The DEA, made to fight the war on drugs, a budget that could never be cut grows for 30 years to billions and billions a year for a war that has never been and can never be won.
"A disaster ever worse than alcohol prohibition. What it has done to the criminal justice system is indescribable. More than half the people in federal prison are there for drug offenses. We are arresting half a million people a year for possession of cannabis. We are locking up kids, sometimes for life for first offenses. We have no room in our prisons for rapists, child molesters and murders because we are filling them up with these non-violent drug offenders."
Tao Wow | Daily Cup of Tao