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Entries by Norm Stamper from 02/2009

One Cop To Another: Don't Arrest Phelps for Bong Photo

| Posted 02.06.2009 | Entertainment

I'd be willing to bet your pension, Sheriff, that every police officer in the country knows you have no legal mandate to arrest Michael Phelps.

Obama's New Drug Czar Couldn't Be Any Worse Than Bush's. Will He Be Any Better?

| Posted 02.11.2009 | Politics

Current Seattle Police Chief Gil Kerlikowske will no doubt do a better job as the nation's "drug czar" than his predecessor, John Walters, who was a fanatic enemy of science and reason.

Ending the "War on Drugs": The Fierce Urgency of...When?

| Posted 02.26.2009 | Politics

The nation's longest running armed conflict, the drug war, financed to the tune of about $70 billion a year, is an unmitigated economic disaster.