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Activists Cite Support for Medical Marijuana
Posted by CN Staff on September 28, 2008 at 07:00:04 PT
By Jim Totten, Daily Press & Argus
Source: Livingston Daily 
Michigan -- Support appears to be deep and widespread for a measure on the Nov. 4 ballot that would allow for the medical use of marijuana in Michigan. If approved, cancer chemotherapy patients suffering from nausea and vomiting would be able to use marijuana to ease those symptoms. Other patients who might seek this treatment would be those with HIV/AIDS, multiple sclerosis and glaucoma.
Former state lawmaker Dianne Byrum said a recent poll showed 67 percent of voters statewide support the ballot measure."I think it speaks to the compassion that this proposal is about," said Byrum, spokeswoman for the Michigan Coalition for Compassionate Care. The organization obtained 500,000 voters signatures to get it on the November ballot.Currently, five Michigan communities  Ann Arbor, Flint, Traverse City, Ferndale and Detroit  have local ordinances that allow for medical marijuana use. There are 12 states in the United States which permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes."There have been no law enforcement issues on it," Byrum said, referring to the five Michigan communities.Under the proposal, a physician would need to approve marijuana use for a patient with a debilitating medical condition.Byrum said patients would receive an identification card. She also said they would only have protected use in their home and could not smoke it in public places.The measure would only permit limited quantities for private use.Organizers do not have figures on how many patients might seek this approach, but it's been estimated to be between 10,000 to 35,000 in the state.Byrum said physicians would remain an essential part of the treatment process."This is an option that they would be able to use when other medicines aren't working," she said.Byrum said there is a pill that contains a synthetic form of one of marijuana's 66 compounds that can be prescribed.However, she said, a pill isn't going to work for patients with severe vomiting because they can't keep it down.Byrum said certain medicines and treatments work for some people and not others."It's just saying this could be a treatment option that your doctor would recommend to you," Byrum said.Source: Livingston County Daily Press & Argus (MI)Author: Jim Totten, Daily Press & ArgusPublished: September 28, 2008 Copyright: 2008 Livingston Daily Press & ArgusWebsite: http://www.livingstondaily.comContact: http://drugsense.org/url/23S0e9bzRelated Articles & Web Site:MCCChttp://stoparrestingpatients.org/Mixed Bag Over Support of Medicinal Marijuana http://cannabisnews.com/news/thread24192.shtmlMichigan Voters Lean Toward Approval of MMJhttp://cannabisnews.com/news/thread24187.shtmlMichigan's Proposal 1 Would Allow Ill To Growhttp://cannabisnews.com/news/thread24183.shtml
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Comment #51 posted by FoM on October 02, 2008 at 09:03:57 PT
fight_4_freedom 
The feeling is mutual.
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Comment #50 posted by fight_4_freedom on October 02, 2008 at 08:40:33 PT
I think so too FoM
But I'm not taking that for granted. I will be out and about posting fliers, yard signs, and pamphlets all over the place.This is going to be one crazy month.I'm glad I have You and the rest of the C-Newsers by my side.
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Comment #49 posted by FoM on October 01, 2008 at 21:18:47 PT
fight_4_freedom 
I'n really hoping you win. I think you will. 
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Comment #48 posted by fight_4_freedom on October 01, 2008 at 20:58:06 PT
FoM: If I ever make it to "Who wants to be a 
Millionaire" I know you will be the one I call if I get a movie question! :) But I bet you're right, movies probably don't appeal to you half as much as they used to. lolEkim- You are right. I need to keep my head up and just move past the whole thing. This last month is the most important stretch of the campaign. I will be talking to the statewide organizer for MCCC tomorrow to figure out a day to meet up.This is too important of a time to be sulking over something like this when I could be better using my time to help pass Proposal 1.Thanks for your support.Let's get this baby passed!
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Comment #47 posted by FoM on October 01, 2008 at 15:13:33 PT
museman
It was excellent. It's about 90 minutes long and it isn't the complete songs from the tour but the story of the tour. He did a great job. As far as I know this is the only DVD of Crosby, Stills Nash and Young. I only paid $13 plus change for it delivered from Amazon. It's a time stamp in history.
