American Police State Relies Completely Upon on Cannabis Arrests

I originally posted the following information and commentary onto my Facebook wall…

NYPD's Racist "Stop and Frisk" Policy

NYPD’s Racist “Stop and Frisk” Policy

“The Whole System Relies on These Arrests”: The NYPD’s Racist Marijuana Arrest Crusade And Its National Implications:

(Alexander Zaitchik)  Every morning, several sheets of paper are posted to the walls outside the arraignment rooms of New York City’s Borough Courts. They list the names of the accused scheduled to appear before the judge and the legal codes of their offenses. On most days and across the city’s five boroughs, these lists include multiple names next to the numbers 221.10. This is the legal code for the misdemeanor charge of possessing small amounts of marijuana “open to public view,” meaning the public display or public smoking of pot. In 2010, more than 50,000 New Yorkers were arrested for violating 221.10. The number represented 15 percent of all arrests made by the NYPD and allowed the city to keep its crown of Marijuana Arrest Capital of the World.

Not that there is a credible challenger for the dubious honor. The high number of 221.10 arrests puts New York in a league of its own and has become a lightning rod in the national debate over race and the war on drugs. New York’s marijuana arrests, says a growing chorus of critics, are a prime example of how the nation’s drug laws disproportionately impact black and Latino communities.

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My Commentary: In 2008, cannabis arrests comprised half of all drug arrests:

Marijuana Arrests For Year 2008: 847,864 Pot Arrests Now Comprise One-Half Of All US Drug Arrests:

“Guarding the Gates” of Lauryn Hill’s Reputation in the Face of Defamation

The following correspondence originally took place upon the Facebook wall of an ex-acquaintance…

Chris C.: Listen to this track. Its the bomb. The lyrics and the whole sound, vibe

Guarding the Gates – Lauryn Hill:

Kimberly K.: I used to listen to her… until she expressed her disdain for whitey… LMAO! Don’t care for her anymore

Chris C.: I think that was blown outta proportion, out of context…when i met her and sang for her on her bday, she was totally down to earth and respectful. no hint of racism

Kimberly K.: You sang for her??? That’s awesome! words are words. .. when they’re out there… they’re out there.. and I don’t forget! EVER! I’ve got an elephant brain:o0

Chris C.: haha….i do agree with being very careful about words we put out in the universe…we were just talkin about that actually, that concept

Kezi C.: For everything that is said there are two things that are HEARD

Rayn: Indeed, words are words! With that in mind, I would love for someone to provide me with ANY evidence that Lauryn Hill has spoken of a “disdain for whitey.” I have challenged many, and YET not one person has SHOWN PROOF of this slanderous allegation! As far as I can tell, it is an INSIDIOUS RUMOR, meant to disqualify a HIGHLY POSITIVE, CONSCIOUS ARTIST whose influence was growing at the time this falsehood was propagated against her! In other words, Ms. Hill was a threat to the agenda of the cowards-that-be, and because of this, she was subsequently “neutralized”! Allow me to help clear things up (and provide some comic relief, too):

Lauryn Hill Dispels “Racism” Myth – Howard Stern Interview – 1996:

Lesson: Don’t Believe the Hype, and do your own research! Those who seek to defame others ARE BANKING on our lack of INTEREST in TRUTH, and unwillingness to CRITICALLY THINK for ourselves! We must not allow the adversary to gain any real ground in these INFOWARS! So long as we remain asleep, the PSY-OPS will continue! Believe that! Just remember: complacency is complicity!

Kezi C.: Rayn ~ I couldn’t agree more. I also worked for her and was her friend in Jersey for the time frame f 1991-1997 and her outlook wasn’t that of racism and if it was said it was misquoted in an attempt to slander her true love of the people that loved her music. She new the numbers on a business level and it would have been ludicrous to outs a group of loyal supporters just to make a radical point to … Media.

Love Peace and Equality

Rayn: No doubt, Kezi! And, I thank you for providing us all with a more intimate perspective of the situation. As a fan of Ms. Hill’s music since way back when the Fugees were also called the “Tranzlator Crew,” I immediately had my doubts about this circulating rumor when I heard it, as it seemed to fly in the face of YEARS worth of her song lyric content. So, I decided to investigate for myself, scouring the web for facts, and couldn’t find a single shred of evidence to support the defamatory claims – just many an angry white ex-fan, ranting in disgust! At that point, I determinded that the rumor was suspect, and likely false. I adhere to the concept that the BURDEN OF PROOF is actually on the ACCUSER, with ALL INDIVIDUALS PRESUMED INNOCENT.

