FACDL: BACK TO SCHOOL SUPPLIES DRIVE:
The Facdl's Homeless Outreach Committee is organizing a school supplies drive for homeless children.
From August 13-16 Judge Bloom has graciously donated her chambers on the sixth floor (the high rent district) to receive any school supplies you wish to donate.
What a great cause. Please donate. Crayons, notebooks, pens, pencils, all school supplies needed and welcome. Shout out to FACDL Prez Jude Faccidomo for getting this rolling and for attorney Karen Ruiz for chairing the committee and organizing the collection.
TOO MANY PRISONERS: Give the Federal Government several decades and bureaucrats will come to realize what the rest of us already know. Thus this report from the Justice Department: "The growing federal prison population, now more than 218,000 inmates, and a prison budget of almost $6.2 billion are incompatible with a balanced crime policy and are unsustainable."
And this from the US Sentencing Commission's report "Mandatory minimum sentences are often excessively severe, especially for people convicted of drug-trafficking offenses, who make up more than 75 percent of those given such sentences. Mandatory minimums have contributed in the last 20 years to the near tripling of federal prisoners, with more than half the prisoners now in for drug crimes."
Next up: new federal report:smoking might be bad for you.
Another Gun Massacre: This one in a Sikh temple in Wisconsin on Sunday where a person with a gun killed six people worshipping.
Of course the worshipers were to blame for not being fully armed and prepared for such an attack. Next time they'll know better.
Yup, it was a great day for America when the Supreme Court upheld the expansive view of the second amendment. More guns, more guns, more guns. That's what we need.
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