President Obama needs to step up to the plate and issue a pardon that is more meaningful than sparing the life of a few Thanksgiving turkeys. Prisons are full of non-violent, first time offenders that are worthy of at least a commutation of a few years based on draconian sentencing guidelines that gave them decades in prison. If nothing else, he can issue the clemencies under the guise of budget cuts.See full editorial here.
Sunday, January 2, 2011
At Forbes, Walter Pavlo politley writes (among other things):