Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Some Rare Common-Sense In the Drug Wars

The Sentencing Commission, which is one of the few truly independent bodies around, is recommending a retroactive decrease in sentencing guidelines for crack-cocaine to make them more consistent with regular cocaine.

Of course, the Bushies are opposing it. Actually, the whole issue of crack-cocaine sentencing does a pretty good job of demonstrating Walt Williams' argument that government rather than private business is the real purveyor of racial discrimination.