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A report published in the summer of 2011 by the United Nations Office on Drug and Crime asserts that somewhere between 24% to 39% of illicit amphetamine-type stimulants (ATS) worldwide are consumed in East and Southeast Asia, where in particular are “now ranked among the top-three drugs of use in every single one of the […]
The military industrial complex is constantly expanding, learning, and experimenting with new ideas and technologies. One of the newest plans on this front is to create a 51st state in a sense, located in Colorado. The plan they which to pursue is to obtain 7 million acres (11,000 square miles) of land in the southeast […]