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Drug War Racism: Blacks SIX Times More Likely To Be Arrested For Marijuana In Florida

Drug War Racism: Blacks SIX Times More Likely To Be Arrested For Marijuana In Florida

“If all you do is fish in a black pond, you are going to get black fish.” – Kurt Donley, NAACP

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Grover Norquist Looks To The 18th Century For Criminal Justice

Grover Norquist suddenly thinks he's an expert on the justice system. But he's got some pretty archaic ideas about punishment. Beheading? That's insane!Gage Skidmore

Grover Norquist suddenly thinks he’s an expert on the justice system. But he’s got some pretty archaic ideas about punishment. Beheading? That’s insane!

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The Private Prison Industry Continues Downward Spiral, Three States Dump Them Within Month

Prison officers were so afraid of getting killed at work that they would often talk amongst themselves about who was going to die first.Image@FlaglerLive

Prison officers were so afraid of getting killed at work that they would often talk amongst themselves about who was going to die first.

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The REAL Reason Why The Government Doesn’t Want To Legalize Pot (GRAPHICS)

The most disturbing finding is the outright racism involved in enforcing marijuana laws. A black American is 3.73 times more likely to be arrested for possession. And this discrepancy appears in every region.  Image by Adithya Sambamurthy@ BayCitizen

The most disturbing finding is the racism involved in enforcing marijuana laws. A black American is 3.73 times more likely to be arrested for possession.

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Most American Jail Inmates Have Not Been Convicted Of Anything

Most American Jail Inmates Have Not Been Convicted Of Anything

As long as someone is financially incentivized to take away our freedom, you can be assured they will do everything in their great power to do just that.

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Your Freedom: Sold To The Highest Bidder

Your Freedom: Sold To The Highest Bidder

There is a lot of talk lately about freedom, liberty and tyranny. Fear not, not-so-young tea partier, the government is not taking away our liberty. Where would the profit be in that? No, they aren’t taking it away. In true capitalist fashion, they are selling it to the highest bidder.

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