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The War on Drugs: 100 Years of Failure?

The War on Drugs is now 100 years old. It’s caused unfathomable heartache. It’s fattened the wallets of police departments and drug dealers alike. We have prisons full of people there because of drugs. Lives have been torn apart.¬†Families have been torn apart. Countries have been torn apart.

The War on Drugs has made a mockery of the Constitution. Do you think the founders ever envisioned the police digging through the possessions of American citizens in a search for intoxicants? I don’t think so. I think the founders (at least most of them) would have been horrified.

And yet Americans have long been conditioned to accept the gross invasions of privacy which come with the drug war.

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Our Crony Capitalist Infested Military

The article below recounts the debate within the military about the present policy of prosecuting soldiers who try to commit suicide. There is currently an epidemic of soldier suicides, some but not all of whom have suffered brain injuries in combat.

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