Behind the luxury: Turmoil and shoddy care inside five-star addiction treatment centers

Posted by on Nov 29, 2021 in Featured, Mental Illness, Other Issues, War on Drugs | 0 comments

Beware! Truly successful treatment programs are rare indeed! This one is a total rip off! Years ago I tried to find out their success rate.  They have no idea; note that they cite general statistics, not those pertinent to their programs. More than 85% of all crimes are addiction related! Excerpts from the Article: The advertisements are everywhere. On television, a sleek black sedan pulls up to a sprawling estate with a rolling green lawn as a...

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Two Strikes and You’re in Prison Forever Why Florida leads the nation in people serving life without chance of parole.

Posted by on Nov 11, 2021 in Featured, Mental Illness, Other Issues, War on Drugs |

These kinds of laws do NOT help anyone and they do not keep us safer.  They are an outdated holdover from the “get tough on crime” days, when we saw that they simply are too harsh, unfair, and ineffective. This article was so long that I could not edit it as I would have liked. I had to leave out much about Mr. Jones’ background, but it all is available if you open the link. Nobody with any sense can say that this law is fair....

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Delaware governor signs automatic record-clearing law

Posted by on Nov 10, 2021 in Featured, Other Issues, War on Drugs |

This long due legislation is a step in the right direction, and a big deal for thousands of Delawareans. Excerpts from the Article: Delaware lawmakers passed two bills this year that overhaul access to second chances, making it easier for more than 290,000 people to move beyond the collateral consequences of a criminal record. The two pieces of legislation – Senate Bill 111 and Senate Bill 112 – expand access to Delaware’s mandatory expungement...

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Escapee, 64, Sentenced After 29 Years on the Run in Sydney

Posted by on Oct 31, 2021 in Featured, Other Issues, War on Drugs |

This was printed as “Odd News”.  Sadly, it is not odd that we still are imprisoning people for growing pot! Excerpts from the Article: A 64-year-old fugitive who surrendered to Australian police because a Sydney lockdown left him jobless and homeless was sentenced on Thursday to an additional two months behind bars for escaping from prison almost 30 years ago. Darko Desic has been back in custody since mid-September when he walked...

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BILLIONS HIDDEN BEYOND REACH

Posted by on Oct 9, 2021 in Featured, Other Issues, War on Drugs |

You can bet your bippie that there is tons of criminal wrongdoing here! It needs to be exposed! Excerpts from the Article: A massive trove of private financial records shared with The Washington Post exposes vast reaches of the secretive offshore system used to hide billions of dollars from tax authorities, creditors, criminal investigators and — in 14 cases involving current country leaders — citizens around the world. The revelations include...

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Letter to the Editor – These Numbers are Alarming! – 9/28/21 – PUBLISHED 10/8/21

Posted by on Oct 9, 2021 in Featured, Other Issues, War on Drugs |

THIS LETTER WAS PUBLISHED AT THE TOP OF P A 4 OF THE DELAWARE STATE NEWS OF 10/8/21 Letter to the Editor – These Numbers are Alarming! – 9/28/21 In the past week, I have read several articles about the remarkable spike in overdose deaths. If you know an addict (and the odds are that you do!), take a moment to talk to them about this problem. This is an increasing, deadly problem, and can kill someone in a flash. What do these articles tell us?...

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