Make Sense, Not War

by Little Guy @, Wednesday, September 06, 2023, 11:31 (26 days ago) @ nicatnit

That’s a deal, but who would win that battle? There is no way to stop recreational drug demand. It’s biologic.


The Mexican Cartels are the biggest beneficiary of this “Mess”

Drug suppliers are certainly beneficiaries of the demand. But the other big beneficiaries of the war on drugs is those who ignore the reality that you acknowledge, “There is no way to stop recreational drug demand.

Think of the billions of dollars spent on the DEA, ATF, FBI, CBP, ICE, state police, local police, prisons, etc. on a Quixotic quest to stop something, “there is no way to stop”.

I read a joke about “consultants” one time. “If you’re not part of the solution, you can make a lot of money by perpetuating the problem.” It seems to me that those agencies all have an interest in perpetuating the problem.

If America wants to get ride of drug cartels, undercut their business. Make safe drugs legally available to Americans cheaply and make substance dependency treatment services available free to those who can benefit from them. That would be cheaper than what America is doing now.

But I guess for many, it sounds like the dreaded “socialism” of “radical left-wing Communist Fascists’.

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