• Drogas About a week ago, the Mexican congress announced that it had a passed a new law decriminalizing possession of small amounts of pot, cocaine, and heroin. This would leave the police free to combat larger drug operations, so that, eventually, you wouldn't be able to get drugs, even though they were legal...
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  • Try Immigrating To Mexico We've been telling you a lot about the immigration protests (and this silly brouhaha with the anthem). But, let's step back for a second. This is ridiculously far from a cut and dry issue. Both sides want it to seem that way, and both sides are totally wrong. For example: what's it like to be an..
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  • Save Darfur 5 U.S. Representatives were arrested today at the Sudanese embassy in Washington as they protested the ongoing genocide in Darfur. Congressman Tom Lantos (D-CA), a holocaust survivor and founder of the Congressional Human Rights Caucus, decried the "lack of international morality" that has allowed the..
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  • Charging Ahead A new lithium battery-powered automobile promises up to 300 miles on a single charge. The cars, produced by Hybrid Technologies, will sell for around $35,000. Too much? Toyota has just started advertising the Yaris, which delivers 40 mpg as tested and sells for around $12,000..
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  • Gas Maps As gas prices continue to rise, it starts to become a better and better idea to find the cheapest gas stations. This map lists average gas price by county and zip code, so you can discover if it's possible to drive a little farther to get cheaper gas. You can also discover that you are stupid enough..
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  • Good Enough For Government Work By 2010, more than 120,000 government workers are going to have retired. Maybe being a low-level bureaucrat doesn't sound like the most glamorous job, but you get to help the country, good benefits, and a chance to become a middle- or high-level bureaucrat. In hopes of drumming up some help, the Center..
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  • Hybrid Frenzy Hybrids used to be the domain of starry-eyed idealists and kooky environmentalists. But, as gas prices rise and as car manufacturers throw their weight behind producing hybrids, the clean cars are becoming more popular, so much so that 57% of Americans will consider buying one next time they buy a car...
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