Time to abolish DST

Earlier this year Legislators in New Hampshire discussed the idea of ending the twice-yearly practice of adjusting clocks by 1 hour to either begin or end Daylight Saving Time (DST). The measure passed the NH House but was killed in the Senate. The idea however has not died, and was even studied in depth in […]

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Do we really need time zones?

A couple of weeks ago most Americans, many in Arizona and everyone in Hawai’i excluded, “fell back” with the end of Daylight Saving Time. And as happens in this twice a year ritual of changing the clocks, they “spring ahead” in March, there is some discussion about ending Daylight Saving Time. For example, Jacqueline Ronson […]

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Solving the opioid crisis without handcuffs, Granite Hammers or tax-payer dollars

It’s been 45 years since Richard Nixon declared a “war on drugs.” The Drug Policy Alliance reports, “He dramatically increased the size and presence of federal drug control agencies, and pushed through measures such as mandatory sentencing and no-knock warrants. Nixon temporarily placed marijuana in [Schedule I], the most restrictive category of drugs, pending review […]

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