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Drug legalization ‘worst thing that could happen’ to organized crime, say advocates

In light of the recent legalization of marijuana in Colorado and Washington, the BBC interviewed two advocates of further reforms, both in the U.S. and world-wide. The BBC sat down with Ethan Nadelmann, founder of the N.Y.C.-based Drug Policy Alliance, and Richard Branson, chair of Virgin Group. His son produced…

‘War on Christmas’ forces Christians ‘into the closet,’ say radio hosts

On the conservative Liberty Counsel radio show Faith and Freedom, hosts Mat Staver and Matt Barber discuss the fact that an elementary school in Jackson County, Fla., removed a nativity scene while allowing Santa Clause and Frosty the Snowman to remain. “What an irony at this time of year, where…

Nate Silver to Conan: GOP should take up drug legalization like ‘a rational political party’

In a fascinating long-form interview with late night talk show host Conan O’Brien published online Friday, New York Times pollster wiz Nate Silver said — while wearing a Cookie Monster T-shirt — that a “rational” Republican Party should take up drug legalization, among other issues, if it hopes to stay…

Supreme court to take up marriage equality in Prop 8, DOMA challenges

The Supreme Court of the United States announced on Friday that it would take on two cases that address marriage rights of LGBT people in the United States. The court will address both California’s same sex marriage ban, Proposition 8, and the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Hollingsworth v.…

Arpaio ‘disappointed’ in lack of protesters at San Francisco appearance

Sheriff Joe Arpaio is used to being the subject of protests, which made a recent visit to San Francisco surprising for him, he told KGO-TV Thursday. “I’m a little disappointed because from New Hampshire to California, every time I travel or give a speech, l have demonstrators,” said the Maricopa…

Watch live: 71st anniversary ceremony of Pearl Harbor bombing

Ceremony marks the anniversary of the Japanese bombing of the Pacific Fleet, and the entry of America into WWII. Live from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Watch live, broadcast by NBC News on Dec. 7. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy…

Smith & Wesson sales spike 48 percent amid mass shootings, Obama re-election

The 2012 campaign season and a year of high-profile shootings have resulted in big profits for one of America’s top firearms companies. Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation announced on Thursday that sales had spiked 48 percent in its second fiscal quarter of 2013, setting a record of $136 million. “The…

Fox News celebrates Michigan union busting as ‘Victory for Capitalism!’

The Fox News morning show Fox & Friends on Friday declared that a law in Michigan that weakens unions was a “Victory for Capitalism!” On Thursday, the Republican-controlled state legislature in Michigan had quickly pushed through a new measure that would make the birthplace of the country’s labor movement a…

Monica Crowley: Obama’s win was ‘national suicide’ because rich will pay more taxes

Fox News contributor Monica Crowley says that America committed “national suicide” by re-electing President Barack Obama because tax rates will probably go up on the top earners in the country. During a Thursday segment about Obama’s fiscal cliff “ultimatum,” Fox Business host Lou Dobbs wondered where was the “coordinated action…

Top Obama aide takes the axe to his trademark mustache for charity

David Axelrod is a new man. Or, at least a slightly less hairy one. In the wake of President Barack Obama’s decisive electoral win over former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R), the president’s top political adviser didn’t have to shave off his hair lip. He did, after all, win his…

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