Tag: prison

Nancy Pelosi tries to dodge jail question

The question basically was, do you believe it’s fair for Americans to go to jail for not buying health insurance? She tried to dodge by explaining that people who can’t afford it can get subsidies, but that really doesn’t answer the question. The truth is in the legislation: Yes, you can go to jail and... Read more »

Cook County: Another year, another convict

Let’s see, a new study finds that in its 140-year existence, 150 officials from these parts have been convicted of corruption. Answers the question: Who’s counting?

Quinn's prison folly

The man who did this got any early release from prison from Gov. Quinn. After his release he was soon arrested for threatening to do the same in the same spot to another couple. The attack victim, Jennifer Hall said, “I woke up bald — no teeth, 85 staples in my head — out of... Read more »
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Supreme Court rejects Conrad Black's petition for release (hip hurray)

Conrad Black, whose shadow darkened the Chicago Sun-Times with his theft and draining of every Conrad Black needed resource to turn a quality newspaper, will stay in the slammer. An Associated Press story reports today that Justice John Paul Stevens has turned down  Black’s request to be freed from a Florida prison while he appeals... Read more »