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4 years 5 months ago

US drug war has met none of its goals

Forty years and $1 trillion later, the U.S. drug czar says the war on drugs hasn't been successful. Gil Kerlikowske says that, if anything, the concern about drugs and drug problems has "magnified, intensified." President Barack Obama this week announced a new policy to treat drug use as...

4 years 9 months ago

Once-presidential phrase casualty of word war

A Michigan school has proposed interring "shovel ready" and other phrases in its annual list of Words to Be Banished from the Queen's English for Mis-use, Over-use and General Uselessness. Lake Superior State University also suggests that "transparent/transparency," "czar," "sexting," "tweet," "teachable moment" and "app" should join "shovel ready" in...

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