I was enjoying a bit of baby boomer nostalgia watching The Big Chill on Bravo last night when the ubiquitous propaganda arm of Office of National Drug Control Policy struck again. After a scene in which the 7 reunited college buddies are all companionably getting stoned and drunk, the ONDCP ran one of its hyperbolic dishonest anti-drug commercials. It was pathetic. After all, the Big Chill group consisted of a bunch of successful people, a doctor, a lawyer, an entrepreneur, a journalist, a TV star, a suburban mom, and yes, a psych major turned hapless near-do-well drug dealer driving a beat up Porsche who is redeemed by his friends. Drugs don't destroy lives nearly as much as pointless drug wars do.
Tulsi Gabbard Called Out Mainstream Media, Both Parties, Democratic Candidates for Supporting Disastrous Regime Change in the Middle East
"As president I will end these regime change wars."
The 7th Circuit said the guard is protected by qualified immunity.
Asked how he'd actually follow through on his promise to "take your AR-15," the former Texas congressman didn't have much of an answer.
The mainstream media are channeling Dr. Zaius, the elitist orangutan from Planet of the Apes, who hid dark secrets out of misguided paternalism.
Her refusal to answer a question about taxes isn’t just dodgy; it’s designed to mislead.