"I don't think puritanism has anything to do with legaization. I think that's a convenient formulation that obscures deeper truths. For goodness sake, the culture is drowning in sex and drugs and rock and roll yet the band plays on. High science is engaged in sexualizing advertising while Lady Gaga has us gaga. Tiger Woods' dick had a country in thrall and it's alleged hosts on tv. Prostitution is legal in some areas. The narc empire is fully integrated into your military and foreign policy, to the muted dismay of many of your more rational allies and less muted dismay by various and sundry indigenous and local populations at odds with whatever element the US sides with. Covert intelligence involvement in drug trafficking that as a function of national security has trumped prosecution many times. That we know of. No, the p words are power, proxies and profit, with a dash of Potemkin theatre played out upon the weak and poor for appearances sake. " Charles I (a Canadian)
Charles, I thought you were above this sort of thing. Not feeling well? Surely, a person of your sophistication can do better than this? The implied belief in a culturally, politically and regionally monolithic United States is particularly disappointing.
"Covert intelligence involvement in drug trafficking that as a function of national security has trumped prosecution many times." Absolute rot. There isn't the slightest proof of that. This is the rubbish circulated by empty headed ghetto propagandists as an excuse for their personal and collective failures.
"Prostitution is legal in some areas?" You hold that against us? pl