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Happy Thanksgiving

I’ll be gone for a few days, and while I should be able to get email, I’ll be unable to update the blog. Go to the sites on the left if you get bored — plenty of good stuff there. If you’d like, read A story for Thanksgiving (Isidro and Teresa Aviles) — my Thanksgiving […]

Operation Meth Merchant update

A few months ago, I mentioned the horrible Operation Meth Merchant:

Now they’ve got this thing called Operation Meth Merchant that has bizarrely managed to arrest 32 Indians named Patel for working at convenience stores, following the law, but just not quite understanding the Engliish drug slang used by the undercover cops.

The arrests were […]

Prison costs

“bullet” Check out this AP story from North Carolina: Former judge calls drug war a ‘failure’

RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina should consider decriminalizing illegal drugs as it tries to stem the need for additional prisons, a former state Supreme Court chief justice said Monday.

Burley Mitchell, the state’s top judge from 1995 to 1999, […]