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Interview With a Drug Dealer – Paul Hiebert

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Raymond began dealing drugs when he was 15. (“Raymond” is not his real name.) He enjoyed smoking weed, but soon realized he could sell it to a few people he knew, pocket the profits, then smoke whatever he had left essentially for free. “It was just basic economics,” he says.

Things grew from there. He began making contacts and working hard—up to 70 hours per week at one point. He took the…

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Remembering the Criminal Conviction of the Director of the CIA – Jacob Hornberger

With yesterday marking the 41st anniversary of the U.S.-supported military coup in Chile, which resulted in the kidnapping, detention, rapes, torture, disappearances, and murders of thousands of innocent people, we would be remiss if we failed to commemorate the criminal conviction of Richard Helms, the Director of the CIA, for lying to Congress about the CIA’s role in trying to effect regime…

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Citing Failed War on Drugs, World Leaders Call for Widespread Decriminalization – Deirdre Fulton

In the face of a failed War on Drugs, a global commission composed mostly of former world leaders recommended on Tuesday that governments decriminalize and regulate the use of currently illicit drugs such as marijuana, cocaine, and psychedelics.

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“The international drug regime is broken,” reads the report from the Global Commission on Drug Policy, whose members include former Secretary-General of…

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Libertarian Party urges lawmakers to get out, stay out of Iraq and Syria

The Libertarian Party urges lawmakers to stop bombing in Iraq and to disengage operations in both Iraq and Syria.

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“The U.S. government has been intervening in the Middle East for more than half a century under the pretext of achieving peace,” said Nicholas Sarwark, chair of the Libertarian National Committee. “But things just keep getting worse. We must stop stoking conflicts that tear countries…

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Proud to be an American: What Should It Mean? – Richard M. Ebeling

America! For more than two hundred years the word has represented hope, opportunity, a second chance, and freedom. In America the accident of a man’s birth did not serve as an inescapable weight that dictated a person’s fate or that of his family. The individual owned his own life and was free to shape it as his own mind guided him.

Once a newcomer stepped on American soil he left the political…

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Florida Makes All Off – Grid Living Illegal: Mandates All Homes Must Be Connected To An Electricity Grid – Arjun Walia

It’s no secret that an opposition to sustainable living exists. Earlier this year, Texas state brought several SWAT teams to a sustainable community and threatened to shut it down. Each one of the community members were initially handcuffed at gunpoint. It was called “The Garden of Eden Community,” and was totally self sustainable. You can read more about that here.

This time, it’s Robin Speronis…

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