War on drugs

Portland, Maine legalizes marijuana

Portland, Maine legalizes marijuana

The city of Portland, Maine, passed an ordinance last week legalizing possession of up to 2 and a half ounces...

Prison nation – as seen on Sesame Street

Prison nation – as seen on Sesame Street

Here’s a wake up call about the rate at which we are incarcerating our citizens – Sesame Street has now...

Prison nation, cheap labor for corporate America

Prison nation, cheap labor for corporate America

Most know already that the United States has the highest incarceration rate of any nation in the world – as...

Today is Repeal Day

Today is Repeal Day

In January 1919, the 18th Amendment was passed, outlawing alcohol and putting an end to society’s ills, drunkenness, crime, poverty,...

Election results – Colorado and Washington legalize marijuana

Election results – Colorado and Washington legalize marijuana

Colorado and Washington have become the first states to legalize marijuana for recreational use – not medical use, just simple...

Anderson County Deputy charged with drug offenses

Anderson County Deputy charged with drug offenses

An Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputy is charged with misconduct in office following allegations of “numerous unlawful drug transactions:” SLED spokeswoman...

Nevada Highway Patrol sued for alleged racketeering – using K-9’s for illegal searches and seizures

Nevada Highway Patrol sued for alleged racketeering – using K-9’s for illegal searches and seizures

Nevada Highway Patrol troopers have filed a 104 page lawsuit against their own agency and against Las Vegas Metro Police,...

U.S. v. Sowards – visual estimate of speed does not  justify traffic stop

U.S. v. Sowards – visual estimate of speed does not justify traffic stop

In U.S. v. Soward, decided yesterday, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals held that a deputy’s bullshit claims that he...

Bath salts and the eating of faces

Bath salts and the eating of faces

There are anecdotal reports of people abusing bath salts going nuts and doing all kinds of strange and violent things,...

Credibility outside of the courtroom

Credibility outside of the courtroom

Part 1 – LSD and the eating of faces: Twice this week I’ve been given a lecture from a narcotics...