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The War on Drugs - and the results of it A war against drugs, or against families?

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Old 05-24-2013, 06:02 AM
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Thumbs up A retired Police Captain demolishes the "war on drugs" and prohibition

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There are basically 5 reasons why most drugs are still illegal in this country:

1) The large banks make a lot of money, laundering drug money cash.
2) The CIA makes a lot of money trafficking drugs to fund black-ops; it provides a useful mechanism to meddle into the affairs of other countries. (especially south of our border)
3) It provides an excuse for heavy handed domestic intervention by the government and draconian laws.
4) It keeps street violence and general crime levels high. Very useful to maintain and exacerbate a scared population.
5) It creates a lot of slush money for politicians. (e.g., campaign donations from the private prison industry.)

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Old 05-24-2013, 09:13 AM
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thanks for sharing this how many of our loved ones are incarcerate due to being caught with drugs??? Its a health care issue not a criminal one. the addiction may lead to crime due to the currant laws
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