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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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 | 0 comments

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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Full Arkansas prisons lead to backlog in jails statewide

Posted by on Dec 30, 2019 in Featured, Mental Illness, Other Issues, Prison Abuse, War on Drugs |

The problem is not too much crime; the problem is too much incarceration!  Every state should undertake a comprehensive review of its sentencing laws and send only the most violent people to prison! Addicts and the mentally ill should be given the treatment they need, probation, and other non violent offenders put on reasonable terms of appropriate probation! Excerpts from the Article: “The assignment is a creative non-fiction assignment,...

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Australia fines Sacker-owned Opioid Maker

Posted by on Dec 27, 2019 in Featured, Other Issues, War on Drugs |

That’s nice, but the fine is “peanuts” to this company. We are talking about murder here, and the executives should be in prison. Here is a damn good idea: In Australia, drug companies are banned from directly advertising to consumers, though they are free to market their drugs to medical professionals — provided they abide by the code of conduct. Excerpts from the Article: Australia’s drug regulator has fined a...

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