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January 30, 2007

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We will never appropriately address the drug epidemic in the USA. For the same reason, we don't want to address the welfare of our greatest comodity- children. There is no fame and glory in it. To stop a drug problem gets us to normalcy. Not fame. To get young children eating properly, bathing daily, dressing with clean clothes for school, reading at home, preparing homework, reporting for school on time after sleeping all night, and eating a healthy breakfast is all normal. No glory. We could however, treat drug users as abnormal people, which is what they are. First offense, i.e. possession of user quantity- 30 days in-patient treatment with no contact with the outside, with the exception of a one minute informational call to a homey. Second possession- 60 days. As in progressive discipline. Next possession- 90 days. Government provides a closed hospital, or warehouse for housing. Nothing elaborate. Not a prison, no guards, just treatment, counseling, and planning for the future. NO exceptions.
Good luck.
The Dr.

We will never appropriately address the drug epidemic in the USA. For the same reason, we don't want to address the welfare of our greatest comodity- children. There is no fame and glory in it. To stop a drug problem gets us to normalcy. Not fame. To get young children eating properly, bathing daily, dressing with clean clothes for school, reading at home, preparing homework, reporting for school on time after sleeping all night, and eating a healthy breakfast is all normal. No glory. We could however, treat drug users as abnormal people, which is what they are. First offense, i.e. possession of user quantity- 30 days in-patient treatment with no contact with the outside, with the exception of a one minute informational call to a homey. Second possession- 60 days. As in progressive discipline. Next possession- 90 days. Government provides a closed hospital, or warehouse for housing. Nothing elaborate. Not a prison, no guards, just treatment, counseling, and planning for the future. NO exceptions.
Good luck.
The Dr.

True there have been some more pressing issues than drugs facing America over the past 5 years, but to say that there is no "fame" in addressing drug issues is outragous. There have been few more glamorous topics of disscusion for the right over the past 25 years then the war waged on drugs by President Fame himself (Reagan), or at least that's what my homies tell me.

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