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So -- -- in the current issue Rolling Stone have an article comment on lawlessness is about California's three strikes law.
And the Genesis of this is kind of you know I've been doing all these stories about Wall Street and about how -- you know all these crimes committed in nobody goes to jail and then.
-- there -- that there resists.
Incident over the new year when he had HSBC and UBS and they get caught in all this crazy stuff money laundering in the Justice Department says.
Essentially -- these companies are so big we can't prosecute trust people so.
We decided to do after all these -- but what people don't go to jail for.
We decide to do a story on what people do go to jail for -- end you know we we looked into these mandatory sentencing laws and we found.
We talked to.
-- people at Stanford University who were sort of leading the charge against three strikes.
We found -- these crazy cases you know people going to jail for life for.
Stealing -- -- -- tube socks I don't know about that and NASDAQ -- focused and he's got a hearing coming up but I hopefully pretty soon and he had a couple of incidents that is used you know and -- that are non violent crimes he was -- refusal to look out for a couple of robberies.
And then years later.
He was waiting for his girlfriend and a McDonald's she told what so what he was younger yet I -- You know nine and 192021.
-- like that -- he had a couple of crimes you know one Mosul lookup for rob there was Taylor I think it was the same -- I'm -- End but.
Like ten years later fast forward sure he's he's waiting for his girlfriend at a McDonald's is at a beauty salon tour and she's late.
-- so -- she gets tired waiting.
He walks into a mall he goes shopping for -- -- -- wonders into a department store and just.
Not thinking he takes -- -- tube socks and sticks him in the back and walks out of the store truck.
What I want to thank him asylum and apparently a writer editor and yet to do this what does -- -- room no momentary flash and help.
And now is doing what he's been in jail ever since this is like 1991 and in -- -- wind and he's doing life in prison and -- there are literally thousands of cases specialists California and that's because of the threw strike -- right and there are versions of this law all over the country there's 2425.
Of these laws there's a federal -- -- remember Bill Clinton made a big deal.
And 94 and the problem is is that you know I don't in order Clinton there -- -- well this is after the whole Polly clause thing if you remember back in ninety's -- -- on before.
And -- California adopted this three strikes law was a very very.
Half version of law which didn't -- require that all that.
All the strikes be real serious crimes.
And Clinton saw how popular it was in California and he he adopted a federal version of but he putted news in his State of the Union Address.
And this is kind of the democratic party's way to sort of respond to the damage done by the Willie Horton -- you know in the in the Mike Dukakis apparently this is there where Sharon -- we're tough to.
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A couple of security -- one album never debating about whether there's you know your wrote this story.
About whether the bloody gore not just say tables like -- Malia.
I talked him actually multiple people in prison and had similar stories is little there's a lot of these sort of life for shoplifting stories.
One of them is crazy there there was a guy who -- -- -- Home Depot.
And he stole like twenty dollars and 85 cents worth of stuff.
-- he starts walking out of the store and then he changes his mind and starts walking back into the store deported back.
Security -- -- and the two guards are having an argument about whether or not suited to tournaments the police turns up at Home Depot had a policy back then but they didn't turn anybody yen.
For for shoplifting less than twenty dollars -- so he missed it by late 85 cents.
And he's doing life in prison -- and he's still in there.
-- for stealing twenty dollars with the stuff I would say though that if -- been arrested dollars.
On a lot of older -- -- and her -- I don't know who need to be aware that the next -- get arrested.
It's gonna it's -- -- I've sung yet I have absolutely absolutely but there's not a citizen of ridiculous -- -- will civic dissidents two categories of these sort of people want one of them are as a sort of career criminals people who are -- could have had jobs -- -- -- -- -- -- -- have jobs.
And should have known better you know even though they didn't it didn't deserve life in prison they should have known better and there's a whole other class of people who are mentally ill schizophrenic.
Literally I mean there's literally not responsible for their crimes mean -- you know people who -- stealing road flares -- in the back of both.
Pick up trucks and and they're willing -- and baby buggies out and they're doing life in prison and uses this is just.
You know on one level I think subconsciously it was sort of society's way of saying we just don't want to deal with these people you know let's let's spend 6070000.
Dollars a year tipping them in maximum security prisons.
-- and you don't do a -- Facility because all the people on the Fox News is no worker course that you -- included -- -- -- I'm -- let me ask you a couple of questions about.
But on the stock market of all time -- bill ballclub -- close to award him the economy is still apparently is dreadful.
There's some people predict that the market's gonna crash -- Or or -- or.
Or have some got a lot of those that guy David Stockman the former Reagan and -- -- middle and it it's -- -- -- -- church April.
Well I -- I didn't.
Yeah I'm actually sort of working on a story about -- some of these issues and stockman.
His he's got a lot of attention over the weekend because you know he's basically making the argument that if we.
This debt roads that -- -- -- head towards an apocalypse.
Not just a little bit above my pay grade I'm not enough and -- an economist more of a crime writer really -- You know I talked to a lot of people who who really think that you know as continue once famously said you know deficits don't matter that -- -- a lot of this hype over.
The the deficits -- is overblown and it's being used as a scare tactic to go after entitlements is which is this something that's sort of a written narrative Vista repeating for decades.
Now but you know what we'll -- it will -- -- proof will be in the putting.
A lot of personal note on I didn't notice stills -- the -- -- and told me before.
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