Fw: [NEWSROOM-L] Debunking the Drug War

Preston Peet ptpeet at nyc.rr.com
Tue Aug 9 14:48:46 EDT 2005

Wow, from the NYTimes comes the following editorial. Even the big boys of 
the mainstream press are beginning to not only wake up but to speak out 
about this ridiculous waste of time, money and lives.

Peace and love,
Preston Peet

"Madness is not enlightenment, but the search for enlightenment is often 
mistaken for madness"
Richard Davenport-Hines

ptpeet at nyc.rr.com
Editor http://www.drugwar.com
Editor "Under the Influence- the Disinformation Guide to Drugs"
Editor "Underground- The Disinformation Guide to Ancient Civilizations, 
Astonishing Archeology and Hidden History" (due out Sept. 2005)
Cont. High Times mag/.com
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Columnist New York Waste

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dean Becker" <dean at CULTURAL-BAGGAGE.COM>
Sent: Tuesday, August 09, 2005 12:22 AM
Subject: [NEWSROOM-L] Debunking the Drug War

> Debunking the Drug War
> America has a serious drug problem, but it's not the "meth epidemic" 
> getting
> so much publicity. It's the problem identified by William Bennett, the
> former national drug czar and gambler.
> "Using drugs," he wrote, "is wrong not simply because drugs create medical
> problems; it is wrong because drugs destroy one's moral sense. People
> addicted to drugs neglect their duties."
> This problem afflicts a small minority of the people who have tried
> methamphetamines, but most of the law-enforcement officials and 
> politicians
> who lead the war against drugs. They're so consumed with drugs that 
> they've
> lost sight of their duties...(more)
> http://www.nytimes.com/2005/08/09/opinion/09tierney.html
> Dean Becker
> Drug Truth Network/Pacifica
> 419 Lovett Blvd.
> Houston, TX 77006
> 281-752-9198
> http://www.drugtruth.net
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