The War on Americansby David S. D'Amato
1.New DEA Chief Retreats On War Against Weed, Says DEA Will No Longer Focus On Marijuana
2.Support Your Militarized "Local" Police, and Keep Them Independent of Citizen Oversight...
3.Cops Turn into Bullies After they're Filmed Breaking the Very Laws they are Supposed to Enforce
4.Texas SWAT Police Storm Old Man's Home, Break His Hip, Leave Him Lying In His Own Feces
5.Capital Police Break Into Mans Unattended Car, Blow Up Pressure Cooker
6.Top Bush Era CIA Official Just Confirmed the Iraq War Was Based On Lies
7.The Fable of the Chickens
8.Venezuela: World's Highest Inflation Rate
9.DUI Checkpoints Just the Tip of the Iceberg, Cops Now Going Directly into Bars with Breathalyzers
10.Why the Last of the JFK Files Could Embarrass the CIA
That the consumption of certain drugs ought to be proscribed by law is probably taken for granted by most people. The presumption in favor of banning some drugs has become so strong, so embedded in the mainstream of popular discourse as to be practically beyond debate — notwithstanding either philosophical or empirical issues that stand in contradiction to the accepted view. But at this stage in the American experiment in drug prohibition, the case for legalizing drugs, for leaving them within the realm of permissible choices, is worth another look. As defenders of individual rights and responsibility, libertarians have been making that case since the Drug War’s incipiency.
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