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Drug War Victim Anthony Andrew Diotaiuto

Peter Jennings, R.I.P.

Peter Jennings learned a lot about the drug war during his tenure with ABC and began to question many aspects of the war. He ended up hosting an outstanding expose of the government’s lies regarding MDMA. He discussed it with the press…

“Government is best when government is most honest, especially for the younger generation, […]

Venezuela kicks out DEA

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CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Sunday accused the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration of using its agents for espionage, and said Venezuela was suspending cooperation with the U.S. agency.”

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Karen Tandy must go

Of course, Karen Tandy should never have been confirmed as head of the DEA in the first place (see my post Can Congress Get a Clue (Karen Tandy and the DEA)). At the time, she was unqualified, uninformed, and, previously as a prosecutor, probably guilty of criminal misuse of prosecutorial powers. During her tenure as […]

We need justice, not John Roberts

I’ve held off saying too much about the Supreme Court nominee, waiting for more information. Unfortunately, he doesn’t have that much of a judicial record, so he’s a bit of a stealth candidate, but based on this post by TalkLeft, I feel confident in saying that John Roberts is not who we want on the […]