You Might Be Living in a Pipe Dream World

RECEIVED Thu., March 13, 2008

Dear Editor,
    This is a well-written article [“Reefer Madness,” News, March 14], mostly because it makes us aware of the awesome mounds of funding these useless programs receive from the feds. Now guess where the “loose change” of say, a couple of million bucks goes? Yep, that's right: into the pockets of the leaders who promote these types of programs that are doomed before they even begin. Just imagine 22 million drug-dependent citizens really being cut off from their drugs (vs. those who pocket the millions into offshore, numbered accounts) raiding the Capitol for their drugs or “refunds” of their taxes that were ripped off by corrupted political leaders who tout the need for the funds that stop – nothing. The funds only ensure the millions will be placed in their accounts and let the drugs flow to keep the 22 million happy, contented, and nonraiders of their golden ark. If you think that millions aren't being stuffed away by these feds, then you're living in a pipe dream world.
John Deeds
Cleburne, Texas
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