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The Modern Speakeasy: Buying Smack on the Streets of LA

Drugs may be the major American story of our era, the thing that did more to alter behavior and law, that redistributed income to the poor far more dramatically than any tinkering with tax codes, that jailed more people and…

January 5th, 2009 | Comments (30)

December 18th, 2008 | Comments (1)

Daily Inquisition: Drug Users Need to Come Out of the Closet

Today’s Defendant: Pro-drug Journalists Statement of the Grand Inquisitor: You know who we’re talking about. You’ve read them before. They are the boring progressives who cover the War on Drugs. It’s not just a fancy name. It’s a real war…

December 12th, 2008 | Comments (14)

No Siesta For Mexican Drug Fiesta

War on Drugs Blowback: A bullet-riddled body found stuffed upside down in pot used to cook pork… A body tied to a fence in front of a police station… Reporters wearing bullet-proof vests… 4,500 dead in one year…Dozens executed in…

November 27th, 2008 | Leave Comment

Daily Inquisition: Mike Williams

Today’s Defendant: Mike Williams, resident of Douglas, Arizona Statement from the Grand Inquisitor: Hard-working people all across Mexico are busting their asses for American consumers. No, we are not talking about the migrant workers cleaning your dishes, picking your grapes…

November 4th, 2008 | Comments (2)