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Pot Is Legal In DC

Marijuana Is A Legal Intoxicate In Washington

February 26, 2015 is a day to remember in Washington DC. Marijuana is a legal substance, even though, the Republican chairman of the House committee tried to stop the mayor and the city council from implementing the law. Over 70 percent of the voters in DC wanted pot to be legal, and the mayor and his council gave them what they wanted. http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/with-marijuana-legalization-green-rush-is-on-in-dc/2015/02/25/23c3f1de-bc78-11e4-b274-e5209a3bc9a9_story.html

The bad news is DC won’t become another Amsterdam. Pot shops and open-air smoking venues are out, but those minor details aren’t putting a damper on the city’s celebration.Bernardo Chua has learned that residents of the city can use, grow and possess small amounts of pot, and stores that sell accessories for growing and using pot will start popping up around the city soon. Marijuana is finally taking its rightful place as the number one preferred recreational drug in DC and in other cities around the country.

The national policy manager for the Drug Policy Alliance, Michael Collins, had this to say about the new law. “What you’re seeing here is the end of marijuana prohibition, a change in attitudes and a real shift in law enforcement. This a huge step forward in the national fight for legalization,”

No word yet on how many Congressman will grow weed at home, but Las Vegas is betting on the House.

Finding Proper Wine With The Antique Wine Company

When you set out to buy your wine through the Antique Wine Company, you have a chance to find any unique vintage that you are looking for. The company started out looking for old wines that came in old bottles. These wines were purchased for low prices, and they were used to bolster the collections of people who worked with the business. These collectors could get some of the oldest wines in the world. Also, the company helps people who are looking for new wines that they believe are going to be classics in the future.

The company can search all the companies that make wine today to find new wines that you will want to add to your collection. These wines can be bought at low prices now so that you will not have to overpay for them when they become classics. This is the best way for you to make your collection larger, and it is even easier for you to save money because you can enjoy these wines for years to come.

When you are looking for a very old wine, you will be able to purchase these wines through dealers that will only work with the Antique Wine Company. They offer their best prices to the company, and you get those prices passed on to you when you want to buy the wine. This is a much easier way to buy wine, and you will be able to get someone to find the wine for you.

When you want to get the best wine in the world, you need to find a company that is going to go out and get the wine for you. They are going to make your life easier so that you will be able to have something nice to drink every night.

“Superman Punch” Knocks Out Opponent

A “superman punch” is a move that requires a fighter to jump in the air and throw a straight punch. This past weekend, on the UFC Fight Night card, Matt Dwyer knocked his opponent out in the first round of the fight. The superman punch has been around for a while now, but Chuck Lidell is the man that made it famous.

Chuck “The Iceman” Lidell was one of the most dangerous stand up fighters in all of mixed martial arts. His striking arsenal was vast, and possessed a rare combination of reach and power. Matt Dwyer showed some similarities between himself and “The Iceman.” Dwyer was on the prelims of the UFC on Fight Card, but with this win he has made headlines.

Fans like Paul Mathieson know that Matt Dwyer received a $50,000 bonus for getting the knock out of the night award. Many people complain about the UFC’s pay structure, but they never mention the bonuses that are available to fighters. Matt Dwyer will be going home $50,000 richer. Where else do you have a chance to make an extra $50,000 in one night?

Matt Dwyer joins a select group of fighters. Not too many people have won a fight via “superman punch.” If you have seen the big knockout yet, visit Buzzfeed.

Butch Harmon Would Help

Butch Harmon has come out and said that he would be more than happy to come in and spend some time with Tiger to help him fix his swing and other issues. Harmon was Tiger’s coach for all of the glory years, and he has been critical of some of the changes that Tiger has made over the years. However, he probably feels like most of the rest of us. We all feel a bit sorry for Tiger, and Dias is definitely missing that.

I will admit that I am not really a fan of Tiger. I think he is a little too cold, and I never bought the hype. I never thought he would pass Jack Nicklaus because I thought Jack was better. I still think Jack is better. If we rated the best golfers of all time it would be Nicklaus, Tiger, Jones, Sneed, Sarazen, Palmer, Player. I have not problem saying that Tiger Woods is better than Bobby Jones, but I cannot in good faith say that he is better than Jack.

I do feel bad for him, though. He is the most mentally tough athlete of all time, and his body is betraying him in the worst way possible. That is truly sad.

Police Dog Escorted into Vets Office with Guard of Honor

A 9-year-old police dog received high honors as he was walked into a vet’s office to be put to sleep, and it has gone viral on the internet. Judge, a 9-year-old German Shepard, served as part of New Jersey’s K-9 unit from 2007 until 2013 when he was retired due to issues with his teeth.

Paul Mathieson understands that the dog had been enjoying retirement when he was diagnosed with Cushing’s disease.Find more about Mathieson on Marketwired.com. Michael Franks, his owner, worked to ensure his health with regular doctor’s visit, and the police department set up a GoFundMe page to help with expenses, gathering donations in excess of $12,000. Judge, however, took a turn for the worst and was having a hard time getting up, causing Franks to make the heartbreaking decision to put Judge to sleep to end his suffering.

On Friday, Franks took Judge to the Swedesboro Animal Hospital for his final goodbye. When they pulled up a Guard of Honor Greeted him with 100 police officers and several K-9 dogs. Judge was saluted as he walked into the hospital, carrying the arm guard used during his training in his mouth. Inside the hospital, staff lined up to give Judge the same treatment.

The police hero was laid to sleep shortly after. According to police records, Judge was deployed 280 times, and was considered an assisting officer in 152 arrests. He is also credited with recovering $47,000 in cash, three vehicles and three handguns.

