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jrockford Donating Member (504 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-25-08 10:11 PM
Response to Reply #7
10. It isn't "coddling" prisoners, but yeah your impassionate attitude
toward human life and dignity makes you rethug like.
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  -Prisoners have no right to hot meals, appeal court says Newsjock  Nov-25-08 09:46 PM   #0 
  - Poor friggin' babies want to be spoon fed TOO?  Double T   Nov-25-08 09:53 PM   #1 
  - My Ruthug friend doesn't think the Red Cross should serve hot meals either.  peace13   Nov-25-08 09:55 PM   #2 
  - 'warm' is close enough to 'hot'.  Double T   Nov-25-08 10:07 PM   #7 
     - It isn't "coddling" prisoners, but yeah your impassionate attitude  jrockford   Nov-25-08 10:11 PM   #10 
     - So not serving criminals three hot meals a day is stripping them of their dignity?  Fire_Medic_Dave   Nov-26-08 02:59 AM   #66 
     - No, but saying they deserve just bread and water is. Which is in what that was a response too. nt  jrockford   Nov-26-08 03:28 AM   #68 
        - Just making sure.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Nov-26-08 03:36 AM   #69 
     - Wake Up......  VeraAgnes   Nov-26-08 06:17 AM   #80 
        - I don't recall saying nursing home care is passionate and selfless either. huh. nt  jrockford   Nov-26-08 07:29 AM   #82 
        - Hi there, posting from work!  Chulanowa   Nov-26-08 08:46 PM   #163 
     - the issue is responsibility  amdezurik   Nov-25-08 10:23 PM   #18 
     - No it has to do with an underlying respect for all humans.  peace13   Nov-26-08 09:35 AM   #91 
     - You seem very cruel. Prisoners are people. But besides that, warm food induces both a  zonkers   Nov-26-08 10:11 AM   #100 
     - When the food that is prepared "hot" and is "luke warm" or cold  merh   Nov-30-08 02:41 PM   #205 
  - Your post leads me to believe one of three things.  last1standing   Nov-25-08 09:58 PM   #4 
  - Amazing how the LOVE flows around here  saigon68   Nov-25-08 10:10 PM   #8 
  - Well said.  jrockford   Nov-25-08 10:10 PM   #9 
  - I'm a recent repeat offender of cell phone use while driving, failure to wear a seatbelt while......  Double T   Nov-25-08 10:17 PM   #16 
  - What's pathetic is that it had to be taken to court in the first place.  Dr.Phool   Nov-25-08 10:31 PM   #22 
  - What are the temperature regulations for a bologna sandwich?  Fire_Medic_Dave   Nov-26-08 03:00 AM   #67 
     - The same as for any food consumed by humans:  kentauros   Nov-26-08 09:55 AM   #94 
        - I doubt it takes four hours for the food to get from the kitchen to the cells  XemaSab   Nov-26-08 11:04 AM   #113 
           - Notice the word "cumulative".  kentauros   Nov-26-08 11:14 AM   #117 
           - It doesn't but...  Chan790   Nov-27-08 10:03 AM   #188 
  - If stale bread and warm water works for you then feel free to eat it.  last1standing   Nov-25-08 10:35 PM   #25 
  - I'll bet no one died from 'it' and no one even got sick either.  Double T   Nov-25-08 10:49 PM   #31 
     - So your mindset is we should wait till someone does die. Gotcha.  last1standing   Nov-25-08 10:52 PM   #32 
     - a recent report stated that 1 out of every 100 people has sociopathic tendancies...  Javaman   Nov-26-08 09:57 AM   #97 
     - That's the same reasoning...  snake in the grass   Nov-26-08 12:50 AM   #58 
     - From food poisoning?  kgfnally   Nov-26-08 05:13 PM   #155 
     - You are mistaken.  Piewhacket   Nov-27-08 12:03 AM   #175 
  - You can just bond-out.  VeraAgnes   Nov-26-08 10:25 AM   #106 
  - Or you are a CINO, Christian In Name Only. nm  rhett o rick   Nov-26-08 09:10 AM   #90 
  - no I am not.  VeraAgnes   Nov-26-08 10:58 AM   #112 
  - We're talking prison, not jail  XemaSab   Nov-26-08 11:07 AM   #114 
  - They're still human beings.  last1standing   Nov-26-08 12:35 PM   #134 
  - Thank You.  MontyZuma   Nov-27-08 04:36 AM   #182 
