Friday, May 23, 2008

Bush's ICE

I wish the government would make up its mind. I thought that there was a war on drugs. I thought drugs were evil. When people use or even possess drugs for recreational purposes it’s against the law. What is it when the government forces people to take drugs? Talk about a double standard!

From Some Detainees Are Drugged For Deportation by Amy Goldstein and Dana Priest:

The U.S. government has injected hundreds of foreigners it has deported with dangerous psychotropic drugs against their will to keep them sedated during the trip back to their home country, according to medical records, internal documents and interviews with people who have been drugged.

The government's forced use of antipsychotic drugs, in people who have no history of mental illness, includes dozens of cases in which the "pre-flight cocktail," as a document calls it, had such a potent effect that federal guards needed a wheelchair to move the slumped deportee onto an airplane.
Read the rest here.

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