Justice American style

This Man Was Sentenced to Die in Prison for Shoplifting a $159 Jacket: This Happens More Than You Think

Thousands of lives have been ruined by life sentences for crimes such as shoplifting.

Democracy, freedom, liberty are words spouted freely by American leaders

Pity they don’t also possess a sense of proportion, fairness and respect for human rights.

In most countries, the press would run this story until the Government relented. What is wrong with the US courts, legislature and media that they would allow a man to be imprisoned for life for $150.   Read more: http://www.alternet.org/man-was-sentenced-die-prison-shoplifting-159-jacket-happens-more-you-think?

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A non-violent, ethical, green, socialist citizen of Earth who can't stand the visual and written lies that media use to manipulate people
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