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Is anyone else watching this gem? I am endlessly fascinated. I'm anxiously awaiting Friday night (or more accurately, Saturday morning, when the episode shows up on my Google Play account :P) WeTV page (with clips and episodes!)
Cleopatra7 posted a topic in Wide World of SnarkYet another example of why the prison industrial complex needs to be dismantled: https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.thedailybeast.com/alabama-sheriffs-filled-their-wallets-by-starving-prisoners ”Alabama law lets sheriffs keep whatever doesn’t get spent on food from their jail food funds. Now 49 of those sheriffs are refusing to disclose how much of that money made it to detainees’ plates, and how much landed in their own pockets.” ... ”While sheriffs’ wallets bulge, Alabama inmates starve, civil rights activists say. “We as an organization receive hundreds of letters a month from people in jails in Alabama,” Littman said. “Sometimes there are concerns about people not having enough to eat, being hungry, and losing weight. Sometimes it’s food that’s not nutritious, particularly for people with various metabolic issues like diabetes. Sometimes it’s frankly just disgusting, like food that’s served still-frozen, or food with insect larvae or animal droppings.”
clueliss posted a topic in Quiver Full of Politicshttp://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article174419606.html An Inmate has filed a suit because the Kansas Prison she's held in is a bit steeped in Christianity.
Denny "Beefy McBratwurst" Hastert is going to jail. cnn.com/2016/04/27/politics/dennis-hastert-sentencing/index.html I'm glad that he's going to jail. But there are people in the can for shoplifting or smoking a J who got longer sentences than Hastert did for his crimes.
47of74 posted a topic in Quiverful of HateSome good news (for once) out of Georgia; ajc.com/news/local/judge-orders-stiff-sentences-for-two-douglasville-hate-crime/pHWEb5zXxdVqGBGxGNtorI/ My words to the convicts: Enjoy prison, assholes. I don't feel the least bit sorry for either Norten or Torres, nor their families. They made their decision and they can live with the prison time that comes with it now.
I just happened upon this tonight and I think I am hooked! They send in random people to live amongst the County Jail population... wow! Holy smokes! Remind me to never apply for work at a correctional facility. I would last about 30 minutes.
Convicted murderer Alexander Kozak has been moved to our brand spanking new Iowa State Penitentiary near Fort Madison, Iowa kcrg.com/content/news/Alexander-Kozak-transferred-to-Iowas-new-maximum-security-prison--384299481.html Yeah he thought Ms. Farrington owed him her affection and intimacy and when she said no he murdered her. He was also married at the time of the murder. Dear Mr. Kozak, Enjoy prison, asshole. I hope you get to call ISP home for the next 75 years. (I'm against the death penalty because I think a long prison sentence is more of a punishment than killing them).