Safe injection sites and the ‘War on Drugs’

  There has been a great deal of controversy in recent weeks here in my hometown of Philadelphia regarding a proposal by some local politicians to open so-called safe injection sites. The position of Mayor Jim Kenney and others is that such sites would help combat the exploding opioid crisis. This would be accomplished by … Continue reading Safe injection sites and the ‘War on Drugs’

85 shots and ‘one less nigga with a gun’

A year ago at this time, in July 2007, Steven 'Butter' Miller was shot at 85 times by Philadelphia police officers. I have sources that say it was actually 81 times. In any event, about two dozen of those shots found their mark, and Miller was dead. In it's July 24th-31st, 2008 issues the extremely … Continue reading 85 shots and ‘one less nigga with a gun’