Re: Charlie Sheen calls bluff: CBS cancels
Originally Posted by kpresidente
Good lord, what drivel.
The rise of crack use by blacks in the 80s correlated with the rise in violent crime in the inner cities. People blamed the drug. Thus you got tougher sentencing. It's really that simple. If anything, the drug was used as a way to shield
black people from racism (eg, "it's not black people's fault that crime is on the rise, it's the drug's fault".
You can read about it here. Then you won't have to rely on your "opinion".
Really belongs in the peanut gallery, but using a report by University of Chicago to back up a social- economic argument is like using Prince Fielder to back up an argument about doughnuts. Basically, I could tell you what their conclusion would be without reading a single sentence.
"Imagination is more important than knowledge." -- Albert Einstein