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Conservatives Should Take the Lead Against Government Injustice

Bigdogoffthechain11 Wrote: Feb 10, 2013 10:44 AM get an education or go to jail-your choice
jimmylynn Wrote: Feb 10, 2013 4:35 PM

The "choice" should be to put a stop to anyone going to jail for such unjust circumstances. The education should be to learn how far our legal system has fallen from it's duty of dispencing justice and to put a stop to it.

If you think a twenty-something ought to be tossed in federal prison for 35 years because he tried to download some musty academic journal articles without permission, you are a lot things, but a conservative is not one of them.

You might be relieved to know that Aaron Swartz, one of the internet geniuses behind RSS and, will not be imprisoned for a third of a century. Unfortunately, that’s because the fragile young man hanged himself after the United States attorney prosecuting the case generously offered him the alternative of pleading guilty to a felony, paying a crippling fine...