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    :: Friday, October 20, 2006 ::

    A Little Perspective - By Jordan Barab, Confined Space
    OK, if even half of this is true, it's really bad, but half a millennium in prison?

    I mean Ken Lay was only facing a maximum of 20 to 30 years in prison before he conveniently bought the farm. And he cost 4,000 employees their jobs and many of them their life savings while investors lost billions of dollars.

    Hell, if you kill a worker by willfulling violating an OSHA standard, you only face a $70,000 fine, and in very rare cases, 6 months in jail.
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