Monthly Archives: November 2011

New Study Shows U.S. Government Fails to Oversee Treatment of Foster Children With Mind-Altering Drugs

This is truely a dangerous trend and is a greater tragedy in the making. A blessing for big farma. It is also a pay off for the money big pharma had spent on the political process. It is also a … Continue reading

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Tuition requirement for Florida GEDs cuts program

Anyone coming out of prison without a GED will have to face a couple of new realities. They will have to pay for their GEDs and also the availability of GED programs seems to be dropping because of the new … Continue reading

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Top Colombian drug trafficker captured

The most telling part of this arrest seems to be lost in the shuffle. There was a 5 million dollar reward for this guy and that he was repsonsible for shipping tons of cocaine to the US. These are big … Continue reading

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Court fund cuts draw warnings

This is an interesting situation. Where the size and staffing of the courts have been shrinking over the years, the number of men, women and children being sent to prison is growing. A good question is what if everyone refused … Continue reading

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Senate Moves To Allow Military To Intern Americans Without Trial

At first glance, this article seems a little over the top until you read into it. As a soldier of some 24 years, it was hammered into us over the years that we would not perform any police duties on … Continue reading

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Senate GOP Filibusters Justice Study: What’s Really Afoot

This is one of the most telling stories on the criminal justice complex. This is a triad of correction officers and uniformed police being one leg, while the second leg of the triad being the trial lawyers. The third and … Continue reading

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Doctors facing federal prescription drug charges still free to practice medicine

Talk about only doing half a job. It seems as if our law enforcement community is taking a rather cavilier attitude toward connecting the dots to reduce the illegal flow of legal prescription drugs to the public. The question boils … Continue reading

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How About Better Parents?

Schools are over rated and parents are most likely the single most critical link in the educational chain. Parents do not have to be well educated. They only need to support the child by tracking on homework, grades and providing … Continue reading

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Friday’s Deals May Not Be the Best

The myth of Black Friday is the stuff of ‘uban legends.’ For those getting out of prison and with precious little money around the holiday season, it pays to wait till December to do the Christmas shopping. “…. It is not … Continue reading

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Senate President Mike Haridopolos admitted he didn’t tell the truth

This photo of the President of the Florida Senate looks like a boy with his hands caught in the cookie jar. Not at all unlike former Gov. Rod Blagojevich of illinois. Makes you wonder if theye is not a lying … Continue reading

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