Month: May 2017
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 […]
Admits to killing 105. Antiwar.com
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 […]
Smoke a joint. Target Liberty
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 […]
…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, […]
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.
Legalize all voluntary interaction between consenting adults. All of it.
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.
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. […]