Inmates, ERAP, and the Death Penalty

Crime does pay. Never has this statement been more true than in the Philippines. In the Philippines, if you do the crime… You will do the time. You will end up in jail. And, depending on the severity of said crime, you could very well rot in jail (because we outlawed the death penalty a few years ago).

This statement, of course, like most, if not ALL countries, only apply to the ones who 1) Cannot afford good lawyers, 2) Cannot afford decent bribes, and 3) Cannot afford payment for 5-star accommodations inside the country’s correctional facilities if that person is indeed found guilty of whatever crime he/she has done. Of course, there’s still that notion of “Are they really guilty? Or did we just send an innocent person in jail?” But that’s a different story already.

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Abercrombie & Fitch & Homeless Dudes & Greg Karber

A few weeks ago, Mike Jeffries, Abercrombie & Fitch CEO, made a Nazi-style remark about not wanting “uncool kids” and plus-size women wearing his designs. A few weeks later, Greg Karber came up with and “Shindler’s list”-type response.

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