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Mike Lozon Shines

Submitted by Thinking CAP on Tue, Nov 23, 2010 - 12:35 pm

Mike Lozon shared his unwinding of the twisted "facts" from Drug Warriors and prohibitionists — which he used to be — to realize that prohibition is failed. Mr.

Thanks to Prohibition, the Black Market, and Exhorbitant Prices, Dealers in Ireland Push Heroin on 10-Year-Olds

Submitted by Thinking CAP on Tue, Aug 24, 2010 - 10:40 pm

Yes, thanks to the fact that drug prices are sky high and entirely in the hands of the black market, dealers who do not card for age are spreading their drugs on children in Ireland.

Lawyer Looks at "Defining a Proper Role for Prisons"

Submitted by Thinking CAP on Mon, Jun 29, 2009 - 2:51 pm

Over at the Windsor Star, a Canadian newspaper, James C. Morton a lawyer, takes a look at the prison system as it is now, and provides a bit of history about prisons and how societies have viewed prisons over time.

Here are some select quotes

Using them [prisons] to reduce drug crimes seems especially wrong-headed. Prisoners often become addicted to narcotics while in prison. That sounds preposterous, but it's true. The place we send society's most dangerous elements for rehabilitation is full of illegal drugs.

Some U.S. Citizens Cheer Death Penalty Before Conviction

Submitted by Thinking CAP on Tue, May 5, 2009 - 5:52 pm

Pregnant Briton denied lawyer visit in Laos, rights group says

http://www.CNN.com/2009/WORLD/asiapcf/05/05/laos.british.woman.death.pen...
Samantha Orobator A young woman named Samantha Orobator has been arrested in Laos and charged with carrying about 1 pound (1/2 kilogram) of heroin.

Sorry to say but the justice system there seems seriously out of whack. It seems the Laotian government wants her to be shot dead, executed. My guess is they are gunning for a public execution as well. (However there is confusion over if, when, and how she is pregnant, which could forestall execution.)

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