- Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson thinks marijuana will be legal by 2016 and that pot initiatives on the ballots in Washington State and Colorado are likely to pass in November.
- Maryland House speaker wants Internet gambling on the table for discussion at next week’s special legislative session. The state’s governor also isn’t ruling it out as part of a casino expansion bill.
- Negative rights: How do they work? The Justice Department is arguing that companies refusing to pay for employees’ birth control are somehow forcing their religious beliefs onto their workers.
- Detroit is even more dead than it appears. The city’s abandoned areas are becoming dumping grounds for murder victims.
- Porn star Jenna Jameson endorsed Mitt Romney for president while at a San Francisco strip club. Are there still speaking spots open at the convention?
- News that a psychiatrist at the University of Colorado had warned about James Holmes' behavior a month before the Aurora massacre has inevitably led to families of the victims considering suing the school.
- Ladies protest topless at the Olympics over Islamic nations’ treatment of their female athletes.
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