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Michael Nystrom's picture

Opium and the Taliban

In July 2000, Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar declared that growing poppies was un-Islamic, resulting in one of the world's most successful anti-drug campaigns. As a result of this ban, opium poppy cultivation was reduced by 91% from the previous year's estimate of 82,172 hectares. The ban was so effective that Helmand Province, which had accounted for more than half of this area, recorded no poppy cultivation during the 2001 season.[14]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opium_production_in_Afghanistan...

The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance. - Alan Watts

Those Marines looked overjoyed

at the fact that they were on TEEVEE with that phony Jerry Rivers aka Geraldo, explaining that we must not touch the opium, for fear it would hurt America.

We must keep the bumper crops of opium flowing to help the children. You're not against helping the children ARE YOU!?!?

I'd like to see one of the opium scrapers jabbed into Geraldo's eye.

meekandmild's picture

Its their country

That country is free to allow people to grow what they want.

Broadcasts like this is another damn good

reason I do NOT have a TV. (well, I do but no broadcast - It's a monitor)

This is such BS. It's hard to believe!

Ron Paul is My President

Legalize it! The price will

Legalize it! The price will drop significantly. Propaganda courtesy Faux "News"

"If this mischievous financial policy [greenbacks], which has its origin in North America, should become endurated down to a fixture, then that government will furnish its own money without cost. It will pay off its debts and be without debts. It will hav