Convicted rapist Brock Turner, in court
The father of Brock Turner, convicted of raping an unconscious woman behind a dumpster, told the court that imprisonment would be "a steep price to pay for 20 minutes of action"
Turner, 20, faced up to 14 years in prison; prosecutors asked for 6 years; judge Aaron Persky gave him 6 months; and he'll be out in weeks. Persky deemed that a longer sentence would have a “severe impact” on him. Dan Turner's letter, described as "impossibly offensive," also claims that the rape was not violent.
But at least you know how long it lasted, and where the boy got his problem from.
Well, it’s Infrastructure Week again, America.
‘CANCEL THE RENT’ ‘SEND MORE VENTILATORS’ ‘STOP ICE RAIDS’ NYC-based political projection collective ‘The Illuminator’ staged a large-scale public projection in Manhattan on Saturday night to make several demands on local, state, and federal governments during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis.
“You can’t just come in and say let’s close up the USA,” Trump said, again falsely stating coronavirus is no worse than flu.
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