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Comment #46 posted by museman on October 01, 2008 at 15:05:29 PT
FoM - 44
Thanks for the heads up. It'll probably be available here in a few days, might be here now. I'm certainly going to see it.
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Comment #45 posted by FoM on October 01, 2008 at 14:29:04 PT
Statewide Coalition Forms Urging 'NO' on Marijuana
Statewide Coalition Forms Urging 'NO' on Marijuana Legalization October 1, 2008URL: http://drugsense.org/url/WjWAlJnW
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Comment #44 posted by FoM on September 30, 2008 at 21:09:10 PT
museman
We just finished watching the Documentary of CSNY's Freedom of Speech Tour. You must see it. Neil did a great job and it really caught the Spirit of that very special tour. I saw all the different emotions that are in this documentary. We saw a bad fight in the parking lot when we were leaving Columbus, Ohio and Peace at the Pittsburgh, Pa concert a little later. http://www.csny-dejavu.com/
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Comment #43 posted by FoM on September 30, 2008 at 17:42:29 PT
Poll Shows Growing Support For Ballot Proposals
A recent poll shows most Michigan voters support marijuana and stem cell proposals.September 30, 2008 A recent poll shows growing support for two controversial proposals on November's ballot. The poll found 58 percent of likely Michigan voters support the stem cell proposal, 31 percent are against it and 11 percent are not sure.That proposal would loosen the restrictions on stem cell research.The poll also found 66 percent support the marijuana proposal, 25 percent are against it and 9 percent are not sure.That proposal would allow the use of medical marijuana here in Michigan.Copyright: 2008 Freedom Communicationshttp://www.wwmt.com/articles/percent_1353999___article.html/poll_proposal.html
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Comment #42 posted by FoM on September 30, 2008 at 11:42:37 PT
Hope
One pastor we had for a year or so until we left and went to another church didn't believe in medicine of any sort. His wife died a few years ago from not going to a doctor about her kidney problem she always had.
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Comment #41 posted by Hope on September 30, 2008 at 11:32:25 PT
I thought some AGs believed that 
medicine or drugs, even using herbs, of any kind, were equal to witch craft. They put a "spell" on you... I guess.Maybe I'm thinking of Pentecostal or something else. Maybe I have them confused.I have a niece that married into a very religious family that said she had to quit her job at the drug store because it was witchcraft.
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Comment #40 posted by FoM on September 30, 2008 at 11:13:38 PT
Hope
It's really good to see you. Here's a link about the witchcraft issue.http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/thedishrag/2008/09/did-sarah-palin.htmlI was a active member of the Assembly of God Denomination for a few years. Long enough to see the good and long enough to see the bad.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Assemblies_of_GodAs far as medicine here is a link and excerpt if you mean marijuana.Excerpt: As Wasilla mayor in 2000, Palin championed a city council resolution opposing a ballot initiative that would have legalized marijuana for adults. In March her administration asked the Alaska Supreme Court to reverse its 1975 decision shielding private marijuana use, arguing the drug is more dangerous than it used to be.http://cannabisnews.com/news/thread24171.shtml
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Comment #39 posted by Hope on September 30, 2008 at 11:10:03 PT
"Seperation of Church and State"
Does she know what that means?
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Comment #38 posted by Hope on September 30, 2008 at 10:59:01 PT
Palin
I'd like to know her beliefs and feelings on medicine... witchcraft... the Assemblies of God. 
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Comment #37 posted by FoM on September 30, 2008 at 09:39:56 PT
museman
Thank you. I did ask his mother before I took him outside and she said go right ahead. I forgave him but I wanted him to know how bad it hurt us. He didn't know what to say. 