  - If you are in Pelican Bay  Supply Side Jesus   Nov-28-08 03:42 AM   #196 
  - Amnesty International has had to campaign for the abuse of people in our prision systems  debbierlus   Nov-25-08 10:47 PM   #29 
  - Yeah, thanks to heartless pricks like the guy above.  Zhade   Nov-26-08 12:47 AM   #56 
  - Well said!!! It freaks me out that any one would agree with inhumane treatment.  JDwho   Nov-26-08 04:18 PM   #146 
  - Agreed, debbierlus. Well said. n/t  Laelth   Nov-26-08 06:33 PM   #161 
  - My oh my, I have republican friends with more compassion than you. nm  rhett o rick   Nov-25-08 11:26 PM   #46 
  - I am with the OP on this.  VeraAgnes   Nov-26-08 10:23 AM   #105 
     - We have more people in prison than anywhere else in the world. The majority of prisoners are in for  rhett o rick   Nov-26-08 10:38 AM   #109 
     - They have it nice............I find their care amazingly humane as well.  VeraAgnes   Nov-26-08 10:57 AM   #111 
        - I'm guessing you have never done time. Or are you speaking from experience?  Just A Yeller Dawg   Nov-26-08 06:16 PM   #159 
     - If even one has promise, then it's worth the time and effort  kentauros   Nov-26-08 10:51 AM   #110 
     - I'll Let my Brother Know That  fascisthunter   Nov-26-08 11:52 AM   #128 
     - Let me guess  Chulanowa   Nov-26-08 08:52 PM   #164 
     - I'm sure you know all about viciousness VeraAgnes  MontyZuma   Nov-27-08 04:34 AM   #181 
  - So all those nonviolent drug offenders who never harmed others - fuck them too?  Zhade   Nov-26-08 12:46 AM   #54 
  - Clever retort, very clever. PART OF ANY PRISON IS MEANT TO  acmavm   Nov-26-08 04:44 AM   #73 
  - They can use a microwave, get commissary etc...  VeraAgnes   Nov-26-08 06:15 AM   #78 
  - Again, one has nothing to do with the other...two separate problems.  jrockford   Nov-26-08 07:31 AM   #83 
  - Are you an inmate lover?  VeraAgnes   Nov-26-08 09:55 AM   #95 
     - I challenge you to listen to the following show, and not get choked up:  kentauros   Nov-26-08 10:05 AM   #99 
     - I'm very sure I would not choke-up over an inmate.  VeraAgnes   Nov-26-08 10:17 AM   #102 
        - I guess it takes a heart to care for your fellow human beings, no matter what their circumstances.  kentauros   Nov-26-08 10:29 AM   #107 
     - "inmate lover"  kgfnally   Nov-26-08 12:24 PM   #131 
     - "inmate lover"? Interesting choice of words there.  last1standing   Nov-26-08 12:27 PM   #133 
  - I challenge you to make a visit to your local county lock-up and then  hedgehog   Nov-26-08 08:21 AM   #87 
  - Inmates are assholes.  VeraAgnes   Nov-26-08 09:57 AM   #96 
     - The alternative is that not attempting to rehabilitate, such that  kentauros   Nov-26-08 10:11 AM   #101 
     - There is not enough money, personnel or time to fix them.  VeraAgnes   Nov-26-08 10:20 AM   #103 
     - If there's enough money to bail out those criminals at the top  kentauros   Nov-26-08 10:33 AM   #108 
     - There's definitely a lost soul in all of this.  last1standing   Nov-26-08 12:37 PM   #135 
     - you have to admit a large percentage enjoys the criminal lifestyle.  okieinpain   Nov-26-08 11:48 AM   #127 
        - I think you've watch "Bonnie & Clyde" too many times.  last1standing   Nov-26-08 12:41 PM   #137 
     - Logically  RattusRattus   Nov-26-08 12:27 PM   #132 
     - Does that include Guantanamo inmates? Or just all others...jeez  JDwho   Nov-26-08 04:20 PM   #147 
     - Prison guards are much worse....  LeftofU   Nov-26-08 07:13 PM   #162 
     - Hey, what goes around comes around.  MontyZuma   Nov-27-08 03:12 AM   #179 
  - He certainly wasn't coddled...  LanternWaste   Nov-26-08 11:13 AM   #116 
  - You obviously know nothing about  pipoman   Nov-26-08 04:48 PM   #153 
  - Wow...Adopt a pet but FUCK the humans? Nice priorities pal...  truebrit71   Nov-26-08 12:02 PM   #129 
  - Bread and water will not sustain them well  Truth Teller   Dec-16-08 08:26 PM   #209 
