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Obamacare’s Medicaid Expansion May Lower Prison Costs: Study

Talk about taking the cost emphasis out of prison reform. Makes ya wonder just how many hands were in the pie that wrote the Affordable Care Act. I talked to one congressman in office at the time and he said … Continue reading

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Curbing antibiotics on farms taking too long

This is good case in point on the cold hearted bottom line taking precedent. Routine use of antibiotics makes some bacteria stronger and resistant to treatment. When those hardier bugs infect a person, antibiotics might no longer work. Last month, … Continue reading

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FDA wants restrictions on hydrocodone painkillers

You have to ask yourself just who makes money off of the most extensively prescribed pain killer in the nation. The when you look at the profit margin from this drug as a class III drug and the easy access … Continue reading

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Harsh Sentences Are Killing the Jury Trial

My question to any one out there is: Have you ever seen a politician go to jail for a mandatory drug sentence. To the best of my memory, they plead a ‘oh so sorry and its off to rehab. ‘…This … Continue reading

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Meggs: Winston could come “in very near future”

I grew up in a world where law enforcement was depicted by Dragnet and the Defense was characterized by Perry Mason and in a sense that remained by vision till I was about 45 when I moved to Gainesville to … Continue reading

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Woman in controversial Stand Your Ground case out on bond

Woman in controversial Stand Your Ground case out on bond

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Should a split jury be able to recommend death penalty?

Welcome to the stone ages. “…Florida law requires only a simple majority, meaning a 7-5 vote could send Morris to┬áDeath Row. Florida and Alabama are the only two states in the country that don’t require a unanimous jury to recommend … Continue reading

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