“In many respects, I think it’s broken,” Kennedy said of the corrections system.
CNN, The Situation Room, Oct.10, 2014. Read more here... http://crooksandliars.com/2014/10/rand-paul-panders-african-american-voters
Rand Paul hopes that African American voters will forget his very dismal record on Civil Rights opinions while selling them some libertarian snake oil as a cure for their economic woes.
This is my first post on C&L and I usually post about Governor, Senate and Congressional races on the Daily Kos. I've mainly been covering the 2014 races but I am also covering a big race that's going to happen in 2016. No, it's not the Presidential election, it's the U.S. Senate race going on in Pennsylvania (my home state) where decorated Admiral, former Congressman and 2010 U.S. Senate candidate, Joe Sestak (D. PA), is seeking a rematch against Tea Party Senator Pat Toomey (R. PA). Sestak has published an op-ed piece in time for Memorial Day regarding our Veterans coming home from battle and the sever problems they face. I have been give permission to republish the op-ed piece by Sestak's campaign and it's worth a read. Please read below.
It's amazing. Conservatives only get empathy when they get nabbed and Washington Beltway media only covers an issue when a conservative champions it.
This really is a national disgrace. There are numerous studies linking this epidemic of prison sexual abuse to eventual committing of violent crime,