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originally posted by: Peeple
a reply to: YouSir
No drug dealer ever had to force someone to buy. What happened to supply and demand? Is that really a crime a now?
originally posted by: DerBeobachter
I guess some people in the "U"S big pharma and the health "care" business should have to sleep not that well anymore:
President Donald Trump will unveil a plan on Monday to combat the opioid addiction crisis that includes seeking the death penalty for drug dealers and urging Congress to toughen sentencing laws for drug traffickers, White House officials said on Sunday.
Trafficking, i have to think of the CIA, the miltary, i have to think of Laos, the Golden Triangle, Air America, at the time of the vietnam war. And now it´s Afghanistan. Since the "U"S and the NATO interventions Afghanistan produces 90% of the world wide used opium. Before these interventions it were only 20%, short before the interventions the Taliban even brought it down to 0%. Then the interventions started and... yeah, i know, only coincidences, nobody in the west profits from the worldwide opium business...
Who produced the pills that made the most now opium addicted "U"S citizens addicted? Who has written the prescriptions, opium pills for/against everything, again and again, till the people couldn´t pay for them anymore?
But i am pretty sure that are not the traffickers and dealers that Trump meant, i guess he meant the darker skinned dealers on the streets, that give those that are addicted now, because of the "U"S health "care" system and the "U"S big pharma, what they think they need.
Since i heard this news, i have to think the whole time of ...Double D, Donald Duterte, can´t get it out of my head anymore.
Democratic Republic of the Congo
United Arab Emirates
It's hilarious to read that people seem to be saying that all these heroin dealers are really just doing a service to the community; helping out all those poor people who can't get their scripts filled. As though they're doing a damn public service.
originally posted by: Xcalibur254
Oh good, Trump is trying to force his love for Duterte on the whole country.
The opioid epidemic is a complex issue. If Trump's solution is to kill drug dealers then he clearly doesn't actually understand the issue. Especially since it's been shown in study after study that the death penalty does not act as a deterrent for any crime.