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Child abuse arrests

The media has widely reported a recent crackdown on child pornography and abuse.

“Individuals in such situations are trolling the back alleys and dark corners of the Internet,” Ashcroft said. “They are leveraging its technology and anonymity to abuse and exploit the most innocent in our society.”

The 65 arrests include charges of offenses related […]

Rodney Dangerfield gets our respect

From tomorrow’s Time Canada, in an interview with the 82-year-old Dangerfield:

Your new autobiography delves into your extreme fondness for marijuana. Do you still smoke pot?

Once in a while, yeah. It still relaxes me. You get a different head because of your age, but not because of the pot. Marijuana should definitely be legal. […]

My letter plays in Peoria

Deputy Drug Czar Andrea Barthwell (she’s the one in charge of health disinformation) made a recent trip to Peoria, and the Journal-Star reported her visit this week, and the article almost made me sick. Here’s how it started out:

Barthwell Promoting Program To Provide Funding For Treatment

PEORIA — The Bush administration is seeking a […]