War On Drugs

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Name: War On Drugs
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Juneau County Takes Advantage Of Free Supplies

The Juneau County sheriff's department has obtained the most free governmentmilitary supplies in the state, almost $3 million worth. The rest of the state...about $25 million. Sheriff Brent Oleson tells us that rescue boats and night-vision goggles ... [Published 1410wizm.com - 6 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Dawn Cutaia: We're doing the opposite of what we should to counter drug abuse (column)

The war on drugs is an abysmal failure, and yet we refuse to end it because of our stubborn "cowboy" mentality, which makes us believe that the only way to stop drug crime is to arrest pretty much everyone. Unfortunately, our desire to be tough on crime ... [Published York Daily Record - 6 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

How To Fix The Police: A Former Chief Is Here To Take Your Questions

is a retired Seattle police chief, columnist, advisory board member of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, and the author of Breaking Rank: A Top Cop's Exposé of the Dark Side of American Policing . He is in the comments below and ready to take your ... [Published Deadspin - 7 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 4 reports

Mexico almost triples number of missing to 22,322

The Mexican government has increased its calculation of the number of people who have disappeared since the start of the nation’s drug war in 2006 and now lists 22,322 as missing, officials said on Thursday. It had said in May that 8,000 people were ... [Published Taipei Times Online - 8 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Michigan group calls on Police agencies to give up their MRAPS

7:19 a.m. EDT by ANN ARBOR (WKZO) -- Michigan Moms United is asking police agencies to surrender their MRAPs and other military surplus, following Saginaw’s decision to send their armored vehicle back.Founder Charmie Ghoulson of Ann Arbor says it’s a ... [Published WKZO-AM - 14 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Listen to circumstances of border crossers

I am deeply troubled by scenes of children being warehoused near the U.S.-Mexico border after completing the perilous journey north. I am equally troubled by attempts to blame these young victims and use this humanitarian crisis to scuttle immigration ... [Published NWI Times - 18 hours ago]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Vermont Quits War on Drugs to Treat Heroin Abuse as Health Issue

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin devoted his entire State of the State address in January to what he called Vermont’s "full-blown heroin crisis." Since 2000, he said, the state had seen a 250 percent increase in addicts receiving treatment. The courts were ... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Utah officers announce big progress in war on drugs

Thursday, August 21 2014, 12:52 PM MDT (KUTV) The Metro Narcotics Task Force announced their seizure of 31 lbs. of heroin in Salt Lake County since April.They also announced the arrest of 21 people with more on the way.Brian Mullahy has more on the Utah ... [Published KUTV.com - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Amnesty Advocates: Use Ferguson to Portray Immigration Laws, Police as 'Criminal'

Pro-amnesty advocates are attempting to use Michael Brown's death in Ferguson, Missouri, to portray the police and illegal immigration laws as "criminal."  Marisa Franco, the director of the "Not1More" campaign at the National Day Laborer Organizing ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

1 Black man is killed every 28 hours by police or vigilantes | America is perpetually at war with its own people

Police officers, security guards, or self-appointed vigilantes extrajudicially killed at least 313 African-Americans in 2012 according to a recent study. This means a black person was killed by a security officer every 28 hours. The report notes that ... [Published Bulatlat.com - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

See The War On Drugs 'Under The Pressure' Video

The War On Drugs have just released a video to their album, Lost In The Dream's  'Under The Pressure' and it's simple, sombre and effective. The song's sprawling, nine minutes of atmospheric, 80s drive time excellence is paired back by the Houman-directed ... [Published Oyster Magazine - Aug 21 2014]
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First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

The War on Drugs Is Making Thugs

Why do blacks vent when a white cop shoots a kid but say little about daily black-on-black murder? Black outrage is selective—but rational.On Ferguson, the respectable person isn’t supposed to say it, or even think it: that there’s something wrong with ... [Published Daily Beast - Aug 21 2014]

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"The Egyptian Foreign Ministry is closely following the escalation in Ferguson and calls on U S authorities to deal with the protesters in line with international standards" spokesman Badr Abdel-Aati said in a statement
...Grayson's fellow Democrats voted against it by a three-to-one margin. When asked why by the Huffington Post, one anonymous Democrat said: "I can't speak for others, but my guess is that most people think police don't get enough funding/support at the local level, so if the Feds want to give cops stuff for free, go for it."
"When you couple this militarization of law enforcement with an erosion of civil liberties and due process that allows the police to become judge and jury -- national security letters, no-knock searches, broad general warrants, pre-conviction forfeiture -- we begin to have a very serious problem on our hands."

