He found a calling in prison

If hospitals were failing to heal two out of three patients, would we continue to pour money into them? – Pat Nolan 

Los Angeles Times

July 5, 2007 – TheScroogeReport.com Post

Sacramento — Pat Nolan’s views on crime and punishment took root when he was 8 years old, delivering newspapers on the streets of Los Angeles. Time and again, neighborhood punks preyed on him — stealing his bike, roughing him up and clouding his days with fear.

Two decades later, Nolan won a seat in the state Assembly, where those childhood scars drove him to fight for more prisons and tougher sentencing. Nothing, he believed, was too bad for the bad guys.

Then Nolan became one of the bad guys.

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