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New EU Poll Finds Strong Opposition to Marijuana Legalization in Europe

That’s the headline now at the Drug Czar’s “blog”. Yes, I know. I can’t stay away, but I have an excuse — they taunted me.

Turns out, the widely-used argument used by drug legalization groups that Europeans are much “more open and accepting of marijuana legalization” just isn’t true.

Whoa. The drug czar is bringin’ […]

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Private Cops

Several people have pointed me to a disturbing article in the Washington Post — The Private Arm of the Law — about the proliferation of private security forces and their use by police departments.

With the sleeve patch on his black shirt, the 9mm gun on his hip and the blue light on his patrol […]