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The Hatch Action

Orrin Hatch is one of the top drug warriors around. He’s also apparently the one to know if you get in trouble. TalkLeft has the bizarre connection with one of the recent Bush pardons. The drug offender knew Carly Simon kid, and Carly Simon had recorded one of Orrin Hatch’s songs, so… voila! And remember, […]

You can’t make this stuff up

Only in America can two men, who manufactured a fake penis, be charged with… conspiracy to defraud the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, which administers federal workplace drug testing programs. And yes, they face up to 9 years in prison. The drug war is such a failure that the feds have to go […]

Illusion

Interesting lines in an OpEd by Ronald Fraser

Advertised as an effective drug control policy, America’s harsh drug laws only give the illusion of progress. […] Perhaps the non-performing drug war programs are not really expected to deliver on their publicly stated goals, but continue because they serve a very different purpose. They give the […]