following the September 11th hijackings that left a scar on our national consciousness (here in the United States). The holiday is also called the National Day of Service and Remembrance. Some treat this holiday as a minor variation on […]

The Ode of the Newbie Activist, Part One

The Ode of the Newbie Activist, Part One

Did you see what I just did?!? Wow. I’m awesome. Nothing is ever going to be the same going forward. The whole universe has changed…and for the better too! Heh…They ought to make a movie about me. You would have thought that I would’ve been afraid. But I did it. I just had the resolve. […]