Saturday, November 12, 2005
Christians have the answer to everything....
Among our president's appointments of GOP activists to important posts, we've done worse than Melvin Sembler, the Ambassador to Italy who couldn't speak Italian.abu ghraib was just tough love.... Jesus style...
For 16 years, Sembler, with his wife Betty, directed the leading juvenile rehab business in America, STRAIGHT, Inc., before seeing it dismantled by a breathtaking array of institutional abuse claims by mid-1993. Just one of many survivors is Samantha Monroe, now a travel agent in Pennsylvania, who told The Montel Williams show this year about overcoming beatings, rape by a counselor, forced hunger, and the confinement to a janitor's closet in "humble pants" -- which contained weeks of her own urine, feces and menstrual blood.
more excerpts at Jesus General Blog full story on Alter.net
When I was a kid listening to punk rock I use to hear about these christian youth centers ALL the time... ALOT of kids got fucked up in them... and not just in the ones where they illegally abused kids... alot of them they screwed kids up in more non-actionable ways.