Bad news for the European drug tourists...In an effort to stop drug tourism, the Dutch government on Friday decided to restrict access to cannabis coffee shops so that tourists will no longer be able to buy the drugs. Coffee shops are establishments in the Netherlands where the sale of cannabis for personal consumption by the public is tolerated by the local authorities. As this is illegal in most countries, many tourists from around the world travel to Amsterdam to use cannabis. Source
Are Leftists starting to worry?...Andrew Sullivan this weekend seemed to shock Chris Matthews when he said that former Alaska governor Sarah Palin could actually beat President
How the Leftists at OpEdNews.Com see Memorial Day..."If it's Memorial Day this is the day for all of the gutless right-wingers and teabagger Republicans to desecrate the flag by wrapping themselves in it while they pontificate about their fascist ideology and spit on the graves of those who died to at least in theory protect our freedoms. America's favorite parasite, Sarah Palin has never been accused of having dignity nor shame but this latest cynical re-launch represents a new low for the white trash diva from Wasilla."
The weenie Congressman from New York, Anthony Wiener, is in a little jam with his tweet account. Seems he may have sent a picture of his weenie to a young college girl in Washington state. He claims someone hijacked his tweet account and the girl in question is removing her presence on the internet. Mrs. Wiener will most likely have the final thing to say on this matter.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that...Germany intends to phase out nuclear power over the next decade, and immediately close eight of its oldest and most glitch-prone reactors. Few details were offered on how the government would fill any resulting electricity shortfall or meet its ambitious climate-protection targets. The proposals were met with criticism from opposition parties, and warnings of job losses and price increases from industry groups.
Debbie Schlussel is not a fan of PBS..."But when it comes to Muslims–especially Palestinians and those out to kill our soldiers – PBS is always the advocate, bending over backward, for example, to tell us, during Black History month, that Black slaves were Muslim princes. (Few, if any, Black slaves in America were actually Muslim, but almost all Black slaves were sold into slavery BY Muslims, a fact PBS will never tell you.)"
From Houston...Johoan Rodriguez, 26, the man accused of driving while intoxicated when he struck and killed Houston Police Officer Kevin Will is now reported to be an illegal immigrant. In addition to that he has a MySpace page in which he shows total disrespect for the law and America.
The EU is in hot contention with the United States as the Sick Man of the Great World Economic Powers, because less than 40% of Eurozone citizens work and over 60% are on benefits of some sort. Source
Here's a quote for the ages...Obama's Director of National Intelligence, James Clapper, at the height of the Egyptian uprising, characterized the Muslim Brotherhood as "largely secular."