Lewes drug investigation nets 651 bags of heroin, 5 arrests – So What?! kra

Posted by on Jul 14, 2018 in Featured, Other Issues, War on Drugs | Comments

Ken’s Comments:   This is the kind of “run of the mill” headline we see in papers every day, all across America. End the war on drugs! READ How the War on Drugs has Destroyed Justice How the “War on Drugs” has Destroyed Justice!   Is this going to stem the flow of drugs into our communities? Hell no! What will this accomplish, besides wasting more police, court, prison and other resources, and costing YOU...

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Bail reform means safer communities

Posted by on Jul 14, 2018 in Featured, Other Issues | Comments

Ken’s Comments:   Every state should institute fair, common sense bail reform!  One problem is that the big insurance companies which underwrite the bail bondsmen are spending a fortune lobbying against needed changes! Excerpts from the Article:   Public safety matters to each and every Texan, no matter our political party, race or religion. Every single one of us wants safe and secure communities where our children and families...

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One Terrible Consequence of Presidential Elections = The Supreme Court. Here, secret campaign financing. kra

Posted by on Jul 13, 2018 in Featured, Other Issues | Comments

This is what we get with horrible Supreme Court rulings. The court long ago ruled that anonymous speech is protected; no problem with that. But the more recent idiotic ruling (5/4) in Citizens United, holding that corporations are “people” for free speech purposes, thus allowing unlimited corporate money to pour into our election system, has led to this: all manner of political ads – attack ads, lies, you name it – paid...

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Official: Renewed Emmett Till probe prompted by 2017 book – Good! CAUTION, photo of boy’s mutilated corpse – kra

Posted by on Jul 13, 2018 in Featured, Other Issues | Comments

Ken’s comments:   The torture and murder of little Emmett Till is one of the most disgraceful episodes of our racist history! Pray that those responsible are convicted. Excerpts from the Article:   A 2017 book that revealed lies by a key figure in the Emmett Till case has prompted the U.S government to renew its investigation into the brutal 1955 slaying, a federal official said Thursday. The reopening of the case had stayed...

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Detaining immigrant kids is now a billion-dollar industry – Outrageous! kra

Posted by on Jul 13, 2018 in Backgress - Sessions, Featured, Other Issues, Prison Abuse | Comments

Ken’s Comments:   That’s billion with a “B”!  And the private prisons operated by ICE are the worst in America! What this story does not tell us is how much companies like Southwest Key, Baptist Child & Family Services, and International Educational Services (which folded amid a series of complaints about the conditions in its shelters) have spent lobbying for this money or donating to tRumpists’...

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License to Clip

Posted by on Jul 13, 2018 in Featured, Other Issues | Comments

Ken’s Comments:   There are tens of thousands of such senseless barriers to reentry, and it is long past time to eliminated them! When we help those in reentry we help our communities! Excerpts from the Article:   Rosemarie Abruzzese feared losing her cosmetology license and her job in 2017 after the Pennsylvania Board of Cosmetology said her past felony drug conviction made her a threat to public safety.Her story is familiar, a...

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