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Slide show: Highs and lows of Kobe's career - NBA- nbcsports.msnbc.com

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Love making

A Frenchman and an Italian were seated next to an Englishman on an overseas flight. After a few cocktails, the men began discussing their home lives.

“Last night I made love to my wife four times,” the Frenchman bragged, “and this morning she made me delicious crepes and she told me how much she adored me.”

“Ah, last night I made love to my wife six times,” the Italian responded, “and this morning she made me a wonderful omelet and told me she could never love another man.”

When the Englishman remained silent, the Frenchman smugly asked, “And how many times did you make love to your wife last night?”

“Once,” he replied.

“Only once?” the Italian arrogantly snorted. “And what did she say to you this morning?”

“Don’t stop.”

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Refinery29: Weird Science -- rings, jewelry, new designers


From the ancient Greeks to Animal House, the classic insignia ring has long been a proud symbol of clans and lineage worldwide. This commemorative bling makes a great hand-me-down for those who love the classics, but for the modernist at heart, the new line ITSNONAME has an appealing offering at hand—the Periodic ring, a symbolic description of nothing but itself.

Co-designers and couple Joe Johnson and Jeanju Choi-Johnson had a refreshingly unfussy approach to creating the line. "The concept was simple," Johnson says. "It's just a blatant presentation of the natural material the jewelry is composed of." Using the periodic table as the foundation, each ring in solid silver, gold, or platinum is inscribed with each element's actual periodic table data and made complete with both scientific symbol and atomic number. By providing us with a chemistry cheat-sheet, the Periodic ring might actually be the most conspicuous form of wearable art we've spotted in a while. As both designers put it, "[These] rings are the solid truth, literally."

As luck would have it, the duo met at a house party in Minneapolis—not science class—and they currently occupy a studio in Brooklyn. But designing isn't (yet) their full-time day jobs. "We both also work 9 to 5 jobs for advertising and fashion companies," Johnson says. "Jean worked in fine jewelry for a couple of years where she learned the technical ropes. And one night, the idea just hit us." Since the recent debut of the collection, the designers have already been taking orders, and the pair plan to build a full line of pieces to add to the rings in the near future—designs that will more than likely also be worth their weight in Au.

ITSNONAME Periodic rings, from $205 for silver to $6,500 for platinum, are available online at itsno.name and by email, info@itsno.name.

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General Electric Shocks Investors - Forbes.com

The juxtoposition of General Electric's weak first-quarter results and lowered 2008 expectations against Immelt's sunny confidence during his shareholder webcast and in his annual letter less than a month ago is making investors that much more nervous about the future of the conglomerate.

General Electric (nyse: GE - news - people ) shares plunged 10.6%, or $3.89, to $32.86, in morning trading Friday, after the company posted a much-lower-than-expected first-quarter profit. The company also announced a diminished outlook for 2008.

Deane Dray, an analyst at Goldman Sachs, said in a note to investors Friday that the earnings miss and lowered guidance "raises credibility concerns for GE over the near-term, given that CEO Jeff Immelt had expressed confidence and reaffirmed guidance and operating targets on his March 13 retail webcast. This implies that the back half of March deteriorated significantly, which is especially unnerving."

Goldman removed GE shares from its Americas Buy list and downgraded it to "neutral" based on Friday's news.

The Fairfield, Conn.-based conglomerate's earnings fell 6.0%, to $4.3 billion, or 43 cents per share, from $4.6 billion, or 44 cents per share, a year ago. Earnings from continuing operations amounted to $4.4 billion, or 44 cents per share, down 8.0% year over year. Analysts surveyed by Thomson Financial had expected continuing operations profits of 51 cents per share, on sales of $43.68 billion. Sales were up 8.0%, to $42.2 billion, from $39.2 billion. The company did have global sales growth of 22.0%.

The company lowered its earnings guidance for all of 2008 to a range of $2.20-$2.30 per share from the previous $2.43.

Dray wrote: "disappointments were spread across the GE portfolio, with both industrial and financial businesses well below expectations. The Goldman Sachs note highlighted the "severe capital market disruptions" that pushed GE Commercial Finance earnings down 20.0% versus Goldman's expected 5.0% growth. It also said that although the company's infrastructure results were ahead of expectations, major equipment orders rising just 11% was a disappointment given Immelt’s mid-March commentary of “up strong double-digits” and Goldman's expectation of 20.0%.

