[video] Freeway Ricky on His Role in the Reagan Iran-Contra Drugs & Weapons Scandal

Still on the fence about Freeway Rick aka The Real Rick Ross and the damage he caused the black community and how it decimated black families for decades. But these  Vlad TV interviews are fascinating and how matter of factly he speaks about the drug trade.

Former drug kingpin Freeway “Ricky” served nearly 15 years of what was originally a life sentence for his involvement in the Iran-Contra during the Reagan administration. After he was released from jail for a separate case, fellow drug lord Oscar Danilo Blandón reached out to him for one last job. At this point Ricky had stopped selling cocaine, but was asked to introduce Blandon to a deal, which ultimately turned out to be faulty. “People’s head are popping up at out cars and it was a set up,” Freeway Ricky says of the day he was arrested for his ties to the Contras. “I wanted a 20-year deal, and they offered me a plea where I plead guilty, and if the judge wanted to give me 20 she could. If she wanted to give me life, she could. I said ‘Nah, I’ll take my chance on appeal.'”
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[video] Obama commutes 46 drug offenders’ sentences

Don’t be fooled by this people this is just window dressing. The Prison Industrial Complex is in effect and moving right along incarcerating thousands upon thousands each day with no plan for rehabilitation.

President Barack Obama has commuted the sentences of 46 drug offenders, citing his belief that “America is a nation of second chances.” CNN’s Jim Acosta reports.

[video] DMX looks for HELP on DR. Phil


This guy went from multi-platinum rap superstar to being a ratings juggernaunt reality show train wreck. My have the mighty have fallen. Check him out on his second Harpo produced (Oprah’s television production company) talk show appearance after the debacle that was Iyanla’s Fix My Life first try at helping DMX. I guess he will be on Dr. Oz next.