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A or F? How Congress scores on marijuana. 2. By Danielle Keane, NORML political director. 2016. "Of the 233 Democrats in Congress, 208 members (89.3 percent) received a passing grade of a 'C' or higher. Of the 302 Republicans in Congress, 102 members (33.8 percent) received a passing grade of a 'C' or higher." For your state see: Congressional Scorecard. NORML. Grading was based upon members' voting records.

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Share links: Life and life for pot. This article was written by Timeshifter. See also: Number of marijuana prisoners in the USA. And: People in prisons and jails in the USA for drug-related crime. And: Drug war causes high U.S. incarceration rate. And: The U.S. Drug War. Republicans lead.

Opinion Piece - Life for Pot. April 5, 2018. By Beth Curtis. Sister of John Knock, a pot lifer.

Frail, Old and Dying, but Their Only Way Out of Prison Is a Coffin. By Christie Thompson. March 7, 2018. New York Times. "Roughly half of those who died after applying were convicted of nonviolent fraud or drug crimes." And: He got life without parole for pot. And he was just denied clemency. By Tana Ganeva. Dec. 2, 2016. Washington Post. And: Craig Cesal Denied Clemency- Call to Action. And: Marijuana Lifer Project: Ending Life Sentences for Marijuana.

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The Appalling Absurdity of Mandatory Minimum Prison Sentences. September 2, 2016 by Tim Baker. "3,278 prisoners serving life without the possibility of parole [LWOP]. Seventy-nine out of every 100 of these inmates is behind bars for a non-violent, drug-related offence. ... A homeless man who acted as go-between in the sale of two miniscule bags of cannabis (worth $20 total) to an undercover cop, Winslow was sentenced to LWOP based on other 'strikes' that were 14 and 24 years old, respectively. The dealer in the transaction, who was also identified by the undercover officer, was never charged."

Jeff Mizanskey 2015 Sep 1

Jeff Mizanskey 2015 Sep 1

The drug war is a big cause of the high US incarceration rate. Also, the rest of the developed world has much lower rates of handgun ownership, and much lower murder rates. They never reached the levels of violence the USA did due to handguns and drug war. So they never had the clamoring of the far-right National Rifle Association (NRA) demanding mandatory minimum sentencing. Canada and Europe have long had much lower incarceration rates, better healthcare, and far fewer and shorter sentences for marijuana offenses.

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Aldous Huxley quote on propagandists

Aldous Huxley

  • Aldous Huxley - Wikiquote. "The propagandist's purpose is to make one set of people forget that certain other sets of people are human." From: The Olive Tree. (1936). [203] [204].
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Death penalty for pot

Death penalty for pot

Music video cartoon about our dynamic duo, Dana Beal and Aron "pieman" Kay. Video was created in 2003 (see notice at end of video). The music is by Benedict Arnold & The Traitors. The song "Death penalty for pot" was written in 1981, and recorded around 2002 according to the info on the Youtube page.

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