December 21, 2018

GUN CONTROL 2.7

Back when we were doing our gun control series in late 2017, one of our listeners, let’s call him “Mac”, emailed us to say he worked […]
December 13, 2018

War On Drugs 3.32 – Prop 215

Part THIRTY-TWO, the final episode of our series on the WAR ON DRUGS – “Prop 215”. Show Notes: On July 28, 1992, the biggest of journalistic […]
December 8, 2018

War On Drugs 3.31 – The Sentencing Project

Part THIRTY-ONE of our series on the WAR ON DRUGS – “The Sentencing Project”. Show Notes: Georgia Gospel Choir https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o2wCBAdT6FI We finished up last time In […]
November 30, 2018

War On Drugs 3.30 “Tautology”

Part THIRTY of our series on the WAR ON DRUGS – “Tautology”. Show Notes: Things continued to get worse under Reagan. Social services were cut, and the […]
November 16, 2018

War On Drugs 3.29 “DeLorean”

Part TWENTY-NINE of our series on the WAR ON DRUGS – “DeLorean”. Show Notes: If you don’t know the story of DeLorean He worked at GM […]
November 10, 2018

War On Drugs 3.28 “Bubble Boy”

Part TWENTY-EIGHT of our series on the WAR ON DRUGS – “Bubble Boy”. Show Notes: In 1985, a new drug hit the market – MDMA. Short […]
October 24, 2018

War On Drugs 3.27 “The Evil Empire”

Part TWENTY-SEVEN of our series on the WAR ON DRUGS – “The Evil Empire”. Show Notes: Another thing that happened in the U.S. in the early 80s […]
October 18, 2018

War On Drugs 3.26 “Just Say No”

Part TWENTY-SIX of our series on the WAR ON DRUGS – “Just Say No” Show Notes: So we’re back in the land of “it’s the individual’s […]
October 13, 2018

War On Drugs 3.25 – Posse Comitatus

Part TWENTY-FIVE of our series on the WAR ON DRUGS – “Posse Comitatus”. Show Notes: * Last time we said Carlton Turner, Ross Perot’s anti-drug guy, […]
September 28, 2018

War On Drugs 3.24 – Say No To Drugs

Part TWENTY-FOUR of our series on the WAR ON DRUGS – “Say No To Drugs”. Show Notes: Hoover had been dead 8 years, and the new […]
September 20, 2018

War On Drugs 3.23

Part TWENTY-THREE of our series on the WAR ON DRUGS – “Perot & Reagan”. Show Notes: William Clements, Texas’ first Republican governor in 105 years. He […]
September 14, 2018

War On Drugs 3.22

Part TWENTY-TWO of our series on the WAR ON DRUGS – “RICO”. Show Notes: I want to talk about RICO – The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations […]
August 31, 2018

War On Drugs 3.21

Part TWENTY-ONE of our series on the WAR ON DRUGS – “Broken Windows”. Show Notes: Heroin addicts constituted about one-quarter of one percent of the US […]
August 25, 2018

War On Drugs 3.20

Part TWENTY of our series on the WAR ON DRUGS – “Operation Golden Flow”. Show Notes: Meanwhile,  in the early 1970s, Nixon put together something called […]
August 18, 2018

War On Drugs 3.19

Part NINETEEN of our series on the WAR ON DRUGS – The Golden Triangle Show Notes: In May 1971, a couple of U.S. congressmen returned from a […]
June 28, 2018

War On Drugs 3.18

Part EIGHTEEN of our series on the WAR ON DRUGS – Nixon and The King. Show Notes: Lyndon Johnson’s Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of […]
June 22, 2018

War On Drugs 3.17

Part SEVENTEEN of our series on the WAR ON DRUGS – The Beatniks and the Hippies. Show Notes: In the 1960s, as drugs became symbols of […]
June 16, 2018

War On Drugs 3.16

Part SIXTEEN of our series on the WAR ON DRUGS – Arnold Rothstein’s luck runs out. Show Notes: ON our last episode – Arnold Rothstein invented […]
June 1, 2018

War On Drugs 3.15

Part FIFTEEN of our series on the WAR ON DRUGS – Arnold Rothstein invents the modern drug racket. Show Notes: Arnold Rothstein. As someone pointed out, […]
May 25, 2018

War On Drugs 3.14

Part FOURTEEN of our series on the WAR ON DRUGS – Harry takes his war global – and ends up in Playboy. Show Notes: After WWII, […]