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http://www.medmjscience.org/
This long-awaited study was commissioned by the White House and Drug Czar Barry McCaffrey. In short, the report verifies that marijuana does have medical benefit, and argues that it should be made available to patients who could benefit from its use now. This link will take you to their website, where you can read a full copy of the report.
http://www.medmjscience.org/
Political opponents of allowing the use of marijuana as a medicine routinely say that there is no scientific basis for claims that the drug is useful. For instance, U.S. drug czar Barry McCaffrey has said, "There is not a shred of scientific evidence that smoked marijuana is useful or needed."
http://www.medmjscience.org/Pages/reports/nihpt1.html
Over the past 18 months there has been wide-ranging public discussion on the potential medical uses of marijuana, particularly smoked marijuana. To contribute to the resolution of the debate
http://www.medmjscience.org/Pages/reports/ukhol/15105.bhtml
The prohibition of the recreational use of cannabis, and some of the doubts about medical use, are based on the presumption that cannabis is harmful to individual and public health. We have tested the strength of that presumption, and this Chapter records what we have found. New research on this subject is constantly coming forward, so this cannot be said to be the last word on it. Although cannabis is not in the premier league of dangerous substances, new research tends to suggest that it may be more hazardous to health than might have been thought only a few years ago
http://www.medmjscience.org/Pages/science/zeesestates.html
There have been a series of six studies conducted by state health departments under research protocols approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This is a quick summary of each of those studies. by Kevin B. Zeese, Esq., attorney in federal marijuana rescheduling cases.
http://www.wow-christmas-gifts.com/hottest-christmas-toys-2004.html
1. Hottest Christmas Toys 2004 #1 - Techno
Video games (and the systems to play them on) are HUGE again this year -- again. Some of the old favorite characters and game types will still be hot, but there are new electronic entertainment systems and interactive TV games that will be equally popular.

From snowboarding to 'monster truck' interactives, and from action heroes to mysteries, you can look for Nintendo, Sony Playstation and xbox systems and games to be leading the pack.

2. Hottest Christmas Toys 2004 #2 - 'Boy Toys'
Action 'toys' like scooters, dirt bikes and skateboards are for both boys and girls, of course, and they are all among the hottest Christmas toys for 2004. The Razor E battery-powered scooter is sure to be hot, as is the Fisher Price Power Wheels Go-Cart, and other electric or battery-powered 'toys' that translate into transportation fun!

3. Hottest Christmas Toys 2004 #3 - Remote Control
2004 will quite possibly be the 'Year of the Remote Control' toy. Hobbytron's remote control stunt cars are hot, hot, hot, and there are remote control boats, hovercrafts and various kinds of action figures on the list of the hottest Christmas toys for 2004. Be sure to check them all out!

4. Hottest Christmas Toys 2004 #4 - Oldies but Goodies
The classic children's toys that have been around for a few decades are still going to be around, and still going to be among the hottest Christmas toys for 2004. For example, Barbie and other Disney character toys, games and accessories are on top of the list.

Some other old favorites will be back, but some of them have a decidedly new 'flavor' - for example, the EasyBake oven just got even easier, and even Cabbage Patch kids have been updated and will be hotter than ever this year.

5. Hottest Christmas Toys 2004 #5 - Educational/Creative
Every year there are newer and smarter educational or creative games or toys that your children will learn new skills from -- the whole time they're playing and having fun!

A relative newcomer to the educational toys scene, Leapfrog Enterprises, Inc. has burst on the scene with junior computer games called 'LeapPad' that will definitely be one of the season's hottest Christmas toys.
http://www.wow-christmas-gifts.com/hottest-christmas-toys.html
1. Hottest Christmas Toys #1 - Games
Video games for children have been popular for several years now, and that popularity isn't likely to let up any time soon. When you buy video games for children, don't forget that the initial purchase will need to include the 'system' that they'll use to play the games -- but don't worry, it'll get LOTS of use!



2. Hottest Christmas Toys #2 - Action/Recreation
One year it's skateboards, the next year it's scooters, another year it was roller-blades... but whatever the theme is, you can be sure that some recreational item for kids will be hot, hot, hot this year. They may spend time playing video games, but most kids still want to get 'out there' -- and one of these hottest Christmas toys will help them do that!

