Who Are You, Kamala ?

  • Kamala Harris served as California’s attorney general from 2011 through 2016 and before that as San Francisco’s district attorney.
  • Kamala put over 1,500 people (Mostly Blacks) in jail for marijuana violations in California, a substantial number were minor violations and then laughed about it when she was asked if she ever smoked marijuana. Years later she would admit to smoking/inhaling pot.
  • Kamala blocked evidence that would have freed an innocent man from death row until the courts forced her to do so.
  • She was accused of keeping people in prison beyond their sentences to use them as cheap labor for the state of California
  • Kamala opposed a bill to require her office to investigate shootings by police, and she declined to weigh in on state ballot measures to legalize recreational marijuana and to reduce penalties for nonviolent crimes.
  • But during the Democrats presidential candidate debate, Harris said she supports marijuana legalization.
  • Sub Reddit r/BLM had a good discussion on why Biden and Kamala may not do much to curb growing racism issues in the US because of their shoddy past.
  • Kamla Harris has long said that she’s personally opposed to the death penalty, and she demonstrated that sentiment as district attorney. Just days after San Francisco police officer Isaac Espinoza was shot and killed while on patrol in 2004, Harris announced she would not seek the death penalty in the case which caused lot of uproar from the police department. Yet nearly a decade later, as attorney general in 2015, Harris defended California’s death penalty law in court after a judge ruled it unconstitutional.
  • Kamala was drummed out of the Democratic leadership race pretty quickly and didn’t really bring anything to the ticket other than checking progressive boxes not before implying Biden was a racist segregationists and calling out his sexual harassment allegations. Yet decided to stand by him for the elections.

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