Category Archives: Prison and Jails

NYC inmate almost as costly as Ivy League tuition

The opening sentence says it all. ”  New York is indeed an expensive place, but experts say that alone doesn’t explain a recent report that found the city’s annual cost per inmate was $167,731 last year — nearly as much … Continue reading

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Fight to the Death

The article points out that some 1,700 men and women have been executed by the state. Makes ya wonder how many were executed without just cause. That is if there is such a thing as just cause. Fight to the … Continue reading

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Dallas County Now Has Its Very Own Bulletproof, “Mine-Protected” Military SUV

Dallas County Now Has Its Very Own Bulletproof, “Mine-Protected” Military SUV Give them a toy and they will have to play with it. The problem is that you put a toy like this on the streets and there are apt … Continue reading

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New Metric for Colleges: Graduates’ Salaries

This is a more realistic measurement of what the college graduate faces on graduation. ‘…PayScale’s rankings are just one manifestation of a growing nationwide movement toward quantifying the outcomes of college education based on economic factors like income and employment. … Continue reading

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ACT: Third of high school grads not college ready

There are 10,000 ways to put spin on this but the bottom line is teachers are not teaching and parents are not parenting. ‘…The ACT  reported that 31 percent of all high school graduates tested were not   ready for any … Continue reading

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Big Bird, Cookie Monster visits Lowell prison

  ‘….No, the “Sesame Street” characters weren’t serving time. They were helping inmates who have young children back home. The Florida Department of Corrections’s Region II sponsored a Sesame Street Workshop, “Little Children, Big Challenges: Incarceration,” during family visitation time … Continue reading

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Inside El Salvador’s secretive prison pits where notorious gangs are crammed together like livestock in cells the size of a shed

The fuel and has ignited the current round of violence is the voracious appetite of the giant to the North for illegal drugs. Yes, there are a ton of cultural, economic, political and religious factors that have laid the ground work … Continue reading

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