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Robert Winner

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The media did a good thing

I have been pretty hard on the media ... I do not take any of it back .... however when the media does a good thing I would hope that we can praise that effort the same as we condem the bad things.

A USA TODAY investigation, found that some North Carolina prisoners should never have been sent to prison because they had not committed a federal crime; others received sentences vastly longer than the law allows.

All of the problems stem from a misunderstanding about which North Carolina state convictions were serious enough to outlaw gun possession or require extended prison sentences under federal law.

USA TODAY’s investigation in June identified 60 people who were imprisoned even though an appeals court said that what they had done was not a federal crime. Still, USA TODAY found that Justice Department lawyers did almost nothing to notify the prisoners -- many of whom did not know they were innocent -- and asked federal judges to keep them locked up anyway. The Justice Department reversed that position in August.

Question: Since the Justice Department knew this was occuring and "asked federal judges to keep them locked up anyway" did all of the above break the law .... should the judges be removed and sentenced ..... should the Justice Department itself (again) be investigated and those guilty sentenced ... Should the Attorney General (again) be investigated by Congress and if guilty sentenced.

Information taken from a USA Today article by Brad Heath.

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  • Dec 28 2012: Yeah from virginia... Last place on earth anyone would look from an ignorant fearful report. Guns Do not imply inferiority in judgement.. they envoke the highest spirit of truth and justice. Two nouns and verbs that no one acts on. Any person willing to do what they wish in the highest desire.. will carry that action out. Doesn't matter if it aligns with populous vote. It's a higher purpose defined by pure good or pure evil. It is why spirituality cannot be ignored as a science... with the compulsive understanding of the minds of most with science... we can finally understand on a much more planar basic level... the reaches of desire. If it is perfection we are looking for it will be among the perfect before us... which has been preached for 5,000 years. Research leads to rides that are far deeper than fear. To a true war. Once that demands research by the silent brightest.

    To you,
    From Us

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