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Prominent Republicans Support Legalizing Marijuana
2012-10-07 10:44:11

April Flowers for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Although 17 states and the District of Columbia allow marijuana for medical use, no state has ever legalized it for recreational use. Washington State and Colorado have upcoming ballot measures to do just that. Those measures gained support from two prominent Republican politicians this week — U.S. Senate candidate Michael Baumgartner and former Representative Tom Tancredo — which could help sway voters. Michael...

2010-06-04 10:15:00

PHOENIX, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- American Border Patrol's Challenger II "Border Hawk" airplane will be on display this Saturday, June 5, at a rally to be held at the State Capitol in Phoenix. The "Border Hawk" is especially equipped for aerial surveillance of the border, including HD cameras and GPS video recording systems. It was recently used to survey 30 miles of the border just south of Ft. Huachuca, Arizona, for a new video, Open Border Arizona. American Border Patrol is a...

2009-05-29 07:10:00

Memoir Recounts Grassroots Immigration Reform Movement That Began 40 Years Ago CHAPEL HILL, N.C., May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of foreign-born people in the United States in 2007 accounted for 12.6 percent of the country's population according to the U.S. Census Bureau. As Americans cope with economic recession and dwindling natural resources, the argument over unchecked population growth rages. Otis Graham, a member of the original grassroots movement against mass immigration, offers a...

2008-08-20 06:00:49

By U S Rep Tom Tancredo Last week, Gov. Bill Ritter and former Gov. Roy Romer wrote a column about the state of education in America. In it, I believe they've unwittingly made a powerful argument for precisely the kind of educational reform that they have publicly opposed for many years: school choice. In 10 years, the governors want to cut the high school dropout rate in half and double the number of college degrees awarded to in- state Colorado students. These are great goals for our...

2008-07-10 09:00:35

By Berny Morson Never mind the polls showing Colorado drifting slightly to the left. Conservative is still good in Denver's southern suburbs. That's the impression broadcast on their Web sites by four Republicans running for the 6th Congressional District seat, which represents Arapahoe, Douglas, Elbert and parts of Jefferson and Park counties. "We think if Republican primary voters know Ted's story and know what a conservative hero he is, then they're going to vote for him," said Jon...

2006-07-27 17:33:00

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Republican leaders said on Thursday they would hold 21 hearings across the country through August to build support for tough border security measures to curb illegal immigration. House of Representatives Speaker Dennis Hastert of Illinois and Majority Leader John Boehner of Ohio said the hearings would take place in 13 states, including states along the U.S.-Canadian border. "Almost everywhere that I travel around the country, illegal immigration's...

2006-07-27 15:22:49

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Republican leaders on Thursday said they would hold 19 hearings around the country through August to build support for tough border security measures to curb illegal immigration. U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Dennis Hastert of Illinois and Majority Leader John Boehner of Ohio said the hearings would take place in 12 states, including states along the U.S.-Canadian border. "Almost everywhere that I travel around the country, illegal...

2006-07-11 19:22:20

By Jim Christie SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Colorado is heading toward enacting some of the toughest U.S. state laws limiting the rights of illegal immigrants as it struggles to accommodate a large Latino labor force and calls from conservatives for a crackdown, top state lawmakers said on Tuesday. Colorado's Democrat-led legislature passed a package of bills late on Monday night in hopes of ending a months-long legislative tussle ahead of November elections. Republican Gov. Bill...

2006-07-11 18:06:38

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Karl Rove, U.S. President George W. Bush's senior political advisor, on Tuesday took the administration's message on immigration reform to Latino leaders, saying the country was approaching a "critical moment" in the debate. Speaking at the annual convention of leading Latino civic group the National Council of La Raza, Rove said Bush would work with Republicans and Democrats in coming weeks to push through reform legislation that has bitterly divided...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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