"Government is not reason; it is not eloquence; it is force! Like fire, it is a dangerous servant, and a fearful master."
. . . George Washington
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Rx for Drugs That Works
Portugal may be leading the way on easing the multitude of drug problems that afflict western societies. It decriminalized -- something that is different than legalizing -- most drug offenses a decade ago. Its experience indicates that its approach works better than the horrendously expensive but obviously counterproductive and unsuccessful war that the U.S. now has been conducting for a century. See this report for the details.