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The Dark Side of the Monticello Foundation

by Ballard Quass, the Drug War Philosopher


April 27, 2022

In response to "The Dark Side of Thomas Jefferson," published October 2012 in Smithsonian Magazine.

What about the Dark Side of the Monticello Foundation, which betrayed Thomas Jefferson's legacy of natural law in 1987 by inviting the DEA onto his estate to confiscate the founding father's poppy plants? Natural law didn't just give us life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. It gave us what Locke called the right to 'the use of the land and all that lies therein.' If we're to judge Jefferson by modern standards, then the writers who ignore this act of betrayal on the part of Monticello should worry about how they'll be judged in the future, when Americans finally stop demonizing mother nature's plant medicines and start learning how to use them wisely for the benefit of humankind.


Monticello Betrayed Thomas Jefferson

By demonizing plant medicine, the Drug War overthrew the Natural Law upon which Jefferson founded America -- and brazenly confiscated the Founding Father's poppy plants in 1987, in a symbolic coup against Jeffersonian freedoms.


The Links Police



Do you know why I pulled you over? Well, yes, you do have outdated tags now that you mention it... but I really wanted to give you links to some other essays about the way that the Monticello Foundation sold out Thomas Jefferson in 1987 by inviting the DEA onto the property to confiscate the garden-loving president's poppy plants. Here's a list, to save you the trouble of routing about on the search page here at abolishthedea.com:

How the Monticello Foundation betrayed Jefferson's Legacy in 1987
Americans have the right to pursue happiness but not to attain it

Oh, yeah, and update your tags next chance you get.






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