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Category Archive: War on drugs

Jul 08 2014

Legal pot sales commence in Washington state today

Let it be known that Tuesday, June 8, 2014, a trace of sanity prevailed: state law in Washington now allows the sale of cannabis beginning this morning. Washington joins Colorado as the second state to legalize pot for purely recreational use. You know marijuana has hit the mainstream when there’s an article in Time Mag titled Everything you …

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Apr 07 2014

Republicans open up long standing wounds in GOP

Over the last couple of days, two very different Republicans have opened two completely different faults lines in conservative ideology. Video of Rand Paul lashing out at Iraq War profiteer Dick Cheney surfaced, and Jeb Bush made the case for viewing illegal immigrants as human beings. First Rand Paul:

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Nov 05 2013

Another casualty in the failed war on drugs

You’ll need to read this to believe it. David Eckert was pulled over leaving a Walmart parking lot at the first of the year in Deming, New Mexico. An officer ordered him out of the car and claimed he seemed to be “clenching his buttocks.” The rest has been verified by medical records:

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Jun 21 2013

Guess which prison nation has a quarter of the world’s inmates?

Aw, damn, I can’t fool you guys, can I? Ding-ding-ding, the winner is us!

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Feb 26 2013

Save US Post Office & end the drug war all in one

It’s funny because it’s true. BTW if that image won’t render, it’s totally not my fault. The original is here.

Jan 14 2013

Another needless casualty of the failed war on drugs

Just sickening. I don’t know who should be on trial here first, the idiot hospital staff or the equally moronic police officers, but someone should pay for this shit:

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Dec 06 2012

A rare moment of reason in the failed war on drugs

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I would call the war on drugs silly if it hadn’t needlessly ruined so many lives. Instead the word I would use is tragic, or maybe disastrous. Far and away the criminalization of marijuana is the least defensible battle in that war. But at least in the state of Washington there’s been a moment of clarity …

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Feb 18 2012

War on Drugs: Another dangerous criminal off the streets!

Chalk up another sterling success in the War on Drugs. A group of brave, young undercover officers are making our schools safe!

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