In a discussion about marijuana legalization, Gov. John Kasich (R-OH) said he isn’t for legalization and began talking about the opioid epidemic.
“My only concern about the marijuana issue is I don’t want to tell kids ‘don’t do drugs’ but you can then do this drug,” Kasich said.
“Real Time” host Bill Maher turned it around and asked why people always have to bring up children. “We don’t tell them ‘don’t drink alcohol,'” he said. He even brought up the fact that people don’t warn children against guns or even sex toys, yet somehow marijuana is considered more dangerous my politicians.
Later in the conversation, Kasich repeated his frequent sound bite that he roots for the pilot who is flying the plane and that’s why he refuses to be critical of President Donald Trump. During the panel discussion, activist Maya Wiley noted that the difference between Trump and a pilot is that pilots are trained for the job.
Watch their exchange below:
Shocking photos document the devastating flooding pummeling San Francisco
San Francisco was battered by a heavy winter storm on Saturday that caused localized flooding throughout the city.
"A low pressure system off the Northern California coast Saturday hurled bans of strong downpours into the Bay Area, triggering a flood warning for San Francisco," KPIX-TV reported.
"San Francisco Muni officials tweeted that train service between West Portal to Embarcadero Station had been shut down due to flooding. Several streets were flooded in San Francisco’s western neighborhood including knee-high water at 15th Ave and Wawona," the station noted.
North Korea announces ‘test of very great importance’ occurred at the Sohae Satellite Launching Ground: report
North Korea state media reported on a "successful" test at a missile launch site.
"A very important test took place at the Sohae Satellite Launching Ground on the afternoon of December 7, 2019," a spokesperson for the Academy of the National Defense Science said.
The spokesperson said the test was "of great significance to the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea.
#UPDATE North Korea conducts a "very important test" at its Sohae satellite launch site, state media reports, as nuclear negotiations between Pyongyang and Washington remain deadlocked https://t.co/abYhRDvBic pic.twitter.com/neCYEQTEhf
Here’s why Ukrainians are shocked about Rudy Giuliani’s new associate
President Donald Trump's personal attorney is causing "shock" among Ukrainians for working with Andrey Artemenko, according to new reports.
"In an attempt to exonerate President Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani has been working with right-wing media outlet One America News Network (OAN) to produce a television special featuring a string of current and former Ukrainian officials defending Trump’s conduct in withholding military aid to Ukraine and seeking investigations of the Bidens," Law & Crime reported Saturday.