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Suppose that, say, China established military bases in Colombia to carry out chemical warfare in Kentucky and North Carolina to destroy this lethal crop [tobacco] that is killing huge numbers of Chinese.” – Noam Chomsky on the irony of the … Continue reading

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Permissive Gun Laws = Dead Mexicans, Cartel Power

Another tour de force from the people at http://visual.ly/ this time about the terrible scourge the Drug War has had on citizens, police and media caught in the crossfire between America’s drug thirst and the violent Mexican/American drug war. Drug … Continue reading

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Amount of prescription painkillers sold by state per 10,000 people (2010)

Check out its relationship to the number of drug overdoses. There is not a significant difference in these numbers. People are getting addicted to pain medicine and killing themselves. This is also busting up families and overloading the judicial system.

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Obama, seriously, we need to talk My two cents on Obama’s rather unpoetic, snide approach to dealing with the failed Drug War – seriously, this isn’t high school. There will be no interception: The difference between a positive and a … Continue reading

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