Elites Foolish to Dismiss Occupy Wall Street

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

Oct. 17, 2011
… governments, especially in the U.K. and the U.S., failed to regulate and failed to enforce their own laws. And then, having used public money to revive economies, governments passively watched the bail-out recipients take that money as rewards for mismanagement… the failure of capitalism is so egregious that the poor masses all over the western world saw these shenanigans and need little prodding to take them to the streets… The genie is out of the bottle…

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Why Hospitalizing Sexual Predators Is Not Mollycoddling

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

Oct. 3, 2011
Is this mollycoddling? Hardly, since the offender may never be released. Moreover, no release is permitted unless and until a board of psychiatrists judges the offender is no more likely to offend than any other citizen. He stays in custody, and that decision is supported by a committee of the provincial cabinet followed by an order-in-council from cabinet as a whole… The issue is whether we’re going to let a sexual molester back on the streets without any therapy, or let him out only after he has been treated and found safe to release…

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