Friday, June 30, 2006

Oh yeah. That's punishment

fitting the crime:

A New Orleans judge sentenced three people who looted liquor from a grocery store after Hurrican Katrina to 15 years in prison, saying he wanted to send a message.

and yet:

Two men each have been sentenced to a year in prison, a $5,000 fine and two years of supervised release in a Hurricane Katrina fraud case, U.S. Attorney Dunn Lampton said.

I'm not even going to speculate on the skin color of the people involved. That would be irresponsible, no?

more here.