  - I can't even remember when I had 2 hot meals a day.  Fed_Up_Grammy   Nov-25-08 09:57 PM   #3 
  - Is that by choice or necessity?  last1standing   Nov-25-08 09:59 PM   #5 
     - By choice. I assume most folks have a quick,cold breakfast or  Fed_Up_Grammy   Nov-25-08 10:04 PM   #6 
        - I think you missed the point...  jrockford   Nov-25-08 10:12 PM   #11 
        - Why on earth would that choice even be necessary?  Fed_Up_Grammy   Nov-25-08 10:17 PM   #15 
        - and when the Innocence Project  amdezurik   Nov-25-08 10:25 PM   #20 
        - Where on earth did THAT come from? We were talking about  Fed_Up_Grammy   Nov-25-08 10:27 PM   #21 
           - no we are talking about treating prisoners humanely  amdezurik   Nov-26-08 11:25 AM   #122 
        - Would you want to eat cold 'mystery meat'?  last1standing   Nov-25-08 10:41 PM   #27 
        - thankyou last1standing!  Maine-ah   Nov-25-08 11:11 PM   #38 
        - You assume they would bother to send them to the medical clinic.  last1standing   Nov-25-08 11:16 PM   #41 
        - 165 degrees.  junofeb   Nov-26-08 06:10 AM   #75 
        - they don't get good medical care when they get sick, at least not in FL.  Shoelace   Nov-26-08 11:45 PM   #171 
        - The ambient air temperature there is often 50 degrees or colder  XemaSab   Nov-26-08 11:13 AM   #115 
           - And, according to Food Safety personnel  kentauros   Nov-26-08 11:17 AM   #118 
        - Yeah you did miss the point..  jrockford   Nov-25-08 11:10 PM   #36 
        - Not extended to prisoners....  WillBowden   Nov-25-08 10:40 PM   #26 
           - You should look at prison statistics sometime.  last1standing   Nov-25-08 10:47 PM   #30 
           - Health codes encompass all public venues.  junofeb   Nov-26-08 06:11 AM   #76 
        - Let 'em eat cake  Dirigo   Nov-25-08 10:13 PM   #12 
        - Typical conservative thinking - wow, haha our servicemen blah blah blah  jrockford   Nov-25-08 11:14 PM   #40 
        - Curious, are you a Christian?? You sound like a republican. No offense. nm  rhett o rick   Nov-25-08 11:30 PM   #47 
        - Sounds like a lot of christians, too.  Zhade   Nov-26-08 12:49 AM   #57 
           - which is unsurprising,  Bill McBlueState   Nov-26-08 10:20 AM   #104 
        - That's not the issue. The issue is whether the prison management  JDPriestly   Nov-26-08 01:18 AM   #60 
        - Whoa  junofeb   Nov-26-08 06:12 AM   #77 
        - Did you take a wrong turn at Albuquerque?  Jamastiene   Nov-26-08 04:22 PM   #148 
        - Having the ability to choose what you'd like to eat each day is nice, isn't it?  last1standing   Nov-25-08 10:45 PM   #28 
  - Why would the food have to be hot or cooked?  FarCenter   Nov-25-08 10:16 PM   #13 
  - Interesting. I read an article recently that said human's brains evolved  Doremus   Nov-25-08 10:21 PM   #17 
  - Possibly true, but  FarCenter   Nov-25-08 10:34 PM   #24 
  - What about the Aquatic Ape Theory (AAT)?  ngant17   Nov-26-08 02:54 AM   #65 
  - That's not what the court was deciding. Whether the hot food  JDPriestly   Nov-26-08 01:23 AM   #61 
     - I don't know if this is EXACTLY how it's done there  XemaSab   Nov-26-08 11:17 AM   #119 
        - Have you ever worked in a big kitchen before?  kentauros   Nov-26-08 11:35 AM   #124 
        - Hot plates under the trays or warming cushions around the trays.  JDPriestly   Nov-26-08 10:56 PM   #169 
        - One thing to remember:  XemaSab   Nov-26-08 11:38 PM   #170 
        - They manage it in hospitals.  JDPriestly   Nov-28-08 01:18 AM   #195 
  - Good  gravity   Nov-25-08 10:16 PM   #14 
  - Don't go visit 'em either?  pocoloco   Nov-25-08 10:32 PM   #23 
  - MISLEADING HEADLINE,  elleng   Nov-25-08 10:23 PM   #19 
  - Bwaahahahaa!  Journalgrrl   Nov-25-08 10:58 PM   #33 
  - I always say there's no better way to run a penal system than by personal revenge.  last1standing   Nov-25-08 11:03 PM   #34 
  - oh, there's so much more I would do to him if given the chance,  Journalgrrl   Nov-25-08 11:09 PM   #35 
