Monthly Archives: December 2012

Video shows girl, 15, battered in Florida juvenile prison

So you think this is something unusual. I will and do argue that it is business as usual. It is business as usual because it is in the politicians best interest to promote/ignore this or it would not be that … Continue reading

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Drive On by Johnny Cash

Every once in a while it is good to revisit the past to see the price we pay when we send the cream of the nations youth into harms way and then neglect them when they return. I encourage you … Continue reading

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Johnny Cash Jacob Green

Its a good song but more importantly is true and speaks to a reality that should not be ignored. When good men and women do nothing this has and will come to pass.

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For Lesser Crimes, Rethinking Life Behind Bars

Not sure if it is insanity or stupidity but for sure it makes for lots of employment opportunities for the criminal justice complex.  ‘…“Even though you have been involved in drugs and drug dealing,” Judge Vinson told Ms. George, “your … Continue reading

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HSBC fined for Cuba, other transactions

This is a game that banks play when participating in money laundering activities. Banks know the law. ‘…The British bank HSBC will pay $1.26 billion to settle U.S. charges of laundering Mexican drug money and another $665 million for violating … Continue reading

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Neuroimaging of meditation’s effect on brain reactivity to pain

This is an old study (2008) but it is one of the few I have seen that is as clear on the reduction of pain. The units of measure are totally alien to me as I am used to Jon … Continue reading

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The Brain Drain of Inactivity

Truely, I don’t there is anything new here but I am surprised that it took so long for science to figure out how measure or what measurements to use. ‘…This is the first study linking children’s fitness to both improved … Continue reading

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