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Blast From Yer Past: “Days Of Our Pole”

By mike flugennockSaturday - November 18th, 2017Categories: DC Local, liberty, smoke-ins

"Days Of Our Pole", Washington DC, April 2015 from Mike Flugennock on Vimeo.

Come back with us now, to a simpler, sweeter, more innocent time — before the last election. There was sunshine and laughter, puppies and kittens… People just seemed to smile more back then.

It was during those pure, innocent days — April 2015 — that the DCMJ Crew showed up, at 4:20 on the morning of April 15, to erect its first-ever Liberty Pole and begin the DC Democracy Vigil.

Photographed and edited by Mike Flugennock, TRT 12:14

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Your Home Should Be A Safe Space!

By mike flugennockTuesday - October 10th, 2017Categories: DC Local, Health Care, liberty

Despite the personal possession and use of cannabis being legal in DC, residents of Federally-subsidized Section 8 public housing are prohibited from smoking in their homes. Because Congress prohibits DC from enacting Tax’n'Regulate and the DC government prohibits public consumption in bars and clubs, folks in Section 8 have the choice of risking immediate eviction and possible imprisonment by smoking in their homes, or smoking on the street and risking arrest for smoking in public, like this poor working-class slob.

It’s no wonder Section 8 is often referred to as “prison you pay rent for”.

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Section 8 Smoker: The Sequel

By mike flugennockSunday - August 20th, 2017Categories: DC Local, liberty

When we last left our hero, he was being busted for public smoking because the District Of Columbia was prevented by Congress from taxing and regulating cannabis, and because public communal consumption is banned in places like bars, caf├ęs, or nightclubs.

Now, let’s rewind a bit and follow a different “fork” in the plot, here:

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