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WHEN THE SOLUTION IS OFF THE TABLE

Barack Obama’s left-liberal and self-styled radical supporters are having to contort themselves ever more bizarrely in order to maintain their faith in Barack the Hero. 


PATRICK LEE DIED FOR OUR SINS

Patrick Lee took an acid trip in September of  2005, and never came back.  He didn't just go crazy, he died at the hands of the police.  Way back in the 1960's, and even today in some lucky locatio

TRUTH IN STRANGE PLACES AWARD

Our Truth In Strange Places Award goes this month to the new US Attorney for Northern California, Joseph Russoniello, who


WITH DEMOCRATS LIKE THESE, WHY WORRY ABOUT REPUBLICANS?

HR 1955 recently passed the House of Representatives by a pretty emphatic 404-6 vote.


SENDING THE WRONG SIGNAL TO YOUNG PEOPLE

note: this commentary was originally broadcast on WRFN-LP, Nashville Tennessee, on the Green Hour radio show.


A LITTLE MUSIC, MAESTRO!

YOU N’ ME


Fill the kids’ heads full of factoids

Fill the kids’ heads full of pills

Keep ‘em moving, keep ‘em busy

Never give ‘em time to breathe


THE NOOSE TIGHTENS

If one example epitomizes creeping fascism in America, it is the recent Florida incident in which John Kerry did noth


"the hologram ripples with the cry of a thrush"

Joe Bageant cuts to the heart of why drugs are illegal in his essay "The Simul

tea ceremony

a friend of mine rewrote this from a teaching by the Tibetan master Longchenpa: When opening the door, imagine that you are opening the door to realization for all sentient beings. When entering thr

LET'S PLAY “CONNECT THE DOTS”

Now, what I'm about to tell you is not particularly anything new.


HOMEGROWN KAFKA

If you want to gauge how far out of kilter our country's legal system has gotten, consider my friend Bernie, who was


CHANGING YOUR MIND




THE SCARLET "M"

A recent Nashville newspaper featured a story about a young teenager who went to a party where she was of

letter on "Less Than Zero"

Nashville's "alternative weekly (the editor is a professed Republican!) recently printed an article about zero tolerance and one teenager's encounter with it.

WELL, GEE WHIZ!!!

WELL GEE WHIZ--I bet Gordon and Constance Gee are getting tired of that joke, among many others, by now. Anyway, nobody is going to be asking for any Gee whiz.

Drug War Issues

Criminal JusticeAsset Forfeiture, Collateral Sanctions (College Aid, Drug Taxes, Housing, Welfare), Court Rulings, Drug Courts, Due Process, Felony Disenfranchisement, Incarceration, Policing (2011 Drug War Killings, 2012 Drug War Killings, 2013 Drug War Killings, 2014 Drug War Killings, 2015 Drug War Killings, 2016 Drug War Killings, 2017 Drug War Killings, Arrests, Eradication, Informants, Interdiction, Lowest Priority Policies, Police Corruption, Police Raids, Profiling, Search and Seizure, SWAT/Paramilitarization, Task Forces, Undercover Work), Probation or Parole, Prosecution, Reentry/Rehabilitation, Sentencing (Alternatives to Incarceration, Clemency and Pardon, Crack/Powder Cocaine Disparity, Death Penalty, Decriminalization, Defelonization, Drug Free Zones, Mandatory Minimums, Rockefeller Drug Laws, Sentencing Guidelines)CultureArt, Celebrities, Counter-Culture, Music, Poetry/Literature, Television, TheaterDrug UseParaphernalia, ViolenceIntersecting IssuesCollateral Sanctions (College Aid, Drug Taxes, Housing, Welfare), Violence, Border, Budgets/Taxes/Economics, Business, Civil Rights, Driving, Economics, Education (College Aid), Employment, Environment, Families, Free Speech, Gun Policy, Human Rights, Immigration, Militarization, Money Laundering, Pregnancy, Privacy (Search and Seizure, Drug Testing), Race, Religion, Science, Sports, Women's IssuesMarijuana PolicyGateway Theory, Hemp, Marijuana -- Personal Use, Marijuana Industry, Medical MarijuanaMedicineMedical Marijuana, Science of Drugs, Under-treatment of PainPublic HealthAddiction, Addiction Treatment (Science of Drugs), Drug Education, Drug Prevention, Drug-Related AIDS/HIV or Hepatitis C, Harm Reduction (Methadone & Other Opiate Maintenance, Needle Exchange, Overdose Prevention, Pill Testing, Safer Injection Sites)Source and Transit CountriesAndean Drug War, Coca, Hashish, Mexican Drug War, Opium ProductionSpecific DrugsAlcohol, Ayahuasca, Cocaine (Crack Cocaine), Ecstasy, Heroin, Ibogaine, ketamine, Khat, Kratom, Marijuana (Gateway Theory, Marijuana -- Personal Use, Medical Marijuana, Hashish), Methamphetamine, New Synthetic Drugs (Synthetic Cannabinoids, Synthetic Stimulants), Nicotine, Prescription Opiates (Fentanyl, Oxycontin), Psilocybin / Magic Mushrooms, Psychedelics (LSD, Mescaline, Peyote, Salvia Divinorum)YouthGrade School, Post-Secondary School, Raves, Secondary School