One of the most beneficial and innocuous drugs available with numerous proven curative effects against diseases, marijuana has always been demonized by the PTB in this former democratic republic.
One reason is that the country's biggest drug gangs, like the Bushes and Clinton's, need to keep this and other drugs illegal, to rake in Big Bucks off their drug smuggling operations.
Another reason pot is kept illegal is that the 'War on Drugs' is actually a War on Civil Liberties.
Women's Club Meeting Leads Young Girl Into Barbiturate Use! Narrated by good ol' Art Gilmore. This picture was used as a police training film.
The Terrible Truth - 50's anti-drug film
In this Cold War era anti-drug film, the point is, if you smoke marijuana, you are destined to become a heroin addict, just like Phylis. Sticking to the principals of red-scare tactics, a Harry Truman-like, hard-nosed narrator leads us through a cautionary tale, where once you start, you are forever a member, just like the commies.
Damn thing scared me so much, I gotta relax, think I'll go burn some rope!
1970's marijuana warning commercial ................ Be careful watching this and smoking you know what, you might develop a hunger for sitar music!
Spoiler Alert! Towards the end, when the lifeless sounding announcer is urging you pot heads to live a useful, fun-filled life, you'll see some dude sucking down a can of Budweiser, a mind, body and soul destroying drug that has and continues to cause endless misery, when abused.
U.S. can't justify its drug war spending, reports say"DynCorp, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon?" Between the War on Drugs and the War of Terror, these companies are raking in the bucks.
Government reports say the Obama administration is unable to show that billions of dollars spent in the anti-drug efforts in Latin America have made a significant difference.
The majority of U.S. counter-narcotics contracts are awarded to five companies: DynCorp, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, ITT and ARINC, according to the report for the contracting oversight subcommittee, part of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.
ARINC is a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group. The Carlyle Group is the epitome of evil.
With more than 80 years of focused perspective forged from supporting globally integral markets—Aviation, Transportation, Security, Government, and Aerospace—ARINC is built on capabilities that continuously redefine innovation, efficiency and cost optimization. A leader and visionary in communications, engineering and systems integration ARINC supports more than 15,000 aircraft, 300 airlines, 150 airports, 200 train systems, over half of North America’s nuclear power plants and other critical national infrastructure, and over a dozen military aircraft platforms. From our beginnings at the inception of the commercial aviation industry to our present as a disciplined and diversely powerful world brand to our future pushing the boundaries of industry peripheries, ARINC takes on our some of our customers' greatest challenges and delivers world class capabilities.Didn't even know ARINC existed until I did research on this blog.
Guess what 'Tribe' is in charge of ARINC?
ARINC helps to provide security at airports? Whew, that's a relief!