AG sues Texas utility over customers’ sky-high energy bills

Posted by on Mar 3, 2021 in Featured, Other Issues | 0 comments

AGs in all states should devote more resources to consumer protection issues, and less to busting people for pot! The Article: Texas’ attorney general said Monday he’s suing electricity provider Griddy for passing along massive bills to its customers during last month’s winter storm.The lawsuit comes days after Texas’ power grid manager effectively shut down Griddy by revoking its access to the state’s electricity market.Griddy charges $10 a...

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N.J. attorney general orders end to weed arrests, prosecutions now that state has legalized marijuana

Posted by on Mar 1, 2021 in Featured, War on Drugs | 0 comments

Certainly a smart and fair move!   Excerpts from the Article: New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal on Tuesday announced he’s told law enforcement to end arrests for minor weed crimes and to drop pending cases immediately. That word was sent to law enforcement officials Monday night after Gov. Phil Murphy signed three marijuana reform laws. One of those decriminalizes possession of up to six ounces of marijuana.Grewal’s order falls in...

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Sarkozy: Former French president sentenced to jail for corruption

Posted by on Mar 1, 2021 in Featured, Other Issues | 0 comments

As it should be; nobody is above the law.  Thank God, tRump is about to learn the same lesson!   Excerpts from the Article: Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been sentenced to three years in jail – two of them suspended – for corruption. Sarkozy, 66, was found guilty of trying to bribe a magistrate by offering a prestigious job in Monaco in return for information about a criminal inquiry into his political party. The...

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Jail Lockup Tied to Early Death in U.S. Counties A new analysis suggests jail incarceration rates may help drive causes of death like infectious disease and suicide among county residents.

Posted by on Feb 25, 2021 in Featured, Mental Illness, Other Issues, Prison Abuse | 0 comments

This should surprise nobody.  Given that one’s physical health is tied to one’s mental health it stands to reason that those who see and experience all of the abuse, despair, and horrible health care in our jails, will be more ill and even commit suicide. By the way, there is NO effective mental health treatment in America’s jails or prisons, and this is part of that story. The despair and the contagion do not vanish when men...

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Woman who gave birth alone in cell secures $200k settlement

Posted by on Feb 23, 2021 in Featured, Other Issues, Prison Abuse | 0 comments

I have read at least 100 similar reports from jails and prisons nationwide. She should have been in a maternity ward, and YOU should not tolerate such abuse. READ Why only PROSECUTION and IMPRISONMENT Will Stop Prison Abuse and Police Abuse! Demand It!! How to Avoid the Deaths of More Prison Guards!   NOTE: the great project with judge Posner, referenced here, never came to fruition, because he became senile. An Indiana woman who gave birth...

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