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Barthwell surfaces in a bizarre article from Williamsburg

In today’s Virginia Gazette: Drug Forum Draws National Interest by editor Rusty Carter. Well, it drew my interest as well, for a couple of reasons…

Drug prevention is so high on the radar screen that the White House is watching how a local initiative plays out.

The Historic Triangle Substance Abuse Coalition is hosting a […]

A Must Read: Arrested Development

A very powerful article by Gary Fields in the Wall Street Journal: Arrested Development. The article shows that prison is only part of the societal destruction caused by the war on drugs. Once these non-violent prisoners are finally released, there are so many barriers set in front of them to obtain basic services and jobs […]

Hamid Karzai comes to Washington, does stand-up routine

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Afghan President Hamid Karzai has denied the US State Department predictions that Afghanistan is on the verge of becoming a ‘narco-state’. He said the country could be free of opium in 5-6 years.

Man, that guy is funny!

With President George W Bush at his side after a meeting on Monday, Karzai said […]

Lessons from a Seat Belt stop

Via Radley Balko, comes this gem. Here’s the story in brief: Officer pulls over Estrela (age 19) who is not wearing a seat belt as part of the “click-it or ticket” seat belt campaign, targeting those who are under 18 and not wearing a seatbelt (officer thought he was younger). While investigating his age, the […]