Scumbag of the Year Award Nominees- I nominate the Judge, the Kid, his parents, and the attorneys. Kid on the right stole beer, got drunk and killed the four people on the left. His parents' defense attorneys successfully argued that because he has been wealthy his whole life, he never learned that he couldn't always get his way. He got off only with probation. Turns out if you are born rich you have an illness called "Affluenza" that allows you to get away with murder, legally.
Luis Alfredo Garavito Victims: There are at least 138 confirmed victims of Luis Garavito — young boys. Kill Zone: He committed his murders across 59 counties in Colombia. Methods: Victims were raped, had their throats slit, and were then dismembered. Outcome: Garavito was convicted on April 22, 1999, and is serving the maximum sentence available in Colombia.
IRAN: This woman was raped and became pregnant. When she told the authorities she was asked to provide 4 witnesses. End result? They executed her while she was 2 months pregnant. This photo was taken before a crane was used to lift her neck up and suffocate her to death. This is Islam. This is Islamic Justice. This is the teaching of Allah and Mohammed. Absolutely barbaric & heartbreaking.
That's why she's made a documentary exposing the problem of sexual slavery in Thailand as part of The SOLD Project, which calls itself is "a grassroots organization dedicated to inspiring and empowering individuals to stop child prostitution before it begins."
A couple of weeks ago, I was at the hospital with my father, who had been admitted for a medical procedure which required him to stay there for a couple of days. Out of boredom (hospital-related boredom), we had a brilliant idea of turning the television.