Links for March 21, 2010: Backlog O’Links 2

March 13, 2011
  • It just makes sense.

  • But it’s been a challenge to convince anyone otherwise. “This is the heart of the problem—money from the Byrne grants,” Piper says. It’s money for overtime. Money for promotions. It’s policing for profit.”

    This great Philadelphia Weekly cover story highlights the embarrassing racial disparity among marijuana arrestees. There is also a great discussion on police incentives to boost pot arrests to show they are making use of stimulus money. And for what? Marijuana prohibition is simply crooked all around.   Read the rest of this entry »

  • Libertarian Watches SiCKO, Remains Libertarian.

    August 11, 2008

    My friend and Libertarian guru Nik encouraged me to watch Michael Moore’s SiCKO last month.  He said it struck a chord with him, and that after seeing what Big Pharm and the Health Industry puts people through, he is now considering looking into some sort of national health program.  Universal health care is anathema to most Libertarians.  Read the rest of this entry »