Federal prosecutors in Philadelphia have seized a container ship operated by the Mediterranean Shipping Co., weeks after authorities found more than $1 billion worth of cocaine on the vessel in what was one of the largest drug busts in American history.
On June 17, border agents found 39,525 pounds of cocaine stashed in several containers on the MSC Gayane at the Philadelphia seaport. The street value of the drugs was estimated at about $1.3 billion, making it the largest cocaine seizure by the agency.
It's way past time to declare victory and brings the troops home. Legalize it all, tax it (use some of the revenue to fund treatment centers) and be done with it. This sure isn't working. It's a stupid game and we shouldn't play.