Dec 12

Legal pot states banking on Thursday secret panel meeting

Posted 4 months, 9 days ago.


Aspiring legal marijuana producers and vendors in Colorado and Washington state have a lot riding on a closed-door meeting today held by an obscure Treasury Department group, which faces some interesting constitutional issues about a “growing” industry.

Dec 11

Monarch vs. president: What’s the better succession system?

Posted 4 months, 10 days ago.


Today marks the 77th anniversary of King Edward VIII’s abdication in England in the 1930s, which highlights the constitutional differences in two nations between replacing a head of state.

Dec 5

Martin Van Buren’s legacy was more than just muttonchops

Posted 4 months, 16 days ago.


There has been a bit of a renaissance of interest in perhaps the hairiest of presidents, Martin Van Buren. But there’s more to the eighth president than whiskers and a three-part name.

Dec 2

Supreme Court won’t hear Internet sales tax challenges

Posted 4 months, 19 days ago.


The price you pay for items bought on the Internet could be heading up, after the U.S. Supreme Court decided on Monday to stay out of a fight over adding Internet sales taxes to consumer purchases.

Nov 29

Stakes are high as Obamacare website hits deadline

Posted 4 months, 22 days ago.


This weekend, faces its own virtual cliff, as the Obama administration hits a self-imposed deadline to fix most major problems with the troubled website. But will it be enough?