Monthly Archives: May 2022

So, on drug raids, they knock and then wait 40 minutes before busting down the door. Right?

When SWAT was created in the 1960s, the idea was to have a specially trained unit to deal with bank robberies and hostage situations – where the immediate violent breach was necessary to save innocent lives. By 2015, there were … Continue reading

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DEA Loses Parking Space for its Plane

A DEA owned Beechcraft twin-turboprop King Air (costing from $1.45 to $2.6 million) had its hangar contract voided at Toluca Airport outside Mexico City because the plane—long used for “elite-level ops” in drug enforcement—is seen as no longer serving a … Continue reading

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Ohio Theocrats Want Cannabis Criminalized

Baptist pastors in Ohio launched their own private drug war in a deliberate breach of the separation of church and state: “We support vibrant communities and encourage policymakers to “Believe Local,”Mansfield Pastor Joe Nichols said during the press conference. “Therefore, … Continue reading

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Rachel Hoffman

The excellent Shaleen Title reminds me that it was 14 years ago today that Rachel Hoffman died. Caught with less than an ounce of cannabis, she was told by police that the only way out of prison was as an … Continue reading

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“NO ONE WOULD KNOW IT WAS US”: TRUMP THOUGHT COULD HE FIRE MISSILES INTO MEXICO AND BLAME IT ON ANOTHER COUNTRY …former Defense Secretary Mark Esper recounts that in the summer of 2020, Trump asked, on at least two occasions, … Continue reading

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