Portugal cuts drug addiction by a full FIFTY percent!!
Portugal's President explains how his country cut drug addiction in half: "We decriminalized all drugs and treat addiction as a public health issue instead of a crime--the opposite of what America does."
...but lobbyists for the privately owned American prisons -- and the prison guards union, control our Congress people and GROW the prison population ... and the American public merely complains about higher taxes but are too lazy and/or dumb to replace their Congress critters.
The Ancient Greek phrase (molo`n labé; reconstructed Ancient Greek pronunciation [mo'l??n la'be]; Modern Greek pronunciation [mo'lon la've]) means "Come and take them". It is a classical expression of defiance reportedly spoken by King Leonidas I in response to the Persian army's demand that the Spartans surrender their weapons at the Battle of Thermopylae. It is an exemplary use of a laconic phrase
"No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms. The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government" ---Thomas Jefferson