Newt Gingrich Proposed the Death Penalty for Pot — Even Though He Admitted to Smoking It

This is just one example of Newt Gingrich’s outrageous proposals.  This particular one is  from 1997… AlterNet Newt Gingrich proposed the death penalty for marijuana in 1997, and yet he is one of the 100 million Americans who have smoked marijuana. Over the weekend, struggling Republican presidential candidate Gary Johnson reminded MSNBC viewers that GOP… More Newt Gingrich Proposed the Death Penalty for Pot — Even Though He Admitted to Smoking It

West Wing Week: 12/16/11 or “A Final March Toward Home”

Welcome home!  Welcome home!  Welcome home! ~ President Obama talking to troops at Fort Bragg last week. The White House Blog With America’s war in Iraq coming to an end, the President welcomed Iraqi Prime Minister Maliki to the White House and invited him to a wreath laying ceremony, then spoke to troops at Fort Bragg on… More West Wing Week: 12/16/11 or “A Final March Toward Home”

Politico’s: The week in one-liners: Perry, Romney, Axe

The top quotes in politics last week … “I hope I am the Tim Tebow of the Iowa caucuses.” — GOP White House hopeful Rick Perrycomparing himself to a football star. “Ten thousand bucks?” — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney extending a bet to Rick Perry during a debate. “…He’s been consistent since he changed his mind.” — Former Senate… More Politico’s: The week in one-liners: Perry, Romney, Axe