Why Jail is No Place for the Mentally Troubled – Don’t I Know It! kra

Posted by on Apr 11, 2018 in Featured, Mental Illness, Other Issues, Police Brutality, Prison Abuse, War on Drugs |

Ken’s Comments:   This rather lengthy article is in the form of an interview of Alisa Roth, about her new book, “Insane: America’s Criminal Treatment of Mental Illness”. It is excellent. As many of you know, the neglect of the mentally ill in America is an absolute disgrace and costs us about $444 BILLION dollars every year! See related articles on this website. During my five years in prison I SAW that mental health treatment...

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One year and 9 months: Solitary confinement hell for detained immigrants – Sessions

Posted by on Feb 23, 2018 in Featured, Other Issues, Prison Abuse |

Ken’s Comments:   Most people do not know that what ICE is really doing is arresting thousands of hard-working responsible people and holding them in horrid conditions – private prisons – before deporting them! Read oodles of articles on this website or just google the issue! I’d like to punch him squarely in the face: the fat load who heads ICE and tells T V reporters at Fox Fake News: “We’re just...

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New York: Inhumanity in the Guise of Education at Rikers Island Jail – What kinds of Idiots are running these places?! kra

Posted by on Jan 29, 2018 in Featured, Prison Abuse |

Ken’s Comments:   Seriously? Some idiot thought this was an improvement?! As for the comments of Mr. Ponte, you can’t believe a word he says. Dollar by squandered dollar, this crap adds up. Here we see $64,600 of your money go right down the drain. Excerpts from the Article:   The New York City Board of Correction (BOC), which provides oversight of the city’s jails, has approved the use of controversial “restraint desks”...

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In Vermont, lawmakers lead the way on legalizing recreational pot – Other States Lack Leadership! kra With Letter to Editor

Posted by on Jan 13, 2018 in Featured, Other Issues, War on Drugs |

Ken’s Comments:   Why is it that Vermont is the only state in which the lawmakers have legalized marijuana? It is because legislators in other states are grossly uninformed as to the wasteful cost and harm done by current marijuana policies and as to the benefits of legalization, and they lack the guts to do what flat-out makes sense. But they don’t; they equivocate by saying things like “let’s wait and see what...

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