Dept. of Inconsequential Punishment
The death row inmate who called state Sen. John Whitmire last year with a smuggled-in cell phone (and later threatened to kill him) has received his comeuppance.
The Statesman reports:
Death row killer Richard Lee Tabler….pleaded guilty this morning to threatening the lawmaker and possessing contraband.During a brief courtroom appearance in Livingston, in East Texas, Tabler got [a] 10-year sentence stacked atop his death sentence.”