Legalize Marijuana—and Reward Criminals?

As with many states, New Jersey is considering a bill to legalize marijuana for recreational use.  However, they are legalize marijuanatying it to a unique program that no other state has attempted to do.  New Jersey proponents also want to expunge the records of thousands of people previously convicted of drug possession charges.

See the article in the New

Empty the Prisons!!

I recently blogged about the sky-rocketing population in our nation’s prisons, reminding people that the United States imprisons more people that even Russia and Iran. Check out the article in The Economist at

There are two reasons for this surge in prison population and the resulting surge in costs to the government for housing all these people.…