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They finally figured out how to hurt the cartels

Well, duh.

Washington Post: Cartels Face an Economic Battle

Stiff competition from thousands of mom-and-pop marijuana farmers in the United States threatens the bottom line for powerful Mexican drug organizations in a way that decades of arrests and seizures have not, according to law enforcement officials and pot growers in the United States and […]

Once again, our Supreme Court is shamed by another country

Regular readers have heard me rail against Caballes v. Illinois, the truly awful Supreme Court decision that allowed searches based only on the whim of a dog, thereby encouraging fishing expeditions.

Well, the Supreme Court of Canada Saskatchewan Court of Appeal just ruled on a similar case. Seven members of the Court sat on the […]

Drug related

We see this all the time…

80% of Puerto Rico Murders Called Drug-Related

SAN JUAN – About 80 percent of the murders committed in Puerto Rico are directly linked to drug trafficking, authorities and academics say.

So despite the headline, it’s not really drug-related. It’s more accurately drug-war-related, or drug-trafficking-related, but it’s easier for headline […]