Monthly Archives: January 2013

$4b fine OK’d by judge in BP spill

London-based oil giant plead guilty to manslaughter charges for the deaths of 11 rig workers and pay a record $4 billion in penalties.The judge said the $4 billion criminal settlement is ‘‘just punishment’’ for BP, even though the company could … Continue reading

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How Is Life Outside After Being in Prison for Over 20 Years?

But even though the world is different from the time before my troubles with the criminal justice system, I wouldn’t characterize the world as having gone mad. It’s just different. I was born in 1964, and I grew up during … Continue reading

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Prison Population Can Shrink When Police Crowd Streets

This is just a teaser but the article will certainly provoke some thought: ‘….As the American prison population has doubled in the past two decades, the city has been a remarkable exception to the trend: the number of its residents … Continue reading

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Obama’s nomination of Mary Jo White reveals the president still isn’t serious about cracking down on big banks

Now this is Chicago politics at its best. Our president earned his political spurs in Mayor Daley’s Chicago school of politics. It is this school of politics that has one of if not the highest murder rates in the nation … Continue reading

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Holder begins gun-control push

There is something wrong with this picture: our government permits weapons sales to the Mexican Cartels and takes them away from the citizens. I wonder what the subtext is on this.  Holder begins gun-control push No one cared when those … Continue reading

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Political Corruption at its best in black and white

What do the likes of Wal-Mart, Lockheed, Citi and Duke Energy? They all have major actions pending that will require federal intervention. Obama has rolled over all the unspent campaign money into a 501(c)4 is soliciting financing from major corporations that … Continue reading

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Morgan Stanley Bankers Sold Off ‘Shitbag’ CDOs With ‘Nuclear’ Capabilities To Clients: Emails

‘…..But at the same time, as Frontline reporter Martin Smith noted in an online chat today, many of the whistleblowers Frontline contacted had not been approached by the government for years, suggesting it was not exactly eager to bring charges…’  … Continue reading

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Is Facebook envy making you miserable?

This is not a Facebook problem but a basic  communication problem exacerbated by technology. Einstein got it over 50 years ago and we have yet to get it and act on it today. This is truly a sad thing because … Continue reading

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The Best Government Money Can Buy

Mark Twain once said: we had The Best Government Money Can Buy . I guess nothing has changed.  ‘..Three out of four dollars spent in the 2012 election cycle skirted the state’s campaign caps, streaming into political committees where there … Continue reading

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Group wants private prisons to rehab Fla. inmates

Prisons are about money and the only questions is who gets the money. The article makes it very clear that too many people have dogs invested in this fight to serve anyone well.Group wants private prisons to rehab Fla. inmates … Continue reading

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