The US used to tax and regulate drugs — not ban them - Vox -
While other scholars of the drug war tend to see 1970 as the kicking-off point, I very much see it as an endpoint for a two-decade-long story that had preceded it.
Were the Soviet Union to sink tomorrow under the waters of the ocean, the American military-industrial establishment would have to go on, substantially unchanged, until some other adversary could be invented. Anything else would be an unacceptable shock to the American economy. — George Kennan, preface to The Pathology of Power (1987)
It is amazing how in one context absurdity is seen plainly as such but in another it is seen as a respected and hallowed institution called the Federal Reserve System.
Politicians Are Psychopaths – LewRockwell.com
There is no way to peace; peace is the way. — A.J. Muste
Free your mind.
Emma Watson: Actress gives powerful speech about feminism. -
"If men don’t have to be aggressive in order to be accepted, women won’t feel compelled to be submissive. If men don’t have to control, women won’t have to be controlled."
Punishment is the root of violence on our planet. — Marshall Rosenberg