She planned her day around the drugs, and nothing else mattered,” says one of her closest friends, who requested anonymity because she herself often partied with Houston. “Drug sellers loved her, and everyone wanted to sell to her because she paid in cash. She would spend thousands of dollars a week buying drugs and stockpile it in the house so she wouldn’t run out. The house would be a mess, with trash and dirty clothes everywhere, but she didn’t want anyone to clean up, because she didn’t want people to see how bad everything was. She didn’t want a nanny for Bobbi Kristina for the same reason.
And here comes Robertson’s master-stroke, just in time. It’s one thing for Romney to not drink alcohol. We all know people like that. We’ve grown used to people who drink too much and to people who don’t drink at all. But when, thanks to the exciting new dispensation Robertson envisions, the entire country is watching Pineapple Express and getting high, an abstinent president straight out of Brigadoon will be an intolerable anomaly.
It gives a whole new meaning to the phrase “Tea Party.”
The hero in question is Virginia senator Janet Howell. The Democrat wasn’t happy with a proposed bill that requires women to have an ultrasound before they can have an abortion, so she attached a very special amendment to the bill…that requires men to undergo a rectal exam and a cardiac stress test before they can be prescribed medication for erectile dysfunction.
Major League Baseball recently notified Manny Ramirez of an issue under Major League Baseball’s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. Rather than continue with the process under the Program, Ramirez has informed MLB that he is retiring as an active player. If Ramirez seeks reinstatement in the future, the process under the Drug Program will be completed. MLB will not have any further comment on this matter.
Stephen Swart, who rode with Armstrong in 1995 on the Motorola squad, told SI that Armstrong encouraged his teammates to use a banned blood booster called EPO. Says the magazine: “If a court finds that Armstrong won his titles while taking performance-enhancing drugs, his entourage may come to be known as the domestiques of the saddest deception in sports history.”
While researching a book, author Don Lattin came across some footage of a 1950s television program in which a housewife takes LSD….[A]n unidentified housewife [says] “They were looking for normal people, so I volunteered,” and that she feels “a little nervous, perhaps.” He then instructs her to drink a liquid while explaining it contains LSD. Three hours later, she says, “Everything is in color and I can feel the air. I can see it, I can see all the molecules—I’m part of it. Can’t you see it?” Dr. Cohen then asks her, “How do you feel inside?” She replies, “Inside? I don’t have any inside.”