Fight the Power – Jacob Sullum takes on supposed “Constitutional Conservatives” who nevertheless support federal bans on drugs and other powers not given to the federal government in the Constitution.
UNODC makes the case for decriminalization? – Transform found this gem of a page within the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime site that actually makes a strong case for decriminalization! How’d that slip in?
Rather than personnel changes reining in the out-of-control agency, the president has nominated the acting Bush-appointed DEA administrator, Michele Leonhart, to a full term.
The message, then, should be clear: If youâ€™re looking for who is â€œin controlâ€ of our military and police forces, donâ€™t look to the established chain of command and donâ€™t look to constitutional provisions that mandate civilian authority over the government bayonet. Look to the most reckless rogues â€” itâ€™s a good bet theyâ€™re the ones running the show.
To many medical marijuana patients and objective observers like myself, it appears that the “Be afraid, be very afraid!” hyperbole and “Drug War” mentality has permeated the cultures of Redding City Hall and other local governments.
This will end badly. U.S. to embed agents in Mexican law enforcement units battling cartels in Juarez by William Booth
This, however, is just mind-boggling stupid. Declare War on Mexico? – 760 Talk Radio
Reason.tv: Pot Warsâ€”Battlefield California
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