Tag Archives: Prison

What to do about the War on Drugs

First uttered by then President Richard Nixon during the Summer of Love in 1969, The War on Drugs is the official United States campaign of prohibition against certain substances that the government deems dangerous, harmful, immoral or undesirable. I am not going to argue the about the moral merits of trying to curb drug use, […]

Gitmo

President Obama has signed an Executive Order to close the detention centers at the Naval Base known as Gitmo in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The Executive Order is a powerful tool. It basically says, I’m the President, and I’m going to do this thing. The order spells out instructions regarding the resolution of the legal status of […]