Re: stevo123"If a congressman from Utah can dictate what sort of
treatment a inmate gets, he is no longer a inmate. He is a political
prisoner."Semi-careful reading of the story indicates that
"a congressman complained about an email the 30-year-old jailed activist
sent to some of his supporters". Complaining is a 1st Amendment right.
Prison officials are the ones who dictate punishments for violations of prison
rules. Tim DeChristopher is a convicted criminal who is being
treated exactly the same way as everyone else who steps out of line while
serving his time.
If a congressman from Utah can dictate what sort of treatment a inmate gets, he
is no longer a inmate. He is a political prisoner. Who is the congressman?
Don’t do the crime if you can’t do the time
If Mr. Tim DeChristopher thinks he is going to get special treatment he is sadly
mistaken. The only sad thing about this story is that his sentence wasn't
How do you drive someone nuts who is already nuts?
Sorry buddy. In federal prison they expect you to follow the rules and if you
don't they will take the appropriate action. You can count on it. They
treat all the convicted felons the same way. Get used to it.