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Uncle Joe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-24-08 02:43 PM
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20. Meanwhile, white collar criminals screwing people out of millions of dollars
Edited on Mon Nov-24-08 02:44 PM by Uncle Joe
are given slaps on the wrist.

I believe they're not only political prisoners, they're corporate prisoners as well, this is a direct result from the effects of creating a society that worships corporate supremacy over that of the American People.
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  -20 and 22 years in Prison for operating a medical marijuana dispensary. Ichingcarpenter  Nov-24-08 02:06 PM   #0 
  - this is just wrong...  phusion   Nov-24-08 02:09 PM   #1 
  - This is so very very wrong.  drm604   Nov-24-08 02:11 PM   #2 
  - Yet real criminals wander freely about the halls of government  MindPilot   Nov-24-08 02:11 PM   #3 
  - The Feds really need to back off on this. n.t  groovedaddy   Nov-24-08 02:12 PM   #4 
  - You should be very concerned about Obama's pick for Attorney General  slackmaster   Nov-24-08 02:29 PM   #13 
     - not simply harsh, but stupidly believes the myths  amdezurik   Nov-24-08 04:50 PM   #43 
        - Weighing the costs: Is the "War on Drugs" worth it? Hell no, unless  groovedaddy   Nov-25-08 07:24 AM   #60 
        - Exactly! nt  duhneece   Nov-25-08 11:49 AM   #73 
        - Holder is an idiot on marijuana, a total idiot  Bluenorthwest   Nov-25-08 07:50 AM   #61 
  - And this administration walks.  asjr   Nov-24-08 02:14 PM   #5 
  - Obama is most definitely against these sorts of raids and prosecutions.  Poll_Blind   Nov-24-08 02:15 PM   #6 
  - I quit listening to what politicans say a long time ago..  Fumesucker   Nov-25-08 07:03 AM   #57 
  - Obama should give marijuana users and growers amnesty, and apologize on behalf of the government.  Swamp Rat   Nov-24-08 02:15 PM   #7 
  - I dunno about that- I'm more than happy to see the War on Meth continue.  Poll_Blind   Nov-24-08 02:17 PM   #10 
     - Well, I was talking about Marijuana.  Swamp Rat   Nov-24-08 02:31 PM   #15 
     - In the case of Marijuana- it doesn't. But in the case of Meth...  Poll_Blind   Nov-24-08 04:24 PM   #39 
     - the only way to win would be to kill off all drug users  reggie the dog   Nov-25-08 06:44 AM   #51 
     - It's like Sam Kinison said..  XOKCowboy   Nov-24-08 02:39 PM   #19 
     - ya but pretty much all the war on meth has done  Dragonbreathp9d   Nov-24-08 03:24 PM   #36 
     - That's our gubmint's WOD for ya...  XOKCowboy   Nov-24-08 03:29 PM   #37 
     - Maybe to you. But in places like Oregon, where I live, it has made...  Poll_Blind   Nov-24-08 04:35 PM   #40 
     - so alcoholic women are ok but meth addicted women are not?  reggie the dog   Nov-25-08 06:50 AM   #54 
     - meth is too cheap and can be home made  reggie the dog   Nov-25-08 06:48 AM   #53 
     - meth does nothing to people  reggie the dog   Nov-25-08 06:47 AM   #52 
     - Well then, you should devoutly wish  Bluenorthwest   Nov-25-08 07:57 AM   #62 
     - All of the problems you mention with meth are occuring under prohibition.  High Plains   Nov-25-08 10:06 AM   #68 
  - This idiocy is why we have more people behind bars than any other country on earth  ihavenobias   Nov-24-08 02:17 PM   #8 
  - A poster on another thread here in GD  Fumesucker   Nov-24-08 02:17 PM   #9 
  - Eh, anyone can come onto DU and pretend to be anyone and say anything.  Poll_Blind   Nov-24-08 02:19 PM   #11 
     - A second poster has now agreed with them  Fumesucker   Nov-24-08 02:31 PM   #14 
        - I see your point but realize that's two out of 5-10k users who actively post here.  Poll_Blind   Nov-24-08 04:41 PM   #41 
        - yeah well they can fuck off  reggie the dog   Nov-25-08 06:51 AM   #55 
