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Now, some of you all may be old enough to remember the days of Prohibition. I’m not. (Laughter.) But remember, we illegalized whisky, and guess what? People found all kinds of ways to make it, and to run it. NASCAR got started — positive thing that came out of all that. (Laughter.)

– President George […]

No such thing as Cruel and Unusual in the drug war

I was pessimistic, but hopeful, but it appears that the 8th Amendment is the latest one to bite the dust in the service of the drug warrior.

Amendment VIII Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.

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A federal appeals court has upheld a 55-year prison […]

Murkowski is at it again

Governor Murkowski can’t seem to accept the Alaska State Supreme Court’s ruling (possession of up to 4 ounces of marijuana in your home isn’t enough of a public danger to over-ride the state constitution’s privacy provision). It just burns him up to think that Alaskan citizens can sit in their homes with a small amount […]

Drug Warriors advertising drugs to children

Tobacco companies have gotten all sorts of heat for supposedly marketing their products to children, with images like.. Joe Camel. They’ve got nothing on the drug warriors, who continually screw up by creating anti-drug ads that become cult hits (egg and frying pan), are unintentionally hilarious (marijuana smokers support terrorists), or just plain make drugs […]