Thursday, April 13, 2006

Your Tax Dollars at Work!

Colombia: The Real Victim in Failed War on Drugs
by Daniel Howden

read here

The logic of Washington's war, endorsed by Britain, is to limit demand by choking the supply line. Billions of Washington dollars have been spent every year on spraying tens of thousands of hectares with pesticides, but there has been little or no impact on the street value of cocaine, according to this year's US State Department narcotics report.

What you should know is that Congress is not just spraying pesticides onto the farmlands of our southern neighbors, they are hosing our tax dollars too, and all for "little are no impact" on cocaine production and distribution (save for poisoning the farmlands of our southern neighbors and creating future "third-world" enemies).