The Drug War is clearly not fulfilling any of its goals to reduce drug use or keep us safe.
In the midst of this economic crisis, we can’t continue to throw more money down the drug war sewer.
How do we explain to people we are locking you up for the same behavior Presidents, Governors, and Supreme Court Justices have participated in?
The prohibition approach has filled our jails, criminalized millions of our citizens, provided a financial windfall for international and local criminal groups, and somehow we never tire of pretending it is working. -- Howard Rahtz