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America Has More Reasonable Drug Laws Than Canada: What the Hell?

It beats me why so many American conservatives have smartened up about when it makes sense to send people to jail when Canadian conservatives -- at least the ones who count -- clearly haven't. The average cost of keeping a Canadian in prison for a year is more than $113,000, which is money well spent for violent offenders. But why spend it locking up minor drug offenders? Why are we hell-bent on this backwards way of thinking?
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Final Keystone Pipeline Hearing Friday

WASHINGTON - The U.S. State Department holds its final public hearing Friday on TransCanada's controversial Keystone XL pipeline as the project increasingly becomes a political hot potato for the Obam...