Author: Jeffrey O'Brien

Haughty Revisited: What the Marijuana Decriminalization Movement Can Glean From the History of Alcohol Prohibition

420, 4:20, or 4/20 (pronounced four-twenty) is a code-term in cannabis culture that refers to the consumption of cannabis, especially smoking cannabis around the time 4:20 p.m. (or 16:20 in 24-hour notation) and smoking cannabis in celebration on the date

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On Rep. Paul Thissen’s Appointment to the MN Supreme Court, Justice & Drew 4.18.18 #TCNT

One never knows when the bat signal is going to be flashed…. I was headed into the office this morning around 7:15 am when I received a text from Drew Lee, one-half of the Justice & Drew show, asking for my

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ICYMI: The Case Against Officer Mohamed Noor, Justice & Drew 3.21.18 #TCNT

Wednesday morning I was on with Justice & Drew to discuss the Hennepin County Attorney’s charging of Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor with Third Degree Murder and Second Degree Manslaughter in the shooting death of Justine Damond.  You can listen to the

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All the Indictments! Justice & Drew, 2.19.18 #TCNT

Monday morning I was back on Justice & Drew with guest hosts Walter Hudson and Brian McDaniel to discuss the indictments announced by Special Counsel Robert Mueller relative to the Russia investigation.  You can listen to our discussion here.   To hear

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ICYMI: Judge Dismisses Activist’s Lawsuit Against Michelle Fischbach, Justice & Drew #TCNT

Last Thursday morning I was on with Justice & Drew to discuss a story from MinnPost regarding the hearing held in the lawsuit brought by a DFL activist against State Senator Michelle Fischbach seeking a declaratory action that Senator Fischbach cannot

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“Working Class Hero”: the Haughty by Nature Interview, Parts 1 & 2

  A few weeks back I recorded for what I hope is the first of many times with the the Haughty By Nature crew (Gary Miller, Karl Eggers and Branden Peterson).  We had a wide ranging and stimulating discussion – over

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ICYMI: Minnesota Senate Turmoil, Justice & Drew, 12.14.17 #TCNT

  Last Thursday morning I was in studio to talk with Justice & Drew and Howard Root about the legal implications of Governor Dayton appointing Lt. Governor Tina Smith to the soon to be vacated (maybe) U.S. Senate seat of Al

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Legislature v. Dayton, Part VII – The Final Chapter (?), and Al Franken in Trouble, Justice & Drew, 11.17.17

  Friday morning I was in studio as part of the “Extended Roundtable” to talk with Justice & Drew about the Minnesota Supreme Court’s ruling – or failure to rule, depending upon your point of view, on the constitutionality of Governor Dayton

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Russia, Russia Russia! Justice & Drew, 10.31.17 #TCNT

I stopped by the studio on Halloween morning to talk with Justice & Drew about the topic that everyone is talking about: the latest news in Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation; specifically, the indictment of Paul Manafort, the guilty plea from

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Legislature v. Dayton, Episode VI: Justice & Drew 9.18.17 #TCNT

  Another Monday morning, another trip into the studio to talk with Justice & Drew about the latest legal wranglings between the Minnesota Legislature and Governor Mark Dayton regarding his line-item veto of the Legislature’s funding. Today we discussed the Friday filings by

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