Brian Burns / October 04,2022

Biden Pardons All Convicts of Marijuana Possession at the Federal Level


Washington – The president of United States, Joe Biden, granted a pardon to thousands of Americans convicted of simple possession of dopeas his administration takes a dramatic step toward decriminalizing the drug.


He is also asking governors to issue similar pardons for those convicted of state marijuana offenses, which reflect the vast majority of marijuana possession cases.

Biden, in a statement, said the move reflects his position that “no one should be in jail just for using or possessing marijuana.”

According to the White House, no one is currently in federal prison solely for “simple possession” of the drug, but the pardon could help thousands of people overcome obstacles to renting a home or finding a job.

“There are thousands of people who have prior federal marijuana possession convictions, who may be denied employment, housing or educational opportunities as a result,” he said. “My action will help alleviate the collateral consequences stemming from these convictions.”

The pardon does not cover convictions for possession of other drugs, or for charges related to the production or possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute it. Biden also does not pardon non-citizens who were in the United States without legal status at the time of their arrest.

Brian Burns / October 02,2022

The Dumb and Dangerous


 Many people have remarked that it is increasingly more difficult to figure out which member of Congress is the dumbest and most flagrantly dishonest. Now, with so many members in Congress proudly declaring they are fully into the MAGA-QAnon Cult, the clown car is about to burst at its seams.I actually follow many of these MAGA Cult clown car congress people on Twitter, so I read many of their tweets every day. They tweet so much I have to wonder how they get anything else done in a day.One of the leading MAGA/QAnon Cult nut bars is Congresswoman Lauren “Q-Bert” Boebert, who represents Colorado’s Third District. Makes me wonder what kind of people would vote for a person who married a sex offender. Well, who knows …Anyway, on Monday Boebert let this little gem fly:

Brian Burns / May 27,2020

90-year-old grandma tries to defuse tense confrontation between police and her grandson


When police stopped a Texas man for an alleged traffic violation, the confrontation turned tense, videos of the incident show.

Midland police officers stopped Tye Anders, 21, on May 16 for running a stop sign, the department said in a statement.

What happened next left a family shaken, a young man on the ground and his grandma attempting to intervene in the tense confrontation that followed.

Anders, who is black, had been driving in a way that aroused suspicion, “making several extreme attempts to elude and avoid me,” a Midland police officer wrote in an affidavit obtained by CNN affiliate KWES and other media. CNN has put in a public records request for the affidavit.

The Midland Police Department released footage on Facebook from an officer’s dash cam video and a 36-minute bodycam video on May 22, six days after the incident. The video does not show the alleged traffic violation; police say it “occurred prior to activation of the video system.”

In the dashcam video, officers say Anders drove for two blocks after the cruiser’s lights went on. Anders then can be seen pulling into his grandmother’s driveway.

Anders was charged with evading in a motor vehicle while police were attempting to detain him, according to a statement from Midland police.

Justin Moore, an attorney for Anders, says his client was racially profiled, and that there was no justification for his arrest.

Anders’ grandmother tried to defuse the situation

Midland police released four versions of the bodycam video on the department’s Facebook page: Full-length front camera footage, full-length body camera footage, full-length back seat footage and a shortened video with captions.


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