By Anthony Gregory | Thursday March 26, 2009 at 2:19 PM PST | 1 Comment
Despite having promised not to raid medical marijuana facilities operating legally under state law, Obama’s administration yesterday raided a medical marijuana dispensary in San Francisco. On what basis? Alleged state law violations. Specifically, evasion of state sales taxes. The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws notes, “The normal process in such cases...
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Tags: Civil Liberties, Constitution, Criminal Justice, Drugs, Law, Medical Marijuana, Natural Law, Obama, Personal Liberty, Police, Presidential Power, Property Rights, The State
By Wendy Honett | at 10:08 AM PST | 3 Comments
It’s official (and about time)! Robert Higgs will be interviewed on C-SPAN In Depth on April 5 (and again on April 6). Three hours of Bob and every book he’s written. Don’t miss it!
Tags: American History, Bailouts, Books, Budget and Tax Policy, Economics, Federal Reserve, Great Depression, Money and Banking, Politics, Presidential Power, Regulation, Taxation, The State, War
By Anthony Gregory | at 8:11 AM PST | 5 Comments
The “war on terror” is out but of course its substance remains and even expands. The Obama administration has ended the use of Bush’s terminology, but not Bush’s despotic anti-terror policies. The administration will continue indefinite executive detention of terror suspects and others swept up in the guise of anti-terrorism—but it will not call...
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Tags: Afghanistan, Civil Liberties, Constitution, Iraq, Middle East, Presidential Power, Surveillance, The State, War