Please see my responses in italics below:
"Except all those extra workers will be Chinese and slaving away in sweat shops. Not sure how that helps the American Economy."
And you know this because you are a Chinese slave...Or do you have data to support this argument?
"As for the prison workers, how does that help the economy? I mean sure it helps the people who own the prisons, but it just makes the black man a slave again."
What are you referring to? I mentioned nothing about prison workers or black men.
"Especially in a world of zero-tolerance hiring practices."
As it should be. God does not tolerate drug addicts.
"McDonalds won't even hire you if you have a record, whether its for murder or for smokin a joint."
Again...Is this through personal experience...Or do you have data to support this argument?
"Addiction is more of a healthcare issue anyway."
Addiction is a pathway to hell.
1 Peter 5:8
Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour: