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Running with the torture loving DEA

by Ballard Quass, the Drug War Philosopher


November 7, 2019


Welcome back to the DEA Lounge!




I want to thank our public servants here for taking time out to join us. I know you've got a busy schedule, locking up liberals, so any time you can spare--





What did I say?



Hey, listen, I understand. By locking up liberals, you keep the Drug Warrior conservatives in power and thus maintain your crucial jobs of quashing dissent in America and limiting human consciousness.



No, seriously. I suppose the Drug War was bound to happen eventually on planet earth.


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It had to happen at the precise moment in human history when capitalism and modern transportation coincided with a new awareness of the psychoactive power of plants.

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We could either greet this alignment of forces rationally or not, and guess which choice we made?

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Suddenly, Chicken Little politicians were screaming: "Oh, me gosh, we have to outlaw plants!"



Wrong.

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Earth to politicians: you should have outlawed the profit motive when it comes to those psychoactive plants, not the plants themselves.

[applaud]

I guess they had to scapegoat plants, though, since the alternative was to question the all-powerful god of capitalism.

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The result? They thereby created such a violent world that we had to invent a whole new movie genre to accommodate all the bullets and bodies: namely, the Drug War movie.


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I hate to call such politicians morons, but if the dunce cap fits...

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"Gee, what happened? We outlawed plants and a bunch of violence ensued. Who would have thunk it?"

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Answer: anyone with half a brain.

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Don't you love those Drug War movies? Those movies where the DEA "heroes" laugh at the US Constitution and willfully employ torture and murder to achieve their goal of outlawing Mother Nature? Ah, yes, good old American values: torture and murder.

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Check out Running with the Devil, a DEA propaganda film starring Laurence Fishburne and Nicolas Cage.

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Along with Leslie Bibb as the torture-loving DEA agent.

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You know, if the Drug War is Christian, as many fundamentalists maintain, then I must have missed something in Sunday School.

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I missed the part where Jesus told his followers to place suspects in bikini briefs, suspend them by a metal chain, and then threaten to drill holes in their abdomen with a power tool, as Leslie Bibb threatens to do to the so-called "Snitch" in Running with the Devil.

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Oops, I forgot to mention: SPOILER ALERT!

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Speaking of spoilers, you ever notice that the Drug War spoils democracy!

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I just looked up the movie, Running with the Devil, on so-called Common Sense Media.

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Common Sense? More like Common Nonsense.

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They pan the movie for its nudity and four-letter words...

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...but they have absolutely NOTHING to say about the movie's glorification of governmental fascism.

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Common Sense Media is like: Watch out, parents. There are some very naughty words, indeed, in this movie! Land's sakes! Aside from that, though, it's just a good-natured romp extolling the wonders of fascism! So enjoy!

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My name is Ballard Quass and I'll be here until they outlaw freedom of speech, which won't be long considering that our government has already had the metaphysical chutzpah to outlaw mere plants!

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I think many scientists are so used to ignoring "drugs" that they don't even realize they're doing it. Yet almost all books about consciousness and depression (etc.) are nonsense these days because they ignore what drugs could tell us about those topics.
Unfortunately, the prohibitionist motto is: "Billions for arrest, not one cent for education." To the contrary, drug warriors are ideologically committed to withholding the truth about drugs from users.
This is the mentality for today's materialist researcher when it comes to "laughing gas." He does not care that it merely cheers folks up. He wants to see what is REALLY going on with the substance, using electrodes and brain scans.
"Drugs" is imperialist terminology. In the smug self-righteousness of those who use it, I hear Columbus's disdain for the shroom use of the Taino people and the Spanish disdain for the coca use of the Peruvian Indians.
The Drug War is a religion. The "addict" is a sinner who has to come home to the true faith of Christian Science. In reality, neither physical nor psychological addiction need be a problem if all drugs were legal and we used them creatively to counter problematic use.
The FDA says that MindMed's LSD drug works. But this is the agency that has not been able to decide for decades now if coca "works," or if laughing gas "works." It's not just science going on at the FDA, it's materialist presuppositions about what constitutes evidence.
Mariani Wine is the real McCoy, with Bolivian coca leaves (tho' not with cocaine, as Wikipedia says). I'll be writing more about my experience with it soon. I was impressed. It's the same drink "on which" HG Wells and Jules Verne wrote their stories.
What prohibitionists forget is that every popular but dangerous activity, from horseback riding to drug use, will have its victims. You cannot save everybody, and when you try to do so by law, you kill far more than you save, meanwhile destroying democracy in the process.
To put it another way: in a sane world, we would learn to strategically fight drugs with drugs.
We need a few brave folk to "act up" by shouting "It's the drug war!" whenever folks are discussing Mexican violence or inner city shootings. The media treat both topics as if the violence is inexplicable! We can't learn from mistakes if we're in denial.
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