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  •  Legalize grass, and a lot fewer AA's go to prison. (1+ / 0-)
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    The War on (Some) Drugs funnels African-Americans into the prison system, stigmatizing them for life, in an extremely discriminatory way.

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    by lotlizard on Mon Jul 01, 2013 at 11:30:34 PM PDT

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    •  That was implicit in my reply (0+ / 0-)

      I said it sucks that people are on jail for smoking. Yes, that does hit African-Americans more. 10x more, or even more than that in some cities. It should change. I'm just saying that if we're looking for the next oxygen-sucking political crusade, that can't be at the top of the list.

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      by FischFry on Tue Jul 02, 2013 at 05:47:24 AM PDT

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