     - Do you ever think a day will come when you will wish someone cared about you?  last1standing   Nov-25-08 11:12 PM   #39 
     - I can only be as "sensitive" as my own survival allows  Journalgrrl   Nov-25-08 11:21 PM   #44 
        - I hope you get the help you need.  last1standing   Nov-25-08 11:26 PM   #45 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-26-08 12:39 PM   #136 
           - You got that out of my post?  last1standing   Nov-26-08 12:48 PM   #140 
        - just remember,  uncle ray   Nov-26-08 12:14 AM   #50 
        - I actually left on my own...  Journalgrrl   Nov-26-08 12:34 AM   #52 
        - Well...revenge is a dish best served...cold  Sivafae   Nov-26-08 12:47 AM   #55 
        - If you let it turn you into a bitter person who doesn't care about anyone else  Connonym   Nov-26-08 01:54 AM   #63 
     - "Could care less" eh? Well that's good to think you care a tiny bit.  jrockford   Nov-25-08 11:17 PM   #42 
  - I think a lot of people here need to be reminded that prisoners  XemaSab   Nov-26-08 11:24 AM   #121 
  - they're getting more sadistic now  KakistocracyHater   Nov-25-08 11:11 PM   #37 
  - Are you speaking form experience? n/t  peace13   Nov-26-08 09:36 AM   #92 
     - huh  KakistocracyHater   Nov-27-08 12:04 AM   #176 
  - incarceration is THE PENALTY...  islandmkl   Nov-25-08 11:17 PM   #43 
  - what do they care?  trollybob   Nov-25-08 11:37 PM   #48 
  - our military has suffered worse in the field, and yet prisoners try to be coddled. Blah  ksimons   Nov-25-08 11:54 PM   #49 
  - Your reasoning is worthy of the free republic as is your compassion.  jrockford   Nov-26-08 12:31 AM   #51 
  - It a public health issue  junofeb   Nov-26-08 06:17 AM   #79 
  - You don't know shit.  High Plains   Nov-26-08 09:04 AM   #89 
  - Our troops should be treated well and that is not happening  peace13   Nov-26-08 09:40 AM   #93 
  - Wrong  duhneece   Dec-16-08 06:11 PM   #208 
  - Holding food  strategery blunder   Nov-26-08 12:37 AM   #53 
  - If the court does not have the right to enforce the department's  JDPriestly   Nov-26-08 01:14 AM   #59 
  - Hmm...I'm assuming the JD doesn't mean you're a lawyer.  jrockford   Nov-26-08 01:42 AM   #62 
     - You are right about the agency rules -- but agency decisions can be challenged.  JDPriestly   Nov-26-08 10:53 PM   #168 
  - bologna  hbskifreak   Nov-26-08 02:28 AM   #64 
  - What's your opinion on Sheriff Joe? -nt  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Dec-16-08 11:04 AM   #207 
  - Instead of Treating Them with Decency for the First Time in Their Lives...  insidejoke   Nov-26-08 03:47 AM   #70 
  - Good post nt  jrockford   Nov-26-08 07:35 AM   #84 
  - Thank you!  genevat   Nov-26-08 07:59 AM   #85 
  - "The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons."  Shoelace   Nov-26-08 11:50 PM   #173 
  - Great article for bringing out the worst in all of us.  truthisfreedom   Nov-26-08 03:51 AM   #71 
  - Not all of us.  Bluebear   Nov-26-08 03:55 AM   #72 
  - Health codes  junofeb   Nov-26-08 06:06 AM   #74 
  - 165 Degrees  Arkplayer   Nov-26-08 08:03 AM   #86 
  - Common sense!  XemaSab   Nov-26-08 11:34 AM   #123 
  - OK  junofeb   Nov-26-08 12:06 PM   #130 
  - See my post about holding food upthread.  strategery blunder   Nov-26-08 01:46 PM   #141 
  - Many restaurants serve cold sandwiches  Freddie Stubbs   Nov-27-08 10:55 PM   #193 
  - The original point of a prison was self betterment - what happened to rehabilitation?  comtec   Nov-26-08 06:39 AM   #81 
  - Short-timers are not held in this unit at Pelican Bay  XemaSab   Nov-26-08 11:38 AM   #125 
     - well then, nvm :)  comtec   Nov-27-08 02:06 AM   #178 
  - People who have never been in prison have no idea of the importance  hedgehog   Nov-26-08 08:26 AM   #88 
  - The core problem is there are too many people in prison who don't belong there  slackmaster   Nov-26-08 09:59 AM   #98 
