"I think that prohibition of drugs is the most immoral program that the United States has ever engaged in. It's destroyed civil rights at home and it is responsible for thousands of deaths abroad."
Milton Friedman
(1912-2006) Nobel Prize-winning economist, economic advisor to President Ronald Reagan, "ultimate guru of the free-market system"
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And still it goes on.
 -- jim k, Austin     
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    Face it, the Black Lives Matter and Blue Lives Matter movements are due to drug prohibition. Immigration issues from Mexico, also, mostly about the drug war. Giving police the right to pat you down whenever or wherever has eroded the very principle of American liberty. The premise is that these powers are 'for the common good' but as we see they are and have always been about power -- political and economical. The Police State has been fueled by the Drug War -- that has always been its purpose, to expand. But just like the Occupy Wall Street charade, the protesters miss the mark -- they have become the unwitting tools of their own oppressors.
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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