Specific weakness in the consumer and industrial operations contributed a penny of the earnings miss, reflecting a soft U.S. economy, notably in appliances.

GE’s robust infrastructure business, which did have stron gdouble-digit earnings growth for the quarter, was offset by double-digit decreases at its in the consumer, industrial, healthcare and lfinancial divisions. "Our primary shortfall was a decline in financial services earnings," GE Chief Executive Jeffrey Immelt said. "We knew the first quarter was going to be challenging, but the extraordinary disruption in the capital markets in March affected our ability to complete asset sales and resulted in higher mark-to-market losses."

“We take full accountability for our performance and are making the right operational adjustments for this environment,” Immelt said. “The company’s business fundamentals are solid with strong global growth led by Infrastructure, robust orders and increasing backlog, a triple-A-rated balance sheet, healthy cash flow, and disciplined capital allocation.”

In late March, GE sold its corporate credit card business to American Express for $1.1 billion. (See: "GE Card Unit Sold To AMEX")

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A Weird Fashion Show Of Condoms - Everything Weird

Sorry! I can�t help laughing... at the Weird Condom Fashion Show. I know this is stupid on my part to laugh at anything that is held for some cause but a condom dress really seems funny to me.

This Condom Fashion Show was held at 4th China Reproductive Health New Technologies & Products Expo in Beijing by China’s largest condom manufacturer, Guilin Latex Factory, to promote the use of condoms in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Models fought through extravagant soap bubble special effects to show off their cool and sexy condom attires on the ramp.

Jump down to view more clips of the models parading in new clothing material in this show ;-)










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25 tips on how to stay married : My Town : gosanangelo.com

People younger than 30 know a lot about things I will never understand, but they don't know much about marriage.

Take my young friend, Steve. I met him a dozen years ago through my late husband, who was his high school chemistry teacher and basketball coach.

Of all the great kids we knew over the years, Steve was one of the finest - hardworking and solid - in class, on the court and in life. I'll always be grateful for the eulogy he gave at my husband's memorial service.

Steve got married recently, and for a wedding gift, I wanted to give him something he could actually use: Advice. So I sifted through years of experience, old columns and letters from readers to compile 25 Tips on How to Stay Married:

1. Always put her first - before work, friends, even basketball. Act as if she's the best thing that ever happened to you, because we all know she is.

2. Keep no secrets. Pool your money. Allow nothing and no one to come between you.

3. Pick your fights with care. Play fair. Show some class. Hurtful words can be forgiven, but they're hard to forget.

4. Fall in love again every day. Kiss her in taxis. Flirt with her at parties. Tell her she's beautiful. Then tell her again.

5. Never miss an anniversary or a birthday or a chance to make a memory. Memories may not seem important now, but one day they'll be gold.

6. Never give her a practical gift. If she really wants a Shop-Vac, let her pick it out herself.

7. Go to church together, and pray every day for each other and your marriage.

8. Pay your bills on time and make sure you each have a living will, a durable power of attorney and life insurance, lest, God forbid, you need them.

9. Love her parents as your own, but don't ask them for money. Never criticize her family or friends. On her birthday, send flowers to her mother with a note saying, "Thank you for giving birth to the love of my life."

10. Always listen to her heart; if you're wrong, say you're sorry; if you're right, shut up.

11. Don't half-tie the knot; plan to stay married forever.

12. Never go to bed mad; talk until you're over it, or you forget why you were mad.

13. Laugh together a lot. If you can laugh at yourselves, you'll have plenty to laugh about.

14. Never criticize, correct or interrupt her in public; try not to do it in private either.

15. Remember that people are the least lovable when they are most in need of love.

16. Never fall for the myth of perfectionism; it's a lie.

17. When you don't like each other, remember that you love each other; pray for the "good days" to return and they will.

18. Tell the truth, only the truth, with great kindness.

19. Kiss at least 10 seconds a day, all at once or spread out.

20. Memorize all her favorite things and amaze her with how very well you know her.

21. Examine your relationship as often as you change the oil in your car; keep steering it on a path you both want it to go.

22. Be content with what you have materially, honest about where you are emotionally, and never stop growing spiritually.

