Category Archives: War on Drugs

Knowledge Hub: History of Prohibition- Why It Failed?

Source:The New Democrat  “People like booze. Now. But there was a time alcohol was a matter of debate and was made illegal. Here is why it failed. Music by No Sustain . Written and Edited by Tyler Franklin” Source:Knowledge Hub: … Continue reading

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The Washington Monthly: Opinion- Martin Longman- White House Heroin Initiative is a Start

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat This is really something that we should’ve been doing since the so-called War on Drugs started in 1971. But then had we of done that, then maybe the War on Drugs … Continue reading

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The New York Times: Editorial Board: End Marijuana Prohibition

The New York Times: Editorial Board: Repeal Marijuana Prohibition This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger I believe The New York Times hits the nail on the head by why they believe marijuana prohibition should be … Continue reading

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The Nation: Opinion- Lee Fang- “The Real Reason Why Pot is Still Illegal”: Actually There Are More Real Reasons For Pot Prohibition

Financiers of Marijuana Prohibition Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Lee Fang is right about the reason he gave as why marijuana is illegal in America. It’s called the prescription drug industry that produces drugs that are … Continue reading

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The Daily Beast: Staff: Barney Frank Wants to Legalize Heroin: Why We Should Decriminalize Certain Illegal Narcotics Instead

Barney Frank Wants to Legalize Heroin – The Daily Beast. I’m getting tired of paying for people to serve time in prison and then cover their cost of living while in prison. In places where they tend to only get … Continue reading

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AlterNet: Scott Morgan- Why President Obama’s War on Pot Won’t Win Him Votes

  AlterNet: Scott Morgan- Why President Obama’s War on Pot Won’t Win Him Votes All and all considering the hand that President Obama was dealt. When becoming President, I’ve think he’s done a very good job. And is still the … Continue reading

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FRSFreeStates: A Drug Policy for the 21st Century: New Baby Steps in the Right Direction

It is true that Drug Addiction is a health problem not a crime problem but the whole problem with the. War on Drugs is that we punish people for what they do to themselves. Rather then what they do to … Continue reading

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FRSFreeStates: “Five Ways to Avoid Getting Busted for Pot”: How about Ending the War on Drugs Instead

  5 Ways to Avoid Getting Busted for Pot | | AlterNet. The best way to avoid getting caught for using or possessing pot. Is to end the failed War on Drugs, which is represents one reason. Why a lot … Continue reading

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FRSFreeStates: “Why Can’t You Smoke Pot? Because Lobbyists Are Getting Rich Off of the War on Drugs”: Profiting from Incarceration

  Why Can’t You Smoke Pot? Because Lobbyists Are Getting Rich Off of the War on Drugs | | AlterNet. If narcotics and I’m going add alcohol and tobacco to that list. Because they are as dangerous as marijuana, if … Continue reading

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FRSFreeStates: “13 States Working Towards Smart, Sane Marijuana Laws”: Sanity in the War on Drugs, I’ll be damned

  13 States Working Towards Smart, Sane Marijuana Laws | | AlterNet. Here’s a brief summary of the Big Picture, well I guess summaries by definition are brief. But you get the idea, States are piling up debt. Have huge … Continue reading

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