The Drug War’s Endless Evil

Saturday, October 29th, 2011

Earlier this year, I wrote a long, two-part anti-drug war polemic or the Future of Freedom Foundation.

The first part is now online.

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5 Responses to “The Drug War’s Endless Evil”

  1. #1 |  c andrew | 

    Kudos Radley,

    Well written and anyone not operating under extreme confirmation bias – Sean Hannity is an example that comes to mind – would see that, particularly in this case, war is not the answer. Freedom is.

  2. #2 |  (B)oscoH | 

    This reads like Slash doing his finger exercises. To Radley, it’s just warm-up, but to the rest of us, it’s Sweet Child of Mine. Amazing riff, sir.

  3. #3 |  DoubleU | 

    Our small town of 21,172 has a SWAT team. I think in part it has to do with the unions, SWAT trained officers can make should make more money so train them. There is also the thought that if the jurisdiction has a SWAT team they should use them, so they do.

  4. #4 |  Whim | 

    Excellent article in a long line of excellent articles by author concerning police militarization and the War on Drugs.

    The common denominator in the examples cited by Radley Balko is that there were NO CONSEQUENCES for their actions to the police officers involved. None. They were not punished, suspended, charged. Nothing.

    In summary, the War on Drugs is a War on Americans.

  5. #5 |  CyniCAl | 

    Glad to see an alliance with FFF. Jacob Hornberger is tireless as a publisher and author for liberty. It’s a good fit for you Radley.