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originally posted by: Sremmos80
a reply to: xuenchen
That has to do with a federal police force how?
That is about what equipment the LEA's can receive from the federal gov...
Spin more please.
originally posted by: theantediluvian
a reply to: bobs_uruncle
Seems a bit racist, bolding is mine. Why especially, is it a "set my people free" thing along with "I needs them new voters" thing? Why are they disproportionately effected? Did white, asian, native american and indian people all get a free pass? Although I agree that pot smokers shouldn't be in jail, but Obama's statement does seem racist.
Perhaps you should avoid knee jerk reactions to articles you haven't read? That wasn't a statement from the President. Maybe you "needs them misquotes" so you have something to express fake outrage over?
Under the Constitution, the president has the power to grant “pardons for offenses against the United States” or to commute federal sentences. A pardon is an act of presidential forgiveness and wipes away any remaining legal liabilities from a conviction. A commutation reduces a sentence but does not eliminate a conviction or restore civil rights lost as a result of the conviction.