Federal Legalization of Marijuana and Immediate release for all who've been unjustly incarcerated via Nixon and Reagan's Racist War on Drugs is another 'Idea Whose Time Has Come!'
No, really, Senator Joe Manchin is reacting to the bad press about his state's opioid deaths by blaming marijuana and calling for a new "war on drugs."
Senator Joe Manchin wants a new war on drugs and blames his state's horrible opioid addiction problem on, you know, pot in the home.
The United States has the highest levels of incarceration in the world, and most of that is attributable to the so-called 'War on Drugs'.
This short film, narrated by Shawn “Jay Z” Carter and featuring the artwork of Molly Crabapple, is part history lesson about the war on drugs and part vision statement.
Bill Maher took Jeb Bush to task for his hypocrisy on enforcing marijuana laws and called for an end to the drug wars during his New Rules segment this Friday.
Legalizing marijuana is on the ballot in Nevada in 2016 and that could help out with turn out which could be good for Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid's (D. NV) relection chances.
African terrorists are profiting from illegal ivory sales, a development that's giving the fight against poaching a martial makeover in the style of the wars on drugs and terrorism.
This is my first post on C&L and I usually post about Governor, Senate and Congressional races on the Daily Kos. I've mainly been covering the 2014 races but I am also covering a big race that's going to happen in 2016. No, it's not the Presidential election, it's the U.S. Senate race going on in Pennsylvania (my home state) where decorated Admiral, former Congressman and 2010 U.S. Senate candidate, Joe Sestak (D. PA), is seeking a rematch against Tea Party Senator Pat Toomey (R. PA). Sestak has published an op-ed piece in time for Memorial Day regarding our Veterans coming home from battle and the sever problems they face. I have been give permission to republish the op-ed piece by Sestak's campaign and it's worth a read. Please read below.
'The American people deserve…the right to vote for a party that is not owned by bankers.'
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