Cathy Young checks some facts

… and finds that some of the people on the feed-Terri are veridically challenged.

Cathy Young at Reason’s Hit and Run chases down some of the wilder distortions from the feed-Terri cabal. I wonder whether, this time, the libertarians will finally decide that tax cuts aren’t everything and finally break their alliance with the people Young calls “about as close to a Taliban as you can have in modern American society.”

Author: Mark Kleiman

Professor of Public Policy at the NYU Marron Institute for Urban Management and editor of the Journal of Drug Policy Analysis. Teaches about the methods of policy analysis about drug abuse control and crime control policy, working out the implications of two principles: that swift and certain sanctions don't have to be severe to be effective, and that well-designed threats usually don't have to be carried out. Books: Drugs and Drug Policy: What Everyone Needs to Know (with Jonathan Caulkins and Angela Hawken) When Brute Force Fails: How to Have Less Crime and Less Punishment (Princeton, 2009; named one of the "books of the year" by The Economist Against Excess: Drug Policy for Results (Basic, 1993) Marijuana: Costs of Abuse, Costs of Control (Greenwood, 1989) UCLA Homepage Curriculum Vitae Contact: