Obama Dismisses Latin American Leaders’ Calls for Drug Legalization in Colombia

By: Monday April 16, 2012 12:00 pm

With the total failure of the drug war causing many Latin American political leaders to publicly question the wisdom of prohibition, President Obama was forced to repeatedly address the issue this weekend at the Summit of the Americas in Cartagena, Colombia. Unfortunately, Obama did his best to quickly dismiss the topic with incoherent excuses.

 

Dayen’s Roundup from April 15 … File Your Taxes! 2012

By: Monday April 16, 2012 6:15 am

Dayen’s news roundup from April 15, 2012, when instead of doing his taxes, he was reading stories about Iran’s nuclear program, World Bank, UN advisers, Summit of the America’s, Secret Service, Sheila Bair, Elliot Spitzer, Judge Lippman, JP Morgan, North Korea, SOPA, NLRB, Sarkozy, and more.

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