Thomas E. Woods, Jr., is the New York Times bestselling author of 11 books, including The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History and Meltdown (on the financial crisis.) A senior fellow of the Ludwig von Mises Institute, Woods has appeared on MSNBC, CNBC, FOX News, FOX Business, C-SPAN, Bloomberg Television, and hundreds of radio programs... (Read More)
This is fantastic: jurors in Missoula refused en masse to convict anyone of possessing trivial amounts of marijuana. That’s a good start. Now let’s start doing the same when it comes to lots of other issues. Jury nullification is an essential tool of a free people, as a great many wise Americans realized more than 200 years ago. (Incidentally, given that even Pat Robertson is wondering if the authorities should be going after kids for marijuana, the insanity of the policy is apparently obvious to just about everyone at this point.)
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