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The War on Drugs: Because Prohibition Worked So Well

Missouri Confederate Wrote: Aug 29, 2012 3:04 PM
Good point Paulus Textor. Of course family values and morality was much better then so there probably would be more abusers now. Still I think it is wrong to lock someone up for having a plant or parts of it. When I was in college I knew several people who would occasionally use marijuana. But there were two guys I would call abusers. They were high much of the time.
panzerfaust10 Wrote: Aug 29, 2012 3:17 PM
Did you see the study that shows early drug use permanently lowers IQ? Maybe that explains voters for Obama.
SMyles Wrote: Aug 29, 2012 3:37 PM
It doesn't take IQ to live a good moral life. Or to understand the ideals of liberty. Look at all of the high IQ liberals running around.
king10 - exposing leftism Wrote: Aug 29, 2012 5:24 PM
They're high alright....just not in IQ
king10 - exposing leftism Wrote: Aug 29, 2012 5:24 PM
They're high alright....just not in IQ
Forty years ago, the United States locked up fewer than 200 of every 100,000 Americans. Then President Nixon declared war on drugs. Now we lock up more of our people than any other country -- more even than the authoritarian regimes in Russia and China.

A war on drugs -- on people, that is -- is unworthy of a country that claims to be free.

Unfortunately, this outrage probably won't be discussed in Tampa or Charlotte.

The media (including Fox News) run frightening stories about Mexican cocaine cartels and marijuana gangs. Few of my colleagues stop to think that this is...