war on drugs

Sessions To Americans Struggling With Opioid Addiction: ‘Tough It Out’ And Take Aspirin Instead

Sessions To Americans Struggling With Opioid Addiction: ‘Tough It Out’ And Take Aspirin Instead

Donald Trump‘s Attorney General Jeff Sessions has taken Richard Nixon’s “War on Drugs” to new depths with his “Marijuana Madness” style approach to narcotics. But this week, he managed to show a new level of callousness when he told chronic pain sufferers struggling with opioid addiction to “take an aspirin and tough it out.” According […]

MIND BOGGLING: Cop Bullies Innocent Teen, DAMAGES His Car With Illegal Search (VIDEO)

MIND BOGGLING: Cop Bullies Innocent Teen, DAMAGES His Car With Illegal Search (VIDEO)

A Georgia police department with a history of settlements for civil rights abuses has been hit with another lawsuit. The officer in question this time is Dale Laskowski, a member of the Dunwoody Police Department, involving a traffic stop he made in March 2014. Laskowski stopped Colton Laidlaw, who was 17 at the time, on his way to […]

Turns Out The DOJ’s ‘No More Private Prisons’ Policy Is Bullsh**t (VIDEO)

Turns Out The DOJ’s ‘No More Private Prisons’ Policy Is Bullsh**t (VIDEO)

The Department of Justice recently announced that it will cease contracting with private prisons. The decision was hailed as a major step in shrinking the country’s massive prison industrial complex. But we can’t celebrate just yet. The Justice Department’s change in policy will actually only affect 13 prisons. That’s how many private prisons the Justice […]

Obama to Fight Opioid Addiction With Treatment, Not Prisons

Obama to Fight Opioid Addiction With Treatment, Not Prisons

After years of rhetoric from both parties, the Obama administration is finally making plans to combat America’s opioid addiction crisis. The official White House statement mentions new programs that will focus on treatment and prevention, rather than punishment and prosecution. This comes at a time when deaths from heroin, prescription painkillers, and other forms of […]

‘Nothing Bad Is Going To Happen’ — Reince Priebus Pretends GOP Isn’t Crumbling Around Him

‘Nothing Bad Is Going To Happen’ — Reince Priebus Pretends GOP Isn’t Crumbling Around Him

In 2012, after the GOP’s disastrous attempt to force Mitt Romney on the American people, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus decided it was time to fix his party. The result was a document called the Growth and Opportunity Project, which he strangely referred to as an autopsy report, apparently not understanding that an autopsy is performed […]

Want Marijuana Legalized? Then You Should Vote For THIS Candidate

Want Marijuana Legalized? Then You Should Vote For THIS Candidate

The legalization of marijuana has been a hot topic for decades, and is even more so now that we’re in election season. It seems Americans are beginning to warm up to the idea, at least in terms of its medical benefits. Yesterday, the Associated Press and the University of Chicago released a survey that found […]

Shocking! Former Nixon Policy Advisor Admits Purpose Of War On Drugs (VIDEO)

Shocking! Former Nixon Policy Advisor Admits Purpose Of War On Drugs (VIDEO)

In the April 2016 edition of Harper’s Magazine, writer Dan Baum wrote an op-ed in support of the legalization of all recreational drugs. In that article, he revealed a shocking 1994 quote from former Nixon policy advisor and “Watergate co-conspirator,” John Ehrlichman. At the time, Baum was writing a book about the politics of drug legalization. […]

This 1969 Anti-Drug Propaganda Is The Best Video Ever!

This 1969 Anti-Drug Propaganda Is The Best Video Ever!

