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Would taxes save lives?

Jim Leitzel once again promotes the idea that higher taxes on alcohol will save lives. I’m skeptical. However, I’d be willing to believe it would work if it was paired with the simultaneous legalization of marijuana, at low cost and heavily promoted as an alternative to alcohol. Now that could save some lives. But merely […]

Another drug war victim – Tarika Wilson

On Friday, 26-year-old Tarika Wilson, single mother of six, was shot by police in her home and killed. Her one-year-old son was also shot as she held him and will survive. Two dogs were shot and one died. Tarika’s boyfriend was arrested on suspicion of possession of crack cocaine.

Chief Garlock confirmed that the search […]