  - Well, doing a video  Le Taz Hot   Nov-24-08 02:26 PM   #12 
  - I wonder if those dispensaries will remain open after this.  drm604   Nov-24-08 02:34 PM   #16 
  - They shut down all the ones around me.... they will get to you soon enough  Ichingcarpenter   Nov-24-08 02:37 PM   #18 
     - I was wondering how long before they cracked down on the dispensaries  XOKCowboy   Nov-24-08 02:44 PM   #21 
     - They've actually opened up 4 more just  Le Taz Hot   Nov-24-08 02:56 PM   #25 
        - You are uninformed and naive  Ichingcarpenter   Nov-24-08 03:14 PM   #32 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-24-08 03:49 PM   #38 
           - Wells, the feds are busting only about 5% or 10% of dispensaries.  High Plains   Nov-25-08 10:10 AM   #69 
  - U.S. Attorney McGregor Scott was appointed by Bush and going private after January  Ichingcarpenter   Nov-24-08 02:34 PM   #17 
  - Meanwhile, white collar criminals screwing people out of millions of dollars  Uncle Joe   Nov-24-08 02:43 PM   #20 
  - DON'T WORRY EVERYONE!!!  Bush in Berkeley   Nov-24-08 02:49 PM   #22 
  - It's sad, but thats the price.  ThePowerofWill   Nov-24-08 02:51 PM   #23 
  - Scarmazzo was a thug, folks.  Xithras   Nov-24-08 02:55 PM   #24 
  - What makes you say that?  Bornaginhooligan   Nov-24-08 02:56 PM   #26 
  - Experience  Xithras   Nov-24-08 03:14 PM   #33 
     - So... innuendo.  Bornaginhooligan   Nov-24-08 03:19 PM   #35 
  - Interesting insight.  Le Taz Hot   Nov-24-08 02:59 PM   #27 
  - But 22 and 20 years? I had a meth freak that torched our condos and  Ichingcarpenter   Nov-24-08 03:04 PM   #28 
  - I'll agree with that. The sentence is as harsh as the weed he sold  Xithras   Nov-24-08 03:17 PM   #34 
  - Injustice for one is injustice for all, even if the person is unsavory. n/t  Uncle Joe   Nov-24-08 03:14 PM   #31 
  - fucking ridiculous  Beaverhausen   Nov-24-08 03:07 PM   #29 
  - So stupid, stupid, stupid, stupid, stupid, stupid, stupid, stupid, stupid  Fuzz   Nov-24-08 03:09 PM   #30 
  - Pres. Obama needs to Pardon these men.  Disturbed   Nov-24-08 04:45 PM   #42 
  - No chance of a Bush Pardon, here.  rucky   Nov-24-08 04:51 PM   #44 
  - Can you believe the wickedness of such a legislature and judiciary?  KCabotDullesMarxIII   Nov-24-08 05:25 PM   #45 
  - Where's Gov. Musclehead when you need him?  Cleita   Nov-24-08 05:28 PM   #46 
  - They could probably have murdered somebody and gotten a 3-year sentence.  salguine   Nov-24-08 05:38 PM   #47 
  - Just wrong!  Blue State Native   Nov-24-08 05:39 PM   #48 
  - I'll never get it!  wildbilln864   Nov-24-08 05:51 PM   #49 
  - Hopefully Obama will  Froward69   Nov-24-08 05:59 PM   #50 
  - Well, at least Obama didn't appoint a Drug Warrior AG who would prosecute. Oh wait...  Romulox   Nov-25-08 06:55 AM   #56 
  - We simply cannot allow this to happen.  Joe Fields   Nov-25-08 07:13 AM   #58 
  - I hope Obama puts an end to this type of bs prosecutions.  Marrah_G   Nov-25-08 07:15 AM   #59 
  - He promised he would  Bluenorthwest   Nov-25-08 08:21 AM   #65 
     - Well- here is to hoping that Obama insists on another way.  Marrah_G   Nov-25-08 08:51 AM   #66 
  - Those men should never have been charged! U.S. Attorney McGregor Scott should be in prison.  20score   Nov-25-08 07:59 AM   #63 
  - California Should Kick Out All Federal Law Enforcement Officials...  jayfish   Nov-25-08 08:04 AM   #64 
  - they "were operating as drug dealers, plain and simple" . . .  OneBlueSky   Nov-25-08 09:02 AM   #67 
  - So very wrong  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-25-08 10:29 AM   #70 
  - So much for State's rights.  progressoid   Nov-25-08 10:50 AM   #71 
  - Guess the CIA didn't like them cutting in on their drug running business (links)  slay   Nov-25-08 11:38 AM   #72 

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