The Marijuana Bowl

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Sun, Jan 19, 2014, 8:39 pm  //  John Servais

Too funny to ignore. Checking news web sites in the hour after the Seahawks win shows only the British and the online Seattle PI willing to point out the elephant in the room. The Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks, representing Colorado and Washington states, the only two states in the Union to legalize the enjoyment of marijuana, have their teams in the Super Bowl. Awesome.  

Well, the straight laced media may choke on the entertainment value of this, but I'll bet the next two weeks reveal much fun in alternative media. And it will very effectively put this issue of a benign and enjoyable smoke right in front of all Americans and others around the world. The criminalization of weed would be a minor comedy except for the absurdly serious imprisonment of thousands - hundreds of thousands - of innocent and law abiding citizens. And the absurd reluctance of local police and elected officials everywhere to get real and accept the legalization of pot.  

Weed Bowl, Bong Bowl, Stoner Bowl, and of course -  This Bud's for You. All too  funny. Really nice.  

Riley Sweeney  //  Mon, Jan 20, 2014, 10:13 am

Let me be blunt, the Seahawks are going to smoke the Broncos. I mean, that score is going to be really really high.


The Marijuana Bowl

Sun, Jan 19, 2014, 8:39 pm  //  John Servais

Super Bowl ... Weed Bowl ... This bud's for you ... Bong Bowl ... Marijuana Bowl ... whatever. It is on!

1 comments; last on Jan 20, 2014

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1 comments; last on Nov 27, 2008

Thanksgiving wishes from Lois Garlick

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This from Lois Garlick

Dear Friends,

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone.

And thank you. Your support in my campaign for County Executive was tremendous. I had no comprehension

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We want pure clean water

Thu, Jun 16, 2005, 4:32 pm  //  Site Management

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Season’s Greetings

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Our annual holiday greetings to readers

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