Sentencing reform debate shines light on lack of substance abuse treatment in prisons

Posted by on Jan 18, 2020 in Featured, Other Issues, Prison Abuse, War on Drugs | 0 comments

Good.  This is another wildly dysfunctional part of the system.  I know from my many contacts, my readings, and my own experience, that virtually NONE of the prison run programs are effective! The private companies submit a bid of 13 million $$$, or 40 million$$$, … to provide a treatment program. The program looks good on paper, the contractor gets the big bucks, …. and the difference between what is on the proposal and what goes...

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The Injustice of This Moment Is Not an ‘Aberration’ From mass incarceration to mass deportation, our nation remains in deep denial.

Posted by on Jan 18, 2020 in Featured, Other Issues, Prison Abuse, War on Drugs | 0 comments

From the woman who sparked a fire with the book , “The New Jim Crow”! I have written several articles on the issues she raises, but I did not correlate the mass deportation to mass incarceration, which, as she points out, is no coincidence. Excerpts from the Article: Ten years have passed since my book, “The New Jim Crow,” was published. I wrote it to challenge our nation to reckon with the recurring cycles of racial reform, retrenchment...

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12 shot, five dead in single day of shootings in Baltimore – With Letter to Editor -kra

Posted by on Jan 13, 2020 in Featured, Other Issues, Take Action Now!, War on Drugs |

The violence is crazy! See the Letter I sent out to Baltimore papers and others! There IS a solution! Excerpts from the Article: Authorities say 12 people were shot, five of them fatally, in eight separate weekend shootings in Baltimore. The first of Saturday’s shootings was reported at about 2:30 a.m. and involved three female victims, all found with apparent gunshot wounds in a car in a northeastern section of the city. One victim, a...

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We have an active addict in our White House! It’s True, Folks – kra

Posted by on Jan 10, 2020 in Featured, Mental Illness, War on Drugs |

In the glaring lights accompanying TV cameras, one’s pupils become constricted, not dilated … unless you are high on something!  While some experts say that STDs may be the cause for some of tRump’s dysfunction, this too must account for some of it! What I want to know is: where are the “deadly side effects” I am praying for !?! Excerpts from the Article:   Donald Trump takes high dosages of Adderall orally...

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26 bags of body parts found in western Mexico ravine – END our asinine “war on drugs” – kra

Posted by on Jan 10, 2020 in Featured, Other Issues, War on Drugs |

THIS is what our “war on drugs” “accomplishes”, while drugs flood our streets with ever-increasing deadliness! Yes, this article is about Mexico, but not long ago bags with body parts were unearthed in the desert in AZ = the U S of A! Irrespective of where they are, each is a Mother’s son or daughter! HERE is the solution, Folks! READ IT! The Answer to the Drug Problem … or do you want to continue to waste about a...

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‘Totally unacceptable’: Shooting spree mars end of 2019 in Dover

Posted by on Jan 2, 2020 in Featured, Other Issues, War on Drugs |

I counted 6 headlines about local shootings in today’s paper. I shall speak out again on this topic later today. READ WHY Shootings are the Norm  Excerpts from the Article: A pair of shootings occurred less than three hours apart in the city of Dover late Monday night into early Tuesday morning, injuring two men and ensuring that 2019 would go out on a violent note. The trend of gun violence over the past couple of weeks is unacceptable,...

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