Do you still want a way to reduce the deficit?


Legalize more drugs. Figure out what the black market needs to make a profit and tax the legal and safer comparable drugs until they are almost that expensive. This undercutting will put gangs out of business which will reduce costs to police forces and court systems.

Fewer people going to prison because of possession of drugs or using drugs means less money going from our states to the courts and to the for-profit prison system.

Increasing revenue, reducing gang violence, reducing expenditures- why aren’t we on this already? Oh, right. Because we’d rather say we are tough on crime than actually reduce crime.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: