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Conrad Black Writes Of His Personal Holocaust

THE Anorak Book Club brings you an extract from convicted fraudster Conrad Black’s memoir, A Matter of Principle.

We join the action as Con and his wife Barbara Amiel, are being turfed from their £23m home in Palm Beach, Florida.  Says Con:

“She reminded me of a well-known photo I showed her of European Jews during the second world war being marched along the streets carrying their small bundles of belongings. Behind one such family walked a little girl, her body language summing up utter despair.”

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Posted: 8th, December 2011 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

Criminalising Drugs Boost Only The Gigantic Prison Service Industry

CONRAD Black calls for reform on drugs laws:

The US is now a carceral state that imprisons eight to 12 times more people (2.5m) per capita than the UK, Canada, Australia, France, Germany or Japan. US justice has become a command economy based on the avarice of private prison companies, a gigantic prison service industry and politically influential correctional officers’ unions that agitate for an unlimited increase in the number of prosecutions and the length of sentences.

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Posted: 24th, November 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0