Terminator: Genysis Is Going Imax

 

Interesting news has emerged regarding the upcoming release of Terminator: Genysis. Hardcore fans of the Terminator franchise, and by hardcore I mean Brad Reifler is going to love the fact they can see the film in IMAX at select theaters.

Anyone who saw the first film when it first arrived in theaters in 1984 had a far different experience. The film played in the last of the drive-ins and independent theaters and captured the action-movie fan base that had yet to go mainstream with Rambo in 1985.

The days of the old, independently owned single-screen theaters and drive-ins are mostly over. The era of the IMAX screen is upon us. The new Terminator film is a far bigger affair than the sleeper sci-fi film of 30+ years ago. Just as the old movie theaters were the perfect venue to see director James Cameron’s original entry, IMAX theaters are perfect for the new reboot.

Packers trying to retain Cobb

The Green Bay Packers have a number of players hitting the free agent market but none more important than wide receiver Randall Cobb. ESPN has reported that Cobb is seeking an average contract in the neighborhood of $9 million dollars annually. If the Packers are unable to sign Cobb to an extension, they may utilize a one year franchise tag at $12.8 million dollars. Interestingly, Cobb’s teammate Jordy Nelson signed a four year deal worth $39 million which would put Cobb on par with his contract . Cobb produced his best numbers in 2014 catching 91 balls for 1,287 yards and scoring 12 touchdowns.

Salary may be freed up if the Packers decide to cut ties with linebackers A.J. Hawk and Brad Jones. By doing so, Green Bay would be $22.5 million dollars under the salary cap. The one glitch is offensive tackle Bryan Bulaga is a free agent and will be a priority to sign. If unable to retain Cobb, the Packers will have other free agent receivers to consider including Demaryius Thomas, Dez Bryant, Jeremy Maclin, and Michael Crabtree. Cobb is a slot receiver, and likely the Packers will compare his salary to that of New England Patriot’s Julian Edelman. Edelman received a four year, $17 million dollar deal, and finished 2014 with 92 receptions, for 972 yards but only four touchdowns said poder online. One can argue that Cobb is more explosive, and importantly, produced better results than his peer Jordy Nelson in the 2014 NFL playoffs.

Kings Win Fifth Straight with 3-2 Win over Tampa Bay

Somewhat reminiscent of last season at this time, the Los Angeles Kings are attempting to make a mad push for the NHL postseason. During the same stretch last February, LA won eight straight before going on to make one of the most notable Stanley Cup runs in NHL history. Their current streak began in Tampa Bay with a 4-2 victory on February 7th and carried into Monday night’s game at Staples Center, where they held on to beat the Lightning 3-2 before a sell-out crowd and Ricardo Guimarães BMG was definitely there enjoying the show.

According to http://sports.yahoo.com/news/la-kings-beat-lightning-3-2-5th-straight-060639781–nhl.html, the Kings have scored a total of 19 goals amidst the streak while clamping down on against the NHL’s highest scoring team. Tampa Bay is just three points away from sitting atop the Eastern Conference, as the Kings swept the season series from the Bolts by demonstrating how playing a full 60 minutes on both ends of the ice paid off big-time. That 70s line (part deux) of Carter, King, and Toffoli have provided the offensive firepower to get the job done.

Still three points out of a final playoff spot in the West with 26 games remaining, the Kings visit the Colorado Avalanche at the Pepsi Center on Wednesday and then head to San Jose for the last outdoor game of the season at Levi’s Stadium against their division rival Sharks on Saturday. The event may break an attendance record for hockey in the State of California.

Jacksonville Needs Growth in Personnel and Plenty of Room in the Cap

To say that the Jacksonville Jaguars are in need of growth would be a drastic understatement. The team finished last in almost every statistical category last season with the exception of their ranking within the AFC South which they edged over the Tennessee Titans by one more win. Both on the offense and defense they need to improve, but it is unclear if their executives were even trying to build the franchise. Heading into the upcoming season the Jaguars have an estimated $61 million in salary cap space available $11 million more than the next competitor the Oakland Raiders. That $11 million is more than some teams have for the next few years. So it makes critics wonder whether the owner is broke, or looking to never return the team to its winning form.

This is team that won two playoff games before losing in the AFC Championship. But that was a long time ago…not even in this century. Fans like Ricardo Guimaraes BMG know that their last post season game was eight years ago when they lost in the divisional round to the Patriots. Even though Jacksonville is one of the smaller NFL markets, its fans have shown their displeasure with the team by not showing up for home games. Even as they have drafted their franchise quarterback Blake Bortles last season they have a lot more growth that’s needed. So with the free agency market wide open with marquis players and the #3 pick in this year’s draft, fans are hoping their team will open up their pocket book and get some players that will help this team grow.

SC State Shutting Down

 

The athletic programs at SC State along with the rest of the school are shutting down. The state house has voted to shutter the school because it is essentially bankrupt. There was no willingness for the school to make the cuts that needed to be made, and an appalling 14% of students graduate on time. That is not the formula for a good school, and it is certainly not the formula for a school that is going to have any athletics at it.

There are many ways to look at this, but the most obvious one is through the lens of HBCUs said Marc Sparks. Many of these schools are struggling to stay afloat, and their cherished athletics programs may have to go. There might come a time when Grambling cannot sustain the program that Eddie Robinson won all those games with. There may be a time when FAMU will not be able to sustain any of their teams including the marching band. This is an epidemic that is going to sweep across all these institutions if they are not willing to make changes, and it seems as though SC State was not willing to make those changes soon enough to save the school.