Daily Archives: August 12, 2009

They’re not your friends

This is already been pretty well picked up elsewhere while I was busy converting the blog: see How New York’s Finest Get the Weed Out at Reason and Scott Morgan’s Police Will Do Anything to Arrest People for Marijuana, but … Continue reading

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So this is what victory looks like

Link The United States and Mexico are “winning” an often brutal war against drug cartels that operate across the border separating the two countries, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Tuesday. “We are not only fighting this fight, but we … Continue reading

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Netroots Nation

Although 75 minutes is way too short for this panel at the progressive netroots on Friday, it definitely looks interesting. Ryan Brim, Radley Balko, Mark Kleiman, and LEAP’s David Bratzer. I’d love to get a report on it from anyone … Continue reading

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More silliness from the Drug Czar

This is really a follow-up to the previous post, and I already added the link as an update there, but I can’t resist commenting on these points, reported quite well from El Paso by Sito Negron at Newspaper Tree. Talk … Continue reading

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