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Liberty NewsWire: June 8, 2012

 

Liberty NewsWire: June 8, 2012

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon doesn't mince words when it comes to the war on drugs.

"It has been a failure," he told The Huffington Post. "It hasn't reduced drug use in any significant way. It's not good public policy. It hasn't worked."

Gascon made his comments in the wake of a drug reform panel discussion at the San Francisco Public Library, during which he expressed similar sentiments. The district attorney was one of the chief supporters of a California measure that would have reduced the punishment for possessing small amounts of drugs from a felony to a misdemeanor. – The Huffington Post

War on Drugs

‎The Huffington Post – San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon: The War on Drugs Has Been A Failure

School Choice

One News Now – School Choice Alive and Kicking in Wisc.

Federal Reserve

Bloomsberg Businessweek– Bernanke Signals No Imminent Steps to Aid Economy

Foreign Policy

Washington Post – Clinton, Annan Meet to Discuss Saving Troubled Syrian Peace Plan, Explore Options

Christian Science Monitor – World Powers Watch IAEA talks for signs of Iranian Flexibility

Obamacare

Cleveland.com – House of Representatives Votes to Repeal Tax on Medical Devices


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