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Go to college, join a frat...get busted by the DEA..

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  1. manimal

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    http://news.aol.com/story/_a/nearly-100-arrested-in-college-drug-bust/20080506134909990001

    so how much is a college education going for these days? the tuition must be inflated because these kids aren't learning! :rofl:

    nope, no danger in drugs, none at all :rolleyes:

    btw, anybody have an idea of what 2 keys of coke goes for in SD these days?
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    about $75k!
    these kids should've been business majors.
     
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    $tinkle Expert on blowing

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    i smell double-secret probation for somebody
     
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    gonefirefightin free wieners

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    I aint saying chit around you manimal.......
     
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  4. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    One of the students busted was set to graduate in a month with a Masters in Homeland Security :rofl:

    He was researching, nothing more.
     
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    us marshalls seized a former frathouse earlier this year at uvm. last year the frat was caught trafficking cocaine.
     
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  6. manimal

    manimal Ociffer Tackleberry

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    hey now....i didn't have nothin' to do with that ;) i just find it humorous that they're going to use his "crack sale" mass text message against him in court :rofl:
     
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    You have to read the more in-depth, local coverage:

     
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    sanjuro Tube Smuggler

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    Is ok for me to think all these students are scumbags, and they should do undercover buys at every university in the country?
     
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    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    apparently buy low, sell "high" isn't always such a good idea...
     
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    You'll notice that per sanjuro's link the whole investigation was started when a girl overdosed on both cocaine and alcohol.

    Oddly enough, the Budweiser distributor who dropped kegs off at the frat doesn't feel the need to have an illegal cache of firearms.

    Probably has something to do with the fact that he can take people who don't pay him for product to court to enforce judgements, eh?
     
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    Any commodity is dangerous if it's underground and illegal. Any black market is unregulated and prone to violence. It's like saying "nope, no danger in a diamond, none at all," the danger arises from high demand and value and its illegal status, these drugs aren't inherently dangerous.

    Which drug leads to the most deadly overdoses, sexual assaults, stupid behavior you regret later, and violence on college campuses? It's sure as hell not weed, coke, or ex, I'd bank on it being alcohol, one that basically any student could walk into without effort.

    I'd like to see an article that talks about the sh!t that goes down at any given frat party with a couple kegs, that's the dangerous and disgusting stuff.
     
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    Fraternities are generally a bad deal. Their whole social structure is based on destructive behavior.
     
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    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    bitter cuz you weren't awesome enough to make the cut way back when frats only had one greek letter in their names..?
     
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    absolutely. the drugs have their own consequences but, as silver said, you don't see the budweiser guy packing heat because beer is LEGAL. it's the stuff like this that brings the propensity for violence into any type of drug transaction:
    as i've said before, i could care less if kids want to get high, i'd rather deal with someone who's stoned than drunk anyday but until that problem is remedied, there will always be a link between drugs and violence. you can try and prove otherwise by stating that potheads aren't violent but i'll counter that by proving that they have to get the drugs from someone and that someone is likely willing to protect their investment.
     
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    Have you guys seen the price of college?? It keeps going up....I bet they were looking for creative ways to finance their schooling
     
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    Silver find me a tampon

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    Whoa.

    Are you coming out in favor of drug legalization?
     
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    a mod with a good sense of humor should change manimal's title to "legalize it."


    ;) :D
     
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    nothing new bud. search through some of my drug related posts and you'll find that i'm not vehemently against the legalization of weed, i'm just not an advocate for it. the way i see it, people are going to smoke it anyway, and the drug itself doesn't cause violent tendencies. i'm sure i'll get flamed for this but i'd rather see stiffer restrictions on alcohol because i've never had to fight a stoner, just drunks and crack/meth heads.
    however, my one stipulation in regards to legalization of weed would be that businesses can reserve the right not to hire a person who smokes/fails drug test. if i were an employer i wouldn't want the work day interrupted by constant vending machine visits ;)
     
  20. Silver

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    I'm not just talking about weed. I'm talking full on legalization.

    Everything from weak ditchweed to PCP. Maybe even Ketamine in the milk your kids get at school. Heroin vending machines. The whole 9 yards...
     
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    in that case..absolutely not. the addictive and neurotic effects of schedule I and II narcotics require that they remain regulated, in my opinion.

    however, my "understanding oppressive systems" class last year would have made a lot more sense if i were on acid ;)
     
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    Silver find me a tampon

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    Have you ever seen a drunk undergoing DTs?
     
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    the thing i find most surprising is that they were busted with guns. i always thought that a frat boys weapon of choice was a frisbee.
     
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    See how the underprivileged are kept down by the Man?? SEEE?!

    That glibly said, I bet these kids don't get the judicial ass-whupping they should...
     
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    Silver find me a tampon

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    Oh, you know Omar is getting the book thrown at him.

    Preston the frat boy is going to skate though...
     
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    Not like I have a shred of sympathy for any of 'em, but I'll join you in grumbling if the frat boys skate.

    You know the prosecutor is simply giggling as he gets each of them to sell the others out. That's gotta be worth something to watch.
     
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    BTW, if anyone thinks drug dealing is a victimless crime:

    Somehow, I immediately thought about San Diego State when I read this article.
     
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    and people wonder why us gang/drug cops are always so paranoid. :twitch:
     
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    i think that's being worked out in a dirty mayan cave w/ a 24V dewalt
     
  30. w00dy

    w00dy In heaven there is no beer

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    This is all hearsay, but I'll include it because I think it pertains to the subject.
    I heard about a frat in buffalo that was dealing heavily in cocaine. They didn't get busted by the DEA because they cleaned up their act when they learned they were under investigation. They got tipped off by some of the local PD, who they had been paying off.