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We should be very worried..

Jan Ziegler’s “Should We Be Worried” article in the Oct. 5 edition of the Pocahontas Star Herald was quite typical of the political left’s incessant attacks on Donald Trump’s personality while ignoring his administration’s many very positive achievements. So lets have a discussion of common sense reality.

Did You Know? A “Pot Breathalyzer” is on its way to the court system - eventually

Did You Know? A “Pot Breathalyzer” is on its way to the court system - eventually

For decades, prosecutors have had trouble proving marijuana impairment in drivers. It can seem almost impossible for marijuana impairment charges to stick. Unlike with alcohol impairment, marijuana does not have a breathalyzer. Detecting marijuana in a driver’s system has always been limited to urine and blood tests. Those tests, however, do not show the amount of marijuana ingested, nor do they show when it was ingested. So in the majority of these cases, prosecutors have had to rely on impairment cues such as bad driving and obviously failing field sobriety tests. This simply has not been enough evidence.

Just Jana

Just Jana

I got up around 1 a.m. to get a drink. As I stood there in the dark, with just the light of the refrigerator, it hit me it was almost Halloween. Of course, my mind went straight to the movie and the scary aspect of the date. I scanned the room before I closed the fridge door for Jason and/ or that pumpkin faced killer. I made it safely back to bed and remembered the scene where the killer got her fellow and then laid down in his place. I slowly reached over to touch Mike, just to confirm it was him. As my refrigerator cold hand touched his toasty naked back, it became very clear it was still Mike, he was still alive and he still doesn’t like to be woke up in the middle of the night. Oops. My bad.

Did You Know? There’s a law for “legalized stealing” of land in Arkansas. Lawyers call it Adverse Possession

Did You Know? There’s a law for “legalized stealing” of land in Arkansas. Lawyers call it Adverse Possession

The Arkansas court system allows what is basically “legalized stealing” of land under Arkansas law. It’s called adverse possession. But don’t worry. If you’re watching your property at all you are probably safe—the requirements are pretty stringent. Here are the seven requirements in Arkansas.

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