3. Hottest Christmas Toys #3 - Books
Any time there are best-selling children's books on the market, you can bet that there will be lots and lots of 'spin-off' toys, games and accessories in the book's theme that children will absolutely love! Pay attention to any books that are selling like hotcakes, and you'll have a good idea what toys will follow. (And of course, if your child doesn't actually have the book yet, start there!) :)

4. Hottest Christmas Toys #4 - Movies
Sometimes a movie follows a best-selling book, but not always. Other times, there's a blockbuster movie that children are clamoring to see. Again, if there's a hot children's movie, you can count on the merchandise that will follow -- and children will clamor to own.

5. Hottest Christmas Toys #5 - Educational/Creative
Video games aren't the only kind of games that kids like to play. Every year there are newer and smarter educational or creative games or toys that will help your children learn new skills -- while they're having fun!

6. Hottest Christmas Toys #6 - Classics
If you're really not too sure which category will work best, there's one category that's as timeless as Christmas, and you can't go wrong with these hottest Christmas toys: the 'classic' toys like Barbie and GI Joe never seem to lose their popularity with kids!

7. Hottest Christmas Toys #7 - Listen Up :)
If you are still having trouble figuring out what the hottest Christmas toys will be this year, start paying attention to your children and their friends. What are they interested in? You'll easily overhear their conversations this time of year -- what are they talking about, excited about? And of course, you can always ask them -- or just wait for the TV commercials to start, and they'll be asking!
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2004/11/prwebxml181808.php
2004 will be a blockbuster year for children's Christmas toys.

- No single 'must-have' toy will dominate Christmas toy sales this year (like the Cabbage Patch Doll, Elmo or Furby have in past years).

- Nonetheless, expect significant shortages of many popular toys this Christmas season, because toy retailers are being more conservative this year due to the economy. In fact, almost everyone is predicting Christmas toy shortages.
www.aflcio.org/yourjobeconomy/ overtimepay/mythsfactsheet.cfm
FACT: The new Bush Administration overtime laws are written such that many workers
who currently earn overtime pay in this pay range are likely to lose it.
http://www.aflcio.org/yourjobeconomy/overtimepay/mythsfactsheet.cfm
FACT: The new Bush Administration overtime law, in fact, lays out in the regulation exemptions which corporations have not been able to win in the courts.
MYTH: The Bush Administration merely updated the rules to reflect today’s modern workplace, but did not strip workers of overtime pay rights.
http://www.aflcio.org/yourjobeconomy/overtimepay/mythsfactsheet.cfm
FACT: The Bush Administration could have supported the Harkin Amendment which allows them to make any updates to the rules, as long as no worker loses overtime pay. In fact, the Bush Administration has made it MORE difficult for many workers in the structure of today’s workplace to receive overtime pay.

