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Saturday July 25th, 2020 day edition

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Breaking: LSD Chemist William Leonard Pickard to be Released From Prison | In In Magazine | By By Russell Hausfeld.

On July 24, 2020, a Memorandum and Order was filed in the United States District Court of Kansas, in the case of United States of American [sic] vs. William Leonard Pickard.

The decision comes after Pickard spent 20 years in prison for conspiracy to manufacture, distribute, and dispense LSD.

Pickard was given two life sentences and Apperson—who is still incarcerated—was sentenced to 30 years of imprisonment without the possibility of parole.

While in prison, Pickard wrote and published The Rose of Paracelsus: On Secrets and Sacraments, which is widely regarded as a masterpiece of psychedelic literature.

(July 24, 2020 / 6:32PM) Julie Holland, M.D. (@BellevueDoc) is reporting that LSD-chemist and longtime drug war prisoner, William Leonard Pickard, is being released from prison.

For those of you who know him, or care about his plight, or wrote letters on his behalf as I did, William Leonard Pickard is being released, compassionately. »

‘Step Brothers’ and the Peak Summer of Blockbuster Comedy

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Welcome to The Ringer’s Return to Summer Blockbuster Season, where we’ll feature different summer classics each week.

The world of the titular middle-aged man-children, Dale Doback and Brennan Huff, was one with a euphoric amount of freedom.

Even when movie theaters open again en masse, if they ever do, their screens likely won’t be filled with major comedies. »

Unemployment benefits: Employers are having trouble recruiting. They blame the federal $600 bump

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Why is it so hard to find workers when Georgia's unemployment rate was 7.6% in June, more than double February's level?

Thakkarbelieves it's because of the $600 weekly boost to unemployment benefits that Congress enacted in late March in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Zalak Thakkar, an investor in a Georgia sandwich shop, said the extra $600 unemployment benefit makes it harder to find people to hire. »

Bernie Sanders slams Tesla CEO Elon Musk, saying it's 'pathetic' that Musk is against another government stimulus package

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Sen. Bernie Sanders called Tesla CEO Elon Musk a "hypocrite" and "pathetic" over his tweet disparaging another government stimulus package.

"Another government stimulus package is not in the best interests of the people imo," Elon Musk said on Twitter on Friday.

Sen. Bernie Sanders slammed Elon Musk after the Tesla CEO tweeted that he doesn't endorse another government stimulus package. »