Sunday, October 13, 2013

Abu Ghraib was no anomaly, Americans love to incarcerate people, torture inmates

Abu Ghraib was no anomaly, Americans love their prisons, and to incarcerate people, and to torture inmates -- that's why the US has the highest incarceration rate in the world (by far) --

L.A. County sheriff's jailer charged with assaulting 2 inmates - "The incident was among dozens of abuse allegations the Sheriff's Department began reexamining last year amid public criticism of jail conditions. Prosecutors charged Jackson, of Corona, with assault by means likely to produce great bodily injury, assault by a public officer and filing a false report in connection with two separate incidents. He is also accused of assaulting Cesar Campana, an inmate at the Compton courthouse lockup, in December 2009. . . .  Peter Eliasberg, legal director of the ACLU of Southern California, said he was pleased that the Sheriff's Department had taken action in response to his organization's complaints, but questioned why more hadn't been done when the incident first occurred. "Why wasn't this arrest made in 2011? The answer is, because very likely the first investigation was cursory, sloppy and a whitewash," he said."

Very likely, they really don't care. It's all part of the Bush-Obama Police State Culture and Mindset.

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