Wednesday, August 24, 2005

The Drug War Rambles On In Baltimore

A well told story in today's NYT about a Baltimore police commissioner, who is too familar with the perils of heroin addiction. The commissioner is making a pitch to inner-city youth: get a job or go to jail. Will the working world prevail over thug life? It's too soon to tell, but let's hope his plan to combat urban decay is more than idealism and empty promises.

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