Obama's 2012 Budget Visualized: Defense Loses, Education Wins

Compared to the 2010 and 2011 editions, the 2012 edition of the Death and Taxes poster shows some surprises. The first one: Military spending is down all across the board while Education, Transportation and renewable energy win. » 10/31/11 5:30pm 10/31/11 5:30pm

This Is What Will Happen If Prop 19 Passes: Bears With Bongs

I was fairly certain I was in favor of California's Prop 19—A.K.A. "Legalizing It"—but this informative vision of a post-19 California full of stoners taking over the local Denny's and couch-bound bears seals the deal. » 10/08/10 4:20pm 10/08/10 4:20pm

Wisconsin Senator Wants to Tax Consoles and Games to Pay for Juvenile…

Wisconsin State Senator Jon Erpenbach wants to pay to keep non-violent youth offenders out of adult court by funding rehab programs for juveniles declared delinquent by taxing another class of (usually) non-violent delinquents: gamers. His proposed one-percent tax on game consoles and games actually doesn't tack an… » 12/21/07 5:05pm 12/21/07 5:05pm