Remind Me Again Why The U.S. Made The Best Way To Build A House Illegal

If you don't really know much about hemp, now is your chance. Here are a few quick facts: 1. Hemp is an incredibly strong, durable, fast-growing material that can be used to build houses and make fuel, fiber, paper, seed, food, oil, etc. 2. Hemp is not the same as marijuana, and can't be smoked to get someone high. 3. No one wants to legalize hemp to use it as a drug. 4. The federal government needs to deregulate growing hemp pronto.

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In one of the most glaringly hypocritical moves in recent history, the band formerly known as Lady Antebellum is suing black blues singer Anita "Lady A" White, to use her stage name she's performed under for over three decades.

Lady Antebellum announced it had changed its name to Lady A on June 11 as part of its commitment to "examining our individual and collective impact and marking the necessary changes to practice antiracism."

Antebellum refers to an era in the American south before the civil war when black people were held as slaves.

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