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Opinion: The Trump impeachment inquiry doesn’t begin to compare to the mayhem of the very first one

With impeachment a mainstay of current news cycles, much discussion has focused on both the Nixon and Clinton episodes.  The process and politics of Andrew Johnson’s impeachment, however, were far more interesting, especially against the backdrop of post-Civil War Reconstruction and the little-known twist at the end. Starting with the Gettysburg Address and until his […]

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Opinion: Federal marijuana legalization may not be the dream scenario some imagine

With the departure of Jeff Sessions as U.S. Attorney General and the president signing the Farm Bill into law last week, the future of the federal approach to state legal marijuana will re-emerge as an issue.   Attorney General Sessions was the most vocal anti-marijuana member of the Trump Administration and the most significant reason […]