Sunday, July 15, 2012
When the War on Drugs started a generation plus ago , Gambling was also illegal:
When the War on Drugs started a generation plus ago ,
Gambling was also illegal: There where no state lotteries or Indian Casinos ,
and the Mafia and other Org Crime ran gambling:
But Gambling was making White people criminals, as most of the patrons of Gambling where white , and many were rich:
SO gambling became a state enterprise with lotteries , and a heavily taxed one with Casinos, and our culture is much better off for it : the Mafia barely exists anymore: :: Legalize DRUGS end the war on our inner cities.
"How America and hip-hop failed each other"
By Touré, Published: July 13:
"President Nixon announced a war on drugs, but it was President Reagan who started the modern battle in 1982, when hip-hop was in its infancy. This fight would not only shape the black community but also mold hip-hop, a music and culture whose undercurrent remains black male anger at a nation that declared young black men monsters and abandoned them, killing any chance they had at the American Dream."