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DEA Agent Was Told To Not Enforce Drug Laws In White Areas

jail prison daniel chong deaMany activists have pointed out over the years that the war on drugs is a war on minorities. That’s why black people are almost four times as likely to be arrested for marijuana compared to white people, even though consumption rates are about the same for both races. In many parts of America that ratio is even worse. An ex-DEA agent (named Matthew Fogg) recently did an interview in which he explained that he was told to only do drug enforcement in urban areas, and to avoid suburbs. Below is an excerpt of what he had to say, per Reader Supported News:

So when I would go into the war room, where we were setting up all of our drug and gun and addiction task force determining what cities we were going to hit, I would notice that most of the time it always appeared to be urban areas.

That’s when I asked the question, well, don’t they sell drugs out in Potomac and Springfield, and places like that? Maybe you all think they don’t, but statistics show they use more drugs out in those areas than anywhere. The special agent in charge, he says ‘You know, if we go out there and start messing with those folks, they know judges, they know lawyers, they know politicians. You start locking their kids up; somebody’s going to jerk our chain.’ He said, ‘they’re going to call us on it, and before you know it, they’re going to shut us down, and there goes your overtime.'”

The war on drugs is a blight on American history, and future generations will look back and think ‘what the heck were you guys doing?’ The war on drugs has ruined the lives of too many people, which is why we all fight so hard for reform. Below is video footage from the interview:

  • HellNo

    Did anyone else read about the DOJ report on Ferguson, Mo?
    In a town of only 21,000 citizens, 16,000 of them had outstanding warrants. There was a total of 32,975 outstanding warrants, and 92% of them were for African Americans.

  • Pay no attention to the War On Black People says Obama.

    http://news.yahoo.com/obama-care-more-jobs-war-peace-less-weed-222622928.html

    “Modern Prohibition/War on Drugs is the most destructive, dysfunctional and immoral policy since slavery & Jim Crow – says Retired Police Detective Howard Wooldridge

    • ĐΣFΣCŦΣĐ

      Well I got busted with an ounce after scalping tickets from the car. Cops thought we were drug dealers… This is how it went down. Yes I was white.

      Joshua — Check this out man taking those arty photos with this new camera —

      Mat — HAHA, say where is the weed dude

      Joshua– In the glove department ready for smoking! HAHA

      Mat — WTF

      Joshua– ?

      Cop– Pull over NOW!!

      Mat– Oh shit there are four undercover cop cars. One in the front back left and right. josh one cop on your right is pointing a gun at you, put your hands up.

      Joshua– Okay this is fucked. I need to hide the weed..

      Mat– don’t move your hands or they will shoot you.

      cop– get out of the car.

      Cop:2— Do you have any guns or drugs in the car?

      Joshua– Nope

      Mat– Nope

      Cop:3– Found a bag full of weed!!

      Cop:2– Who weed is this?

      Joshua– Not mine

      Mat– Not mine

      Cop:1– You must have went to fucking law school.

      Cop:2– come on who’s weed is this?

      Joshua— fine its mine….. So whats next?

      Cop:3– come with me… I can’t destroy the evidence but you can!

      Joshua–? Can I keep the pipe? *Drops down drain pipe*

      Cop:3– don’t push you luck…

      Cop:1– So how much did you get with those tickets your scalping?

      Joshua– 200 each

      Cop:1– I would have gotten 400. HAHAHAHAHA..

      Cop:2– HAHAHAH

      I think they wanted to bust big time drug dealers at the concert, not a bunch of “stoners” scalping tickets, so they let us go.

      • Malcolm Miraż

        It’s sad to say you’re we’re lucky. People should be able to tail gate with weed and not fear the popo just like they can drink beer out in the lot w/ impunity. Then again back home in San Francisco County they don’t trip like that on people black, white or latino at events ever.

      • HellNo

        Around here you would have gone to jail, car impounded, post bond the next day, hire an attorney, and generally treated like a major criminal.

  • BTW the Matt Fogg talk that your posted video was based on goes back to 2008.

    http://youtu.be/HmgeCeGk–I

  • The war on drugs is a war on liberty. It is unfortunate that most LEO are too stupid to realize this.

  • America isn’t it just the best system in the world where 1% of the population has free range enslaved an entire country where they pledge allegiance to the dollar of the divided states of America and to the corporations for which they stand one nation totally divided with inequality and injustice for all where law enforcement serves fines and protects corporations. Ignorance Self-entitlement Greed Political Correctness and lack of Accountability are the cancers killing Society as we once new it. The truth is relative it depends on who’s truth is being told. The TRILLIONS the Pentagon misplaced and the BILLIONS that Bernie Madoff with Prove beyond a shadow of doubt that the really bad criminals wear ties and have jobs. THE GOVERNMENT SHOULD REGULATE CORPORATIONS AND PROTECT PEOPLE THE GOVERNMENT SHOULD FEAR THE PEOPLE. Rich people controlling the government is the same as pimps and drug dealers running churches. The hypocrisy of our democracy is idiocracy.