In this edition of Thoughtcrime Thursdays, host Pat MacFarlane appears solo to connect the themes behind A Scanner Darkly to the dark, yet familiar actors behind America’s heroin epidemic.

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Show Notes:

Liberty Weekly Amazon Affiliate Link

Amazon Affiliate Link to Philip K. Dick: A Scanner Darkly (Novel)

Amazon Affiliate Link to A Scanner Darkly (2006 Film)

Tom Woods Ep. 925: Liberty and Science Fiction: Bradbury, Rand, Heinlein

Professor Michel Chosssudovsky: “America’s War on Terrorism” w/ specific reference to pages 22-28; 224-236 Article Detailing CIA Involvement in Drug Trafficking

Corbett Report excerpt from “Eye-opener Report”

The Council on Foreign Relation’s Taliban Profile

Corbett Report’s 2016 interview with Michel Chossudovsky

Juan Pablo Escobar on Drug Legalization

US Soldiers Guarding Poppy Fields

Liberty and Tech with Nick Carroll

The Actual Anarchy Podcast

Battle for Liberty Podcast

Introduction Audio Sample (Fair Use U.S.C 17 Section 107)

Audio Sample: Alex Jones’ Cameo in A Scanner Darkly (Fair Use U.S.C 17 Section 107)

By Patrick MacFarlane

Patrick MacFarlane is the Justin Raimondo Fellow at the Libertarian Institute where he advocates a noninterventionist foreign policy. He is a Wisconsin attorney in private practice. He is the host of the Liberty Weekly Podcast at, where he seeks to expose establishment narratives with well researched documentary-style content and insightful guest interviews. His work also appears on in the viewpoints section. He may be reached at

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