The lies and abuses of the drug war machine can no longer withstand the power of the light



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13 Responses to The lies and abuses of the drug war machine can no longer withstand the power of the light

  1. allan says:


    scurry scurry scurry…

  2. kaptinemo says:

    The light the prohibs see belongs to the 300MPH reformer train barreling down upon them.

    It’s physics time! (What my old VN War surviving instructors would say when we were about to fire heavy ordnance or blow scheisses up.) What happens when the movable object meets the irresistible force?

    Wait long enough, and you can ask what’s left of the prohibs.

    • Kemp Woods says:

      Hello–I’ve seen and admired your comments on rant and would like to know if you might be interested in co-authoring my website/blog –End the drug war action center–I could really use help with search engine optimization, posting, and turning it into a real action center to end this damn WOD!!Please feel free to contact me at If you can get hold of Peter Guither I’d love to have him co-author too!

  3. allan says:

    Norm Stamper to Congress: Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement

    In the past month, Reps. Hank Johnson D-Ga., and Raúl R. Labrador, R-Idaho, introduced the Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act in the House, accompanied by Sen. Tom Coburn’s, R-Okla., version in the Senate. This swift, bipartisan action is just in time, because the American police officer appears to have transformed into a soldier.

  4. darkcycle says:

    The Internet is ours. We own the world wide web. And guess where people are going now to get their information?
    Here’s a 155mm shell right here, Kap’n….

  5. mr Ikasheeni says:

    Re: common dreams, When will the donors rebuild Aleppo?

  6. thelbert says:

    the drug war machine never could bear examination in the light of day. never could allow scientific research into the uses of cannabis. never could say why they were making drugs illegal wthout lying. never could admit that cannabis is powerful medicine. now that the people have the internet and cell phones with cameras the police are going to lose the war they started a century ago.

  7. Servetus says:

    Mold and Dracula can’t stand the power of the light either. Maybe there’s a connection. Draconian drug war tactics—a persistent mold strain that’s been growing within the crevices of the justice system since 1914…a little UV and the rest of the electromagnetic spectrum goes a long way.

    No one, certainly no political con-artist in 1937, expected the Internet. Everything from organized douche-heads to disorganized despots are taking hits. What I find amazing is that I may in my own lifetime see an end to the drug war machine. That would make it a great time to be alive.

  8. MJ Verite says:

    The light at end of Kevin Sabet’s tunnel is the light of an oncoming train, illuminated by reason, and powered by the will of the people–its deafening horn, their collective voice demanding justice.

  9. Pricknick says:

    The light is the focus we and others put upon everyday life. Do we clearly see what is plainly put in front of us?
    Only if we focus on the truth, but not what is told.
    Understanding involves listening to all points of view, researching, quantifying what we believe. It’s a process that is underused by many.
    The drug war is nothing but a propaganda machine. Bent and twisted to cause fear at the cost of many to enrich the few.
    I’ve seen the light. Relaxation of the war on marijuana. At least in some places. Acceptance of the rights of everyone (almost) on the issue of same sex love. Yet the war on drugs continues, just as war always does.


    “Many years ago there lived an emperor who cared only about his clothes and about showing them off. One day he heard from two swindlers that they could make the finest suit of clothes from the most beautiful cloth. This cloth, they said, also had the special capability that it was invisible to anyone who was either stupid or not fit for his position.

    Being a bit nervous about whether he himself would be able to see the cloth, the emperor first sent two of his trusted men to see it. Of course, neither would admit that they could not see the cloth and so praised it. All the townspeople had also heard of the cloth and were interested to learn how stupid their neighbors were.

    The emperor then allowed himself to be dressed in the clothes for a procession through town, never admitting that he was too unfit and stupid to see what he was wearing. For he was afraid that the other people would think that he was stupid.

    Of course, all the townspeople wildly praised the magnificent clothes of the emperor, afraid to admit that they could not see them, until a small child said:

    “But he has nothing on”!

    This was whispered from person to person until everyone in the crowd was shouting that the emperor had nothing on. ”
    … Hans Christian Andersen 1837

    Washington needs to get their clothes back on. The towns people are starting to shout. The procession is over.

  11. claygooding says:

    Two things that cannot be hidden forever,,the sun and the truth,,both will eventually come out.
    That is why just once instead of letting Bowlofchilli or some DEA Oxycontin queen claims that marijuana is a dangerous addictive drug to prove it.
    They are allowed to lie to Congress but every bit of their science has been reputed and is worthless,,and any advocate group can call them out on it in those hearings,,,just request the studies that prove their claims of harm so that the Congressional Research Service can see the proof and give the commissioners and US a report on the science.

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