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Drug Dealing and Legal Stealing

KManInLaLa Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 2:06 AM
Mr. Caswell, God bless you. If your motel is seized, I can only hope that you'll pick up the family and move to America; I believe that Massachusetts, Illinois and California (New York pending) have basically forfeited (so to speak) their place in what used to be a great country. I nyself may move to Arizona because I'll need to; at least they'd welcome your lot, and for that matter, so would I.

At the Cosmopolitan, a luxury hotel and casino in Las Vegas, "just the right amount of wrong" is the naughty fun you get for $200 a night. At the $57-a-night Motel Caswell in Tewksbury, Mass., just the right amount of wrong is what the federal government says it needs to take the business from the family that has operated it for 57 years.

That amount, it turns out, is tiny. During a recent trial before a U.S. magistrate judge in Boston, a federal prosecutor cited one heroin overdose and 14 incidents in which guests or visitors were arrested for...