Drugs and vice

Lysander Spooner on Vice

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Here is the first paragraph from Lysander Spooner‘s famous essay ‘Vices are not Crimes – a Vindication of Moral Liberty’, which is another thing that has come up during recent discussions hereabouts. Vices are those acts by which a man harms himself or his property. Crimes are those acts by which one man harms the…

Bill Hicks on Drugs

As a bit of light relief, and to complete a trilogy of posts on this subject (and it came to mind when replying to a comment on one of the previous posts), here’s the late, and much lamented, Bill Hicks giving his side of the story. .

Ben Swann on the Drug War

Here’s a short excerpt from a speech by journalist Ben Swann, given to the Libertas group in Cincinnati, OH, on the extraordinarily bloody war between the Mexican drug cartels.