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Jury nullification in Illinois?

This is interesting

On Wednesday in La Salle County Circuit Court, several jurors shook hands with an emotional Loren J. Swift after finding him not guilty of a marijuana charge that would have sent him to prison. […] The five-woman, seven-man jury deliberated about two hours, giving the verdict at 1:30 p.m. The 59-year-old Swift, […]

Just another lazy, unmotivated, loser stoner

8-gold-medal-winning Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps.
For some strange reason, he apologized for it (probably because of endorsements)
Radley Balko has the letter Phelps should write, but won’t. It’s a great letter – go read it. It ends…

Go ahead and tear me down if you like. But let‰s see you rationalize in your next lame ONDCP commercial how the greatest motherfucking swimmer the world has ever seen . . . is also a proud pot smoker.

Superbowl Memories

The Drug Czar’s office has done a fair amount of advertising in the most expensive venue there is – the Superbowl. Hey, why not? It’s not real money – it’s just the taxpayers’ dime. They started in 2002, just months after 9/11 — looking to capitalize on that sweet deal: fear and terror. They ran […]