Barack Obama's Criminal Justice and Drug Policy Record

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Jeralyn Merritt provides an overview of Barack Obama's record on criminal justice and drug policy issues, on the TalkLeft blog.
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obama sucks

obama sucks!!!!!!!!! i dont know why anyone likes him

Mr.President

Obama has all the right ideas about abortion..imigration..warr on terror..education..economics..etc.....i think the same way about all of it and if i was old enough i would vote for him...Look at it this way Obama supports our right to choose..including if we choose to abort.while opponent said he would make abortions illegal. c'mon if we dont have enough "green" to pay the rent and how r we going to support a new baby in the family. sometimes we have to make choices like this.....its sad..but true.......Not only abortion but taxes....think about taxes how they would cut our taxes for ppl that make under $250,000/year.....helping our economy is in my oppinion the most important subject now.

stupid people

okay for all the dumb people who listen to the television.
obama wants abortion okay now listen if u put our own life over a kids (oh i alreay cant pay my bills ) shut up dont get knocked up and if you do then put the baby up for adoption it has its rights to it didnt ask to be born okay so shut and take it. and tax cuts get off your but and earn money this usa isnt robin hood we dont take and give to the bums just because u make 250 plus doesnt mean u have money dim wit it means u got bills like the rest of us. what if that 250 was just enough to pay his bills so if u take exttra out he could loose his house car and hurt his family he worked his but off for that cash so he deserves it okay and we founded this countryh because of high taxes and now idiots voted for a president who wants higher taxes yet spent more money then any guy ever runing for president EVER he talks about creating jobs but giving out free healthcare what about people whos job it is to sell health care der der der they loose there jobs good job u picked an idiot thanks for screwing our country and welcome to change we went from the USA to the USSA great job guys

Listening to the people

I have to agree on the whole abortion thing. If people dont want the responsibility of another life then they need to keep their legs closed. People dont consider the fact that it's a life.
Im neutral on the tax cuts. Ive worked since i was 13 and im still in school. its not hard to get a job. just stop sitting on the couch and go work. but i under stand that some people are still having trouble even with a job. just like every thing the government has its ups and downs. it helps some people and hurts some people.
I think obama isnt ready to be president but aside from his oppinion on abortion i think he can help the united states. on the whole abortion thing, people where i live are taking matters into their own hand. the gov. has fallen we cant sit around and wait for it to get back up. its up to us. if you want i can send you a web site and a place to send a petition.
i'm lost on the health care system so correct me if im wrong. quite alot of people dont get the medical treatments they need because they are unable to pay off the bills. yes it will raise taxes but during the french revolution paris was in the hole. finally louis got over his big head and rehired jacques nickar and he dimanded for higher taxer for every one.
now look at france....and now look at us.
Obama can rather make or break this country in many ways. but most of it depends on the attitude that people bring to the table. hes president know, nothing we can do now but hope and help to the best of our abilitys. i believe he can do it!

Stupid people? Oh the irony...

Seriously - are you like 3 years old or do you just have no education?

Listeneing to the people

Its very true. thats one of the reason they make you take history so that the future will learn from it so we wont make the some mistakes. look up on the "listening to the people" i wrote how even the french revolution can help us

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IF MCCAIN WERE TO BE ELECTED IT WOULD JUST BE LIKE ELECTING GEORGE BUSH AGAIN

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THANKS FOR BEING IGNORANT

DO U KNOW THAT GEORGE BUSH HAD THE PEOPLE AT THE HIGHEST JOB RATES IN 15 YEARS WHEN HE BECAME OFFICE MORE PEOPLE THAN EVER HAD JOBS AND HE KEPT OUR ECONOMY AT 2.5 PERCENT DURING NOT 1 NOT 2 BUT 3 U.SCRISES TELL ME ANOTHER PRESIDENT WHO DID THAT QUIT LISTENING TO IGNORANT PEOPLE SAY THAT CRAP USE UR OWN BRAIN DIM WIT

McCain/Palin 08' !

Obama wants to make the taxes even more money then they already are and make the middle class and overpaid people pay money so that the people that are lazy and don't have jobs get the money. It's not fair that the people that work, work their asses off to get the money they deserve, and then in the end, get half of what they earned. And this whole racist thing is really stupid. Just because he's black doesn't have anything to do with the world. His race shouldn't be why people are voting him, but sadly it is. He can become the first colored president in the US, but I honestly think that what McCain is for is much better than what Obama's for. I am not racist in any way-shape-or-form. Obama wants to use our money that we work hard to get and cut it in half so he can give it to humself and to the people who sit on their lazy asses and don't work. We should have a smart president who knows what to do. I'm not saying Obama isn't smart. But McCain is a veteran and he was locked up in Vietnam for 13 years and tortured and look where he is now. He still wants to try and help the world. Obama may seem like the good candidate but you have to really research everything. The world might actually have a chance with McCain, but with Obama, not so much. The world will come to a corrupt ending.

Doesnt matter what you say

Doesnt matter what you say now...our president is BLACK, large and in charge sweetie...all you McCain supporters weep and die.....YOU ARE NO LONGER THE MAJORITY....damn fools!! GO OBAMA..forever!

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