Saturday, March 30, 2013

Something to Know - 31 March

Rob Rogers

1.  Consider this a worthwhile reading assignment.   It is from the most recent issue of Rolling Stone, and Matt Taibi is presenting the whole story of California's Three-Strike prison sentencing, which was put to rest in the last election.   What comes to light is that many of those who were imprisoned for sentences of from 25 years to life were for almost absurd law violations, and were mostly those who are drug addicts, homeless, or mentally ill.  Reading this article will acquaint you with the politics of hiding people who society does not want to otherwise deal with:

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