My colleague Aaron Houston just posted this evaluation of Obama’s first 100 days on The Hill’s Congress Blog. Grade so far: Incomplete.
|By: BruceMirken Friday March 27, 2009 10:16 am|
On March 26, President Obama treated a question about U.S. marijuana laws as a joke. But our laws are subsidizing the murderous gangs terrorizing the U.S./Mexico border.
|By: Casey Gane-McCalla Wednesday March 18, 2009 2:36 pm|
Drugs are a serious problem in America but, unfortunately, so is the war on drugs. Drugs mess up peoples’ lives, but not as much as the war on drugs where blacks and Hispanics are scapegoated for America’s problem. Despite the fact that studies show that blacks and whites use drugs at the same rate, blacks are incarcerated for drugs at a rate 6 times that of whites 4.2% vs. 0.7%.
|By: libbyliberal Tuesday February 24, 2009 8:03 pm|
The state of Mexico is a nightmare. Sam Quinones in his article, State of War, explains the violence of this dangerous narcoculture that threatens America at the same time being dependent on America for its drug buying and accessible fierce weaponry.