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Why I do some of what I do

Whenever I take apart one of Mark Kleiman’s posts — when I take him to task for understanding the failures of prohibition, yet being unwilling to consider drug policy reform points, or being unwilling to give up his “we can make prohibition work better” philosophy — inevitably someone asks why I bother. This is why.

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Plain common-sense-talking Jesse Ventura

Jesse has been tearing up the cable networks promoting his book, but mostly demolishing some torture-apologist pundits. He takes a break from torture to speak plainly about the stupidity of our war on drugs with Geraldo.

When you prohibit something, it doesn’t mean it’s going away. It just means it’s going to be run […]

Wanker of the Day

Governor Tim Pawlenty

Bear in mind that the bill the governor says he‰ll veto is so drastically narrowed down that none of the purported concerns of law enforcement, whose direction he‰s supposedly been taking, have even a shred of validity. As passed, it would only have covered terminally ill patients, and even they wouldn‰t have been allowed to grow their own marijuana.

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Tim Cavanaugh has the response to people who oppose legalization… for the kids.

Lust, introspection, carelessness, anger, booze, daydreaming, timidity, chronic recurring stupidity and other human beings have caused more misery in my life than weed has. How can I keep all those away from my kids? Or rather, how can I imprison hundreds of […]