MYTH: The Bush Administration has cut back on the number of lawsuits which will arise over overtime pay.
http://costofwar.com/numbers.html
Currently, the Cost of War calculator is set to reach $152 billion at the end of 2004. This amount is based on the National Priorities Project analysis of the three requests made by the Bush Administration for funding for the war on Iraq, and what Congress actually allocated.
http://costofwar.com/numbers.html
The most recent request passed by Congress was for an additional $25 billion which was intended to pay for the costs through the end of the calendar year. For more information, please see the NPP publication, 'Cost to taxpayers of new $25 billion war request.'
http://costofwar.com/
War affects everyone, not just those directly involved in the fighting. This webpage is a simple attempt to demonstrate one of the more quantifiable effects of war: the financial burden it places on our tax dollars.
http://www.argentco.com/htm/f20020301.736441.htm
Norton Announces Two Bush Administrative Proposals: Budget Increase of $56.5 Million for Wildlife Refuge Funding—Decision to Move Forward on California Offshore Oil Leases
http://www.argentco.com/htm/f20020301.736441.htm
Secretary of the Interior Gale Norton recently announced President Bush will be seeking a $ 56.5 million increase in funding for the nation's wildlife refuges in this year's budget bill
http://www.argentco.com/htm/f20020301.736441.htm
The Ten Commandments was ruled unconstitutional and the monument was removed earlier this year. Since then, it's been on a tour across America.
http://www.vnn.org/usa/US0309/US25-8370.html
Christians can pray, worship, sing hymns or read the Bible all they want. They just can't plant a two-ton monument to their particular religion in a government building - and, in effect, turn that building into a religious shrine. Why not? Because it amounts to an official endorsement of one religion over others.
http://nebraska.rivals.com/default.asp?FP=1503
There’s no question that the play of Nebraska’s running backs was by far one of the biggest bright spots of the 2004 season. First year position coach Randy Jordan did an outstanding job in teaching junior Cory Ross and freshman Brandon Jackson what it takes to be a back in the West Coast offense. Find out what the highs and lows of 2004 were in HuskersIllustrated.com’s positional breakdown of Nebraska’s running backs.
One of the areas Nebraska must see drastic improvement in next season is quarterback play. Head coach Bill Callahan and offensive coordinator Jay Norvell cannot run the West Coast offense effectively without consistent play from a quarterback. Over the next two weeks HuskersIllustrated.com will breakdown the play of each position on the team and talk about what to expect for the future. Here’s our outlook for the quarterback position.
http://nebraska.rivals.com/default.asp?FP=1503
Hottest gift for childer 0-24 mounths under $25 is Elmo'ssing and teach table
http://shopping.msn.com/giftguidesresults.aspx?ggid=298&ggcid=2437&maxprice=25
Hottest christmas for childern 0-24 mounths in 2004 between $25-$50 is a Discovery Lullaby Light Show
http://shopping.msn.com/giftguidesresults.aspx?ggid=298&ggcid=2437&minprice=25&maxprice=50
HOttedt christmas for childern 0-24 mounths priced over $50 in 2004 is Jumbo Music Block
http://shopping.msn.com/giftguidesresults.aspx?ggid=298&ggcid=2437&minprice=50
Best gift for the 2004 Christmas for childern 2-3 years of age under $25 is Wiggle and Giggle Guitar
http://shopping.msn.com/giftguidesresults.aspx?ggid=298&ggcid=2438&maxprice=25
HOttes christmas gift for childern 2-3 years of age for the 2004 christmas year between the price $25-$50 is Storybook Classics DVD Set
http://shopping.msn.com/giftguidesresults.aspx?ggid=298&ggcid=2438&minprice=25&maxprice=50
Hottest christmas gift for the 2004 year for childern 2-3 years fo age $50 and above is Flying Ace Pedal Plane
http://shopping.msn.com/giftguidesresults.aspx?ggid=298&ggcid=2438&minprice=50
hottest christmas goft fot childers 4-5 years of age for the 2004 christmas year under $25 is Discovery Inflatable Kick Rocket
http://shopping.msn.com/giftguidesresults.aspx?ggid=298&ggcid=2439&maxprice=25
hottest Christmas gift for children 4-5 years of age for the 2004 Christmas year between$25- $50 is Discovery Remote Control T-Rex
http://shopping.msn.com/giftguidesresults.aspx?ggid=298&ggcid=2439&maxprice=25
hottest Christmas gift for children 4-5 years of age for the 2004 Christmas year over $50 is V-Smile
http://shopping.msn.com/giftguidesresults.aspx?ggid=298&ggcid=2439&minprice=50
hottest Christmas gift for children 6-8 years of age for the 2004 Christmas year under $25 Discovery Butterfly Kit
http://shopping.msn.com/giftguidesresults.aspx?ggid=298&ggcid=2440&maxprice=25
hottest Christmas gift for children 6-8 years of age for the 2004 Christmas year between $25-$50 is Discovery Star Theater Home Planetarium
http://shopping.msn.com/giftguidesresults.aspx?ggid=298&ggcid=2440&maxprice=25
hottest Christmas gift for children 6-8 years of age for the 2004 Christmas year above fifty dollars is the Radio-Controlled Tarantula Vehicle, 27 MHz
http://shopping.msn.com/giftguidesresults.aspx?ggid=298&ggcid=2440&minprice=50
hottest Christmas gift for children 9-12 years of age for the 2004 Christmas year under $25 are activity kits (9-14 yrs.)
http://shopping.msn.com/giftguidesresults.aspx?ggid=298&ggcid=2441&maxprice=25
hottest Christmas gift for children 9-12 years of age for the 2004 Christmas year between $25- $50 is Remote Control Vectron Ultimate
http://shopping.msn.com/giftguidesresults.aspx?ggid=298&ggcid=2441&maxprice=25
hottest Christmas gift for children 9-12 years of age for the 2004 Christmas year above $50 is Big Air Ball Tower
http://shopping.msn.com/giftguidesresults.aspx?ggid=298&ggcid=2441&minprice=50
hottest Christmas gift for teens for the 2004 Christmas year under $25 is Namco II: Ms Pac-Man with 5 TV Games
http://shopping.msn.com/giftguidesresults.aspx?ggid=298&ggcid=2442&maxprice=25
hottest Christmas gift for teens for the 2004 Christmas year between $25- $50 is Remote Control Vectron Ultimate
http://shopping.msn.com/giftguidesresults.aspx?ggid=298&ggcid=2442&maxprice=25
hottest Christmas gift for teens for the 2004 Christmas year above $50 is the TeenTech Portable Color DVD/CD Player (Blue/Silver
http://shopping.msn.com/giftguidesresults.aspx?ggid=298&ggcid=2442&minprice=50
The War in Iraq Cost the United States