  - They should never have a TV, let alone cable TV. The system is to soft, IMHO.  sarcasmo   Nov-26-08 11:17 AM   #120 
  - You are full of shit, and don't know what the fuck you are talking about!  ThePowerofWill   Nov-27-08 09:16 AM   #184 
  - And after the first couple of prison riots, what then?  jmowreader   Nov-26-08 11:44 AM   #126 
  - Look, prison is way to soft. I had a person in my taxi once tell me they missed jail.  sarcasmo   Nov-26-08 04:06 PM   #144 
  - Private prison companies cutting corners to try to make a fast buck. (nt)  w4rma   Nov-26-08 12:41 PM   #138 
  - How many prison riots started becaue the food was too good?  LeftHander   Nov-26-08 12:45 PM   #139 
  - Human beings should be treated humanely.  baldguy   Nov-26-08 03:43 PM   #142 
  - Even those who wantonly treated others inhumanely in the first place?  HypnoToad   Nov-26-08 04:31 PM   #150 
     - How a society treats its lowest members says a lot about it..  baldguy   Nov-26-08 05:54 PM   #158 
  - some of the remarks in this thread leave me speechless...  mikita   Nov-26-08 03:54 PM   #143 
  - As antisocial as I can be toward people,  Jamastiene   Nov-26-08 04:13 PM   #145 
  - Decent food, I'll agree.  HypnoToad   Nov-26-08 04:32 PM   #151 
  - How about 'too hot'? Keep them in the microwave for 20 minutes... that'll be hot.  HypnoToad   Nov-26-08 04:30 PM   #149 
  - As Doestoyevsky said, you can see how advanced a society is by looking at their prisions.  superconnected   Nov-26-08 04:43 PM   #152 
  - US Constitution - no cruel or unusual punishment.  wroberts189   Nov-26-08 05:05 PM   #154 
  - Give me a break.  totodeinhere   Nov-26-08 05:19 PM   #156 
     - Torture may be too strong but it is cruel.  last1standing   Nov-26-08 05:33 PM   #157 
  - Safe Food Rules..  zelta gaisma   Nov-26-08 06:26 PM   #160 
  - Wow, I thought I was on Free Republic for a moment,  RetroLounge   Nov-26-08 09:28 PM   #165 
  - Not to seem insensitive  np33   Nov-26-08 10:02 PM   #166 
     - I'm ok with giving death row imates bread and water once a day....unless they really are innocent  ohio2007   Nov-26-08 10:20 PM   #167 
        - Someone close to me, who spent time in prison...  JDwho   Nov-26-08 11:55 PM   #174 
  - Cold food means it was sitting around for awhile  Kurska   Nov-26-08 11:49 PM   #172 
  - Pelican Bay  Arkplayer   Nov-27-08 12:38 AM   #177 
  - The suit was pretty obviously about ...  Piewhacket   Nov-27-08 09:24 AM   #185 
     - The suit  Arkplayer   Nov-27-08 07:18 PM   #191 
        - Glad to agree...  Piewhacket   Nov-28-08 12:20 AM   #194 
           - Reasonable  Arkplayer   Nov-28-08 10:31 PM   #200 
              - Reasonable people think its a 'crock'.  Piewhacket   Nov-29-08 02:59 AM   #201 
  - There's more here than meets the eye  MontyZuma   Nov-27-08 04:13 AM   #180 
  - This thread is sad  Bragi   Nov-27-08 09:01 AM   #183 
  - Yes, many Americans are shamed by our criminal justice system...  Piewhacket   Nov-27-08 09:48 AM   #187 
     - You wrote:  Bragi   Nov-27-08 10:08 AM   #189 
        - The economy collapses..  Piewhacket   Nov-27-08 12:18 PM   #190 
  - deleted by author  Bragi   Nov-27-08 09:25 AM   #186 
  - Prison should be an unpleasant place prisoners do not want to return to  Freddie Stubbs   Nov-27-08 10:47 PM   #192 
  - they live better then most third world citizens. they should be thankful for that......  ohio2007   Nov-28-08 10:21 AM   #197 
     - you're joking.... is that how they do it in ohio?  Piewhacket   Nov-28-08 12:16 PM   #199 
        - Are you actually that clueless  ohio2007   Nov-29-08 02:15 PM   #202 
  - I guess some people on this thread just don't get the concept of human rights  Flagg   Nov-28-08 12:13 PM   #198 
     - Human rights?  ohio2007   Nov-29-08 02:29 PM   #203 
        - You persist...  Piewhacket   Nov-29-08 05:51 PM   #204 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-30-08 03:59 PM   #206 
 

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