23. Never raise your voice unless you're on fire. Whisper when you argue.

24. Be both friends and lovers; in a blackout, light a candle, then make your own sparks.

25. Finally, be an interesting person, lead your own life. But always save your best for each other. In the end, you will know you were better together than you ever could've been apart.

Here's to happily ever after.

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The 10 Best Party Cities in Europe

Are you addicted to partying on the weekends like most youngsters who enjoy a good nights drink? If you’re one of those who have a regular routine going to different clubs and pubs in your are, don’t restrict yourself to your local environment. We’ve done all the research for you and found the best cities to go crazy all night till dawn. Let your hair loose and experience some real parties across the globe.

Ibiza1. Ibiza, Spain
Ibiza’s proudly claims itself to be the biggest party spot on the planet. Located off the coast of Spain in the Mediterranean Sea, the island draws hedonists from across the European continent.

The pre-partying starts at about 11 each night where the partygoers gather at bars to have drinks before heading out to the real party later on in the night. The big party doesn’t start until 2AM and last until 8. The main parties focus on techno music and dancing. At some of the world-famous clubs, like Espuma (Spanish for foam), foam is pumped out to the dance floor and can pile above sight level – be sure to be dressed for the occasion. A lot of Ibiza veterans comment that the best aspect of the party atmosphere there is that partygoers aren’t so caught up in their outward appearance, but their “inner” beauty.

After the night parties are the “after hours” clubs which open at 8am and last until noon. After that, partygoers can return to their hotels and sleep it off or just head to the beach and get ready for another night of partying. Honestly, not a lot of sleep happens here. Check hotels in Ibiza through Ratestogo.

Sinners in Amsterdam2. Amsterdam, Holland
Amsterdam is Europe’s party headquarters. It doesn’t matter what time of the year, in Amsterdam the party never stops. In Amsterdam party activities that are traditionally taboo in other countries are completely legal. Within the world-famous Red Light District, scantily clad women of all shapes, sizes, and colors openly display their wares. If participation isn’t your thing there are a huge variety of sex shows.

Escape - AmsterdamAmsterdam is also famous for its coffee shops. They don’t just serve coffee in these joints, they actually serve joints – of the marijuana type. The good coffee shops will have a menu describing all the various types of marijuana available, and the effects of each type. Consuming marijuana is legal in the coffee shops and other designated areas, but don’t try doing this in undesignated parts of town where it is strictly forbidden.

The nightlife in Amsterdam is also excellent. It’s not uncommon for after-hours parties to last until noon here. There are numerous pubs and clubs. The most lively times of the week are Wednesday through Sunday while on Mondays and Tuesdays everyone tries to catch up on their sleep.

Pamplona3. Pamplona, Spain
Overall, Spain takes the title as Europe’s best country for a party with 3 locations featured in this top-10 list and the Spanish city of Pamplona, made famous by Ernest Hemingway for the running of the bulls during the Festival of San Fermin, deserves mentioning.

The historic district is filled with relaxed bars sure to fit anyone’s fancy. Many of them won’t even have a sign advertising them as such, but feel free to wander from place to place, just as the locals do. Of course, Pamplona has its share of thumping night clubs also, as has become tradition in Spain. These clubs have strict dress codes and desire their partygoers to be of the beautiful type, so make sure a female is in your crew and dress to the nines to gain admittance. These clubs stay open until 6am. Check Pamplona hotels for more information.

Barcelona beach parties4. Barcelona, Spain
Barcelona is another Spanish party headquarters. A breathtakingly beautiful city located in the south of Spain, Barcelona is home to great shopping, Gaudi architecture, beaches, and is a great place to party. Every kind of music is featured in the clubs here and the styles differ with the neighborhoods.

Clubs are located throughout the city, but one must be particularly careful of pickpockets in the central, “gothic” area. Never leave your purse or bag unattended here. However, the bars here are worth checking out for the local flavor Barcelona has to offer. The best clubs are located along the waterfront area where music from techno to salsa can be heard well into the night. These clubs don’t open until midnight and the party doesn’t stop until morning.

Athens party5. Athens, Greece
The Greeks have always known how to party. After all, the term “hedonism” does find its roots in the Greek word for pleasure – hedon. In Athens, many will notice that the working people go home for naps in the middle of the day. This is because the parties last until 4 o’clock the following morning. Along the beach in Glyfada are indoor/outdoor dance clubs that attract the top DJs from around the world.

