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The Drug Czar running the war in Afghanistan?

Winning the hearts and minds of the people of Afghanistan.

KABUL, Afghanistan: The top U.S. anti-drug official said Saturday that Afghan poppies would be sprayed with herbicide to combat an opium trade that produced a record heroin haul this year, a measure likely to anger farmers and scare Afghans unfamiliar with weed killers.

I guess […]

Learning the Wrong Lessons

Via Blame the Drug War, comes the story of a drug suspect in Canada who shot two policemen (a third was shot by friendly fire) during a drug raid when he thought the people busting in were home invaders. So the head of the police union realizes that a change is in order. Not re-evaluating […]

1000 words

Radley Balko has the story.

Getting your priorities straight

With the tragic and unnecessary death of Kathryn Johnston in Atlanta and the serious questions regarding criminal misconduct by the police, bad policies, insufficient judicial oversight, and damage to relations in the African American community, naturally, it would make sense to see the political leaders stepping up and asking for investigations and changes. Well, Senator […]