SHARE Friday, March 26, 2010 The worst drug-criminals are legislators
An Australian court finds that the existing drug laws, by reversing the onus of proof, violate the presumption of innocence. But all convictions stand. To any legislator who willingly allows the reverse onus of proof to continue, I say: May it please God that you become a victim of it.
(7 comments) SHARE Monday, August 15, 2011 The Universally Unconstitutional War on Drugs (3rd edition)
The reversal of the onus of proof in drug possession cases is incompatible with the rule of law, and is therefore unconstitutional in all jurisdictions. Through its effect on prices, it perpetuates the problem that it is supposed to solve.
SHARE Thursday, April 3, 2008 Still on the mountaintop: Economically rational racism
Given that the economy is managed so that a certain percentage of people must be losers, the majority stands to gain by ensuring that the losers are selected not from its own ranks, but from the ranks of some already disadvantaged minority. That's why, forty years after Dr. King's "mountaintop" speech, Black Americans still haven't reached the Promised Land. The solution is to minimize the need for losers. Here's how.