I DON’T HAVE A DOG IN THIS FIGHT: FAILED 37 YEAR WAR ON DRUGS
By Frosty Wooldridge
September 1, 2008
After the first 10 interviews with my brother Police Officer and Detective Howard Wooldridge of Lansing, Michigan (retired) concerning the “War on Drugs”, more and more Americans understand the underpinnings of how the U.S. government protracts a national taxpayer fraud. How big a fraud? Taxpayers forked over $1 trillion in 36 years paying for the impotent “War on Drugs.” Results? More drugs available, major drug networks, cheaper drugs and more potent drugs.
Yet, Americans remain oblivious while they empty their pockets of $70 billion annually to continue the Drug War fraud. Officer Howard Wooldridge talked with a man in Washington, DC.
“I have no dog in the fight.” Greg told Howard Wooldridge. “My kids are grown up and drug free. Ending modern prohibition – War on Drugs would have no impact on my life.”
Oh, really? This popular myth could not be further from reality. Prohibition constitutes the single greatest domestic policy affecting and reducing public safety, quality of life, national security just to name a few.
“According to an FBI agent I spoke with in 2004, the Agency had 2,400 full time agents looking for Willie Nelson, Whitney Houston and their suppliers on 9/11,” Howard Wooldridge said. “The Agency had 1,100 looking for terrorists. I heard Director Mueller testify this summer before the House Judiciary Committee that post 9/11; he shifted 900 of those drug agents to counter-terrorism. Better late and 3,000 dead than never.
“Of course we read in an Army War College report: