If the rewrite of the tax code were headed the right direction, corporate lobbyists would whine that their private breaks are getting squeezed, and economists would cheer because trashing those preferences would pay for lower overall rates that could fuel growth. But neither is happening.
From young tokers to elderly first-timers to avid gardeners, the home cultivation scene has bloomed since it became legal for Washingtonians to grow up to six marijuana plants. “For years, you could only discuss ‘tomatoes’ in the store,” said the owner of a D.C. hydroponics shop. “Now, everyone’s out in the open and new people are pouring in.”
It was touch-and-go when the 24-year-old soldier arrived at the hospital. Through it all — including three surgeries — the soldier’s trauma surgeon, Lee Cook-jong, has cared for for him and worked to buoy his spirits with talk about life in South Korea and by playing pop songs and movies for him.
In a statement, the congressman from Texas said: "While separated from my second wife, prior to the divorce, I had sexual relationships with other mature adult women. Each was consensual. Those relationships have ended. I am sorry I did not use better judgment during those days. I am sorry that I let my constituents down."
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