All words with malice aforethought
emergentpattern:

Back door of a shotgun house.

emergentpattern:

Back door of a shotgun house.

This god is obviously not made in my own image …

This god is obviously not made in my own image …

wordsworthinc:

the deeper

i travel

into love

the harder it is

to remember

why i started

this journey

or who i was

when it began.

L

wordsworthinc:

Forgive me

i did not know

i had gone missing

until you asked me

where i had been.

favorite movies - Stand by Me (1986)

One of my favorite short stories.

Rick Perry is right that homosexuality and alcoholism have similarities, because both drunks and the gay community agree that he’s an idiot.
black-belt-in-origami:

jessehimself:

Pennsylvania Judge Sentenced For 28 Years For Selling Kids to the Prison System
Mark Ciavarella Jr, a 61-year old former judge in Pennsylvania, has been sentenced to nearly 30 years in prison for literally selling young juveniles for cash. He was convicted of accepting money in exchange for incarcerating thousands of adults and children into a prison facility owned by a developer who was paying him under the table. The kickbacks amounted to more than $1 million.The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has overturned some 4,000 convictions issued by him between 2003 and 2008, claiming he violated the constitutional rights of the juveniles – including the right to legal counsel and the right to intelligently enter a plea. Some of the juveniles he sentenced were as young as 10-years old.Ciavarella was convicted of 12 counts, including racketeering, money laundering, mail fraud and tax evasion. He was also ordered to repay $1.2 million in restitution.His “kids for cash” program has revealed that corruption is indeed within the prison system, mostly driven by the growth in private prisons seeking profits by any means necessary.
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Why might this not be a HUGE national story and his name not household? I’ll give you one guess what color those kids were.

what in the everloving fuck

black-belt-in-origami:

jessehimself:

Pennsylvania Judge Sentenced For 28 Years For Selling Kids to the Prison System

Mark Ciavarella Jr, a 61-year old former judge in Pennsylvania, has been sentenced to nearly 30 years in prison for literally selling young juveniles for cash. He was convicted of accepting money in exchange for incarcerating thousands of adults and children into a prison facility owned by a developer who was paying him under the table. The kickbacks amounted to more than $1 million.

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has overturned some 4,000 convictions issued by him between 2003 and 2008, claiming he violated the constitutional rights of the juveniles – including the right to legal counsel and the right to intelligently enter a plea. Some of the juveniles he sentenced were as young as 10-years old.

Ciavarella was convicted of 12 counts, including racketeering, money laundering, mail fraud and tax evasion. He was also ordered to repay $1.2 million in restitution.

His “kids for cash” program has revealed that corruption is indeed within the prison system, mostly driven by the growth in private prisons seeking profits by any means necessary.

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Why might this not be a HUGE national story and his name not household? I’ll give you one guess what color those kids were.

what in the everloving fuck

Die Vergangenheit bereue ich nicht. Was ich aber zutiefst bereue, ist die kostbare Zeit, die ich an Menschen verschwendet habe, die bewiesen haben, dass sie keine Sekunde davon wert waren…

I don’t regret the past. However, what I deeply regret is the precious time that I wasted on people who have long since proved, they were not worth one second of it.
#Amen

trilliansthoughts:

Winston Churchill was determined to land on the beach himself on D-Day but the King forbade it.The last instance of the monarch over-ruling the Prime Minister.