The War on Drugs; America’s 3rd World War
Posted in the Chicago Forum
#1 Jan 29, 2013
Ludicrous draconian drug laws sustaining wholesale incarceration are destroying lives and families for over 43 years yet there remains a frightening silence on America’s streets to those awful government acts. Washington federal and state laws coupled with mandatory prison time has made a prison industry out of the poor and minorities indulgence of a common weed plant named cannabis. Anyone of consciousness must ask themselves; what kinds of people make thousands upon thousands of children homeless?
Certainly the American public’s oversight is a worthy testament to the Washington Press Corp, media cartels and our government sponsored movie industry that so many Americans have remained silent about the prosecutions that are completely out of all proportion to the personal use of cannabis. It’s time that we become silent no more while an expensive tax payer funded American war is directed on America’s poor and minorities families which are being destroyed by this unjust war directed on them. The U.S. government has spent over $2.7 trillion of our dollars fighting their War on Drugs of which only the citizens are the casualties.
Police, over-zealous prosecutors and courts make good use of these draconian laws to advance their careers at the expensive of all of us. Police only care about arrest and seizures while prosecutors only care about convictions not justice. One of the many problems with those actions besides destroying families is their profitable prohibition puts most everyone else in danger due to the black market value that prohibition gives to marijuana.
Harmless as marijuana is there is no one individual that can be sure prohibition won’t reach out and kill them too as with many other innocent bystanders due to collateral damage.
Year 2011 there were 6.98 million people behind bars or under supervision of the adult correctional systems of the United States leading the world of incarceration, nonviolent criminals make up about half of the incarcerated population of this prison country. One in 100 adults in the United States is in jail or prison costing state governments nearly $50 billion a year and the federal government $5 billion more. About 1 in every 34 adult residents in the U.S. was under some form of correctional supervision.
Washington’s War on Drugs or its prohibition is nothing short of a federal welfare for law enforcement. An example of just only one state, the state of Illinois laws and one can see clearly why marijuana remains illegal in Illinois, for profit to a bankrupt state treasury and to support the profitable city and state prison industry. The number of drug offenders in state prisons has increased thirteen-fold since 1980. Illinois prison systems and related support has become the number one employer in Illinois. Overall the Illinois numbers of those incarcerated in prison or Jail is presently 68,493.
#3 Jan 29, 2013
The U.S. President Powerless to Stop the War
There is an old saying:“Sometimes we do not see the forest for the trees.”
Sometimes the obvious is right in front of us and we still don’t see it. Washington is the grand case in point; compare the White House to the Pentagon, which is larger? The Pentagon and so lies the World War 3 managed by the N.S.A.(National Security Administration.) Everything is national security to those folks and that means they answer to no one, no accountability. To go a step further here, the NSA manages the White house first and foremost! The American public pretends to elect the government but it is the NSA that provides the choices.
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