Tagged: war on drugs

Sense and Nonsense

Sense and Nonsense

Why does it seem to me that America’s northern border is becoming a line between sense and nonsense? Why do Canadians seem increasingly practical and reasonable and Americans increasingly susceptible to whim and fantasy? Do you believe...

Common Sense and Ganja

Common Sense and Ganja

  On his recent visit to Jamaica, US President Barack Obama was asked about the prospects of legalizing marijuana in his country. He said several states were taking that path but he didn’t see...

Could Sanity Prevail in the War on Pot at Last?

Could Sanity Prevail in the War on Pot at Last?

It might be too much to hope (cosidering the vast amounts of money being made in illegal marijuana sales) but there are signs that sanity might yet prevail in the federal government’s War on...

Let’s end the Afghan “Drug War” to Curb the Deficit

Let’s end the Afghan “Drug War” to Curb the Deficit

While House Speaker John Boehner wants to repeal Obamacare as part of deficit reduction negotiations, America is wasting countless billions on a futile “drug war” in Afghanistan. It’s enough to make American taxpayers furious....

“War on Drugs” Pours Money into a Bottomless Pit

“War on Drugs” Pours Money into a Bottomless Pit

Another report has emerged that exposes America’s “war on drugs” as a bad joke. An article by Ginger Thompson in yesterday’s New York Times  reveals: Undercover American narcotics agents have laundered or smuggled millions...

The War on Drugs is a Strange and Futile Crusade

The War on Drugs is a Strange and Futile Crusade

There’s more to it than meets the eye, of course. But even the smidgen we are permitted to know is enough to convince anyone that America is losing the “war on drugs.” For 40...