Tammy on April 11, 2020
There are a lot of things happening in the midst of the virus debacle that are unacceptable, we can include the release of violent prisoners, as well as a criminal like Avenatti. He may not have been a violent felon, but this releasing him and so many others sends a dangerous message to society in general, but also should concern us all about our ability to handle prison conditions. Here’s the latest. Via UPI. A federal judge in New York has ordered the release of Michael Avenatti from prison due to the spread of coronavirus. The judge ruled Friday that the former attorney of adult film star Stormy Daniels will be released from the Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York...
Shifra on September 12, 2016
Forcing prisoners to watch Hillary’s speech? Isn’t that a violation of the Eighth Amendment, barring “cruel and unusual punishment” ? Via Washington Times. Federal convicts told a judge they were forced to watch Hillary Clinton’s convention speech at the federal prison where they’re being held — but said the prison imposed a blackout on Donald Trump’s speech, tuning the facility’s televisions to other channels. The felons are trying to join the federal case against President Obama’s 2014 deportation amnesty, saying that Mr. Obama is discriminating against U.S. citizens caught breaking the law by punishing them, even as he attempts to grant work permits and taxpayer-funded benefits to illegal immigrants. In filings in a federal court in Texas, the four female...
Tammy on April 13, 2016
If she’s talking about the federal government, that’s cute, because the answer is~~ wait until I do my corkscrew landing into this~~ NO. Via CNN. Hillary Clinton will promise on Wednesday that, if elected president, she will create a national Office of Immigrant Affairs, according to a Clinton aide, a move that looks to solidify her base of Latino support ahead of New York’s April 19 primary. Clinton has relied on strong support and turnout among Latinos in a previous states during the primary season. Clinton’s campaign has worked to organize Latinos around New York City since kicking off her Empire State campaign last month and put some of the campaigns’ top Latino aides on the effort. Clinton’s Office of...