$150,060,232,283

and is rising every minute
http://costofwar.com/
Marijuana is one of the safest therapeutically active substances known.
http://www.wamm.org/medicinalbenefits.htm
Medical marijuana has a wide variety of therapeutic applications, it Relief from nausea and increase of appetite; Reduction of intarlobular ("within the eye") pressure; Reduction of muscle spasms; Relief from chronic pain.
http://www.wamm.org/medicinalbenefits.htm
Marijuana is frequently beneficial in the treatment of Aids, and cancer.
http://www.wamm.org/medicinalbenefits.htm
Many patients also report that marijuana is useful for treating arthritis, migraine, menstrual cramps, alcohol and opiate addiction, and depression and other debilitating mood disorders.
http://www.wamm.org/medicinalbenefits.htm
Prior to 1937, at least 27 medicines containing marijuana were legally available in the United States
http://www.wamm.org/medicinalbenefits.htm
The Marijuana Tax Act of 1937 federally prohibited marijuana.
http://www.wamm.org/medicinalbenefits.htm
Marijuana use has been recorded to date back as far as 5,000 years (there has never been a single death attributed to the use of marijuana). If you are unfamiliar with its use then you should know that occasionally undesirable side effects might occur. Being informed can aid in more effective use of this herbal remedy.
http://www.wamm.org/howtouse.htm
Side effects of medical marijuana are Uneasiness,Thirst, Drowsiness, insomnia,short term memory loss, red eyes, and Giddiness
http://www.wamm.org/howtouse.htm
ZAHN: You have long been known as the "Ten Commandments Judge." Where were you when "Roy's Rock" was moved?

MOORE: Well, I was at home taking my son to the hospital. He had to have an examination, an MRI, on his head that morning, and I was at home.

ZAHN: And how outraged were you when you found out that that was the ruling you were going to have to live by?

MOORE: Well, I was extremely disappointed--disappointed in the officials in our state who have let this happen, disappointed that they would let a judge threaten the state of Alabama to remove the acknowledgment of God, which is fundamental to our state and our justice system under the Constitution of Alabama. Without the acknowledgment of God, we have no justice system, according to the Constitution--and that I'm sworn to uphold.
http://www.renewamerica.us/archives/media/others/03_09_02jmcnn.htm
Moore was suspended for refusing to obey a federal judge's order to remove a Ten Commandments monument from the rotunda of the Alabama Judicial Building.
http://www.cnn.com/2003/LAW/09/02/cnna.moore/
Roy Moore is a genuine celebrity for the Religious Right in America — his perpetual court cases over his various displays of the Ten Commandment have become a popular cause for fundamentalists around the country.
http://atheism.about.com/od/tencommandments/a/moore.htm