THIS LAST WEEK HAS BEEN A LITTLE DIFFICULT WITH THE HEALTH ISSUES, AND DIMINISHED WORK CAPACITY. HOWEVER, DESPITE THE DIFFICULTY, OUR PROCESSES ARE MOVING FORWARD WELL DESPITE THE USUAL AND EXPECTED ATTEMPTS AT BLOCKAGE. ⇲
“…The Jesuits have not yet killed me. But they would have surely done it when I passed through their most devoted city, Baltimore, had I not defeated their plans, by passing incognito a few hours before they expected me… The Pope and the Jesuits, with their infernal Inquisition, are the only organized powers in the world which have recourse to the dagger of the assassin to murder those whom they cannot convince with their arguments or conquer with the sword… New projects of assassination are detected almost every day, accompanied with such savage circumstances, that they bring to my memory the massacre of St. Bartholomew and the Gunpowder Plot. ⇲
The war on drugs has been an absolute debacle, fueled by failed policies that launched a mass incarceration epidemic. To add insult to injury, a new report released by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) reveals that the agency spent $18 million on its marijuana eradication program last year, destroying around 16,000 cannabis plants in the process.
The domestic cannabis eradication program provides funding to 128 state and local law enforcement agencies to stop aggressively the spread of illegal cannabis grown in the country. The program was funded by the Justice Department’s asset forfeiture fund, which is itself a controversial program. ⇲