As usual prohibition is not mentioned in the article, which leaves uninformed people with the impression that these 11 arrests validate prohibition even though they will make no difference to the availability or price of unregulated illicit drugs. Meanwhile the earnings from drugs finance the purchase of arsenals of deadly weapons like machine pistols and public shootings proliferate. Terrific.
Thursday, February 02, 2012
Drugs, guns and the Middle Eastern Crime Squad
In another perfect illustration of how prohibition brings drugs and violence together, 20kg of precursor chemicals have been located within a Sydney syndicate also dealing in guns, reports the Sydney Morning Herald: