To my own amazement, Nickel and Dimed quickly ascended to the bestseller list and began winning awards. Criticisms, too, have accumulated over the years. But for the most part, the book has been far better received than I could have imagined it would be, with an impact extending well into the more comfortable classes. A Florida woman wrote to tell me that, before reading it, she'd always been annoyed at the poor for what she saw as their self-inflicted obesity. Now she understood that a healthy diet wasn't always an option. And if I had a quarter for every person who's told me he or she now tipped more generously, I would be able to start my own foundation.
Read the rest of the story here-How America criminalised poverty | Barbara Ehrenreich | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk:
'via Blog this'
Sin City Cannabis
Saturday, August 27, 2011
Monday, August 15, 2011
This Week in Weed: August 7th – 13th
Sin City Cannabis
Wow where do they get there facts...at that price a pound would be worth about 35,000 bucks and you would wonder why everyone in this times don t have a green house in there yard yet , or why they will soon if this was to be true , but the facts are the Police just make s up theses numbers to look good in the press and give reason to there trillion dollar war on drugs and your bill of rights...The plant it self may way up to four pounds a plant but it's the flower that has all the medical value. In all the Medical books on cannabis after the plant is trimmed and dried the flower alone will lose about 80 to 90 percent of the weight and the "Flower It Self" can be as low as 10 percent of the whole plant.. With all that being said. A plant that weighs four pounds would only produce about four to six ounces of Medical Cannabis or the demonized word " Marijuana" because the police must count the weight of the dirt that's still in the roots to get that many pounds.... It sure is a great PR thing to lie about the facts too get our hard earned tax dollars to work to keep non-violent people in our prison system where they really learn how to become a violent person just to stay alive in the prison system...