War on Drugs
Saturday, April 25th, 2015
We have entered into a particularly dismal chapter in the American narrative, one that shifts us from a swashbuckling tale of adventure into a bone-chilling horror story.
Thursday, April 23rd, 2015
Ron Paul discusses how drug warriors and the prison-industrial complex are working hand-in-hand to deliver big profits to the corporatists by maintaining one of the highest prison populations in the country in Idaho.
Thursday, April 23rd, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that police are not allowed to extend a citizenâ€™s detention during a normal traffic stop, while officers probe for evidence of crimes unrelated to the offense that prompted the initial stop.
Saturday, April 18th, 2015
Shona Banda is a mother of two living in Kansas, sufferer of Crohnâ€™s disease, and cannabis oil activist who has recently fallen victim to US drug policy.
Friday, April 10th, 2015
The National Institute on Drug Abuse, a US federal government research institute whose mission includes “bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction,” has officially admitted that marijuana extracts can kill cancer cells.
Thursday, April 9th, 2015
Now that there have been states where people have been allowed to vote for the legalization of marijuana, that topic has actually become more popular than the candidates themselves.
Tuesday, April 7th, 2015
If mind-controlled alters are a non-existent fiction of raving conspiracy lunatics, then the DSM-V is now subject to change (as it constantly is), and must be revised.
Sunday, April 5th, 2015
If you think Big Pharma doesn’t have big control, ask yourself why the majority of people taking anti-depressants aren’t even clinically depressed.
Saturday, April 4th, 2015
Pretty soon the lines are going to be so blurry, it’s all going to be “law enforcement” with no local, state, or federal qualifier…
Wednesday, April 1st, 2015
If you were murdered today, thereâ€™s only a 60% chance of police catching the person who did it. That number drops to 3% if youâ€™re raped. 50 years ago, that number was much higher. What happened?
Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
Six Philadelphia police officers are facing allegations of misconduct that would make the Mafia proud.
Friday, March 27th, 2015
A new Inspector Generalâ€™s report on sexual harassment reveals that DEA agents engaged in sex parties with prostitutes hired with money from drug cartels.
Friday, March 20th, 2015
Federal drug agents may be racially profiling and unjustly seizing cash from travelers in the nationâ€™s airports, bus stations and train stations.
Tuesday, March 17th, 2015
These are the people in charge of public education and our criminal justice system, America… Ignorant people who don’t know the difference between smoke-able illegal substances and an ordinary leaf.
Friday, March 13th, 2015
A bill introduced in Texas would remove all penalties for the possession and distribution of marijuana from the state criminal code, effectively nullifying the federal prohibition on the same.
Monday, March 9th, 2015
This film about cannabis, True History of Marijuana, discusses the incredible number of uses for this amazing plant. There’s a reason it’s illegal and no, it isn’t because people might get high…
Friday, February 13th, 2015
On Feb. 12th, the IRS publicly apologized to the people for their practice of confiscating money and businesses without proof of a crime.
Monday, January 12th, 2015
You can judge a nation by the types of people they decide throw in prison, and in this case, it’s obvious what kind of nation we’ve become: Petty, self-righteous, and tyrannical.
Monday, January 12th, 2015
The APD just can’t stay out of the news. This time, though, they didn’t shoot a “civilian.”
Tuesday, January 6th, 2015
Forgive me if this is a stupid and overly obvious question, but shouldn’t all arrests be “absolutely necessary?” The longer the NYPD strike goes on, the more obvious it becomes just how unnecessary our American police state truly is.
Monday, December 22nd, 2014
The thought of authorities slogging through the sludge may be comical, but it represents another example of big brother using our money to monitor our behavior.
Thursday, December 4th, 2014
Post-grand jury Ferguson is now amplified by post-grand jury New York, with a larger narrative scripted mostly in Washington still playing out. Consider the pot stirred.
Saturday, November 29th, 2014
The United States prison system is not only a machine for mass incarceration, but a machine for modernized slave labor.
Friday, November 28th, 2014
When the cops are better trained, face tougher scrutiny, and stop being so damn paranoid about the people they’re supposed to protect, nobody has to die.
Sunday, November 23rd, 2014
Good news: A 19-year-old who was facing life in prison for selling weed brownies will not be incarcerated.
Tuesday, November 11th, 2014
They’ve been trained to be killers, and they’ve been taught to treat all citizens with suspicion. They act like they’re a foreign army, occupying our cities and treating us like the enemy.
Saturday, November 8th, 2014
Two New York Police Department officers have been indicated for assaulting a teenager during a drug arrest – during which one literally knocked some of the suspect’s teeth out when he allegedly hit him in the face with his gun.
Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
If you deposit less than $10,000 into your bank account on a regular basis, the IRS can flag you as a possible terrorist, drug dealer, or money launderer, and confiscate everything.
Monday, October 13th, 2014
Libertarian Comedian Dave Smith on the “drug war” in America. Is the war on drugs the new form of slavery?
Monday, October 6th, 2014
Heroic Georgia police task force, in an effort to keep the citizens of Cartersville safe from a plant, descended onto the house of a man whoâ€™d dare grow vegetables in his own yard.