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Elevator Arguments

Tonight, I gave my Elevator Arguments presentation to the Illinois State University chapter of SSDP. It’s always a lot of fun. The idea is to develop the skill of being able to make an argument for drug policy reform quickly (in the time you might have riding with someone on an elevator). And not only […]

Ryan Frederick update

Radley has the update:

Ryan Frederick was arraigned today. He was charged with first-degree murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, and . . . simple possession of marijuana.
That‰s right. Though police still haven‰t told us how much marijuana they found, it wasn‰t enough to charge Frederick with anything more than a misdemeanor. For a misdemeanor, they broke down his door, a cop is dead, and a 28-year-old guy‰s life is ruined. Looks like the informant mistook Frederick‰s gardening hobby for an elaborate marijuana growing operation, and those Japanese maple trees for marijuana plants.

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