I love watching QI (a British game/quiz/infotainment show):
Viewing our current penal system from an outside perspective is healthy, and their reactions during the three strikes discussion is both entertaining and enlightening.
If you are afraid of heights, do NOT watch this video. I am not really afraid of heights and even I yelped a bit during the free climb up this gigantic transmission tower:
I kept saying to myself "Put the safety harness on the tower, put the safety harness on the tower ...!"
A warning: this video is a bit hard to watch. However, I believe it's important to watch and understand the consequences of our current "drug war". Aggressive tactics against nonviolent offenders just doesn't make sense in my mind.
The video shows a search warrant served by the Columbia, Missouri police department. The cops bust into some guy's house in the middle of the night and shoot his two dogs (one a pit bull that was caged in the kitchen, the other a Corgi) with children in the home. It turns out that rather than a big time drug dealer, this guy had a small pipe with some resin in it, a grinder, and what the cops called "a small amount of marijuana" (meaning less than a few grams):
I don't understand how people watch Fox news and think they are getting unbiased information. Hannity and Gingrich are lying; there is simply no other word for it. It's malicious and wrong.