Texas Woman Sentenced to Prison for Voting Illegally – You wan to tell me the system is working just fine?! kra

Posted by on Mar 31, 2018 in Featured, Other Issues, War on Drugs |

Ken’s Comments:   America is still destroying any notion that we can be just. Five years? Many others convicted of the same offense get a fine and probation. It’s called “disparity in sentencing”, and such disparities deeply undermine respect for the courts. This case reminds me of another Texas case I saw when I was fresh from law school, in 1973: some idiot judge sentenced a man to 40 years – 40 years!...

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THE REDEMPTION OF JEFF GRANT – BY TIMOTHY DUMAS, GREENWICH MAGAZINE – MARCH 2018

Posted by on Mar 7, 2018 in Featured, Other Issues |

Ken’s Comments:   I urge you to support the ministry of my friend, Jeff Grant, if you can. He does a great job, and he has fully recovered from his disaster. There is much more about Jeff here, and I hope you will read it.   Excerpts:   He’d filled out the paperwork demonstrating that his law firm, Jeffrey D. Grant & Associates, had suffered economic hardship in the wake of 9/11, embellishing only a little to buttress...

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Attorney general wants $45 million more for at-risk kids – “A stitch in time …” kra With Letter to the Editor

Posted by on Feb 16, 2018 in Featured, Other Issues, War on Drugs |

Ken’s Comments:   Matt Denn gets it – prevention is the best cure for many problems. Unfortunately, many of our lawmakers have shown that they do not understand this simple wisdom. They look for short term fixes and nice soundbites, rather than effective long term policy. ……… Letter to the Editor or Op Ed Submission – “A stitch in time … “ 2/16/18 I see that Attorney General Matt Denn is asking lawmakers to...

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How mass incarceration harms U.S. health, in 5 charts – You GOTTA See the Charts! kra

Posted by on Feb 9, 2018 in Featured, Mental Illness, Other Issues, Prison Abuse |

Ken’s Comments:   This great report tells quite a tale. Take just a quick look at the charts/graphs, and be horrified!  Of course, the “cause of death” figures are not dependable, because prison officials often hide suicides and murders by staff with saying it was a different “cause of death”.  Doubt it? Ask anyone who knows!! Excerpts from the Article:   The U.S. incarcerates a higher percentage of its...

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