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Comment #36 posted by museman on September 30, 2008 at 09:34:19 PT
FoM - community action
" I took him outside and read him the riot act and I told him how he caused us to slide financially and we couldn't recover. I scared him and I've heard he has straightened up."Now that is a perfect example of community action. Positive, non-violent, good-intentioned influence that actually fixes the problem instead of ingendering fear, loathing, and hatred, -Standard Operating Procedure of the Status Quo and their various minions- thereby justifying the 'criminal' attitude.Humanity has not been present in the 'justice' system since the Sumerian 'Gods' invented it -along with their insidious weights-and-measures of false values. Truth does have power, even in the court of the false kings and rulers, but fear has served them, not truth.The system is only compromises with humanity to maintain the appearances of justice, morality, and goodness, while slithering like snakes waiting for the first oportunity to rape your life and spirit.Is it unrealistic to suppose that those who support the glaring errors of false authority and false value, and false belief, might be (at the very least) unwitting servants of destruction? I don't think so. In fact, I believe it the duty of any conscious being to point out the errors. Humanity has always had the necessary tools and faculties to live in paradise on earth, but our path was co-opted and diverted down this road to perdition and destruction, Children are taught ignorance by the institutions (that label that fear, ignorance and finite scope of perception as "education," and "salvation.")Life was never meant ot be so damn complicated, the complications are all insertions into the mix, deliberately constructed to occupy your time so that you don't use it for the things we are supposed to use it for, but bury it under weariness from serving the beast 40+ hours a week, and mindless release in front of the TV with that alcohol in hand.Community action is true justice. It works, Screw the false government and the false justice system, if people begin to act responsibly with each other -including the realization that the 'criminals' are essentially our brothers and sisters who are acting out because of the way this society has treated them. Healing them begins with repecting their humanity. How is anything this stupid, arrogant, erroneous, false system called 'justice' ever done even remotely resembling HUMANITY? F--in monsters every one.Now should they (the supporters of the Status Quo) repent of their error and inhumanity, we should be able to accept and welcome that without holding their past against them -and there will be a lot of people who will repent of their errors, because at some point it will be impossible to ignore.If your neighbor offends you, screw the cops, talk, reason, communicate with the offenders -especially if they are young and still capable of changing their life -direction more easily than all those who made lives of serving the beast. That includes both sides of the 'justice' fence.FREE COLUMBIAN GOLD FOR EVERYONE
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Comment #35 posted by FoM on September 30, 2008 at 05:32:41 PT
Just a Song
They were playing this song on Morning Joe on MSNBC and I thought others might want to hear it too. Whether the market is up or down it's really alright.Traveling Wilburys - End Of The Linehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ewWyW6lT1HE
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Comment #34 posted by ekim on September 29, 2008 at 19:23:39 PT
f4f hey man up
stay above it think + & SAMPLE for a rainy day:)please use your energy setting up a prop 1 eventwith all your time spent out where it has passed you must see things from a different angle they many that have not seen it up close.
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Comment #33 posted by FoM on September 29, 2008 at 19:10:39 PT
fight_4_freedom 
It probably was someone you know. That's really sad. When my husband's job at General Electric was sent to Mexico we had to do something so we installed the big 12 foot satellites that people needed in the early days and then we opened a video store when HBO started scrambling the channel. We had about 5,000 movies and we did very well when the video business first started. I don't watch movies very often anymore since we had to watch so many trailers to figure out what movies we needed to buy. I'm about totally burned out on movies! LOL!
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Comment #32 posted by fight_4_freedom on September 29, 2008 at 18:57:26 PT
That just goes to show
Sometimes you cannot even trust those who you feel you are close to. That's another thing that bugs me about this situation. More than likely it was somebody who I thought I could trust.Sounds like he learned his lesson from you though.So you owned a video store?
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Comment #31 posted by FoM on September 29, 2008 at 18:54:03 PT
fight_4_freedom 
I found out who broke into our store. A couple of my riding students went to school and poked around and finally found out who did it. I knew the one boys mother and father and I taught him when he was young in Sunday School. I even took him with us to a horse show we went to at least once. When the one boy got out of jail he came to my store to rent a movie with his mother. I took him outside and read him the riot act and I told him how he caused us to slide financially and we couldn't recover. I scared him and I've heard he has straightened up.
