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Drug War Horror Story: DEA Apologies For Forgetting About Shackled Student For Five Days

Imagine being shackled and left in a small room to rot. For five days this was a reality for Daniel Chong, a 24-year-old University of California, San Diego engineering student detained and then forgotten about by the Drug Enforcement Administration.

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And I also have to say,

The DEA is supposed to "protect" us from ourselves and drugs, right? So these guys arrest someone for using drugs, throw him in a room for 5 days WITH A BAG OF DRUGS, which is the only thing he could possibly ingest other than his own urine. What other evidence of incompetence do you need to shut an agency down?

So, if I make a citizens arrest,

Lock someone in a room, and then forget about them until they're on death's doorstep, do I get out of jail time too?

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What pissed me off was one of

What pissed me off was one of the comments from "fourleafclover". It's truly astounding how dangerously stupid this country is.

That is disgusting

Nobody has ever died from using cannabis but thousands have died from it's prohibition. Clearly the majority of lawmakers lack basic intellect

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That is disgusting, left to

That is disgusting, left to rot for 5 days and being forced to drink your own urine... F the DEA, the war on drugs needs to stop

Yes

Because now it has become the war on citizens.

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