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Dean Becker

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Dancing for Rain in the Eye of a Hurricane

(0) Comments | Posted April 29, 2010 | 2:42 PM

I'm fed up to here!

The logic of the drug war has been proven to be lacking in countless ways, yet it continues. More than 22,000 are now dead in Mexico's barbarous and bloody war. More than 39,000,000 non-violent users have been arrested in the US. Prisons and jails remain...

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Drug War Mistaken

(10) Comments | Posted February 13, 2010 | 10:15 AM

In the name of all the powers that be, let us reconsider our stance regarding the policy of drug prohibition. In this hundred year effort to prevent the use of certain flowers and plant extracts we have empowered criminal elements worldwide to the tune of $400 billion per year. The...

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Face The Inquisition

(6) Comments | Posted July 20, 2009 | 12:22 PM

Tomas de Torquemada was known as "The hammer of heretics," "the light of Spain," "the saviour of his country," and "the honour of his order." Barbaric he may have been and was in fact the very heretic he was looking for, but he destroyed less than 2,000 lives during his...

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Who Are the Drug Lords?

(4) Comments | Posted July 13, 2009 | 8:06 AM

The administrators and enforcers of the smuggling cartels live lives of luxury in Bogotá, Kabul and Mexico City. The upper echelon, the enablers, live in Washington, D.C., Moscow and London. Who are the real kingpins? They are bankers, pharmaceutical house CEOs, weapons manufacturers and a thousand other corporate interests whose...

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Pissing on Drug Warrior Graves

(40) Comments | Posted July 9, 2009 | 6:34 PM

Those who support drug prohibition are the best friends the drug lords could ever hope for.

Drug warriors stand in eternal support of Osama bin Laden and worldwide terrorism; they are the wind beneath the wings of the barbarous cartels in Mexico and serve as home boys to the violent...

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