The drug war is a moral and fiscal disaster

posted by
June 8, 2011
Downsize DC
by Jim Babka  
Posted in Commentary

"Sure, some people trumpet drug war 'successes.' After the crackdowns, dealers invent more dangerous drugs. Then you regulate how much cold medicine I can buy. In the meantime ... The U.S. is going bankrupt. Here's a budget cutting idea: Stop imprisoning non-violent drug offenders. We have the highest prison rate in the world, and four out of five inmates are locked up for drug related offenses." (06/08/11)  


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