Projected Marijuana Tax Revenues by State (If It Were Legal)

Projected marijuana tax revenues* State Tax Revenue(in millions) California 105.4 New York 65.5 Florida 48.2 Texas 46.6 Ohio 34.8 Michigan 32.4 Illinois 31.6 Pennsylvania 30.5 Washington 22.0 Virginia 20.9 North Carolina 20.6 Georgia 19.3 New Jersey 19.3 Massachusetts 18.4 Indiana 17.8 Colorado 17.6 Missouri 15.6 Minnesota 14.3 Oregon 14.1 Maryland 13.9 Wisconsin 13.4 Arizona 13.0…

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Friday, Finally

The future of growing organs: + When you want to convince someone of something, abstract language is best: When consumers talk to each other about products, they generally respond more favorably to abstract language than concrete descriptions, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research. “In a series of experiments, we explored…

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It’s Been Too Long…

So here is some Friedman…

It isn’t popular, but I LOVE this argument:

More Liberty, Less Gov’t:

And in a related vein, T Woods on the relationship between prosperity and gov’t regulation (WOW THE VIDEO EFFECTS ARE ANNOYING – Careful if you have epilepsy.):

Things from All Over (but Mostly Politics)

Alan Grayson (D-FL) is introducing some bills that have some pretty great names, like the Business Should Mind Its Own Business Act, the Corporate Propaganda Sunshine Act, and the End Political Kickbacks Act. I don’t like the content of some of them, but it would be nice if more bills were named like this… Who…

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