Typically, Athens clubs are a little dressy (for men, anyway) where men may be required to wear slacks. More casual bars are located around the harbor area if strutting your stuff isn’t on the agenda.

However, while in Athens it is important to be wary of the “tourist trap” bars located around the Plaka area. Preying particularly on men, women approach asking to buy drinks where the drink ends up being something quite expensive, like an entire bottle of Dom Perignon.

Stockholm6. Stockholm, Sweden
For the citizens of Stockholm, partying on the weekends is just not enough. Here, the Wednesday night party has become very common. The long sun-filled summer evenings and, conversely, the long winter nights in Scandanavia give the Swedes a strong commitment to a thriving nightlife.

Admission prices to the hippest clubs in the Stureplan area of Stockholm can be somewhat expensive, upwards of 70 Kronor ($11.07 US), but that is a small price to pay for a wonderful, memorable evening. Some of the most popular night spots include Kungsträdgarden and Skansen. Many clubs stay open until 4 or even 5am. After a hectic nigh, you can crash at a last minute hotel in Stockholm.

Saint Tropez 7. St. Tropez, France
St. Tropez, widely known as the playground for the rich and famous and for its unmatched party scene, is located along the French Riviera on the Mediterranean Sea. Here it is quite probably to hobnob with the rich and famous in clubs like Les Caves du Roy in the Hotel Byblos and Bodega de Papagayo, which attracts a younger crowd. There is also an Irish club with plenty of Guinness and live music. For men, be sure to bring a lady with you so you may gain entrance to the clubs.

Obviously, travel to St. Tropez is quite expensive so those on tighter budgets may wish to lodge in Nice or Cannes and make an evening trip to St. Tropez with perhaps a single night’s stay (for recovery) in Lou Cagnard or Le Baron. Be sure to bring plenty of drinking money. You may even be able to find some alcohol at a hotel in St. Tropez.

Munich party8. Munich, Germany
If Spain has a runner-up in the party country category, Germany is the runner-up. All German cities are populated with great bars and clubs. However, Munich is the best place to party in Germany. Home to a large college-age population, and world-famous for its beer-fueled Oktoberfest, Munich has the perfect mix for a good party.

Like other locations in Europe, evening gatherings start at bars before venturing to the late-night dance clubs where party-seekers meet up with others seeking the same. Then, it’s off to the clubs that stay open until 4am. Some of the more famous include Prinzregentenstrabe 1 (P1 for short), a stylish club for the beautiful people that at one time was a USO during WWII and 4004, aptly named for the 4004 square meters this club covers. Here a few hotels nearby in Munich.

Florence9. Florence, Italy
Forget the boring old Eternal City, Florence is where it’s at if you are looking to party. Home to a large population of students, the prime partying age, Florence is full of young people venturing out for their taste of freedom. The drinking age is 18 here, so the scene is definitely young.

Wine flows freely at bars and clubs that stay open until 3am – quite late by Italian standards. The best night spots are located in the Oltrarno, south of the Arno River and in the Piazza della Signoria. Dress style at the bars and clubs here is quite stylish and leaning towards the conservative. Freshen up at your Florence hotel before going out for a long party.

Budapest nightclubs10. Budapest, Hungary
Budapest is definitely an up and comer and is not usually thought of in lists of the best places to party in Europe. Budapest has come a long way since the oppressive Communist regime was deposed in 1989. During advertised ‘club nights’ dance clubs stay open until 4am and feature DJs from around the world. Some of the more interesting clubs include A38, an old Ukrainian stone-carrying ship refurbished and permanently moored in the Danube and the Bahnhof Music Club featuring talented local DJs and a dance floor packed with the beautiful people.

Budapest also has quite a few casinos along the Danube river; the area is known locally as the Dunakorzó. These are usually of the high brow type, are located in luxury hotels, and require formal dress.

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Types of Taxes

1) Income Taxes

The United States income tax is usually the first thing people think of when they hear the word tax. That is because between Federal and State taxes some Americans loose as much as 35% of their paychecks to income taxes.

2) Business Taxes

Also known as corporate taxes, these are direct taxes levied on the profits of businesses. Expenses that are deemed necessary to the business can usually be deducted to lower the amount of profits subject to taxation.

