Bramhall is a retired psychiatrist formerly from Seattle but now living in New Zealand as a political refugee after fleeing from FBI harassment. In this article she reviews a book by John L. Potash entitled Drugs as Weapons Against Us which reveals the history of our and the British ruling classes' close relationship with highly addictive drugs for purposes of profit and as a weapon against their targeted enemies.
Author John L Potash devotes special attention to the long involvement of the British and US governments in illegal drug trafficking – for the political and financial benefit of the elite families who control these governments. Most of the book focuses on MKULTRA, the top secret CIA program devoted to developing and experimenting with mind altering drugs, such as LSD, MDA (an ecstasy precursor), STP, PCP and Scopolamine.
.... As the title suggests, Potash is mainly interested in the CIA’s use of LSD (with the help of British intelligence, which ran a parallel MKULTRA program at the Tavistock Clinic) to “neutralize” leftists and activist pop stars, such as Paul Robeson, Mick Jagger, Abbie Hoffman, Brian Jones, Janis Joplin, John Lennon and Jimi Hendrix.