Ending America’s Domestic Quagmire
It’s the war on drugs!
In contrast to politicians who call for a review of the U.S. military’s Middle East policies, few lawmakers are demanding a timetable to bring about a cease-fire to the war on drugs – or are even calling for a reduction in the number of “troops” (i.e., narcotics detectives, DEA agents, et cetera) serving on the front lines. They ought to. If American lawmakers want to take a serious look at the United States’ war strategies, let them begin by reassessing – and ending – their failed war here at home.
Read the full essay here. March 11, 2008