Has the United States War on Drugs made criminals out of millions of Americans?
What about Prisons in America?
When you examine the situation concerning Mass Incarceration!
Expect to be overcome with the sheer numbers of Americans that are behind bars and in many cases treated like less than animals.
You may remember the outrage that some in the Media portrayed at the “apparent mistreatment” of some bad people at a military prison outside the USA.
Would it surprise you to learn that there are far more mistreated Americans in prisons and local jails that are mistreated and even murdered?
It should not surprise you but for many of you it truly will shock you if you knew about it.
This is part two of the series of the state of crimes in the USA and how the antiquated system of Non Justice is impacting America that used to be Great into something that resembles a Nightmare.
Now of course we still believe that America is great!
But just because the Media choose to ignore the truth about the war on drugs and really the war on the American People does not mean that these things are not becoming a serious cancer on what it used to mean to pursue happiness and the American Dream!
The American criminal justice system holds almost 2.3 million people in 1,719 state prisons, 109 federal prisons, 1,772 juvenile correctional facilities, 3,163 local jails, and 80 Indian Country jails as well as in military prisons, immigration detention facilities, civil commitment centers, state psychiatric hospitals, and prisons in the U.S. territories.By Wendy Sawyer and Peter Wagner
March 19, 2019
Now you can browse through the data on this website and it is quite disturbing but there is a lot of data that is not covered in this article. Prisons Punishment and the Media what roles do corrupt states and prison commissions play in the destruction of the American Dream in the name of the Law?
Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie 2019
Most People in America that are in Jail are there because they cannot afford bail!
More than Half a Million people are in jail and have not been convicted of a crime!
520 thousand people are in jail on drug and drug possession charges! Think about that for a moment! Yes, many of these people deserve to be in jail! But the numbers here are astounding!
With these kinds of issues you might wonder at why so many law enforcement agencies are actively operating stings that are making criminals out of mostly non violent individuals and in many cases people who before running afoul of the overstimulated legal system productive people who had jobs and families before ending up in prison.
Drug arrests continue to give residents of over-policed communities criminal records, hurting their employment prospects and increasing the likelihood of longer sentences for any future offenses.Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie 2019
Did you notice something in the above quote!
Hard not to notice it, but just in case, the conjunction of two words. Over and Policed! Is that something that is becoming a real problem in America?
You better believe it folks!
There are areas in many cities and municipalities that regularly make arrests that are less than legal and in some cases akin to criminalization in the name of making money! Because make no mistake the moment that you get arrested the American Dream you may have had is over for most people! Once convicted you become a second or even third class citizen with fewer rights and remedies than other citizens.
Everything becomes more expensive!
Hiring Lawyers, paying for food in some prisons can be a matter of life and death. Sickness and injuries as well as “accidental death” become real threats to many people confined in substandard facilities.
Yet the media want to put the president in jail?
Is there a way out of what is essentially a legal system that came from a nation that America fought a revolution over?
The answer to that question is a very difficult one and arguably we have not come as far as one might think when it comes to medieval justice or in this case the lack of justice when the rich often go free while the poor end up indentured to the wealthy or in reality the state of Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, which are considered in many statistics as the most egregious violators of human rights in some circles.
But who is at fault here?
Is it the government or is it the people?
With so many laws in place, including Millions of laws that are on the books including spitting on the sidewalk and numerous others technically by the time you get to this paragraph you likely have broken a law!
You might leave your home and break a law!
It has been said that we are a nation of laws!
But that my friends is not true that is the biggest lie you will ever hear come out of the mouth of a politician!
WE are NOT a nation of laws We are a nation of People!
PEOPLE! Not Laws!
One of the most disturbing things you will not read in the newspaper today or hear on the news today or in the digital media or perhaps most places online today is the fact that 63,000 youth in confinement in the United States: Too many are there for a “most serious offense” that is not even a crime.
Kids in Jail?
Yes, Kids in Jail and even though there have been books published and movies made today there are more than 68,000 kids many that are not violent have committed no real criminal act and did not intend to do so are in some of the most horrible situations than you could ever even imagine.
A few years ago a publication discussed the very real problems of how many people are in jails all over the USA because of all the laws that are on the books. In fact in this publication there was a discussion of a tipping point at which so many people would be in jail that eventually there would come a point where the numbers of people in jail and charged and convicted of a crime would become more than the population that were paying taxes and when that point came American would die from the inside out!
Which brings us to the topic of the next installation of crimes in America and how the war on drugs is destroying a nation.
Stay tuned because what you see on the Media and on the news is nothing compared to what is quietly happening in many towns cities and counties in this nation.
Much of this is either under reported or not reported at all!
If we continue to ignore the truth about what is going on in this nation while democrats hold fake trials about fake impeachments we could be watching the final dark moments of a once great nation coming to an end!