Sunday, June 15, 2008

Who profits from the war on drugs?

Well, apart from those in the illegal drug business themselves, who benefit from the lack of legal competition, it looks like the big winners are government contractors--DynCorp and now Blackwater.

2 comments:

Mark said...

According to NPR today, various police departments in Texas are profiting very nicely from the war on drugs.

Jim Lippard said...

Yep, good point--I didn't even make passing reference to the abuse of civil forfeiture in the war on drugs.

It's not just Texas!