I come from the golden age of anti-drug propaganda. I could not get through my Saturday morning cartoons without watching hottie-hot-hot Rachel Leigh Cook destroy a kitchen at least once. Also, there was something called Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue, because nothing says anti-drug more than anthropomorphic animals, little blue people, and ALF. Even with all […]

Former Deputy Gets ‘Sickening And Repulsive’ Acquittal For Nearly Killing Toddler (WITH VIDEO)

Former Deputy Gets ‘Sickening And Repulsive’ Acquittal For Nearly Killing Toddler (WITH VIDEO)

Last year, we told you about Bounkham “Baby Bou Bou” Phonesavanh, a toddler who was nearly killed when a stun grenade thrown by a Georgia SWAT team exploded in his playpen. On Friday, Bou Bou’s family got the equivalent of a punch in the gut. The former sheriff’s deputy whose warrant triggered the raid that […]

Emergency Bill Designed to Attack Heroin Epidemic On Multiple Levels

Emergency Bill Designed to Attack Heroin Epidemic On Multiple Levels

As the senior senator of one of the several states hit hardest by the heroin epidemic, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) knows the harsh realities addiction to this drug brings. Rather than fighting the problem with the heavy hand of the law, Shaheen is stepping up to fight this growing problem by advocating for legislation that addresses treatment and prevention. […]

WATCH: Uniformed Cop Goes On Viral Rant Inside His Police Car

WATCH: Uniformed Cop Goes On Viral Rant Inside His Police Car

Some of you may remember a story we shared the story of Georgia Police Officer Billy Ray Fields. Back in June, Fields released a viral rant against police brutality and corruption. You can see the video and check out the story here. Fields recently released his newest video from inside his patrol car. In this […]

Unbelievable! Sick Single Mother Faces 30 Years In Prison For Medical Pot In Kansas

Unbelievable! Sick Single Mother Faces 30 Years In Prison For Medical Pot In Kansas

This is an update to a story I wrote in April titled “Possession Of Marijuana Causes Sick Mom To Lose Custody Of Her Son.” In this article I wrote about a single mother named Shona Banda who lives in Garden City, Kansas with her 11-year-old son. Banda’s house was raided by?Garden City police and the […]

10 Reasons Why the World’s Most Medicinal Plant Has No Place in Criminal Law

10 Reasons Why the World’s Most Medicinal Plant Has No Place in Criminal Law

By definition, criminal law is the legislation of a state or country dealing with criminal offenses and their punishments.?Over a dozen states have decriminalized marijuana with both Colorado and Washington state making it entirely legal.?There have been over 20,000 studies conducted evaluating the effects of marijuana by the scientific community with a reliable conclusion that […]

11-Year-Old Kansas Boy Detained By Police After Defending Medical Marijuana In Class

11-Year-Old Kansas Boy Detained By Police After Defending Medical Marijuana In Class

While dozens of states across the country have decided to allow the medical use of marijuana for certain illnesses, in Kansas the bad old days of the War on Drugs are still a prominent feature of the Sunflower State’s backwards migration. Need proof? Then try this on for size: an 11-year-old boy spoke up in […]

Chris Christie News — Dad Begs ‘Please Don’t Let My Daughter Die, Governor’ (VIDEO)

Chris Christie News — Dad Begs ‘Please Don’t Let My Daughter Die, Governor’ (VIDEO)

In horrible Chris Christie news… On August 14, 2013, New Jersey resident Brian Wilson confronted Governor Chris Christie about his stance on medical Marijuana. Wilson asked Christie: “Please Don’t Let My Daughter Die Governor?” Wilson has a 2-year-old daughter named Vivian. Vivian suffers from Dravet’s Syndrome, a brutal and possibly fatal form of epilepsy that […]

Bolivian President Evo Morales Says America Must End War On Drugs

Bolivian President Evo Morales Says America Must End War On Drugs

Socialist President Evo Morales wants the?U.S. government’s War on Drugs to end. In fact, according to telesur, he recently said this about the war: “[America] uses its War on Drugs to pursue its own geo-political agenda, and now they use it to accuse other governments and take them down.” President Morales is a former coca […]

Baby Bou Bou’s Family Faces $1 Million In Medical Bills, But Georgia County Still Won’t Pay

Baby Bou Bou’s Family Faces $1 Million In Medical Bills, But Georgia County Still Won’t Pay

It’s been a rough 2014 for Bounkham Phonesavanh, Sr. and his wife, Alecia. After getting burned out of their house in Wisconsin, the Phonesavanhs and their four children fled to what they thought would be a safe place–Bounkham, Sr.’s sister’s house in Cornelia, Georgia; an hour north of Atlanta. But on the morning of May […]

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