Libertarians are often marginalized, typically by the right, for wanting to legalize drugs. ”Whaddya wanna have HEROIN in vending machines!?!”, as some have ridiculously asked.
And while it’s true that Libertarians don’t support government action for dealing with a drug problem, it isn’t usually true that we think that people should use HARD drugs.
“I really believe we should treat marijuana the way we treat beverage alcohol,” Mr. Robertson said in an interview on Wednesday. “I’ve never used marijuana and I don’t intend to, but it’s just one of those things that I think: this war on drugs just hasn’t succeeded.”Read more »
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Federal agents say 88-year-old Saratoga man's invention is being used by meth labsRead more »
Judge does the right thing. Saves a man from jail.
She didn't let him off scott free, but she recognized that time in jail was not going to help this man overcome his drug problem. Coudos to this judge Diane Nicolosi.Read more »
Well, the cops were sad that they didn't get their way recently. After attempting to extort money from some of the bartenders at Shenanigan's, and failing (see http://www.freetalklive.com/content/judge_barnak_under_fire_mpd_throwing...), the cops cried and another state agency imposed "restrictions" on the bar. Well, way to punish a business for being good at what they do. My take: the reason that there are problems at the bar is because it's the only decent place to go in this town.Read more »
"This is not a conspiracy theory, nor a piece of fiction. It is now an openly-admitted fact that this was pulled off by the BATFE (Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, more commonly called "ATF") under orders from Washington. The program was called "Fast and Furious.""Read more »
Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul and outspoken Massachusetts Democrat Barney Frank want to get the federal government out of the marijuana regulation business. [It's not perfect, because it still allows border controls, between states and other countries, and does not address other substances, but it's a start.]Read more »
State lawmakers in country music's capital have passed a groundbreaking measure that would make it a crime to use a friend's login even with permission to listen to songs or watch movies from services such as Netflix or Rhapsody.Read more »
"He was intoxicated," said the teen. "I smelled a ton of alcohol off of him. He was drunk."
The teen says that officer was barefoot and only wearing a bathing suit as the man barged through and broke his family's front door. Pifer says the officer assaulted him and threatened his sister until a neighbor stepped in to help.
The neighbor asked the officer what triggered the chase as she bandaged his bleeding hand.
"He said he smelled cigarette smoke"Read more »
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