The I Chong: Mediations from the Joint
The United States of America is considered to have one of the best penal systems in the world where it is enforced by people who work with the law. The US government tries really hard in order to enforce their laws against drugs and make an example of drug dealers and users by putting them away in prison. Perhaps, the US government tries too hard.
Today, there is a great book that you should read that states how people can be wrongfully incarcerated by the US system against drugs. This book is called the I Chong: Meditations from the Joint. Authored by Tommy Chong, a well known comedian who acts as Chong in Cheech & Chong, this book is a must read if you want a little humor on your reading. This book has been reviewed by book critics as entertaining and must be read by everyone who likes a little comedy.
The book is about the life of Tommy Chong where he wrote about everything that has happened throughout his life and was wrongfully jailed by the US government because his son’s company shipped glass water pipes or known in street slang as “bongs” across state lines. Bongs are considered to be a tool to smoke marijuana and are considered as the “pope of pot”. If you have seen Tommy Chong in movies before, you probably noticed that he constantly plays the role of a stereotypical stoner. Because of this, and because of the bongs, he was sentenced to nine months in prison.
Now, he played his roles in the movies in real life and have written and published a book about it, which is what people also considered as a form of revenge to the US government for being wrongfully incarcerated. He also stated that the US government also has its flaws when prosecutors offered him a deal if he pleads guilty on the accusations. He stated that the offer was if he did not plead guilty, the prosecutors would go after his wife and son instead. As you can see, Tommy Chong didn’t have much of a choice. He couldn’t bear his wife and son to be in jail so he took the deal.
He also told his life story as well as his experiences in jail. This book is a must read that many critics have considered to be page turner. Book critics have said that they just seem to close the book and continue reading it next time. Obviously, this book called the I Chong: Meditation from the Joint is very popular and is considered to be a good read.
So, the next time you are looking for a great book that can offer great reading and one that can make you laugh, you should consider reading the I Chong: Meditation from the Joint. You can be sure that you will definitely love reading it to the point that you won’t want to stop reading until you reach the last page.