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  • August 7, 2021

Mixed martial messages

For roughly half a decade, a small contingent of criminal justice reformers have pleaded with Americans to divert some of our attention from opposing the war on drugs to pitying violent criminals. “We cannot get from where we are to where we need to be simply by freeing the innocent and harmless,” wrote the late…

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He sold $ 20 worth of drugs. Prosecutors want him in jail for nearly 10 years, and longer if he refuses the plea deal. – Reason.com

Michael Calhoun is a 61-year-old man facing nearly a decade behind bars. Throughout his life, he has never been arrested on any violent charges. His crime: he sold drugs worth $ 20. However, being caged for those nine years and change is a privilegesays the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office (MCAO), which has offered Calhoun that…

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Republicans urged to ‘lean on’ the culture war of critical race theory – Reason.com

Critical race theory sells. “Lean on the culture war,” urges Rep. Jim Banks (R-Indiana) to members of a conservative group in the House of Representatives. If you thought American political discourse couldn’t get any dumber … Buckle up! In a memo sent to the Republican Study Committee on Thursday, Banks told colleagues that “we are…

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