Monthly Archives: December 2014

War is over!

Obama Welcomes End Of The Longest War In American History Finally, we’re ending the drug war! President Barack Obama says the longest war in American history is coming to a responsible conclusion. Obama is welcoming the end of U.S. combat … Continue reading

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Year in review

Hope everyone had a Merry Christmas. My mom decided to celebrate by falling off a chair and breaking her leg, so I got to spend a lot of quality time with her over the past few days visiting with her … Continue reading

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Marijuana has finally made it

Poor cannabis – for so many years, despite being extremely prevalent in use, it just couldn’t get any respect. All that’s about to change: Westboro Baptist Church hates pot: controversial Church to picket Marijuana shops in Colorado The controversial church … Continue reading

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Open thread

More on the lawsuit by Nebraska and Oklahoma. Nebraska and Oklahoma are misreading Raich By Randy Barnett. are Nebraska and Oklahoma just Fair-weather Federalists? By Jonathan Adler Quote of the day from Radley Balco: It’s possible to both be appalled … Continue reading

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Largely without merit

Yep. That’s the answer to the decision by Nebraska and Oklahoma to ask the Supreme Court to overturn Colorado’s laws legalizing marijuana. Also, “ridiculous,” and “moronic.” Nebraska and Oklahoma sue Colorado over marijuana legalization Nebraska and Oklahoma filed the lawsuit … Continue reading

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They just don’t make them like John Walters anymore

Drug enforcement is not racist by John P. Walters and David W. Murray. Yep, that John Walters. The former drug czar, and subject of hundreds of drug warrant postings. And yes, he and David Murray are arguing that the drug … Continue reading

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Surgeon General

There is a new surgeon general, and Kevin Sabet approves: Congratulations to the new @Surgeon_General Vivek Murthy, who opposes marijuana. “I don’t recommend marijuana.” Marijuana’s a no-no, says desi Surgeon General nominee Dr Vivek H Murthy (bottom left), President … Continue reading

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Open Thread

Absolutely outstanding response to the Big Marijuana nonsense: Marijuana Legalization: The Big Tobacco Smokescreen by Jon Gettman Big Marijuana? It’s catchy, but comparing legalized marijuana to the tobacco industry misleads both the public and policymakers about the challenges of regulating … Continue reading

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Drug War Victim David Hooks

Another outrageous case that’s been added to my Drug War Victims page. Police shoot, kill Georgia grandfather during no-knock drug raid EAST DUBLIN, GA — A drug task force gunned down a grandfather in his home during a botched late-night … Continue reading

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Students say the darndest things

I haven’t posted one of these for a while — the college student anti-drug piece that appears to be attempted regurgitation of DARE-style propaganda without any actual comprehension. Student Katie Wightman says: Don’t legalize marijuana in Missouri Marijuana should not … Continue reading

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