On so many occasions (the gold standard, the war on drugs, the Patriot Act), I and others had dismissed Libertarian concerns about their long term effects. But time has proven them right. Even if I disagree with what Libertarians propose, my days of dismissing them are over.
Drugs aren’t the real problem, they’re only a symptom of the real crisis. The fact of the matter is that too many Americans want to get high, and value that far more than being productive members of society. America needs some soul-searching to do, the kind that doesn’t involve psychoactive drugs.
This is the prospect no matter what happens or does not happen in re the drug laws. The inner city will decline. Things will get worse there. That is a necessary result of welfare and affirmative action and all the other ways we give inner city people the illusion of a free ride. That itself gives those people the idea that wealth is not earned or created but only stolen and hoarded and they "don't got none."
It’s time to end the War on (Some) Drugs NOW.
legalize and tax rape, murder, child molestation and kiddie porn while you are at it
we need to end those prohibitions on murder and rape, the prisons are full and that is enough proof to show we can never defeat it.
Amnesty for All American criminals.
You can tell who doesn't give a rat's ass about that or the unintended consequences. They're the ones that will only talk about the drugs.
Hasn't even slowed it down, even though it has destroyed thousands of lives needlessly. Maybe millions.
Drug Warriors are enemies of liberty and would have jailed George Washington for growing hemp. For 25 years.
I've had it with them and their kind.
I do always find it a little amusing when Libertarians discover something they think should be taxed.