Why does the drug scare meme appear so regularly in America? If we accept at face value that, indeed, so many substances have reared their ugly, panic-inspiring heads in such regular succession, then it seems we have never gotten a handle on drugs in America, and we never will, as drug scares stretch behind and before us ad infinitum. By embodying these irresolvable social problems and dilemmas in drugs, we hold out the ever present hope that American medicine will solve them, most likely using pharmaceuticals. And that, writes Stanton Peele, is the greatest drug scare of all.
"The Iron Throne" is exciting for 40 minutes, and then a huge letdown.
The president goes personal in his reply to a libertarian Republican congressman accusing him of obstruction of justice.
In his new memoir, the retired justice seeks to justify his awful eminent domain ruling.
"When loyalty to a political party or to an individual trumps loyalty to the Constitution, the Rule of Law—the foundation of liberty—crumbles."
The federal attempt to take the patch uniquely combines free speech violations and asset forfeiture.