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Can you identify the ghouls?

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U.S. Drug War Endangering the Lives of the Troops

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A US anti-narcotics program in Afghanistan has raised tensions, undermined security and endangered Australian and Dutch soldiers’ lives, a respected international foreign policy think tank has warned. The Senlis Council claims the US Government brushed aside Australian and Dutch concerns to ram through an ill-conceived poppy eradication program in Oruzgan province, which has undermined […]

Marijuana equals Speeding and Drunk Driving

Mitt Romney — a sign of the sickness of our system

The youtube videos of Romney brushing off a medical marijuana patient who asks if Romney believes people like him should be arrested have been circulated pretty widely. Clayton Holden has been continuing to try to get an answer, and Romney actually responded with this gem:

“I don’t do any arresting,” said Romney, who appeared uncomfortable, […]

How things change…

A revenuer wants to be President

Via Atrios — Fred Thompson the prosecutor

But more than anything, Thompson took on the state’s moonshiners and a local culture, rooted in Tennessee’s hills and hollows, that celebrated the independent whiskey maker’s battle against the government’s revenue agents. Twenty-seven of his cases involved moonshining — more than any other crime. “Hell, I made whiskey […]

Being blunt

Open Thread

“bullet” NJ fugitive arrested after 28 years on the run — The guy is 75 years old now. But they got him.

Jurado is being held in Philadelphia until he can be extradited to New Jersey. He served less than four months of a three- to 10-year prison sentence for drug offenses before he escaped. […]

Random thoughts on drug war administrators

Welcome ISU SSDP folks

I had a great time at the SSDP meeting tonight. And thanks for the cake!!! Welcome — feel free to jump right in.