Posts Tagged ‘prison’

Several months ago I gave a broad sketch on how to reduce wasteful spending and minimize political gridlock in Congress through a bold plan to reconfigure the states. None of the major presidential candidates have stepped forward to support this plan. That’s okay. Political change moves like a drunken slug. What we can do is continue offering suggestions aimed at (more…)

We’ve all imagined a glamorous life on the underbelly of the law if, for no other reason, to spice things up. It’s not just me, right? It seems a common enough fantasy. Plan and execute a brilliant caper (victimless, of course) that will reap untold riches and rewards in the form of uncut, easily fenced jewels without any of the nasty blowback associated with getting caught, arrested and prosecuted. Especially right before a holiday weekend.

As horrifying as thought of getting caught is, the specter of jail time is what actually (more…)