Skip to comments.Inmates Complain After 5 Turkey Dinners
Posted on 08/04/2005 2:24:13 PM PDT by mdittmar
Five straight turkey dinners prompted El Paso County jail inmates to go on a brief hunger strike. The inmates refused to eat Saturday, arguing that meals such as turkey chili mac, turkey a la king, turkey stew and turkey sausage were unnecessarily cruel.
Sheriff's officials said Wednesday that the hunger strike ended after about half an hour.
"Turkey, turkey and more turkey is not a form of punishment," the Sheriff's Office said in a tongue-in-cheek prepared statement. "The inmates accepted this reasoning and gobbled up their dinner meal."The inmates had spaghetti for dinner Wednesday with turkey-based meat sauce.
I'm laughing at this because during my "broke" periods I will buy taco shells and eat tacos for fourteen days straight if need be!!! :-D Ask me if I'm sympathetic to these people.
Tofurky, now that would be cruel.
They should switch to kangaroo meat, it is cheaper and more healthful.
Beef prices have soared and I don't buy it that much anymore, either. Why should a bunch of lowlifes get it on my dime?
This is satire . . . right?
Chef Boyardee here.
I'll have the Spam, Eggs, Spam, Spam, and Spam. Hold the Eggs.
Let them eat cake !
"The inmates refused to eat Saturday, arguing that meals such as turkey chili mac, turkey a la king, turkey stew and turkey sausage were unnecessarily cruel."
Apparently they're against cannibalism...
Another prisoner abuse scandal. I'm sure Amnesty International is mobilizing as we speak. As well as PETA.
What a bunch of turkeys.
Let them eat dirt.
Since college, I can't even stand the smell of Ramen Noodles... *shudder*...
I have at least that many left-over turkey dinners after each Thanksgiving. And I ain't complaining.
Alright...back to stale bread and water.
Convict tucker !
Turkey is one of the most valuable proteins per pound. I doubt this can construed as unusual and cruel. the poor don't have this good either... turkey everday would be a heaven sent blessing for them.
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