Monthly Archives: January 2012

Its the death penalty again

 Don’t know if anybody was every curious about the death certificate of a person that has been executed by the state but is more often than not listed as Homicide. Legal homicide that is. However, it is not a homicide … Continue reading

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Truth Be Told

This is an incredible organization that is right on target. My only wish is that I had the time and energy to help. Anyone out there with a little available time would be well served to organize a like program … Continue reading

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The military as a civil police force

The power to incarcerate men, women and children in military prisons is just plain bad business for a number of reasons. I say this based on my experience as an enlisted marine for 8 years and as an officer in … Continue reading

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Captive jobs

This is today’s editorial from the Gainesville Sun and speaks with great clarity to what I have been mumbling about for the last two days in my posts. However, Ron brings it down to a very clear point in oh … Continue reading

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Being alive and on the road

This morning, got up and it was 36 degrees outside. Had two classes to teach at Lowell CI and the first one was at 0900. My sole source of transportation is a motorcycle. Know full well that 36 degrees on … Continue reading

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Florida to close 11 correctional facilities (Part 2)

 Been thinking about why they were closing all these prisons and have come to the conclusion that what has happened is the state of Florida read the ‘tea leaves’ wrong and overbuilt the number of prisons required. Yes, they do … Continue reading

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Florida to close 11 correctional facilities

This is going to be a challenging excercise in double speak. I have only done some stubby pencil math and at this stage don’t know that it is worth more of an effort. However, did come to a couple of … Continue reading

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