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Scott Pruitt won’t leave Colorado alone…

12:10 PM EDT on April 20, 2016

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Before we begin, I'd first like to wish a happy 4/20 to all the Ogle Moles out there. If you're reading this while stoned in your cubicle, I have some good news and bad news:

Good News: It's lunch time! Head to Taco Bueno and get a Mexi Dips and Chips, beef Muchaco and a whole bunch of salsa. You deserve it for living in such a backwards, oppressive state.

Bad News: Everyone knows you're stoned. Also, that mole on your back is probably cancer.

On the topic of bad news, our nutjob Attorney General Scott Pruitt won't leave Colorado alone. A few weeks after the US Supreme Court turned him away like a pot smoking kid selling magazine subscriptions, he's still trying to sue Colorado because they're making it easier to get high-quality weed in Oklahoma.


Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is trying a new tactic in his fight to have Colorado's legalization of recreational use of marijuana overturned.

Pruitt and his Nebraska counterpart are asking an appeals court to allow them to join a court case that may decide whether federal law against marijuana pre-empts Colorado's legalization.

The two attorneys general on Thursday jointly asked the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to allow them to intervene in the case. Opponents of legalized marijuana are pursuing that case at the Denver-based appeals court.

The appeal seeks to overturn a lower court decision. It concluded the opponents had no right to sue on their claim that federal law preempts Colorado's legalization.

The Oklahoma and Nebraska attorneys general contend that marijuana coming from Colorado has burdened law enforcement authorities in their two states, where marijuana is illegal.

Protecting citizens

“Because the people of Nebraska and Oklahoma have determined the marijuana is harmful and should be illegal, Nebraska and Oklahoma have a duty to protect their citizens from the continuing harms resulting from Colorado's illegal activities,” the attorneys general wrote in Thursday's request to the appeals court.

I had some really good points to make about this, but I honestly can't remember what they were. Why can I remember some things but not others? Are memories even real? Does our brain deceive us? Is something I thought about five minutes ago a memory even if I'm going to forget it later? Where does that dead memory go? Is it recycled into energy or other memories?

Since I don't know the answers to these questions, I emailed Devon Albro with Devon Energy for help. As their work for Scott Pruitt shows, they know everything:

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I'll let you know what Derek has to say... if I can remember.

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