by Don Boudreaux on June 17, 2011
in Civil Society, Crime, Reality Is Not Optional, Video
The late William F. Buckley understood the vileness of the “war on drugs” war on peaceful people (only some of whom use intoxicants that the government disapproves of).
More wisdom from W.F. Buckley on the ‘drug war.‘
Here’s Buckley (circa 1991) debating Rep. Charles Rangle on the ‘drug war.’
And here’s Buckley (joined by others) writing eloquently against the ‘drug war.‘
Milton Friedman presents part of his case for ending the ‘drug war.‘
Here’s a video narration of a 1984 Thomas Sowell essay arguing against the ‘drug war.’
Jeffrey Miron points out that ‘drug-war’ violence is not caused by the ‘drug’ part but by the ‘war’ (i.e., ‘war-on-drugs’) part.
Here’s a video of Jeff explaining the benefits that would emerge from ending the ‘drug war.’
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