3) Payroll Taxes

These are the taxes that must be deducted from wages paid to employees, and the employer usually must match the amounts. Some payroll taxes include federal withholdings, disability insurance, Medicare, and other state withholdings.

4) Capital Gains Taxes

In the United States a tax is levied on all income generated from a taxpayer’s capital gains, which are profits from the sale of an asset that was purchased at a lower price. Alternatively, if a taxpayer suffers from capital losses they can deduct the full loss amounts. The most common capital gains are created from the sale of stocks, bonds, and property.

5) Inheritance Taxes

The inheritance tax – a/k/a the “death tax” – is a tax that arises from the death of a taxpayer. It is imposed on the transfer of any property or asset transferred as the result of a death. However, when they are left to a spouse or a charity, the tax usually does not apply.

6) Sales Taxes

Consumption taxes – a/k/a sales tax – are levied at the point of purchase for specific goods and services. It is usually a percentage determine by the levels of government charging the tax. Due to individual state and local taxes, the exact rate you pay will vary widely by location.

7) Property Taxes

Property taxes are imposed on property by reason of its ownership. Typically, these taxes are paid on real estate. However, property taxes can also be paid on personal property, such as boats, automobiles, recreational vehicles, and other business inventories.

8) Excise Taxes

Any tax that is based on the value of the product being taxed is considered an excise tax. They are based on the quantity of the product. Common examples include those levied on gasoline, cigarettes, taxes, and even those on CD-R's and DVD-R's that are paid to copyright owners.

9) Gift Taxes

A gift tax is a one that is levied on the transfer of property by one taxpayer to another while receiving either nothing or something with a less than equal value in return. Selling something at less than it’s full value or making an interest-free or reduced interest loan, may qualify as making a gift. The IRS’s general rule is that any gift is a taxable gift. However, there are many exceptions.

10) Retirement Taxes

All taxes levied by the government to plan for a taxpayer’s retirement could be considered retirement taxes. In the United States we pay into a social security system that provides income to retired workers from the general fund. Our tax is regressive as we all pay the same rate up to a specific cap. Then all income above the cap is not taxes.

11) Tariffs

An import or export tariff is one that is paid by the movers of any good through a political border. Typically, it is used to “encourage” local businesses and “discourage” the purchase of foreign goods, by increasing the price for the foreign goods. Consider this when you are looking at buying a car as tariffs can increase the cost of a vehicle manufactured outside the U.S.

12) Tolls

Tolls are fees charged to drivers who cross through designated bridges, tunnels, and even some roads. They are almost always paid in fixed amounts each time you drive pass through the restricted area. Tolls are typically used fund state projects but can also be used for privately funded projects.

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Questions I have never been able to answer | TheBizzare.com

Why doesn’t Tarzan have a beard?

Why do we press harder on a remote control when we know the batteries are flat?

Why do banks charge a fee on “insufficient funds” when they know there is not enough?

Why do Kamikaze pilots wear helmets?

Why does someone believe you when you say there are four billion stars, but check when you say the paint is wet?

Whose idea was it to put an “S” in the word “lisp”?

What is the speed of darkness?

Why is it that people say they “slept like a baby” when babies wake up every two hours?

If the temperature is zero outside today and it’s going to be twice as cold tomorrow, how cold will it be?

Do married people live longer than single ones or does it only seem longer?

How is it that we put man on the moon before we figured out it would be a good idea to put wheels on luggage?

Why do people pay to go up tall buildings and then put money in binoculars to look at things on the ground?

Did you ever stop and wonder……

Who was the first person to look at a cow and say, “I think I’ll squeeze these pink dangly things here, and drink whatever comes out?”

Who was the first person to say, “See that chicken there… I’m gonna eat the next thing that comes outta its bum.”

Why do toasters always have a setting so high that could burn the toast to a horrible crisp, which no decent human being would eat?

Why is there a light in the fridge and not in the freezer?

Why do people point to their wrist when asking for the time, but don’t point to their bum when they ask where the bathroom is?

Why does your Obstetrician, Gynaecologist leave the room when you get undressed if they are going to look up there anyway?

Why does Goofy stand erect while Pluto remains on all fours? They’re both dogs

If quizzes are quizzical, what are tests?

If corn oil is made from corn, and vegetable oil is made from vegetables, then what is baby oil made from?

If electricity comes from electrons, does morality come from morons?

Why do the Alphabet song and Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star have the same tune?

