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Rick Perry May Be the “Longest Serving Governor” in Jail

It was just five days ago that the headlines about Rick Perry focused on his appearance in Iowa, anticipating a run for President in 2016. In his speech at the Family Leadership Summit Perry proclaimed “Here am I. Send me.” Just four days later a Grand Jury in Austin determined that it would “send” Rick to trial on two felony counts of corruption.  – Read the full article

Mr. Obama, Tear Down the Private Profit Prisons

“…men who so uneasily tolerate superiors patiently suffer a master, and show themselves proud and servile at the same time.” –Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America In 2007, a teenager in a depressed county of Northeastern Pennsylvania, recently bereft of its industrial and coal mining jobs, was sentenced to 3 months in juvenile detention.  – Read the full article