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COI #126: America’s War on Drugs Wreaks Havoc in Central ​and South America

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On COI #126 Brian Saady, author and host of the Rackets podcast, comes on the show to explain how the 'war on drugs' is a deadly foreign policy. Brian breaks down the countries most impacted by the drug war: Colombia, Peru, Bolivia, Venezuela, and Honduras. Each country plays a critical war in the multi-billion dollar cocaine market. Brian explains how the American anti-drug efforts in these countries increase violence and death. Brian's Website Odysee Donate LBRY Credits bTTEiLoteVdMbLS7YqDVSZyjEY1eMgW7CP Donate Bitcoin 36PP4kT28jjUZcL44dXDonFwrVVDHntsrk Donate Bitcoin Cash...

News Roundup 5/14/21

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News Mike Treacy details some of the “crimes” people were issued tickets for during the covid lockdowns. Some of the reasons were as benign as hanging out and sitting in the park. [Link] A police dog found drugs every time it was brought to check a car. Other dogs have huge rates of wrongfully indicating drugs are in the car. [Link] A man carried his murdered daughter's ashes in his car. When he was pulled over by police they tested the ashes for drugs, which came back positive. The cops dumped the ashes on the side of the road. [Link] Colonial Pipeline paid hackers a $5 million ransom...

Abusing Amber Alerts

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Want To Reform The Criminal Justice System? End The Drug War.

John Stossel at Reason. John interviews Dr Carl L. Hart on the drug war and ending it. Carl Hart is the Ziff Professor of Psychology in the Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry at Columbia University. He is also a Research Scientist at the New York State Psychiatric Institute. Professor Hart has published numerous scientific and popular articles in the area of neuropsychopharmacology and is co-author of the textbook Drugs, Society and Human Behavior (with Charles Ksir). His book High Price was the 2014 winner of the PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award. The drug war hasn’t...

Want to end the protests and riots? End the War on Drugs

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Background Checks Lead to Gun Confiscation in California

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Since last July 1, California has required background checks for those purchasing firearm ammunition. As we noted, by December 2019 the state had run 345,000 background checks and rejected 62,000 Californians legally entitled to purchase ammunition, including off-duty sheriff’s deputies purchasing shotgun shells to hunt ducks. Officials blamed glitches in the system, but for Ari Freilich of the Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, the system was working as intended, as a “red flag” law allowing seizure of weapons from those who have committed no crime. As it turns out, Freilich...

Cops Kill Lady

Well see, the "criminal interdiction squad" was breaking into a woman named Breonna Taylor's house in the middle of the night to serve a search warrant -- looking for drugs -- that was connected to an arrest warrant for a man who had already been arrested 10 miles away. And they didn't announce themselves, just kicked in the door. So when the man of the house fired in defense of himself and his woman, they killed her. (There were no drugs.) (They fired at least 20 shots, some of which "entered" multiple adjacent apartments.) Jonathan Mattingly, Brett Hankison and Myles Cosgrove are guilty...

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Police: Criminals

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