Join 3,377 readers in helping fund MetaFilter (Hide)

3 posts tagged with WarOnDrugs by holgate.
Displaying 1 through 3 of 3.

Related tags:
+ (77)
+ (25)
+ (18)
+ (16)
+ (12)
+ (12)
+ (11)
+ (10)
+ (10)
+ (9)
+ (8)
+ (7)
+ (7)
+ (7)
+ (7)
+ (6)
+ (6)
+ (5)
+ (5)
+ (5)
+ (5)
+ (5)
+ (5)
+ (5)
+ (5)
+ (5)
+ (5)
+ (4)
+ (4)
+ (4)
+ (4)
+ (4)
+ (4)
+ (4)
+ (4)


Users that often use this tag:
daksya (20)
homunculus (6)
trharlan (5)
snakey (4)
holgate (3)
MartinWisse (2)
the man of twists ... (2)
vidur (2)
saulgoodman (2)
dersins (2)
well_balanced (2)
raaka (2)
skallas (2)
mathowie (2)

Fighting the war on drugs... and winning.

Fighting the war on drugs... and winning. In less than a year, without outside assistance, a relatively impoverished country has managed to knock out the world's main source of opium. Who is this progressive regime? Step forward, the Taliban.
posted by holgate on Apr 1, 2001 - 12 comments

"If US drugs policy were a company, it would have gone bankrupt years ago."

"If US drugs policy were a company, it would have gone bankrupt years ago." This, see, is why Bush needs to increase military spending. long before the dot-com era, the same mentality fuelled the War on Drugs: spend now, and hope for profits... well, some time in the future.
posted by holgate on Jan 6, 2001 - 2 comments

The War on... education?

The War on... education? It's estimated that 7000 US college students will lose their entitlement to at least some financial aid because of previous drug convictions. Which is nice. Now, the follies of the "war on drugs" are well-documented, but this takes the cake. I thought that punishment was for the criminal justice system to dispense...
posted by holgate on Oct 24, 2000 - 20 comments

Page: 1