Monthly Archives: June 2013

It’s Official: Student Loan Rates Will Double Monday

You have to ask yourself just why is this happening. Especially so when the government can and did lend banks billions of dollars at less than one percent interest rate with none of the guarantees attached to student loans. The … Continue reading

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Corruption breeds corruption

I think this is a new in the mojo of this great country. “… Chicago’s next U.S. attorney faces a dilemma sprung from the twin evilsĀ  bedeviling America’s third-largest city. Should he zero in on Illinois’ deep pool of political … Continue reading

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Honduras stalls in efforts to clean up US-backed police widely seen as corrupt and brutal

Without a doubt, this is a window on what could be waiting for us if we don’t get our criminal justice system on track and kill the war on drugs. The corruption in the Honduran police force was so great … Continue reading

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The pipeline from the womb to the prison.

Seldom to I copy whole but this is just too but too important not to put it out there. What is not said here is that some 70 percent of the kids of women in prison will go to prison. … Continue reading

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Selling kids into prison

We know about this but the question is how many of these do we not know about? ‘Mark Ciavarella Jr, a 61-year old former judge in Pennsylvania, has been sentenced to nearly 30 years in prison for literally selling young … Continue reading

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Beyond the Brady Rule

This is a good article/editorial but it is dead on arrival. Prosecutors have an incredible strong lobby on the national level and it is a stepping stone to the state legislature in many states. The concept of punishment for prosecutorial … Continue reading

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Restoration of civil liberties

This one of the better stories I have seen concerning restoration of voter rights and especially so for those with non-violent felonies. However, lets be honest. Most states restore civil rights after a person has served their time. A few … Continue reading

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