AP IMPACT: US drug war has met none of its goals

Posted May 13th, 2010 by wtfk
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After 40 years, the United States' war on drugs has cost $1 trillion and hundreds of thousands of lives, and for what? Drug use is rampant and violence even more brutal and widespread.
Even U.S. drug czar Gil Kerlikowske concedes the strategy hasn't worked.

"In the grand scheme, it has not been successful," Kerlikowske told The Associated Press. "Forty years later, the concern about drugs and drug problems is, if anything, magnified, intensified."

Drug Czar Walters:

Al-Bob 5 years 1 week 4 days 8 hours ago

"To say that all the things that have been done in the war on drugs haven't made any difference is ridiculous," Walters said. "It destroys everything we've done. It's saying all the people involved in law enforcment, treatment and prevention have been wasting their time. It's saying all these people's work is misguided." LMFA0!! BOO HOO HOO! You go cry and feel sorry for yourself and forget all about how you've murdered 100s of thousands of peaceful people in your failed useless war poor you..

Wore wasteful spending

jarvis 5 years 1 week 6 days 7 hours ago

Oh joy, the government is going to spend even more money on something we don't want!

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