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Date: 08/22/13 09:56 AM

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    handimanner Male 60-69
    2095 posts
    August 22, 2013 at 9:57 am
    Link: Rethinking Drug Sentences Comes Too Late - Easier to bust dummies than Bush or Wall Street
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    REV666 Male 30-39
    192 posts
    August 22, 2013 at 10:08 am
    honestly, dont care. you do dumb poo like deal in crack you deserve what you get. in this day and age i can see pot being legal, but people who use chemically made drugs deserves to die. nothing good ever came of using crack, meth or likewise. f*ck her.
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    35660 posts
    August 22, 2013 at 10:24 am

    My only objection is that the penalties are biased against the poor. The jail time for the expensive powder cocaine rich people use is small compared to the cheap crack cocaine poor people use.

    They should be the same penalty, which is nothing I would legalize it. But if illegal, they should be the same punishment.
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    spanerbulb Male 30-39
    1244 posts
    August 22, 2013 at 10:47 am
    Legalize drugs and distribute through licensed outlets. Problem solved.
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    onewhosinz Female 30-39
    47 posts
    August 22, 2013 at 11:04 am
    Not sure if trolling REV666 or just a complete arsehole...
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    Cajun247 Male 18-29
    10714 posts
    August 22, 2013 at 11:26 am

    I don`t know about you dude, but I`m seriously discomforted by the fact that people spend a huge chunk of their lives in jail for selling chemicals and then can`t get a job after completing their sentence. They either turn to charity or worse welfare just to get by.
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    Nickel2 Male 50-59
    5880 posts
    August 23, 2013 at 12:39 am
    That really is so unfair! They all look like very nice people and they are all smiling nicely. They are all innocent. Start a riot. Blame someone, quickly! It`s O`bama`s fault. etc...
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    CreamK Male 40-49
    1423 posts
    August 23, 2013 at 10:03 am
    lol: ""Over the past 40 years, we actually have a lot of information about what works in the criminal justice system and what does not," Otis told CNN. "What works is prison. What does not is what we were doing in the `60s and `70s, when sentencing was lenient and we believed in rehabilitation."

    Right, the thing that works in every other country does not apply to USA... Who pays this guys salary?
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    ghoulie11 Male 18-29
    359 posts
    August 23, 2013 at 11:01 am
    I couldn`t make it past "Easier to bust dummies than Bush" before deciding this post wasn`t worth the effort to click.

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