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Response to EFerrari (Reply #33)

Sun Apr 15, 2012, 11:34 AM

60. yeah, iran-contra

had no problem putting drugs on our streets during that debacle. Of course, maybe they thought it would increase the prison population and get rid of some of the undesirables. Oh wait, if your rich and doing coke, you'll maybe just get a hand slap.

My biggest problem about the so called war on drugs is the number of INNOCENT people who have been murdered or have had their houses torn up. I remember in college, one guy, real red neck, came to class in shock. He lived outside of town, law enforcement found MJ about two miles from his house. They came, busted down the door, tore up their house, scared the shite out of him and his wife (they had them kneel on the floor with guns pointing at them). Cops found absolutely nothing. He on the other hand, had an epiphany about his country and his real rights. This guy was pure red, white and blue and couldn't imagine they'd do something like that to him.

Awhile back, I had a book (let someone borrow it and didn't get it back) describing incidents of people who were murdered because of the "war on drugs." And, to me, those forfeiture laws were nothing but allowing corruption. It's really interesting that the one elderly man who had property buttressed up to the LA forest was shot dead for alleged MJ in his back yard. No MJ-the man had just gone through eye surgery and they busted down his door and killed him in front of his wife.

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