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Really, Kansas, it's time to legalize pot

Really, Kansas, it's time to legalize pot

As our state legislature attempts to take giant, heartbreaking and breathtaking steps backwards, let's ignore that for a second and consider what our legislature should be doing. It should be raising some revenue streams, helping people who need it and otherwise staying the hell out of people's private lives. Which is, of course, why it should legalize pot.

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Social Security is a Ponzi scheme that works well

Social Security is a Ponzi scheme that works well

Paying into the system may piss off young whippersnappers, but you aren't the only one who paid in.

I know you. You are under 40 and work hard to make ends meet. It's hard to put anything aside for the future. You have been paying into Social Security since the fast food job when you were in high school. You will keep paying into it because you have little choice. Still, you are under no illusion that you will get anything out of it.

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BANG! and other secrets of the Canadian Army

BANG! and other secrets of the Canadian Army

You don't need a bunch of fancy ammunition to make a mean fighting force.

The Canadian Army is a reasonably well-dressed, well-fed, well-housed, and — for the most part — a well-equipped fighting force. We did, however, find ourselves occasionally rather short on ammunition when sent out to play. War games are an always popular way to while away a few hours in any infantry unit, and the Queen's Own Foot Soldiers, the elite Grenadier Guard, were no different.

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Social Security is a Ponzi scheme that works well

Social Security is a Ponzi scheme that works well

Paying into the system may piss off young whippersnappers, but you aren't the only one who paid in.

I know you. You are under 40 and work hard to make ends meet. It's hard to put anything aside for the future. You have been paying into Social Security since the fast food job when you were in high school. You will keep paying into it because you have little choice. Still, you are under no illusion that you will get anything out of it.

Section: 

BANG! and other secrets of the Canadian Army

BANG! and other secrets of the Canadian Army

You don't need a bunch of fancy ammunition to make a mean fighting force.

The Canadian Army is a reasonably well-dressed, well-fed, well-housed, and — for the most part — a well-equipped fighting force. We did, however, find ourselves occasionally rather short on ammunition when sent out to play. War games are an always popular way to while away a few hours in any infantry unit, and the Queen's Own Foot Soldiers, the elite Grenadier Guard, were no different.

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