Tag 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 Real News: Video: Jessica Desvarieux: Decriminalization vs. Legalization of Marijuana

The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger As a Marylander, if I was a member of the State Assembly, House or Senate, I would’ve voted for … Continue reading

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Thom Hartmann: Video: Time to Fire DEA Director Michelle Leonhart! The Stupidity of the War on Drugs

Derik Schneider on Google+ The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger I have a better idea than Thom Hartmann’s. How about firing the whole damn Drug … Continue reading

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RT: The Big Picture- Conversations With Great Minds: Former Rep. Bob Ney Has Secrets That Could Put Congressmen in Jail

Former U.S. Representative Bob Ney who served in the U.S. House and Congress for twelve years. From 1995-2007 after being caught up in the Jack Abramoff scandal of 2005-06 and losing his House seat. When Democrats won back Congress in … Continue reading

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TIME Magazine: Josh Sanburn- California Corrections: How a State Picks Thousands of Inmates to Take Out of Prison

Source: TIME: Josh Sanburn- California Corrections: How a State Picks Thousands of Inmates to Take Out of Prison. This is how to deal with prison overcrowding in California and the rest of the United States as well. And now to prevent … 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: “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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FRSFreeStates: “Amend the State Constitution, Legalize Pot?”: Marijuana coming to the Big Sky Country?

Amend the State Constitution, Legalize Pot? How Advocates in Montana are Sticking it to the Feds and Local Republicans | | AlterNet. Its not just in some of these Liberal-Libertarian minded States that Marijuana Legalization is catching on. Like in … Continue reading

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