Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy in the US – LOCK THEM UP! – kra

Posted by on Sep 16, 2019 in Featured, Other Issues, War on Drugs | 0 comments

And the filing should be examined closely for fraudulent transfers of money out of the company. The greedy ratbastard Sackler may have drained billions of $$$$ from the company b4 the filing. SOME COMPANY EXECUTIVES SHOULD BE IMPRISONED! Excerpts from the Article: The company’s board approved the Chapter 11 filing on Sunday. The move is designed in part to resolve more than 2,000 lawsuits filed against Purdue over its alleged role in the...

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California bans private prisons – including Ice detention centers Bill removes profit motive from incarceration and marks latest clash in state’s battle with Trump over treatment of immigrants

Posted by on Sep 14, 2019 in Featured, Other Issues, Prison Abuse | 0 comments

This is great news for the inmates, for California, and for America! See numerous articles – scores of them –  on this website about what a disaster private prisons are! Excerpts from the Article: The private prison industry is set to be upended after California lawmakers passed a bill on Wednesday banning the facilities from operating in the state. The move will probably also close down four large immigration detention facilities...

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U.S. Appeals Court Reinstates Emoluments Case Against Trump

Posted by on Sep 14, 2019 in Featured, Other Issues | 0 comments

Good news. The litigation trying to enforce the Emoluments Clause continues, and unless the Supreme Court continues its shameful political decisions trying to favor tRump, tRump likely will lose. Perhaps none of his unlawful conduct is more brazen (well, of course his ignoring subpoenas as an effort to obstruct is!) than tRump’s violations of the Emoluments Clause.  Excerpts from the Story: A federal appeals court in New York on Friday...

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Using Plants to Combat Prison Recidivism – Letter to the Editor – A Simple way to Reduce Crime – 9/14/19 – kra

Posted by on Sep 14, 2019 in Featured, Other Issues | 0 comments

Numerous studies show that education or vocational training is the best way to reduce recidivism, reduce crime. And here we see that individuals who engaged in horticultural programs demonstrated the lowest rate of recidivism over all other categories of released inmates.  Such inexpensive and simple programs could save BILLIONS of your tax dollars and keep us safer! Excerpts from the Article: A study out of Texas State University attempted to...

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‘This Takes Away All Hope’: Rule Bars Most Applicants for Asylum in U.S. – Bad, Sad Policy – kra

Posted by on Sep 13, 2019 in Featured, Other Issues | 0 comments

We will not see justice or fairness in our immigration laws until we get the Idiot Racist in Chief out of our White House. Here is an article explaining and bemoaning this attack on the most vulnerable people seeking safety in America.   Excerpts from the Article: Thousands of people fleeing persecution, most from Central America, line up at the United States’ southern border every day hoping for asylum. They wait for months, their names...

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America’s Jails Are Pretending the Opioid Crisis Doesn’t Exist Correctional facilities refuse to provide medically assisted treatment for opioid withdrawal and people are dying at alarming rates as a result.

Posted by on Sep 13, 2019 in Featured, Other Issues, Prison Abuse, War on Drugs | 0 comments

Another article which reminds me of the many times I SAW guards walk right by the cell of someone who clearly was in agony, ignoring his requests to get to the infirmary, and laughing as they strolled on.  I really must devote more time to writing my book; it is such a slow process, but I do think it will raise a bit of a ruckus when published. Excerpts from the Article: When Matthew Herring was arrested in 2016 for a probation violation and...

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