That’s what happened in Alaska. Seems that a lottery held to raise money for a group that helps sexual abuse victims, Standing Together Against Rape in Anchorage, held a lottery and caught a convicted sex offender.
The lottery winner was on the state sex offender registry after being convicted in 1993 and 2000 for sexual abuse of a minor. His take, $500,000.
FYI- Alaska has the highest per capita number of rape cases in the United States, according to FBI statistics.
I wonder if this is the group that benefited from the nearly $200,000 worth of clothing to be donated by the Gov. hhmm
How to close a senseless money wasting ‘prison’
Get a new President.
You know that e U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay ? The one plagued with issues including violations of rights? President-elect Barack Obama plans to order the closing of the prison at Guantanamo Bay as early as his first week in office. Must be a priority on the to do list.
“The president-elect has repeatedly said the legal framework at Gitmo has failed to successfully and swiftly prosecute terrorists,” said one of the officials close to the transition, who was not authorized to speak publicly about private deliberations.
“It is more difficult than I think a lot of people realize and we are going to get it done, but part of the challenge that you have is that you have a bunch of folks that have been detained, many of whom who may be very dangerous who have not been put on trial or have not gone through some adjudication,” Obama said on ABC’s “This Week” on Sunday ….
“But I don’t want to be ambiguous about this. We are going to close Guantanamo and we are going to make sure that the procedures we set up are ones that abide by our Constitution,” he said.
The military prison at Guantanamo Bay is said to be by many one of the failures of the Bush administration.
How to lose a leg…play with explosives
A Pennsylvania teenager had his right hand and left leg amputated after playing with explosives, authorities said.
“There was a quarter stick of dynamite in the house where he was staying, and he got a hold of it and it blew him up basically,” says his mother.
Who keeps dynamite in their house?
The teen had planned to enlist the army following graduation. No word on his current plans for his future.
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