Tag: prison


Essential Yet Illegal

The US federal government does a bunch of things that mystify me. They cannot discriminate in conferring benefits based on race, oh, unless it is affirmative action. Government agents cannot search you or your home without first earning a warrant, unless they think they should. I’ve even accepted there are alternative truths: you can keep your doctor, and Bill didn’t inhale. But, in the last few days, it seems they have been overwhelmed by imagination.

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You Can Learn A lot About Socialized Care from Prison

“I was naked and you clothed me, I was sick and you visited me, I was in prison and you …

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Why Not Execute Alcohol and Tobacco Dealers?

Although about thirty countries have the death penalty for drug trafficking, only in China, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, …

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The Real Reason Guantanamo Should Be Closed

It has been ten years now since the first “terrorists” arrived at the U.S. military prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. …

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