Is it “Naive” to Expect Equality and the Preservation of All Natural Rights in America?

The following debate originally took place on my Facebook wall, upon my post, “There is only ONE RACE of Homo Sapiens: THE HUMAN RACE!“…

A Beautiful Two-Toned Married Couple

A Beautiful Two-Toned Married Couple

Rayn: 46 Percent of Mississippi Republicans Want Interracial Marriage Banned:

There is only ONE RACE of Homo Sapiens: THE HUMAN RACE! ! Who else is sick to death of this pathologically pathetic, pseudo-scientific “race” nonsense? Why is this JUNK SCIENCE STILL being shoved down our collective throats? And, without so much as a peep from the public, or the media, too? Talk about SUSPECT! As Individuals, it’s time for us to start UNLEARNING LIES, and EMBRACING TRUTH!  The idea behind “race” is, by far, one of the most “racist” things you could honestly imagine, invented by pure white supremacists! I wish we could all understand just how tied into eugenics the concept of “race” is, so that we can collectively expose and discard this despicable word and concept! It has everything to do with the promotion of “racial hygiene,” and NOTHING to do with REALITY!!!! I can’t remain silent as those  around me continue to spew their babblings, based upon controller-manufactured concepts of death! I am literally COMPELLED to RESIST the MIND-POISON!

Rayn: It’s time for Americans to start UNLEARNING LIES, and EMBRACING TRUTH!

Katherine C.: It’s Mississippi…what do you expect??

Jordan K.: When you google mississippi one of the things that comes up is they’re trying to ban fat people from eating in public.

Stacie T.: If the mind is open, it accepts all knowledge. If it is closed, knowledge knocks elsewhere and another lonely ignoramous joins the heard of mindless sheep.

Rayn: I really don’t care which State of the Union we’re talking about, Katherine. I ALWAYS expect equality and the preservation of all natural rights in America, regardless of the will of the oppressors!

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In Fascist America, State Agents Operate as Armed Fashion Police

The following correspondence originally took place upon the Facebook wall of my friend, Last Prince...

Last PrincePolice Brutality : Racist Cop Violates Civil Rights:

David C.: that was pretty disturbing. I wonder what happened? Administrative leave??? Anger mgmt classes? Its clear that he wanted to provoke them from the beginning…smh I understand the baggy jeans but damnnnn he went to the extreme

Venomous TheUltraemcee: wow….what came of all of this though?

Rayn: Another violent, racist tyrant!!! And, apparently, this one has deluded himself into believing that he is the head of the fashion-etiquette police, as well! Anyone with eyes can see that America is incrementally becoming a FASCIST POLICE STATE!

Join my page:

David C.: nice page Rayn

Mike Prysner: Inspirational Anti-War Iraqi War Veteran

The following correspondence originally took place on my Facebook wall, upon my post, “Stirring Speech by Iraqi War Veteran Mike Prysner“…

RaynStirring Speech by Iraqi War Veteran, Mike Prysner:

The above clip is an excerpt of speech that was delivered by Mike Prysner at the Winter Soldier event, organized by Iraq Veterans Against the War. It was held in Washington, D.C. from March 13 through March 16, 2008.

Mike is a veteran from the Iraq War, and an outspoken opponent of what he sees as the military occupations of Afghanistan and Iraq. He is very convicted in his beliefs, and has written many scathing articles, deconstructing the myths associated with our military’s current war efforts, and revealing the true reality of our government’s involvement in the Middle-East.

Ready to effect real changes in policy and government, he even ran for Congress in 2008 as a third-party candidate in Florida’s 22nd congressional district election (though he did not win)!

Mike’s perspective is important, and should not dismissed!

“If tyranny and oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy… The loss of Liberty at home is to be charged to the provisions against danger, real or imagined, from abroad…” – James Madison

(For a transcript of the entire speech, along with accompanying video, go here: A Soldier’s Story:

Sara: Wow this is very stirring and moved me. I believe that racism has been prevalant in every war but it’s always been one of those things that nobody wanted to talk about, well I’m glad that Mike Prysner was a whistle-blower here, it took a lot of bravery, and he makes me very proud. Thank you for posting this.