Skip to comments.Zombie Nation: Harrowing images lay bare the crippling drug crisis ravaging America's communities - stretching from the Pacific Northwest to Massachusetts and from Louisiana to Philadelphia
Posted on 02/05/2023 5:52:08 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum
The numbers are horrifying, but drug overdose death statistics can't fully convey the crisis ravaging America, so DailyMail.com has documented the suffering in some of the worst-affected communities.
There were 107,622 deaths from drug overdoses in the US in 2021, an increase of nearly 15 percent from the year prior, and shocking national trends show few signs of the crisis abating.
Just two milligrams of fentanyl - the amount that fits on the top of a pencil tip - is deadly. Despite successful nationwide stings to bust dealers, authorities admit there's no end in sight for the epidemic.
The animal sedative Xylazine - known as 'tranq' - is now exacerbating the crisis. It's often combined with fentanyl and its horrific effects cause visceral 'flesh-eating' abscesses and addicts to zonk out as they lose feeling in their muscles.
These harrowing pictures lay bare the devastation across the country - as 'zombied' fentanyl and tranq users collapse on needle-littered streets stretching from Washington to Massachusetts, Louisiana to Philadelphia.
(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...
Going on AS PLANNED.
I’ll never understand why anyone would want to put this poison in their body. Never.
Perhaps they should be buried in the grounds of high schools.
I can understand people in terrible pain ending up addicted to painkillers but don’t understand using drugs for “fun”.
But Biden didn’t want to shoot down the balloon in rural Montana because someone on the ground might have gotten hurt...
hummm, let’s see, what do all those sh!tholes have in common... i can’t quite put my finger on it.
Ummmmmmm. 100% because of fentanyl? Or perhaps there are additional contributing factors?
One way or another, some people will find a way to destroy their lives.
With fentanyl out there, finding a way to destruction and death is not difficult.
This is why libertarian politics fail. It denies human nature (also look at socialism and communism)
very good point.
Stop using NARCAN. It should only be for First Responders and those exposed to drugs (fentanyl) though third-party contact. Why do they continually use NARCAN on these people? Christian charity and care for others has to stop before you lose those that are a benefit to society.
And yes, I expect one day I will have to answer for that opinion.
If this story had been written four years ago, the headline would have read "... Harrowing images lay bare the crippling drug crisis ravaging Trump's America."
But because Democrats control everything, it's America's problem and America's fault.
Drug users hardest hit?
I have a couple of doses in my first aid kit.
But yeah, let evolution take its course.
You do not really think it was Bidet*’s choice, do you?
Bump. Human nature doesn’t change from anything we do. Only God can do that.
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