Nationwide crackdowns on crime and mandatory sentencing laws have resulted in prison rolls that are swelling and growing older, sparking a debate about how to treat elderly inmates. As the prison population ages, inmates often require special medical attention which drives up the cost of incarceration. And many argue that inmates in their 70’s or 80’s pose little threat to society.
It is reprinted by the brilliant Babylon Wales blog. Asked to comment on the collection of carol singers, preachers, sceptics and the merely curious, Rotten told Buzz, “Well I’m just surprised that many grown up adults can behave so ludicrously childishly. Don’t they know their papers tell them lies? I don’t think they do they live in a twilight zone.
Just in time for its 100th anniversary, the Food and Drug Administration has come under sharp criticism. A couple of months ago, a report slammed the agency for not paying sufficient attention to prescription drugs on the market. A report released yesterday says the FDA is not enforcing its own rules and regulation often enough..
V Paramount Pictures made it illegal for film studios to own cinemas because they had too much power over the market by controlling both the production and distribution of films. Skip ahead nearly 40 years to the time home video blew up. By that time, pretty much every aspect of the government had switched its focus from the people to raking in as much money as possible, so nobody bothered to stop the studios from distributing their films themselves via the home video market.
Liquid Crystal screens generally emit lower field levels than the standard CRT monitors. If they are used on the lap, as the unfortunate term “lap top” computer suggests, however, they actually produce more radiation exposure than the CRTs because of the proximity to the body.Natural Fields (0): Moving naturally existing fields is possible, but only for a few months with existing methods. Since the fields tend to come back, this is not an effective long term strategy.
The Insight Guide to Bookland DOUGLAS L. DUTTON, Dutton, who teaches music at Los Angeles City College, is the owner of Dutton’s Brentwood Book Store. ) John M. The inflation adjusted limit for a contribution to a PAC should have risen from a base of $5000 in 1974 to $23,460 in 2012. Its value in 2012 is just over $1000 relative to the 1974 limit put in place after the Watergate scandal. Similarly for political parties.
The Clinton Foundation is what’s called a public charity. That means it mostly raises money from other people and foundations (including, by the way, a gift of between $100,000 and $250,000 from the Trump Foundation in 2009). The Clinton Foundation spends that money on things like HIV and malaria prevention in Africa.