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What kind of war are we fighting?

According to the media, President Bush said the war on terror is not winnable. Does this mean that the great war on terrorism is now reduced to the level of the war on drugs? Of course, the war on drugs has never been, nor will it ever be, winnable. Carl ChamplinAiken, S.C.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/07/let_427796.shtml
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Libertarian candidate Amanda Swafford only person in U.S. Senate race with experience

...involvement overseas except to protect American soil.She's pro-choice on abortion, for marriage equality and against the war on drugs. She wants limited restrictions on gun owners. On immigration, she would eliminate penalties on employers, allow...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-11
Eye militarized police

...make these items necessary in foreign war theaters.The excuse for their acquisition in America was to prosecute the war on drugs. To not question their possession and use is a symptom of citizenship in lethargy.So, America, while you clutter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-02/eye-militarized-police
Conservatives are "anti-science"? Let's talk about that

...we keep telling Congress that we're solving this terrible problem. We've played a less than honorable role in the war on drugs." Does science influence public policy and politics, or is it the other way around? Some might say it's a little...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/damon-cline/2014-07-12/conservati
Drug war is pointless

...fact that's apparently not realized: Making drugs illegal does little to control the supply or the consumption. The war on drugs is pointless, and it costs us a ton of money.There's also a bigger issue at hand here, and that's the issue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-02-18/drug-war-pointless
The two sides of freedom

...troubling number of stories emerging, too, of police actions of questionable constitutionality, especially where the war on drugs is concerned.Obamacare alone may be the government's biggest power grab in U.S. history, forcing us to buy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-07-17/two-sides-freedom
Fighting crime: clean living has to pay

Fighting the war on drugs and crime is a never-ending battle.Like many who live or work in Augusta, I long for the day our neighborhoods and schools...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2011-08-08/fighting-crime-clean-liv
More guns aren't answer

More firearms in more places is not the answer to these mass shootings. Education; stopping the war on drugs; increasing the help (funding) for mental issues; and the media providing no mention or attention ? especially not 24-7 coverage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-01-02/more-guns-arent-answer
Government, not drugs, are to blame

...force upon U.S. citizens.Your examples of violence that harm innocent people are indeed factual cases taken from the war on drugs. But you confuse who it is who aggresses against the innocent and ignore the reason for the aggression.Why are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2010-05-25/government-not-drugs-are
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Across South Carolina

...cocaine and marijuana should be legalized.In the piece for The Post and Courier of Charleston, Thomas Ravenel calls the war on drugs a failure and says the U.S. should change its approach. The article will be published today."Drug abuse is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-02-04/across-south-carolina
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