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Comment #30 posted by fight_4_freedom on September 29, 2008 at 18:40:26 PT
She gives me this erie feeling when she smiles
Like she's up to something that she shouldn't be doing. lolIt's hard to explain. I just don't really trust her or anything she says.
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Comment #29 posted by fight_4_freedom on September 29, 2008 at 18:38:23 PT
It does feel like I was totally violated
And the worst part is I have no idea who did it. Nor can I really do anything about it.I guess they needed it more than I did. Oh well, I'll have a chance to start over with it after November 4th :)
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Comment #28 posted by FoM on September 29, 2008 at 18:32:57 PT
fight_4_freedom 
I agree Palin is intelligent. I shouldn't have used the word dumb. That's not a nice word.
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Comment #27 posted by FoM on September 29, 2008 at 18:31:55 PT
fight_4_freedom 
I know how upset you must be. Stealing is like being raped in a way. It's a serious emotional violation. We had our business broken into a couple of times. Each time it crushed me. I don't understand wanting something so much that I would feel I could just take it from someone else. 
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Comment #26 posted by fight_4_freedom on September 29, 2008 at 18:21:08 PT
I believe she is very intelligent
I just don't feel she is capable of running this country if something were to happen. 
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Comment #25 posted by fight_4_freedom on September 29, 2008 at 18:19:10 PT
We can't go 5 minutes without hearing about 
our financial crisis on the news. Why don't they mention all of the money that is being blown on this unnecessary, misguided war while they talk about this crisis?I think everything is going to continue to be crazy until after the election. I'm just trying to focus on doing what I can to help Obama get elected as well as making Michigan "Medical Marijuana State" #13.I was actually at an all-time high with this historic election going on and such until I entered my backyard today. That truly upset me. But I must realize that this too shall pass.
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Comment #24 posted by FoM on September 29, 2008 at 18:16:57 PT
fight_4_freedom 
I'm looking forward to the debate on Thursday. Palin is really different to me. I'm not sure what makes her tick. I don't think she is dumb but I just can't imagine her as President. 
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Comment #23 posted by FoM on September 29, 2008 at 17:50:50 PT
fight_4_freedom 
I'm glad you liked it. I watch the news all the time these days and it is down right crazy. The stock market going down 777 points and blame being pushed around. This isn't a Republican or Democrat problem. It's greed and the need to have more stuff. Money, stuff it's all the same. Everyone should take a litttle time and slow down and enjoy life a little. That isn't good for the economy but it's good for people.
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Comment #22 posted by fight_4_freedom on September 29, 2008 at 17:36:53 PT
I am looking forward to watching that debate as 
well FoM. I really think her inexperience will show against Biden.The more and more I hear about this woman the more and more I seem to dislike her."People really scare me that only seem to see the world in black and white and not the rainbow of colors that make life really special."I really like that line FoM.
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Comment #21 posted by FoM on September 29, 2008 at 14:55:39 PT
Related Article From WSBT.com
Michigan Voters To Consider Legalizing Medicinal Marijuanahttp://www.wsbt.com/news/local/29903944.html
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Comment #20 posted by FoM on September 28, 2008 at 20:49:22 PT
ChristenMitchell 
That's true. Ever since Palin came on the scene I have been stumped as to why Republicans like her so much. She believes that shooting wolves from a plane is ok. That's just slaughtering an animal. That was enough for me not to like her. I would not vote for a Republican so my comment is just a personal observation.
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Comment #19 posted by ChristenMitchell on September 28, 2008 at 20:34:14 PT:
Sarah Palin is So in Her League
Bush League
Anti-DrugWar Quotes
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Comment #18 posted by FoM on September 28, 2008 at 16:34:17 PT
AP: N. Idaho Lawmaker Wants Medical Marijuana law
September 27, 2008http://www.fortmilltimes.com/124/story/305550.html
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Comment #17 posted by FoM on September 28, 2008 at 15:27:51 PT
Dankhank
I am looking forward to the Biden - Palin debate as much as I was looking forward to the first Presidential Debate. I don't know why McCain picked her. She really is out of her league. People really scare me that only seem to see the world in black and white and not the rainbow of colors that make life really special.
