Episode 150: Opportunities in Pot, Ehud Barak on Iran, Scenes from a Shutdown and more

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How to be a Canadian Pot Millionaire

"The average Canadian could become a legal pot millionaire, if they were to have the right credentials to do that."

-Don Schultz  is the CEO of Greenline Academy


 "It's not like you're seeing a whole ton of sensa-millionaires or gangjapreneurs ... but a solid, strong, low six-figure income is something I saw on a number of farms in California."

-Doug Fine author of Too High to Fail: Cannabis and the New Green Economic Revolution Listen

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National Anthems: Adjusted

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"In all thy sons command."

-Day 6 lists other national anthems with controversial lyrics. Listen


Scenes from a Shutdown

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"I work at a steel company. It doesn't matter if you're Republican or Democrat, they just want to see work get done. It's very discouraging that they don't take care of business. It's not about us anymore, it's about their re-election...."

-Jason Black tourist from Ohio trying to visit the Statue of Liberty in NYC  Listen

 Obamacare Era Begins

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"The system they are moving more towards where they have an individual mandate.... looks more like Germany or Switzerland than it does like Canada and in those countries wait times are not a big deal. Some people will see their wait times go down..."

-Mark Stabile director of the School of Public Policy and professor at the Rotman School at the University of Toronto Listen


Top Five List of Richest Terrorists

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"Drugs, counterfeit products, cigarette smuggling, through trafficking in
human beings. Anything that they can get their hands into or pick up a certain amount of money from..."

-Bill Tupman, Research Fellow at the University of Exeter, on Kurdish separatist group the PKK. Listen


Ehud Barak on Iran

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"The matter of fact is that (Iran has) been cheating for such a long time, it's hard to believe that they are going to change overnight."

-Ehud Barak, Israel's Prime Minister 1991-2001, former Defense Minister Listen 

 

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