Abdul At Large

Be honest, whether you like the First Church of Cannabis (TFCC) or not, you know you were just waiting to see or hear reports of someone lighting up and getting arrested and then mayhem ensuing. I was. No such luck. I attended the inaugural service of TFCC and sans the marijuana...
Abdul chats with Pastor Bill Jenkins of Church of Acts about the First Church of Cannabis, which is right around the corner from them, and their first service which takes place Wednesday afternoon. Audio below.
On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states can use independent commissions to draw legislative maps and congressional districts. The court basically said that states can use redistricting commissions to redraw maps, even if the legislature is not involved in the process...
Abdul chats with attorney Mark Small about the First Church of Cannabis and their decision to not "light up" on Wednesday for their first service.
Before Troy Riggs quits his job as Indianapolis Director of Public Safety, he has to deal with Bill Levin and his astoundingly large congregation of The First Church of Cannabis. The uncontested founding of Levin’s church is a consequence of the much contested Religious Freedom...
Unlike Indianapolis commuters, he didn't drive fast enough. It was an unexpected, glorious can of unopened worms, but Abdul and the WIBC faithful ramped it up over a discussion on speed traps, racing on the 465 commute, and cops that travel the interstates at the speed of Icarus...
For reasons that should seem pretty obvious, I have never been a big fan of the confederate flag. And after last week’s massacre in Charleston, SC , I am even less of fan. Now before we go any further, let me make it clear I do not think the confederate flag should be banned. I...
A poll was released on the eve of Governor Pence's re-election announcement party that alluded to a grueling campaign in 2016 that could finish with a new governor of Indiana. The pollster, Republican Christine Matthews of Bellwether Research, breaks down the numbers and reveals...
Originally I was planning a serious post on the new polling data concerning Governor Mike Pence. But every once in a while the stand up comic in me comes out so instead I decided to have a little fun with the polling surrounding the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. You see in...