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Baker Institute Hosts "War on Drugs" Conference, Asks "Is Legalization the Answer?"

Russ Belville | Posted 05.12.2012 | Politics
Russ Belville

Instead of getting lost in the quagmire of what everyone can agree is purely speculation on unreliable data -- nobody's ever legalized pot -- I decided to attack marijuana prohibition at its roots: why are we even concerned about trying to stop people from smoking pot in the first place?

"The Empire's Bagman:" Obama's Egypt Envoy Frank Wisner Says Mubarak Should Stay (VIDEO)

Democracy Now! | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Democracy Now!

The official U.S. response to events unfolding in Egypt remains mixed. And over the weekend, the Obama administration distanced itself from U.S. "crisis envoy" to Egypt, Frank Wisner.