Publisher: Florida Department of Corrections bans books based on ideology

Posted by on Dec 16, 2018 in Featured, Other Issues, Prison Abuse | Comments

Here we see how prison officials lie to the courts, disregard legal agreements they made, and generally flout the law. They do so routinely. The head of the Human Rights Defense Center, which publishes the magazine Prison Legal News, Paul Wright, talks extensively about the unlawful censorship going on and the racism involved. Excerpts from the Article: A recent investigation by the Florida Phoenix found that the Florida Department of...

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Prisoners Have the Answers to Our Prison Crisis, Say Hank Willis Thomas and Baz Dreisinger

Posted by on Dec 2, 2018 in Featured, Other Issues, Prison Abuse | Comments

My good friend and great lawyer, Steve Hampton, Esq., sent me this article. Steve specializes in suing DOC personnel and their “health care” contractors for gross mistreatment, abuse, and neglect of inmates. If you have a loved one being abused in prison, you can reach him at: Stephen Hampton sahampton@gradyhampton.com Grady and Hampton LLC 6 North Bradford Street Dover, DE 19904 302-678-1265 The compelling art exhibit discussed in...

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Selfie saves innocent man facing 99 years behind bars – Damn stupid prosecutor! kra

Posted by on Nov 17, 2018 in Featured, Other Issues | Comments

Christopher Precopia is an elderly black man. You think this would have happened if he were white?!  I do not.  This article shows: How fragile “justice” is in today’s America. What an idiot the prosecutor was. He should have a) never brought the case, or, at least, b) dropped the charges in a matter of hours once he saw the photo! The accuser should be prosecuted for falsely reporting a crime. That is a felony in every state....

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The Newest Jim Crow Recent criminal justice reforms contain the seeds of a frightening system of “e-carceration.”

Posted by on Nov 11, 2018 in Featured, Other Issues | Comments

This EXCELLENT article by Michelle Alexander conjoins several topics, and she warns of the dangers and problems I have alluded to in several recent articles! We must heed her warning. This article reminds me of one of my favorite Grooks:  (Google Grooks by Piet Hein!) THE ONLY SOLUTION We shall have to evolve problem-solvers galore– since each problem they solve creates ten problems more. Excerpts from the Article: In the midterms,...

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In Alaska – Is SB91 working? A new report says it’s helping

Posted by on Nov 8, 2018 in Featured, Mental Illness, Other Issues, War on Drugs | Comments

Needed changes slowly are coming. Have you read this yet?  I remember when the system worked well; justice nearly always was the result. Today it is a total train wreck – perhaps the most vivid manifestation is that we are imprisoning hundreds of innocent people every year. This is WHY it is a train wreck!  Excerpts from the Article: Mention Senate Bill 91, or SB91 in Alaska, and the conversation gets heated. It’s often blamed when people...

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