Web Scan: Arianna Huffington, Action America, Cultural Baggage, Bob Herbert, Mark Fiore 9/20/02

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Arianna Huffington blasts the double standard that gets multiple chances and expensive drug treatment for Jeb Bush scion Noelle but sends ordinary drug offenders to jail under his and his brother's policies. Read "A Crack House Divided" on Working for Change:
http://www.workingforchange.com/article.cfm?itemid=13811

Action America, a libertarian/conservative online publication, comments on the drug war and the "drugs fund terrorism" connection in two articles:

The War on Drugs -- Solution or Problem
http://www.ActionAmerica.org/drugs/wod-pt1.html

Federal Failure by Design -- Lawmakers Give Terrorists a Pass
http://www.ActionAmerica.org/drugs/fundterr.html

The "Cultural Baggage" program on the Houston Pacifica affiliate KPFT interviewed Canada Sen. Pierre Claude Nolin, Eugene Oscapella of the Canadian Foundation for Drug Policy and Santa Cruz medical marijuana leader Valerie Corral for a one hour discussion:
http://www.cultural-baggage.com/cb0913B.rm

Medmj Flash Cartoon by Political Cartoonist Mark Fiore:
http://www.markfiore.com/animation/protect.html

New York Times columnist Bob Herbert discusses the importance of defending liberties despite our "sorrow and fear" over terrorism, highlighting the work of the ACLU over the past year, in a Thursday piece titled "Sorrows and Liberties":
http://forms.aclu.org/L/www.nytimes/2002/09/19/opinion/19HERB.cfm?MX=508&H=0

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