Thursday, May 13, 2010

Hypocrisy at the White House - The War On Drugs Continues For Now

Here's the White House report on their war on drugs.

Here's a couple of highlights. 

1.  Page 11: "Eliminating high-potency indoor grow labs and marijuana cultivation on public lands." "Disrupting the criminal distribution of prescription medications for non-medicinal purposes."

The Obama Administration has put their policy in writing.  Finally the truth can be told and we can break down the argument one element at a time.
2.  On page 111 is a list of the many agencies listed in the budget who will get a cut of this 'let's keep the war on the people called the drug war' pie.  All one has to do to get a piece is oppress the American public.  Follow the money.

Table 2: Federal Drug Control Spending by Agency
FY 2009 – FY 2011 - (Budget Authority in Millions)
FY2009 -Final - FY2010- Enacted - FY2011
(see document, page 111 for amounts per agency)

Department of Defense
Department of Education
Department of Health and Human Services
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
National Institutes of Health—National Institute on Drug Abuse
Indian Health Service
Department of Homeland Security
Customs and Border Protection
Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Coast Guard
Office of Counternarcotics Enforcement
Department of the Interior
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Department of Justice
Bureau of Prisons
Drug Enforcement Administration
Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force Program
Office of Justice Programs
National Drug Intelligence Center
Office of National Drug Control Policy
Counterdrug Technology Assessment Center
High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas
Other Federal Drug Control Programs
Department of State
Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs
United States Agency for International Development
Department of Transportation
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Department of the Treasury
Internal Revenue Service
Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Health Administration
Small Business Administration

More on the report soon.

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