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Month: May 2017

The Manchester bomber has nothing on US/Saudi actions in Yemen

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The brutality, and the lack of coverage, is almost comical.  The civilian death toll in that faraway country has reached 10,000, a number attained by the Saudi air force, which makes good use of US jets and US bombs.  This fact is not lost on the survivors. Killing is as wrong in Manchester as it is […]

US airstrike kills over 200 in Mosul

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Admits to killing 105.  Antiwar.com

The greatest thing about Alien Covenant

By: | Post date: May 25, 2017 | Comments: No Comments

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David and Walter, each with their own version of Ozymandias.   David wandered the Engineer’s home world for a decade with Horace Smith’s later poem in his mind, grandiosely reciting it when looking at the apocalypse he rained upon the planet’s inhabitants, only for Walter to show up and inform him that the original poem […]

Willie Nelson has some advice for Jeff Sessions

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Smoke a joint. Target Liberty

Jeff Sessions wants to commence a prohibitionist shitstorm of the old-school

By: | Post date: May 20, 2017 | Comments: No Comments

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Plenty are prepared to resist the top law enforcement official, a veritable Duterte in utero,  who declared that “good people don’t smoke marijuana.” In related news: The Pot Startups Prepping for Jeff Sessions’ New War on Drugs Jeff Sessions’ War on Drugs is a Huge Win for Private Prisons Turning back the clock on the […]

Fentanyl overdoses soar…

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…as black market entrepreneurs act rationally by lacing their illegal heroin with the synthetic substance.  Policymakers have created the environment, through drug prohibition, that induces heroin dealers to lace their product with a cheaper, more powerful, substance.  It’s economics, a subject policymakers brush aside in favor of the blind emotionalism that drives the drug war, […]

Prohibition-crazed mass murderer Duterte now wages war on smoking

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Tinpot drug warrior, and walking hyperbole, Duterte, whose drug war unleashed a killing spree with a body count of 7,200, now bans smoking in public.

The pure-heroin essence of libertarianism

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Legalize all voluntary interaction between consenting adults. All of it.

A solution to the dismantling of monuments to Confederate icons

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In response to the removal of confederate statues, instead of holding ridiculous torchlight vigils, let private buyers snag them and display them on private property.  Let the torch-bearers pool their money for a private statue and display it prominently on non-public property.

Black market heroin business is booming in the US

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Thanks to the drug war. Bloomberg I wonder if law enforcement and policymakers will realize their hand in the epidemic before it’s too late? Thousands of people became hooked on the hideously addictive prescription pain pills that flowed freely from doctors up until 2011, when policymakers took note of the class of addicts being created. […]