Tonight on Gadfly Radio w/ Martha Montelongo and CalWatchDog’s John Seiler, CA City Journal’s Ben Boychuk & special guest, LEAP member, Kyle Kazan, former police officer w/ Torrance P.D.


 

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September 6, 2011 Tonight live at 8PM PT:  Tonight on Gadfly Radio, Ben Boychuk of CA City Journal joins me as we talk with John Seiler of CalWatchDog.com, with special guest LEAP member, Kyle Kazan, former police officer w/ Torrance P.D. in CA, the sixth-largest department in the county. 

Kyle Kazan twice led his department in felony arrests. He also testified as a court certified expert in drug sales. Kyle’s work as a foot soldier in the war on drugs gave him insight into the …futility and waste of drug prohibition.

We’ll talk about the Drug War and escalation of violence in Mexico, the operations of cartels in CA, the weapons sold by US agents to Mexican cartels, the costs to financially broke CA and our Fed Govt for the War on Drugs.

We’ll also talk about Portugal’s 10 year old program that has produced measurably safer, healthier communities,and a measurably significant drop in drug use and abuse, and significant financial savings for the Portuguese Government. What is the program, how does it work, how does it break down in terms of savings, policy and what are the real numbers of drug use, abuse, rehabilitation and incarceration today in Portugal, v what they were 10 years ago? We know in the U.S. the numbers have gone up. What are those numbers? We’ll ask Kyle that too!

As part of our regular format, we’ll do our closing segment where we talk with John Seiler about the latest, hottest stories at CalWatchDog, your eyes on CA Government.

John Seiler tonight on Gadfly, wants to talk about AB 499 by Assemblywoman Toni Atkins, D-San Diego. He has just published a report at CalWatchDog on this story. He writes that “In the bill’s language, it ‘authorizes a minor, who is 12 years of age or older, to consent to medical care related to the prevention of a sexually transmitted disease.’

Current law allows such care only with a parent’s permission. AB 499 passed both houses of the Legislature and awaits a decision by Gov. Jerry Brown.

AB 499 commonly is called the “Gardasil Bill” because the major drug to be administered to 12-year-old girls — without their parents’ consent — is Gardasil, manufactured by Merck. According to Merck’s Gardasil Web site: GARDASIL is the only human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine that helps protect against 4 types of HPV….”
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Merk Bankrolled Anti parent Bill
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California Neighbor Mexico Spirals Into Anarchy 

by John Seiler
at CalWatchDog.com

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Drug-Related Mexican Violence Soars, As US Policy Bolsters Cartels

Drug cartels are tightening their grip in Acapulco, where civilian communities attempt to resist
by John Glaser,
August 31, 2011


Portugal’s Ten Year Old Drug Policy Program that has legalized drugs  with measurably better results realized in terms of lower usage, crime and government spending for rehabilitation, education, and intervention.

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Drug DECRIMINALIZATION IN PORTUGAL
– Cato Institute

Drugs in Portugal: Did Decriminalization Work?

Scientific American reports much more favorably here: 5 Years After: Portugal’s Drug Decriminalization Policy Shows Positive Results Street drug related deaths from overdoses drop and the rate of HIV cases crashes
By Brian Vastag | April 7, 2009

Mixed Results For Portugal’s Great Drug Experiment NPR straddles the fence and is on overdrive to remain “fair” and “balanced.” if you’re not going to argue for the civil liberties of those who commit crimes of sin, such as enjoying a joint for the same reasons one enjoys a beer or a glass of wine, or if really out for an adventure, the same as smoking enough pot to feel like one has had one or two martinis. Pot can be as mild as beer and wine, or as potent as martinis or screw drivers, without the long lasting toxicity and hangover effects from the alcohol poisoning. That said, I thought it was interesting report.

Ann Coulter debates with John Stossel about the War on Drugs in this 9 minute video on YouTube.  I brought it up last night to illustrate the hard set prejudice influential conservatives hold against a Drug Policy that respects individual choices and liberties, and uses resources to support addicts of any drugs they abuse, to free themselves of their addiction and to turn their lives around.    