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Comment #16 posted by Dankhank on September 28, 2008 at 15:20:34 PT
''nother
http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2008/09/28/mccain-retracts-palins-pakistan-comments/#comments
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Comment #15 posted by FoM on September 28, 2008 at 15:06:19 PT
ekim
If we are fortunate enough to have a brand new era of politics we will see change I believe. Necessity is the mother of invention. I watch Planet Green and lots of good things are happening out there. 
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Comment #14 posted by ekim on September 28, 2008 at 14:58:22 PT
FoM itd be nice to hear more about alt fuels
Woolsey Weaves Case for Legalizing Hemp 
Posted by CN Staff on March 11, 2008 at 11:00:01 PT
By Gargi Chakrabarty, Rocky Mountain News 
Source: Rocky Mountain News 
http://cannabisnews.com/news/23/thread23749.shtml
 Colorado -- Former CIA Director Jim Woolsey is scheduled to address a meeting today at the Canadian Consulate in Denver. But he won't speak about terrorism.
Woolsey, who has served under former President Clinton and has been an adviser to President Bush, will hold court via telephone on another of his favorite topics: industrial hemp. Commercial farming of hemp is banned in the United States for its apparent similarities to marijuana - a charge repudiated by hemp supporters. Developed regions such as Europe and Canada allow farmers to grow hemp for industrial purposes such as ropes or fabrics. The Canadian consulate in Denver supports the move to lift the ban.Woolsey says hemp, if allowed in the U.S., could become a low-water-consuming and easy- to-grow feedstock for biofuels. Also, because of its biological properties, hemp could inhibit the growth of illegal marijuana through cross-pollination
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Comment #13 posted by FoM on September 28, 2008 at 14:44:38 PT
Dankhank
You and your son watching Obama's speech together. I don't know how much better it all can get then that. Thank you.I can barely stand how hopeful I am. I think if they twist this election again and McCain becomes President I'm not sure how I will take it. I know my spirit will feel dead for a longtime.But the Tide is Turning!Barack Obama - The Tide Is Turninghttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7s9ubMQX7WE
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Comment #12 posted by Dankhank on September 28, 2008 at 14:35:04 PT
electric city ...
The day and week was amazing ...earlier in the day, Thursday, I participated in the Med Cannabis March from Lincoln Park to the cages west of Invesco Stadium.I know why the march started late ... we were having too much fun in the park and it was grand.Marching along Colfax Blvd in front of Invesco we were moving the same direction as folks were walking, separated by a four-foot concrete wall always there for allowing foot traffic on a very busy road. We sang, chanted and asked for acceptance since WE were for Obama, too.arriving at the cages for protesters, I was one of the first to go down and in, to see what they looked like. A more useless, soulless place to try to influence I have never seen. I left immediately for greener pastures, urging those coming behind to go down to see, but not to stay. We marched, but not to stay in a cage.Watched Obama's speech with my son and was elated to hear his ideas.The idea that Sarah Palin could somehow menace Obama's election is beyond my understanding of what an honest voter is capable of.http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/09/28/palin-claimed-dinosaurs-a_n_130012.htmlnother good story ...
