This is how I imagine Glenn Danzig spends most Sunday afternoons. Using the Dark Arts to summon cats.
Mark Ciavarella Jr, a 61-year old former judge in Pennsylvania, has been sentenced to nearly 30 years in prison for literally selling young juveniles for cash. He was convicted of accepting money in exchange for incarcerating thousands of adults and children into a prison facility owned by a developer who was paying him under the table. The kickbacks amounted to more than $1 million.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has overturned some 4,000 convictions issued by him between 2003 and 2008, claiming he violated the constitutional rights of the juveniles – including the right to legal counsel and the right to intelligently enter a plea. Some of the juveniles he sentenced were as young as 10-years old.
Ciavarella was convicted of 12 counts, including racketeering, money laundering, mail fraud and tax evasion. He was also ordered to repay $1.2 million in restitution.
His “kids for cash” program has revealed that corruption is indeed within the prison system, mostly driven by the growth in private prisons seeking profits by any means necessary.
There is no Hell hot enough.
Oh man, Kaws at PAFA. The way this exhibition is presented is nuts.
In anticipation of the return of Ulysses Sweet in next week’s oversized Prog 2014, the droids over at 2000 AD saw fit to pass along a little bit of history to get us all good and in the mood for the giant-sized mag. You see, back in 1987, this young up-and-comer by the name of Grant Morrison,…
Today was declared Dragon Tuesday by the historic @mountain_goats tweet.
I really love this cartoon Robbie and Bobby made about the only religious holiday that’s celebrated in every country in the world, Dragon Tuesday. I met up with a Bone Drakon in an underground necropolis yesterday that is just how deep I run on your average Dragon Tuesday