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Van Jones Slams Republicans Over Their Newfound Compassion for Drug Users (VIDEO)

Van Jones slams Republicans for their recent compassion for drug abusers (VIDEO):


Van Jones expression of anger is justified Bill Maher implied that Prince may have died because of drugs in some form. He wondered aloud why so many artists seem to have the problem not only with illegal drugs but with prescription drugs. Van Jones pointed out that no one yet knows for sure whether Prince's death…

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