Maybe the drug war would be a good idea if it targeted only the enemy, but as Pogo said "We have met the enemy and he is us."
Now we have this:
Sheriffs in North Carolina want access to state computer records identifying anyone with prescriptions for powerful painkillers and other controlled substances.
The state sheriff's association pushed the idea Tuesday, saying the move would help them make drug arrests and curb a growing problem of prescription drug abuse.
"We can better go after those who are abusing the system," said Lee County Sheriff Tracy L. Carter.