Because freedom can't protect itself
Oklahoma is a low rent state to begin with.
the justice system in this country makes huge criminals out of small time offenders, wtf?
PS...there's a whole lot more to this story than what's just here.
Obviously this sentence and many others like it are way too severe, but I don't think we're the worst country when it comes to over-punishment. In the words of Capt. Jack Sparrow, "Clearly, you have never been to Singapore."
The fact that we aren't the worst is no excuse for being less than civil and fair. People are murdered legally in other countries just for being gay. That doesn't mean it's no big deal when someone gets beat down for same sex kissing in public on *this* side of the world.. Same principle. Other peoples faults are no excuse for our country to dictate about drugs to a point that the system probably ruins as many lives as the drugs do. When you add in all of the families and the amount of money that goes into housing these small time criminals...it's sick...and helps no one.
Other countries faults and brutalities are no excuse for our own to waste their resources on small time criminals.
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