Wrecking Lives for Profit

When I first heard of this story a couple of years ago, I thought it just couldn’t be true: two county judges in Pennsylvania sentencing over 4,000 juveniles to a detention center for petty offenses so the judges could get kick-backs from the for-profit juvenile detention centers?! While some of the “offenses” were laughably petty, perhaps some were not. Well,… Continue reading

The Challenge of Charity

Last night I was blasting through the TV channels here at the hotel trying to find something of interest to watch. I stumbled upon a reality TV show playing the surveillance video from a convenience store where a bat-wielding thief came toward the man at the cashier demanding money and threatening to kill him. The cashier reached down and pulled… Continue reading