Comment: Reagan was in his first year

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Reagan was in his first year

http://chycho.gnn.tv/blogs/31507/Jimmy_Carter_promised_to_en...

This article describes how aggressive Reagan was in his first year, 1980, in criminalizing drugs and getting the Feds all up ramped up to get folks in jail. Blacks were unproportionally targeted, or at least prosecuted and sentenced harder, and could be behind the early rap.