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The Great Debate (Part 2)

Part 2: Each debater was given 2 minutes to rebut the first round comments. What to watch for: William Bennett: Trying desperately to dump his debating partner, and clinging to his one-statistic argument. Gary Johnson: Bats around Bennett’s statistic, and gives a human interest story on mandatory sentencing. Charlie Rangel: Still thinks he’s debating […]

Fear of toilet flushing trumps citizen rights yet again.

Supreme Court rules in favor of police barging in.

The court ruled 9-0 that if police had waited any longer than 20 seconds, a drug suspect could be flushing evidence down the toilet… Justice David H. Souter, writing for the court, said that because police believed there were drugs in his apartment, officers had […]

The Great Debate (Part 1)

On Thursday, I told you about a debate that was scheduled on C-Span. It ended up getting pushed back due to coverage of a Thanksgiving Dinner, so I missed it when it aired, but the full audio is available at Drug Sense (RealAudio file) and I finally got a chance to listen to it. […]

Mushrooms worse than Murder

Via Random Act of Kindness, comes this story. In Kansas, Stephen Fletcher tried to grow some psychedelic mushrooms in his apartment. Also in Kansas, Tremain V. Scott shot a man 18 times at close range, killing him. Both men are in their 20’s with little or no criminal conviction record. Scott is facing 4-6 […]