The Irony of a Broke Government Jailing Debtors

by • February 7, 2014 • Top StoryComments Off on The Irony of a Broke Government Jailing Debtors1108

A growing number of Americans are being jailed for their inability to pay fines and fees associated with living in the ‘Land of the Free.’  Can you believe that a government that is trillions of dollars in debt has the audacity to jail those in debt?  While we are protected from being jailed in debtors’ prisons by the Constitution, local govts have found a way around the Bill of Rights, much like our President.  Must be nice.


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