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Commentary: Food Stamps for Dope Dealers?
Mario Cuomo once told me my perception of welfare was wrong.  The late Governor of New York insisted most welfare recipients weren’t a troop of lazy men “guzzling beer” on a street corner (they sounded like fun guys).  Instead he argued most reci…
Commentary: Soda or Pop & the Dopes of Marijuana
A couple of notes today about Americans and changing tastes. If you’re like me, you grew up drinking carbonated sugared drinks. Pop in my part of the country, tonic in Massachusetts and soda elsewhere. Family picnics often allowed us to get away with drinking as many as three cans be…