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Information on the Utah Rave attack

Keep up with the latest at Music Versus Guns (new site to deal with this attack), and UTRave (message board).

God help us from the so-called moralists

Drug warrior Robert Charles has an Op-Ed in today’s Washington Times. He spouts a lot of random nonsense that has absolutely no meaning at all, and then makes this suggestion:

As Afghanistan staggers under a heroin trade that could end democracy, why not go to the heart of the problem and find common ground? Why […]

Extradite?

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President Hugo Chavez said Sunday that his government may ask the United States to extradite U.S. religious broadcaster Pat Robertson to Venezuela for suggesting American agents should kill him.

[Note: Robertson made the threat after Chavez kicked out the DEA for spying.] There’s a reasonably good argument that there’s sufficient reason to consider Pat […]

Blind spot

Shorter Mark A.R. Kleiman

Jack Shafer is dangerous and wrong, and I’m going to prove it by completely agreeing with every point that he makes.

How bizarre. Jack Shafer says that crack was a problem and that meth is a problem, but we don’t help the problem by over-hyping. Mark Kleiman says that Shafer is […]

Round-up

Well, I just finished my six-weekend run of my show in Chicago. Was pretty busy over the past couple of days with strike and everything. Looks like a lot of interesting stuff happened in the past two days. “bullet” Grits for Breakfast has the report on how the states do in incarcerating marijuana smokers. Unsurprisingly, […]