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Comment #11 posted by HempWorld on September 28, 2008 at 13:42:40 PT
Hemp a Cheap Alternative To Fossil Fuels:
Oct. 12, 2007 Author Ian Haines  News Record 
Ohio -- With an election just around the corner in 2008 we as young Americans are most concerned with our futures as well as the next generation. Hot topics on Capitol Hill are global warming, dependence on foreign fuels and the search for a renewable fuel source. All of which could be solved with the utilization of hemp. In July 2005, Cornell University published a study saying it is not economical to produce ethanol or biodiesel from corn and other crops. The study confirmed what other studies have shown in the past. Namely that hemp is by far the most superior crop to use for fuel.The vegetable sources that are currently (legally) available are insufficient. Hemp is the only proven source for economical biomass fuels. Biomass is the term used to describe all biologically produced matter, according to Lynn Osburn, the author of Energy Farming in America. She also writes methanol powered automobiles and reduced emissions from coal-fired power plants can be accomplished by biomass conversion to fuel utilizing pyrolysis technology, and at the same time save the American family farm while turning the American heartland into a prosperous source of clean energy production. Pyrolysis refers to the rapid thermal decomposition of biomass and organic compounds in the absence of oxygen to produce liquids, gases and char (also called flash pyrolysis). The hemp crop itself would not only provide cleaner air and, once converted into fuel, burn cleaner, but it would also provide more economic stability for our countries farmers. Osburn writes, "Farmers must be allowed to grow an energy crop capable of producing 10 tons per acre in 90 to 120 days. It must be able to grow in all climactic zones in America." Hemp is drought resistant, making it an ideal crop in the dry western regions of the country. Hemp is the only biomass resource capable of making America energy independent. And our government outlawed it in 1938. "The argument against hemp production does not hold up to scrutiny: hemp grown for biomass makes very poor grade marijuana," according to HEMP Q & A at The Ohio State University. "The 20 to 40 million Americans who smoke marijuana would loath to smoke hemp grown for biomass, so a farmer's hemp biomass crop is worthless as marijuana." "When farmers can make a profit growing energy, it will not take long to get six percent of continental American land mass into cultivation of biomass fuel- enough to replace our economy's dependence on fossil fuels," Osburn said. "The threat of global greenhouse warming and adverse climactic change will diminish. To keep costs down, pyrolysis reactors need to be located close to the energy farms. This necessity will bring life back to our small towns by providing jobs locally." Hemp is the number one biomass producer on Earth. This energy crop can be harvested with equipment readily available. It can be "cubed" by modifying hay-cubing equipment. This method condenses the bulk, reducing trucking costs from the field to the reactor. And the biomass cubes are ready for conversion with no further treatment, according to Osburn. Hemp provides jobs, renewing the economic prosperity of farmers. Hemp is also a clean and efficient renewable fuel source, while still keeping the main concern at bay. As always, the power of this nation is in the hands of its people and it is time for this nation to flourish under the legalization of industrial hemp, as it did in the past. 
On a mission from God!
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Comment #10 posted by FoM on September 28, 2008 at 13:38:55 PT
ekim
Neil Young is doing his part to try to help. Neil has a web cam now of his car. They sure knew how to make pretty cars back then. Cars look all the same to me anymore.http://www.lincvolt.com/webcam/webcam.htmlhttp://www.lincvolt.com/
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Comment #9 posted by ekim on September 28, 2008 at 13:21:16 PT
please see info on ethanol for a renewable fuel
I find it extremely frustrating that Sen.McCain said he is against Ethanol a renewable fuel that is both cleaner burning and easier to produce than gas.
Which will add many jobs and keep local energy dollars close to home.A fuel that GM and Ford has already positioned itself able to use with flex fuel burning engines.
Last Fri GM announced that it will build its 4 cylinder engine that will power its Volt in Flint. We have yet to see if it will be a high compression engine able to efficiently use ethanol, like the engines now produced in Brazil by all the car makers that sell in that market.
I hope that the idea that we need to scrap ethanol by Sen. McCain will get a full airing from experts in the field. 
for more info please see 
http://www.permaculture.com 
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Comment #8 posted by FoM on September 28, 2008 at 12:03:03 PT
Dankhank
You were there during the DNC you said. Did you see Obama's acceptance speech? How was the atmosphere if you don't mind me asking.
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Comment #7 posted by FoM on September 28, 2008 at 12:00:14 PT
Dankhank
All I want to say is God Bless You!
