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How the drug war breaks down cooperation between citizens and police

Two different stories. In both cases, it’s about the drug bust, not about people and police working together. “bullet” Libby at Last One Speaks: Not Fit for Man Nor Beast “bullet” Melissa at D’Alliance: Mother arrested for almost bringing heroin to her son at school I’m a little less certain of the second one (need […]

Mark Souder, drug warrior buffoon

I haven’t talked about Rep. Mark Souder for awhile. For those who don’t know, he is the one who came up with the notion of adding a question regarding drug convictions to student financial aid forms. The stupidity of this is obvious — it makes no sense to deny aid to a student who made […]

Crunching the numbers on Caballes

Julian Sanchez at Hit and Run has further thoughts on Caballes…

A few fairly obvious problems occur to me belatedly. The first is that to the extent that law enforcement officers now feel increased license to do indiscriminate sweeps, the conditions under which prior accuracy rates were ascertained in the field no longer apply. …

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