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Faiza Patel and Michael Price: Ferguson is not ... [Published YubaNet - 35 mins ago]
Sheriff: ‘We should not act as a military’ [Published Richmond County Daily Journal - 1 hour ago]
No. This is not a libertarian moment [Published RedState Blog - 1 hour ago]
The DEA, narcotic abuse, and a terrible solutio... [Published American Council On Science & Health - 2 hours ago]
Endorsing Charles Stormont [Published QSalt Lake - 3 hours ago]
Juneau County Takes Advantage Of Free Supplies [Published 1410wizm.com - 6 hours ago]
Dawn Cutaia: We're doing the opposite of what w... [Published York Daily Record - 6 hours ago]
How To Fix The Police: A Former Chief Is Here T... [Published Deadspin - 7 hours ago]
Presidential candidate dies, his old-hat ideals... [Published China Post - 7 hours ago]
This Videotaped Police Shooting Shocked The Nat... [Published Think Progress - 8 hours ago]
Mexico almost triples number of missing to 22,322 [Published Taipei Times Online - 8 hours ago]
Roundup: International community shows grave co... [Published China.org.cn - 9 hours ago]
The Pastor, the Police Officer and the Politica... [Published Common Dreams - 11 hours ago]
How the US police in Ferguson became a militari... [Published Melbourne Age - 11 hours ago]
Is Police Brutality Color-Blind? [Published Consortium News - 13 hours ago]
Michigan group calls on Police agencies to give... [Published WKZO-AM - 14 hours ago]
Ending imprisonment for the possession of drugs... [Published Liberal Democrat Party - 14 hours ago]
Susan J. Demas: Even before Ferguson, libertari... [Published Michigan Live - 14 hours ago]
Mexico says 22,322 people now ‘disappeared’ [Published Independent Television Network - 14 hours ago]
Military surplus a boon at Shore [Published Asbury Park Press - 15 hours ago]
Rick Bosch Reviews: Father John Misty’s ‘Fear Fun’ [Published News 100 - 15 hours ago]
African American news for the week of August 21... [Published Our Weekly - 16 hours ago]
Mexico says 22,322 people now 'disappeared' - A... [Published DailyMe.Com - 18 hours ago]
Listen to circumstances of border crossers [Published NWI Times - 18 hours ago]
The Police, the Military, and Ferguson [Published Dissident Voice - 18 hours ago]
WHISNANT: A long time coming [Published Individual.com - 18 hours ago]
Caged, Tortured, Killed [Published LewRockwell.com - 19 hours ago]
MEXICO CITY: Mexico increases number of missing... [Published DailyMe.Com - 20 hours ago]
The Age Stage: Big Smoke [Published Melbourne Age - 21 hours ago]
More On Marijuana [Published Press and Dakotan - 21 hours ago]
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No. This is not a libertarian moment [Published RedState Blog - 1 hour ago]
A couple of weeks ago the New York Times Magazine ran a lengthy piece by a guy named Robert Draper titled, Has the ‘Libertarian Moment’ Finally Arrived? The gist of the article is summed up by Nick Gillespie , editor-in-chief at Reason and a central ...
This Videotaped Police Shooting Shocked The Nat... [Published Think Progress - 8 hours ago]
CREDIT: Shutterstock Just days after the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown that rocked the nation, another young black man was shot dead by police in broad daylight — miles away from Michael Brown’s home of Ferguson, Missouri. This man ...
Anarchy - The Joe Rogan Experience with Stefan ... [Published St George West - 23 hours ago]
"Government is akin to shitty parenting." Joe Rogan. "I hate the war on drugs on a visceral fundamental level." Stefan Molyneux Anarchy and the non aggression principal. Stefan Molyneux speaks to Joe Rogan on The Joe Rogan Experience podcast ...
Rand Paul on His Ferguson Police Op-Ed: 'It's N... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 22 2014]
SALAMA, Guatemala — Just before departing for the rural town here where he performed charity eye surgeries over several days, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) caused a stir with an op-ed in Time about the violence in Ferguson, Missouri, calling for the police ...
Amnesty Advocates: Use Ferguson to Portray Immi... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 21 2014]
Pro-amnesty advocates are attempting to use Michael Brown's death in Ferguson, Missouri, to portray the police and illegal immigration laws as "criminal."  Marisa Franco, the director of the "Not1More" campaign at the National Day Laborer Organizing ...
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