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Why Cops Love the Drug War (Opinion)

Jacob Hornberger, founder and president of The Future of Freedom Foundation, opines that public officials and drug lords are the biggest beneficiaries of the drug war. He says what police don’t realize (or maybe some of them do) is that the only way to shut down the drug lords, immediately, is to end the drug war by legalizing drugs. Continuing to wage the drug war only ensures that the drug lords will continue supplying drugs and that the cops will continue making busts, and that both groups will continue making beaucoup bucks off the war, which is really what the drug war is all about. (Link to Story)

Having followed the links to

Having followed the links to the Mass State Police story, I can only say that it looks like we, as a nation, are less than a smidgen away from having a police force as rotten as any third world hell hole you could imagine in the worst B movie you could imagine...

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