New Colorado Law Kills Qualified Immunity for Cops – EVERY State Needs This! – kra

Posted by on Sep 21, 2020 in Featured, Other Issues, Police Brutality | 0 comments

Certainly a major development, and a move which every state should make, as should the Feds! Excerpts from the Article: Colorado became the first state to pass a law prohibiting law enforcement officers from invoking qualified immunity as a defense when they’re accused in a lawsuit of violating a citizen’s civil rights. Hopefully, the law passed in June will start a trend in other states and lend support to a bill introduced in Congress on June...

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Feds ban solitary confinement for kids in prison, but state juvenile facilities still use isolation

Posted by on Sep 20, 2020 in Featured, Mental Illness, Other Issues, Prison Abuse | 0 comments

Studies show that isolation for juveniles is wildly counterproductive. I have seen adults go nuts (start talking to themselves, answering themselves, etc.) and it is worse for juveniles. As for my experience, when guards willfully, maliciously, and criminally kept me in isolation for 415 days … “Thank you, God, for my strong spirit”. Many kids need mental health attention, which is totally lacking in all of our prisons. READ...

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Progressive newcomer defeats Delaware state Senate leader

Posted by on Sep 20, 2020 in Featured, Other Issues | 0 comments

To which I say: Hooray!  Too many of the old fogies have been there too long!  🙂 We need new blood and new laws!   Excerpts from the Article: A Black political newcomer campaigning on a progressive platform has defeated the leader of Delaware’s state Senate in a Democratic primary. Social worker Marie Pinkney garnered about 52.4% of the vote in Tuesday’s primary to defeat Senate President Pro Tem David McBride in the 13th Senate district...

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Trump and Biden condemn shooting of Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies – Duh! Violence is NOT the Answer – MLK taught us that! – kra

Posted by on Sep 20, 2020 in Featured, Other Issues | 0 comments

Violence never is the solution! tRump’s Tweet, like so man of his others, shows his ignorance; there is no way he can “get much faster with our courts”! The fool should spend more time governing and less time Tweeting! Add to that the fact that he promotes violence, and we must vote him OUT! Excerpts from the Article: President Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Sunday denounced what police called an ambush...

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Democrats to investigate forced surgery claims in Georgia – Now THIS is Abuse of Power and OUTRAGEOUS! – KRA

Posted by on Sep 19, 2020 in Featured, Other Issues, Prison Abuse | 0 comments

Reporter Rachel Maddow broke this news. Another tale of tRump’s ICE agency out of control. “Imagine that”, said I sarcastically. Excerpts from the Article” Leading congressional Democrats reacted furiously Tuesday to lightly substantiated claims that immigrants held at a detention center in Georgia are undergoing questionable hysterectomies. In a complaint filed Monday, a nurse alleges that the Irwin County Detention...

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Legacy In the rearview mirror, the victories of a trailblazing feminist. On the road ahead, the threat of an entrenched and powerful minority. With Letter to Editor by kra UPDATED 9/23/20

Posted by on Sep 19, 2020 in Featured, Other Issues | 0 comments

America has lost a genuine treasure. Did you know that RBG virtually single handedly she opened millions of doors of opportunity for women!? This article reminds us why the Supreme Court should not be a battleground for a political fight over appointments. Excerpts from the Article: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday at the age of 87, will forever have two legacies. The one Americans could be focusing on right now is the one of legal...

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