Stop singing and read on……. Yes, it caught me too!

Do illiterate people get the full effect of Alphabet Soup?

Did you ever notice that when you blow in a dog’s face, he gets mad at you, but when you take him on a car ride, he sticks his head out the window?

Does pushing the elevator button more than once make it arrive faster?

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Cellphone a la Carte | Popular Science

Calling Card: This small cellphone can hide behind a credit card. Photo by Modu

Carry a different phone for every situation, whether you’re traveling light or blasting tunes in your car. On its own, Modu is one of the smallest, lightest cellphones yet. But when you want to do more than basic calling, pop it into a new outer shell to give it features like a full keyboard, a wider display or a longer-lasting battery.

Modu fits into a slot in a shell and controls the shell’s components as if they were its own. The shells will sell for $30 to $90, and the company will let partners design custom versions, such as a model from Universal Music that could have dedicated buttons for playing songs.

Modu can also add a wireless connection to other gadgets. A camera with the appropriate slot could use the phone’s celllar link to e-mail pictures, for instance. Modu launches in Europe in October with several shells that are yet to be announced. It is set to hit the U.S. late next year, when you should be able to plug it into basic shells as well as devices, including a Magellan GPS unit and a Blaupunkt car audio system

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With the general election only 7 months away, there is a certain excitement in the air about getting rid of Bush and all of his failed policies, among those being the war on drugs. It seems like every day there is some new research out proving that marijuana does have medical benefits from cancer and HIV patients to those with glaucoma or epilepsy, yet the DEA still spends its time busting people just for using medicine... now thats American. Now with the election on the horizon, we have a chance to put somebody into office who understands the medical value of marijuana, so what does your candidate think about medical marijuana? Lets take a look...

Barack Obama
When Barack Obama was asked early on in his campaign if he had ever smoked marijuana, he responded "Yes, and I inhaled... thats the point". So he used to enjoy the occasional recreational toke, but how does he feel about medical marijuana?
"When it comes to medical marijuana, I have more of a practical view than anything else. My attitude is that if it's an issue of doctors prescribing medical marijuana as a treatment for glaucoma or as a cancer treatment, I think that should be appropriate because there really is no difference between that and a doctor prescribing morphine or anything else. I think there are legitimate concerns in not wanting to allow people to grow their own or start setting up mom and pop shops because at that point it becomes fairly difficult to regulate.

So Barack wants to allow doctors who see fit be able to recommend marijuana as a treatment, and the doctors wouldn't have to worry about being prosecuted for making that recommendation.

Hillary Clinton
When Hillary Clinton was asked her opinion on medical marijuana she responded...

"With respect to medical marijuana, you know I think that we have had a lot of rhetoric and the federal government has been very intent upon trying to prevent states from being able to offer that as an option for people who are in pain. I think we should be doing medical research on this. We ought to find what are the elements that claim to be existing in marijuana that might help people who are suffering from cancer and nausea-related treatments. We ought to find that out. I don't think we should decriminalize it, but we ought to do research into what, if any, medical benefits it has."

So Hillary isn't for it or against it, she thinks there needs to be more research done to show that marijuana has medical purposes, which is a better stance than our current guy.

John McCain
When John McCain was asked about medical marijuana on the campaign trail, he gave the following response...

"Every medical expert I know of, including the AMA [American Medical Association], says that there are much more effective and much better treatments for pain than medical marijuana...I still would not support medical marijuana because I don't think that the preponderance of medical opinion in America agrees with [the] assertion that it's the most effective way of treating pain."

His response isn't really surprising considering his age and past, and the fact that he has been called "The second coming of Bush". However, the AMA does support unimpeded research on medical marijuana, as well as other major medical organizations including: The Institute of Medicine, The American Cancer Society; American Medical Association; Australian Commonwealth Department of Human Services and Health; California Medical Association; Federation of American Scientists; Florida Medical Association; and the National Academy of Sciences.

When it's time to vote, remember it's important to vote for your interests, not just your political party. And if doctors can give you morphine and vicodin to help you, there is absolutely no reason your doctor can't give you cannabis to help you as well. Health, and the care of our fellow humans should be the top priority of our government and our health care providers. Money, shouldn't. Please register and vote this November!

So if the elections were held tomorrow, and the only issue was medical marijuana, who would your candidate be?
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