Pubdate: Wed, 03 Nov 2004
Source: Windsor Star (CN ON)
Copyright: The Windsor Star 2004
Author: Chris Buors


Re: Police and infrared camera intrusions into your home. "The poorest man
may in his cottage bid defiance to all the forces of the Crown. It may be
frail. Its roof may shake, the wind may blow through it, the storm may
enter, the rain may enter, but the King of England cannot enter; all his
forces dare not cross the threshold of the ruined tenement," said 1800s'
British Prime Minister William Pitt.

I used to think a man's home was his castle, too. I learned the hard
way that the police can pretty well enter your home any time the
neighbour calls 911. Looks like the police can now enter any home they
want whenever they darn well please.

I just thought I would remind Canadians about the way it was before
every single right our ancestors spilled their blood for was
diminished to the point of uselessness by our government's war on drugs.

Milton Friedman warned 30 years ago that drug prohibition would result
in a police state.

Prohibition has now had 96 years as a social policy failure.

In the interests of equality, I say we give drug liberty a 96-year try
and see if that works.

Chris Buors

Libertarian Party of Manitoba

Winnipeg, Man.
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