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Happy and safe Labor Day weekend to all. Tuesday’s Gadfly Radio show will welcome special guest, LEAP speaker Kyle Kazan, former police officer w/ Torrance P.D. in CA, the sixth-largest department in the county.


Kyle Kazan twice led his department in felony arrests. He also testified as a court certified expert in drug sales. Kyle’s work as a foot soldier in the war on drugs gave him insight into the …futility and waste of drug prohibition.

We’ll talk about the Drug War and escalation of violence in Mexico, the operations of cartels in CA, the weapons sold by US agents to Mexican cartels, the costs to financially broke CA and our Fed Govt for the War on Drugs.

We’ll also talk about Portugal’s 10 year old program that has produced measurably safer, healthier communities,and a measurably significant drop in drug use and abuse, and significant financial savings for the Portuguese Government. What is the program, how does it work, how does it break down in terms of savings, policy and what are the real numbers of drug use, abuse, rehabilitation and incarceration today in Portugal, v what they were 10 years ago? We know in the U.S. the numbers have gone up. What are those numbers? We’ll ask Kyle that too!

Related links:

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CA Neighbor Mexico Spirals Into Anarchy by John Seiler at CalWatchDog.com

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Drug-Related Mexican Violence Soars, As US Policy Bolsters Cartels
Drug cartels are tightening their grip in Acapulco, where civilian communities attempt to resist
by John Glaser, August 31, 2011

$3.5 Trillion Budget passed by Congress, and U.S.- Mexican Border —Drugs, Guns, and Immigration Politics — Show for Saturday, April 4, 2009

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This Saturday, Francis Barraza and Kristen Lucero, UC Davis Law Students, Federalist Society chapter Presidents and local chapter founders, and leaders in the CA Republican Lawyer’s Association, join me. We’ll talk about the 3.5 Trillion dollar budget just passed by Congress without a single Republican vote. What can you do about it? We’ll also talk about the U.S.-Mexican Border: Drugs, Guns, & Immigration politics and policy.
Last week Time published a story calling Juarez the most dangerous city in the Americas. This week, Time Magazine, April 3, 2009— The U.S. and Mexico agree on the need to stop the illegal flow of guns and drugs between the two countries, but the question is how to do that. We will talk about the various potential solutions that have been discussed or implemented as of late concerning the drug wars in Mexico.
We’ve seen in the media lately that Obama Administration officials are trying to use this problem to further their gun control agenda. There are also changes for southbound travelers to Mexico. Join us for hot talk Saturday at 11 AM, PT

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Saturday, March 14-2009: Steve Moore, WSJ, on the Stimulus Bill, Budget and your Prosperity. Plus Mex-US Border Wars– Drugs, Guns, Militarize?

Steve Moore of the WSJ, on the Stimulus Bill, the Budget and your Prosperity. Plus Legal Eagles, Francis Barraza and Kristen Lucero on Mexico-US Border Wars– Drug Policy, Gun Policy, Militarize? What do we do? And of course, YOU, my listeners!

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This week, on the fastest hour in radio, we are very excited to welcome the passionate, brilliant and modest economist and writer, Steve Moore of the WSJ, and co-author of The End of Prosperity: How Higher Taxes Will Doom theEconomy–If We Let It Happen.

We’ll talk with Steve on the latest with Obama’s Stimulus bill, the budget, proposals, and the possibilities for altering the course we are on.
Also, the very hot, very sharp Latina Legal eagles, Francis Barraza and Kristen Lucero, are back. If you missed their debut, check it out in the archives.

They’ll be with us the whole hour. The violence at the border is still escalating and continues to spill over into U.S. territory. The morgues are overflowing with bodies.

We’ll discuss President Obama’s statement in response to a call for troops- He obfuscates, but does reveal an intention to seize U.S. arms as a means of dealing with the problem.

Will that only worsen the danger? What can we do on our side of the border? Should we militarize the border? Should we change drug policy?