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Cracked Tales Of Cocaine On Wall Street

Wall Streeters work long hours doing tedious work for demanding bosses — but they love to party. What to do? Enter the Street's underground (or not) obsession with the white powder, cocaine. It's expensive, it's glamorous, and it gives you the synthetic energy to party all night long. Problem is, love has turned into legend because not only does coke have a luxe mystique, but it's also totally addictive and illegal.
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Senate Judiciary Committee Passes Bill to Reduce Crack/Powder Cocaine Sentencing Disparity

US Politics / Liberal : AlterNet Blogs: Speakeasy (5 years ago)

Bill would reduce -- but not eliminate -- the disparity in sentencing for federal crack and powder cocaine offenses. Read Post

Senate Votes To Lessen Discrepancy Between Crack, Powdered Cocaine Sentencing

US Politics / Liberal : Crooks and Liars (5 years ago)

So slightly fewer less black defendants will go to prison for possession of crack, while white cocaine users continue to slip away under a much higher standard. Are we supposed to applaud? WASHINGTON — Legislation approved by the Se... Read Post

Wall Street Nervous About Another Romney Run

Politics / US Politics : Taegan Goddard's Political Wire (yesterday)

“Add Wall Streeters to the growing list of Republican power players uneasy about the prospect of another Mitt Romney bid for the White House,” CNN reports. “The corridors of high finance were the target of intense hostility during R... Read Post

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