Weekly: Blogging @ the Speakeasy

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prohibition-era beer raid, Washington, DC (Library of Congress)

Since last issue:

Scott Morgan writes: "Another Chance to Pressure Obama for Drug Policy Reform," "If You Think Alcohol Should be Legal, You're an Alcoholic," "Marijuana Law Reform No Longer a Political Liability, It's a Political Opportunity," "Cop Fired for Supporting Marijuana Decriminalization, Wins $815,000 Settlement," "Supreme Court Strikes Another Small Blow Against Exclusionary Rule," "El Paso City Council Threatened With Funding Cuts for Proposing Drug Legalization Debate," "Ducking Drug War Questions at Change.gov," "Bush Appoints Interim Drug Czar," "DEA Blatantly Blocks Medical Marijuana Research."

David Guard posts numerous press releases, action alerts and other organizational announcements in the In the Trenches blog.

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Again, http://stopthedrugwar.org/speakeasy is the online place to stay in the loop for the fight to stop the war on drugs. Thanks for reading, and writing...

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Corruption- the American way.

They're all corrupt little lying, dishonest, immoral, perverted, low IQ, agenda driven, scum. What's the deal, the government's sole purpose is to serve the people, not run rampant, making laws they don't have the power to make. Undermining the constitution of the United States and disregarding the rights guaranteed us by that constitution is not what a "good" government does. In fact it's the complete opposite of their primary function, and by letting the government grow unchecked for so long, we have an out of control government, one that's lost the direction and purpose it was designed for. It's time to rethink the current situation we have, why are there so many people in jail's, is it because we are just more "criminally oriented", or because the government makes it so easy to "break the law", by making stupid laws, and refusing to use common sense when making laws in the first place.
And, when "laws" do more harm than good, yet the government pursues these crimes against the people, it's time for a new government. Period.

sign the petition: "Legalize marijuana, end the "War on Drugs'"

I have just read and signed the petition: "Legalize marijuana and end the senseless "War on Drugs'".

Please take a moment to read about this important issue, and join me in signing the petition. It takes just 30 seconds, but can truly make a difference. We are trying to reach 1000 signatures - please sign here:

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/26/legalize-marijuana-and-end-the-sensele...

Once you have signed, you can help even more by asking your friends and family to sign as well.

Thank you! Alan

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