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Release Us   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Release Us, Pentagon, militarization of police, police brutality, War on Drugs, War on Terror )

- 438 days ago -
In 1994 the US Govt passed a law authorizing the Pentagon to donate surplus Cold War era military equipment to police departments. This militarization of police has created what is being called an epidemic of police brutality sweeping across the Nation
Working Mom On Food Stamps Hits Back At Scott WalkerâEUR(TM)s Plan To Drug Test Her
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Wisconsin, food stamps, working poor, drug tests, war on drugs, poverty, injustice )

- 631 days ago -
WisconsinâEUR(TM)s low-income workers and some members of Congress are speaking out against Governor Scott WalkerâEUR(TM)s call for making people on public assistance undergo a drug test.
Asset Seizures Fuel Police Spending
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: police departments, drug task forces, Equitable Sharing, asset seizure, misuse of funds, War on Drugs, abuse of power, Justice Department )

- 744 days ago -
Police departments and drug task forces across the country are benefiting from laws that allow them to take cash and property without proving a crime has occurred. Funds from "Equitable Sharing" constitute "a free floating slush fund."
The House I Live In - John Legend   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: John Legend, The House I Live In, War on Drugs, human rights implications, US drug policy, America's criminal justice system )

- 1184 days ago -
America's criminal justice system, revealing the profound human rights implications of U.S. drug policy. Musician John Legend has cut the title track for "The House I Live In," the documentary about the failed drug war and his stand against it.
Is the Drug War in Latin America Just An Excuse to Provide Contracts for U.S. Companies?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: War on drugs, Central America, weapen industry, cover-up, CARS )

- 1357 days ago -
A Government Accountability Office report released last week provides support for the proposition that the drug war in Latin America is little more than an excuse to provide lucrative contracts to U.S. companies in the weapons and military supply i
Why Can't You Smoke Pot? Because Lobbyists Are Getting Rich Off of the War on Drugs | Drugs | AlterNet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: cover-up, pot, marijuana, cannabis, legalize, medical, lobbyists, war on drugs )

- 1691 days ago -
God gave us nature. Just more of money grabbing politics at the expense of young lives!!!
Your Presidential Candidates on Drugs, Part One: Mitt Romney
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, candidates, constitution, corruption, dishonesty, economy, elections, ethics, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, lies, media, news, politics, propaganda, republicans, War on Drugs )

- 1705 days ago -
When Alexander asked Romney if he was in favor of arresting medical marijuana patients, Romney apparently misheard her at first, and then said, "I'm in favor of having the law not allow legal marijuana."
Reefer Madness: The Feds Seem Intent on Destroying Medical Pot
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: medical marijuana, war on drugs, drug policy US drug policy, usa, healthcare, health, healthcare, risks, protection, Body-Mind-Spirit, usa, politics, news, obama )

- 1813 days ago -
This year, federal authorities have done almost everything in their power to undermine state regulation of medical marijuana. It is time Obama implement his original policy.
Obama's War On Weed: White House Launches Crackdown On Medical Marijuana
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: medical marijuana, war on drugs, drug policy US drug policy, usa, healthcare, health, healthcare, risks, protection, Body-Mind-Spirit, usa, politics, news, obama )

- 1841 days ago -
The DoJ has launched an assault on medical pot dispensaries, vowing to shut down establishments licensed and regulated by state and local governments, in a reversal of an earlier policy, based on an Obama campaign promise to leave the shops alone as long
MAD AS HELL   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Aaron Russo, National ID card, Insanity, War on Drugs, NAFTA, IRS, 16th Amendment, Federal Reserve System )

- 1960 days ago -
Aaron Russo (February 14, 1943 - August 24, 2007) was an American entertainment businessman, filmmaker, libertarian political activist, and a 9/11 truth activist. In this film he critizes NAFTA, The War on Drugs, the concept of Nat'l ID card, and more.
$1.4 Billion From U.S Taxpayers to South America for Their "Drug Wars"...Enter Blackwater
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: United States, Federal, Tax, Taxpayer, Money, Market, Trade, War on Drugs, Drug Policy, Law, Government, Waste, Federal Contracts, Blackwater, DynCorp, Merida Initiative, human rights, Constitution of the United States, Prison Nation, Police State )

- 3061 days ago -
Senator Leahy: "Congress supports Merida Initiative" Leahy: American People are the " primary market for illegal drugs & source of most of the guns" MERIDA INITIATIVE APPROVED WITHOUT HUMAN RIGHTS LANGUAGE
Kathryn Johnston 92 Years Old
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: War on Drugs, Drug policy, United States, police power, law, government, abuse, threat, society, justice, constitution, bill of rights )

- 3086 days ago -
was killed by an Atlanta SWAT team last year. An erroneous tip from an informant was enough for the Atlanta Police Department to invade her home. Police have since admit lying to obtain a search warrant and planting drugs in her home after killing her.
Colombia Union Members Still Targeted
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bush, Plan Colombia, free trade, war on drugs, death squads )

- 3121 days ago -
"It tries to stigmatize us, it tries to paint us as rebels, and that's when the right-wing death squads try to kill us," said...Colombia's largest trade union federation. "These death squads still work with parts of the military and police to kill trade u
Pot-Smoking Parents Busted By 5-Year-Old : News : WSTM NBC3
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war on drugs, CPS, fascism )

- 3151 days ago -
State police say a 5-year-old child tipped off investigators that his parents were smoking marijuana in their upstate New York home. (Yes, the child informed to the Gestapo, but was it actually Jewish pot?)
Cocaine Planes Cross Paths With Corporate America's Green Movement
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war on drugs, biofuels )

- 3164 days ago -
The web of U.S. government connections to the Gulfstream II jet that crashed in Mexico in late September last year with some four tons of cocaine onboard has taken on an eco-friendly green hue.

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