Win a Trip to see Death Cab for Cutie in Maine
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2nd Tuesday
ROSCO BANDANA
The Revivalists
Azalea Manor

FRI - O'Daily's LODA

JAMELL RICHARDSON & MORE
SAT - The Temple, LODA
Alabama Shakes
Drive By Truckers

8/22 - Wharf Amphitheatre

Gulf Coast Heritage Jazz Fest
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92ZEW

Presents

Saenger Theatre

Sat. Aug 22

Apr 022010
 

Sting has written an article on The Huffington Post, calling for the legalization of marijuana. The singer feels America is wasting money putting pot users in jail when that money can be spent overcoming poverty and stopping global warming. Sting wrote, “The ‘War on Drugs’ has failed but it’s worse than that. It is actively harming our society. Violent crime is thriving in the shadows to which the drug trade has been consigned.” Sting wants people to support the Drug Policy Alliance, which campaigns for those jailed for non-violent drug offenses to be released. Read everything the singer had to say at HuffingtonPost.com. ·

According to ContactMusic.com, a spokesperson for DARE, which teaches kids to stay off drugs, stated, “[Sting] should stick to singing and not meddle in matters he doesn’t understand. We do not need pop stars coming out and making irresponsible statements like that.” ·

Read all about it here


 April 2, 2010  Posted by on April 2, 2010 Zew Blogs