Category Archives: The War on Drugs

Did Esequiel Hernandez Jr. Die in Vain?

Here is what happened the last time we “militarized” the uS border with Mexico. Apparently the answer to the question is, yes. — jtl, 419 by Dr Jimmy T (Gunny) LaBaume June 13, 1997: When I returned from out of the … Continue reading

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How the Drug War Drives Child Migrants to the US Border

Mises Daily: Monday, July 14, 2014 by Mark Thornton Most attentive parents today rarely allow their children to go unsupervised, particularly in public. It starts with the wireless baby monitor for the crib and ends with the ever-present cell phone at college … Continue reading

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The Baby-Burning Stormtroopers of Habersham County, Georgia

In 1993, Georgia law enforcement agencies took in $6 million in civil forfeiture proceeds. In 2003 – the last year for which comprehensive accounting figures were available – that amount had increased to $33 million.  So you still think they will … Continue reading

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America’s job in Afghanistan is finished

Read the title then give the chart a quick look. If it doesn’t make you bust out laughing (because it is too ridiculous to cry) you are brain dead. — jtl, 419 The Betrayed: On Warriors, Cowboys and Other Misfits. Although … Continue reading

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Are You Talking to a Provocateur?

By David Hathaway via LewRockwell.com The imagined look and persona of an agent provocateur in most people’s minds probably couldn’t be further from the truth.  Most would probably picture the obscure, silent individual lurking in the back of the room while … Continue reading

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OBAMA’S WHACK-A-MOLE FEDERAL POWER AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR MARIJUANA & WATER

[Editor’s Note: The following post is by TDV contributor, Wendy McElroy] Battles to limit federal power are coming to naught because the Obama administration excels at bypassing barriers and restraints. The conflict over marijuana, for example, calls into question whether … Continue reading

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Illegal Marijuana Market Goes to Pot

Unfortunately for the drug warrior cowboys, the laws of economics are as real as the law of gravity. Unfortunately for America, if the American economy is the 7th wonder of the world, then American economic ignorance must be the 8th. … Continue reading

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Legalized Pot Hurting Mexico Cartels & Infuriating DEA

Legalized Pot Hurting Mexico Cartels & Infuriating DEA. In news that no one had to be Nostradamus to predict, the legalization of marijuana has had a ripple effect on the “War on Drugs,” massively impacting the profitability and reach of … Continue reading

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US Border Agents Intentionally Stepped in Front of Moving Vehicles to Justify Shooting at Them

The uS Border Patrol is THE most corrupt agency in the entire history of the uS Government and it has all been brought about by the unwinnable “War on Drugs.” “Crimes” of prohibition (drugs, gambling, prostitution, etc and put in … Continue reading

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Colorado’s New Cannabis Economy – Ryan McMaken – Mises Daily

What would have happened if one or two states had somehow managed to legalize alcohol during prohibition? Most likely, those states would have become centers of entrepreneurship with retail outlets, medicines, and innovation in equipment, machinery, and other forms of … Continue reading

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