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US Politics & Gov't

Breaking the Taboo ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corporate, americans, film, drug war, corruption, money, Morgan Freeman, politics, world, society )

Nancy
- 462 days ago - breakingthetaboo.info
This could be a once-in-a-generation tipping-point moment -- if enough of us call for an end to this madness. Politicians say they understand that the war on drugs has failed, but claim the public isn't ready for an alternative.
5 Senior Citizens Serving Life Without Parole for Pot
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, constitution, corruption, crime, democrats, dishonesty, Drug War, economy, ethics, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, lies, media, nonviolent crimes, obama, politics, propaganda, republicans, Seniors )

Kit
- 478 days ago - alternet.org
Right now, five adults await death in prison for non-violent, marijuana-related crimes. Their names are John Knock, Paul Free, Larry Duke, William Dekle, and Charles "Fred" Cundiff.
The US War on Drug Cartels in Mexico Is a Deadly Failure
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, candidates, congress, constitution, corruption, crime, democrats, dishonesty, Drug War, economy, elections, ethics, freedoms, government, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, lies, media, obama, politics, propaganda, republicans, usa )

Kit
- 742 days ago - truth-out.org
On March 29, 2012, William R. Brownfield, US assistant secretary of state for the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (in other words, Hillary Clinton's point person on drug issues), testified before the House Subcommittee-->
Drug War Nightmare: How We Created a Massive Racial Caste System in America
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: drug war, Nixon, Reagan, crime, prison, ethics, politics, constitution )

Nancy
- 750 days ago - alternet.org
What gets rewarded in this war is sheer numbers of drug arrests. To make matters worse, federal drug forfeiture laws allow state and local law enforcement agencies to keep for their own use 80% of the cash, cars, and homes seized from drug suspects...
Drug Policy Alliance Action Center:
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Drug Reform, freedoms, usa, drug war, politics, health, prevention, government, Obama, Congress, usa, propaganda )

Jackie
- 1915 days ago - secure2.convio.net
Urge Congress to support President Obama's Drug Policy Reforms agenda. This is a beginning to end the War on Drugs; which was started by President Nixon to control and discredit "flower children". U.S. Prisons are packed with non-violent drug offenders.
American Drug War Documentary
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: drugs, US government, corruption, genocide, drug war )

RC
- 2065 days ago - videosift.com
It's called American Drug War: The Last White Hope. Thanks to Nicky for alerting me to this horrifying expose.
U.S Court: "School Officials Cannot Strip Search Young Girl Looking for Hidden Advil"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, Justice System, Court of Law, School, Teachers, Strip Search, Law, Congress, Government, Drug War, Drug Policy, Constitutional Rights, Children, Parents, Bill of Rights, Ethics, Politics, Public Health, Corruption, Child Welfare, Police State )

Town
- 2106 days ago - blog.aclu.org
2kinds of people: Ones who think its ok to strip search young girl suspected of bringing Advil to school. Others who think those people be kept as far away from child as possible.Sometimes its hard to tell difference between drug warriors & child molester
Prominent Women's Activist, Farm Leader Arrested
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: farm workers, immigrants, labor, drug war, usa, mexico )


- 2202 days ago - newspapertree.com
now free after posting a $700 bond...It wasn't immediately clear why the Mexican federal government suddenly acted on legal issues almost three years old at a time when Mexican troops and federal police were supposedly focused on...drug cartels.
Why Is Marijuana Illegal?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: lies, drug war )

Anitra
- 2269 days ago - blogs.salon.com
The history of the criminalization of marijuana, filled with everything except honest protection of the public good.
Colombian Government Declares Indigenous Reservations Targets for Fumigations
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: drug war, usa, colombia, indigenous rights )


- 2304 days ago - narconews.com
This past September, the administration of Colombian president Ã
Marijuana, Drug Arrests Hit All-Time High -- Again
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Govtfearmongering, Drug War, DEA, FBI, Arrests, law enforcement, Report, HIGH, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, ethics, government, lies, media, neocons, propaganda, terrorism, politics, war )

Barb
- 2394 days ago - stopthedrugwar.org
The number of people arrested for marijuana offenses in the US last year was a record 829,625, according to the FBI's annual Uniform Crime Report. The figure marks the fourth consecutive year and 11th time in the last 15 years that marijuana arrests hit..
The Drug War ~This Week in History~
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dailure, drug war, Govtfearmongering, crime, corruption, lies, propaganda, dishonesty, government )

Barb
- 2395 days ago - stopthedrugwar.org
September 29, 1969: At the beginning of the second week of Operation Intercept, the Nixon Administration's failed, unilateral attempt to halt the flow of drugs from Mexico into the United States....
Drug War Crimes Kill, Incarcerate Innocent
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: crime, cover-up, lies, police, politics, propaganda, republicans, dishonesty, corruption, drug war, murder by cops, planted evidence, narcotics officers, republicans, democrats, congress, constitution, Govtfearmongering, neocons )

Barb
- 2438 days ago - foxnews.com
Late last month, the House Judiciary Committee held hearings on the death of the Kathryn Johnston, the 92-year-old Atlanta woman killed by police during a November 2006 drug raid on her home. A subsequent investigation revealed that the entire chain of...
   

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