May 24, 2017

“Seeking the maximum possible penalty in every case isn’t justice. It’s vengeance. This is a return to policies that have been tried and failed repeatedly. It will waste great resources going after low-level, non-violent offenders. And it will continue the misguided effort to combat drug abuse with incarceration rather than treatment.”

Barry Pollack, president of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, quoted in the Washington Post, 5/12/17

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May 20, 2017

“Can we agree that Donald Trump is probably enjoying this more than anybody wants to admit or that anybody knows? So he fires Comey yesterday. Who’s he meeting with today? He’s meeting with the Soviet, the Russian foreign minister, Sergey Lavrov! I mean, what an epic troll this is.”

Rush Limbaugh, The Rush Limbaugh Show, 5/10/17

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