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, […]
May 18, 2018

War On Drugs 3.13

Part THIRTEEN of our series on the WAR ON DRUGS – The Marihuana Tax Act of 1937 and The LaGuardia Report. Show Notes: * We’ve seen […]