#830 Misguided and hypocritical (War on Drugs)

Today we look at some of the benefits of marijuana legalization and the hypocritical asininity of those who oppose it


Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: Report: Marijuana Overdoses Have Killed Dozens...says Police Chief - @majorityfm - Air Date: 03-03-14

Ch. 3: Song 1: Messages - Food In the Belly

Ch. 4: Act 2: Marijuana Legalization in CO: Crime Down, Revenues Up - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 05-16-14

Ch. 5: Song 2: That's All - Arrow

Ch. 6: Act 3: Governor Apparently Wants Heroin Users To Overdose - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 02-13-14

Ch. 7: Song 3: Overdose - Hello Memory

Ch. 8: Act 4: The importance of harm reduction - @Radio_Dispatch - Air Date: 5-20-14

Ch. 9: Song 4: Heroin (Stereo) - The Velvet Underground & Nico

Ch. 10: Act 5: Online DEA Manuals Show How Feds Use NSA Spy Data, Train Local Cops to Construct False Chains of Evidence - @blkagendareport - Air Date: 2-5-14

Ch. 11: Song 5: Nobody Does It Better - 007: The Spy Who Loved Me (Original Motion Picture Score)

Ch. 12: Act 6: Time to Fire the DEA Head! - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 04-09-14

Ch. 13: Song 6: Time to Go Home - Yell Fire!

Ch. 14: Act 7: The Smarter Sentencing Act via @PopResistance - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 15: Song 7: Activism - The Poet

Ch. 16: Act 8: Millions Dead From Dangerous Drug - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 05-14-14

Ch. 17: Song 8: Discrimination - Meet Me In the Park

Ch. 18: Act 9: The Wisdom Of The MSNBC's Morning Narcissus - @jimmy_dore Show - Air Date 1-11-14


Ch. 19: Thoughts on VA hospitals - Jay from New York

Ch. 20: The limits for violence the state should be allowed to use - Nathan from Vancouver, WA

Ch. 21: Cruelty is OK as long as it's not unusual - Rosa from Denver, CO

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 22: Final comments thanking those who've been spreading the word about the show

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone


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Sources/further reading:

Drug War Cost Clock

"Economists Slam the War on Drugs in a New London School of Economics Report” by Abby Haglage

"Global drugs war a 'billion-dollar failure’” via

"End The War On Drugs, Say Nobel Prize-Winning Economists” by Matt Ferner

“Ending the Drug Wars: Report of the LSE Expert Group on the Economics of Drug Policy”


Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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