Tag Archives: Mexico

South of the Border Roundup

I think that we’ve already said more than enough about our position on Afghanistan. The funny thing is that we have a similar situation (narcotics, corrupt governance, poverty) in a country just south of our own border: Mexico. What is occurring there is as complex as anything that we have to deal with in Afghanistan […]

What marijuana prohibition costs

On Friday, I briefly criticized Obama’s glib response to the question of legalizing marijuana. I said, “our marijuana laws, in particular, are much more destructive than the effects of the drug itself. They tear apart families through prison terms and divert/waste government money on an incredible scale.” In the comments section, Ian thought I went too […]