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Comment #6 posted by Dankhank on September 28, 2008 at 11:53:36 PT
yes, Go Obama
I have loaned a pretty fast, PIII computer with wireless NIC to the local Democratic Office to be used for accessing the net at will to stay on top of stuff ... or anything else they want to do. I can provide most if not all types of software they may want to use. I don't promise expertise in all software, that would be silly. But if someone can use something I will find it for them.Let's get er done ...
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Comment #5 posted by Storm Crow on September 28, 2008 at 10:38:27 PT
Another way to look at the cost........
http://cbs3.com/local/MRSA.Martin.Luther.2.826946.htmlLocal High School Student Dies From MRSAPHILADELPHIA (CBS 3) ― A Philadelphia public high school student died earlier this week of a confirmed case of MRSA, the school district announced.Saalen Jones, a senior at Martin Luther King High, passed away Tuesday at Albert Einstein Medical Center.Jones, 17, was a cornerback for the Martin Luther King football team. It was not immediately known how Jones was exposed to the bacteria. (snipped)Then read these.Antibacterial Cannabinoids from Cannabis sativa
http://pubs.acs.org/cgi-bin/sample.cgi/jnprdf/2008/71/i08/html/np8002673.html	Killing bacteria with cannabis
	http://arstechnica.com/journals/science.ars/2008/08/26/killing-bacteria-with-cannabisHe is just another bit of "collateral damage" in the War on Drugs. With the rise in cases of MRSA, we should be doing frantic research into these compounds to find a cure for MRSA! Instead, research in this area is all but forbidden! Such a waste. Rest in peace, Saalen. 
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Comment #4 posted by FoM on September 28, 2008 at 10:37:10 PT
runruff
Have a great day. I agree Go Obama!
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Comment #3 posted by runruff on September 28, 2008 at 10:30:20 PT
I must need a boss to tell me how to live??????
 A master? I have one. The only one I need, my wife! She is great and we are still very happy. "Smoking anything is bad for you, Danto said. I think that any benefits that might come from using marijuana in this way are far outweighed by the problems, she said.I get so mad I could spit!!! Who does this uninformed Ms. Danto think she is? For that matter who do all these brainwashed automotons think they are? I have personally researched and used this herb since the summer of 1965. Where do they find these idiots who are so ready and willing to show their ignorance?One small point:I have for many years used and shared cannabis as aremedy for a number of maladies. I recomend baking pure bud in an oven at 250-300 degrees for 15 minutes, cap it fine powder it, cap it up in gel caps and swallow it like any other pill. It works great and is natural. I believe this simple remedy has given my 82 year old mother a new lease on life. Her quality of life has improved and I believe she will live longer. The anti's always jump to the smoking issue becaue they are either ignrant on the subject or have no better argument against.It is a beautiful day here in So. Oregon. Suppose to reach 90. My wife's Dad is here to take us out to lunch. 
It is harvest time on the west coast and the feeling is festive. Cheers!!!Go Obama!!!!
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Comment #2 posted by ekim on September 28, 2008 at 09:40:02 PT
how much is this WODs costing US Taxpayers
Sep 29 08 WOCA 1370 AM: Pulse of the Taxpayer ... Tony Ryan Ocala Florida USA 
 Host: Larry Whitler Station: http://www.woca.com/ Podcasts: http://woca.libsyn.com/ Former and upcoming guests: http://www.woca.com/larryguests.htm 
 
Sep 29 08 Meeting with Peter F. Mueller & ... Jack Cole Medford Massachusetts USA 
 Mueller is an investigative journalist and television producer. He directs and writes his own scripts and produces films for German public television. His most recent work is a 90 minute documentary film taking a hard and critical look at 40 years of US involvement in the War on Drugs. Sep 30 08 WGSO 990AM: The Bernie Cyrus Show Michael Gilbert Slidell Louisiana USA 
 http://wgso.com/ 
http://leap.cc/
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Comment #1 posted by FoM on September 28, 2008 at 09:07:35 PT
Election 2008 - Medical Pot Issue Called Ploy
http://www.leelanaunews.com/blog/2008/09/28/election-2008-medical-pot-issue-called-ploy-good-idea/
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