Because freedom can't protect itself
I'm kind of surprised that this story isn't getting more traction, especially in light of the fact that MSNBC is the "ALL PRISON ALL THE TIME" channel on weekends.
I hope that the lawsuit against Baca and Tanaka (amusingly, Baca is 'fool' in Japanese) results in such a punitive award that it gets the damn county's closer attention. Seriously, if the lawsuit forces the county to drain its coffers, it might take steps to ensure this kind of abuse doesn't happen in future.
I look forward to watching future episodes of 'The Fool and Tanaka!'
I don't remember this and I was once a resident of said jail.
And I thought he had his head up his butt - like people in the government at large. Like people related to Big Brother.
On this Golden Girls episode one time, Rose is reading a story to her Girl Scout troop called the Sunshine Cadets and she says the Indian lost his head and has been crying out for it ever since he lost it.
This one girl asks "If the Indian doesn't have a head, how can he cry out?"
Blanche answers in an aside voice to Dorothy and says "Maybe he talks out of his butt - like the government."
I thought that was hilarious.
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