I was looking for some specific information on Don Siegelman and ran across a 2008 Democracy Now! interview with a woman from "Economic Human Rights". Economic-human-rights
In the United States of America, people have to have movements to advocate on behalf of the poor (and who isn't a paycheck or a heart attack away from being there too?) so they have food, medical care...a place to put their heads at night...a way to take care of their kids.
In the United States of America, an innocent former governor has to jump through hoops, beg, elicit a movement on his behalf, rack up unfathomable lawyers' fees...to solicit JUSTICE from the department of JUSTICE!
WHAT'S WRONG WITH THIS COUNTRY??? Aren't we people of conscience working hard enough? Voting enough? Campaigning enough? Donating enough? Emailing enough? Meeting enough? Calling enough? Caring enough?
What is wrong with this country? The structure of justice and decency that was supposed to be our framework is but a ghost haunting the Capitol Building and the White House.
When did doing the right thing become the last priority on the list instead of the first?