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View Diary: Taibbi – “Cruel and Unusual Punishment: The Shame of Three Strikes Laws” (38 comments)

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  •  I think we could throw out some illegal immigrants (5+ / 0-)

    from top and bottom bunks to leave room for "the guy who laundered money for the Sinaloa drug cartel at HSBC" and those running the bank that enabled the breaking of those laws. However, that would take a functioning justice system which we do not currently have.

    There is a tier of "justice" for the rich, which is a civil action, but not a criminal action, usually with no admission of wrong doing, and a small fine by the standards of the amount of money earned by breaking the law.

    How much longer can this go on?

    they should leave the top bunk in his cell open for the guy who laundered money for the Sinaloa drug cartel at HSBC…

    "Who are these men who really run this land? And why do they run it with such a thoughtless hand?" David Crosby

    by allenjo on Wed Mar 27, 2013 at 12:39:17 PM PDT

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