The bill had strong support from both conservative Republicans and liberal Democrats. While the current law punishes crack users 100 times more heavily than powder cocaine users, the new Senate bill brings the 100-to-1 ratio down to 18-to-1.Soon it will be cut down to 5-to-3 just like the founding fathers would've wanted.
Ten bucks says that the rightwingtopia starts calling the dems soft on crime for this. Ten bucks times a fucking million.
Oh, and I'd like to take a moment to remind all of the haters out there; you go to war with the brown people that you have a flimsy excuse to blow up, not the brown people you'd really like to blow up.