Archive for June, 2011

Arizona “Monument Fire”

I have not posted anything in a while and this has been due to the outbreak of what has been dubbed here in southeastern Arizona as the “Monument Fire.”  On Sunday, 12 June, a wildfire erupted in the Coronado National Monument roughly 8 miles southwest of my home.  Two days later, we evacuated to a […]

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The War on Drugs is Lost

As if it came as a surprise, the Global Commission on Drug Policy published a scathing report on Thursday which declared a failure the United States’ (and the world’s) so-called “War on Drugs,”  Naturally, this declaration was met with some rebuke from the current administration and undoubtedly would have been met with similar reactions from […]

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