Monthly Archives: November 2011

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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Prison Culture

This is a blog with a point of view that many would consider a rant. However provacative this rant is there are points raised that are well worth considering. Prison Culture

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Sheriff’s latest weapon: The Rook

When I see an article like this, I wonder: in a community where the economic engines are medicine, education and government and the population is 250,000 of which 80,000 are among the brightest and best of youth of Florida, just … Continue reading

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Juvenile Justice: Too Young for Life in Prison?

This is most likely the best description I have ever seen of Juvenal Justice in the US: “…”The juvenile justice system has been ‘reinvented’ in the image of the adult criminal justice system,” Robert Schwartz, co-founder of the Juvenile Law … Continue reading

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Editorial: Juvenile justice Jailing youths as adults adds to woes

Common sense is not so common.  “….Mixing youths with adults, especially without schooling and rehabilitation, can produce ill-educated, hardened criminals just waiting to happen. It leads to a documented cycle of recidivism, usually beginning soon after the youth’s release. It’s … Continue reading

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