Tickle The Wire » Ex-Seattle U.S. Atty. John McKay Backs Push to Legalize Pot


Granted, the irony is rich. But ex-Seattle U.S. Attorney John McKay, a President Bush appointee, says he has his reasons for joining a coalition that’s pushing an initiative to legalize marijuana in the state of Washington.

McKay, 55, contends that criminalizing marijuana creates a black market that benefits  international cartels and crime rings, according to an article in the Seattle Times.


  • Find out why more and more cops, judges, and prosecutors who have fought on the front lines of the “war on drugs” are standing up and saying we need to legalize and regulate all drugs to help solve our economic, crime, and public health problems:

  • The War on Drugs failed $1 Trillion ago!  This money could have been used for outreach
    programs to clean up the bad end of drug abuse by providing free HIV testing,
    free rehab, and clean needles.  Harmless
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    natural recourses and the tax revenue from sales alone would pull every state
    in our country out of the red!  Vote
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