A History of the American War on Drugs

From Obama's latest funding on the war, to Baby Bush's massive surge, to the incredible funding Clinton gave to the war, to the zero-tolerance stance set down by Reagan and even further back; this article is a wealth of information on America's longest standing civil war. Thanks goes out to Gaea for passing on this article in the first place.

Vanity Fair - Sketches of the Drug Czars

The article states it perfectly: "What presumably originated as an effort to protect people from substance abuse and addiction has become a permanent, expensive, prison-hungry police and military operation."

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