Category Archives: Rural Poverty Program

Lawyers: Polk County guards abused teen inmates

This is not just a Polk County problem but a symbol of the culture of Florida politics and crimenal justice. Lawyers: Polk County guards abused teen inmates and then go back a year or so and you will find the same … Continue reading

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Police: Fla. boy, 13, killed 2-year-old brother

A child comes into this world trusting and ready to learn. Florida is one state that has no concern for those kids that will never get to the starting blocks of life. Its social welfare funding rates at the bottom … Continue reading

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2,527 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) employees and co-conspirators convicted of corruption and other criminal misconduct

What I have done here is to take a paragraph out of each of the articles cited over the last couple of weeks to see what the trends, patterns and themes are that arise from them.   What emerges is … Continue reading

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Prisons

This is a short and focused film clip on prisons. However, the most interesting part is at the end where the viewer can see the organizations that came together to support the film clip.

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Too High to Fail: Cannabis and the New Green Economic Revolution

 From the New York Times to Amazon.com the theme is finding expression time and time again. The war on drugs is not only a failure but has grown a police state that has no real function other than to be … Continue reading

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FOP announces endorsements

 This is the police making their voices and power felt. FOP announces endorsements Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at 12:41 by Chris Curry   The Fraternal Order of Police Gator Lodge 67 has announced the following endorsements in the races for … Continue reading

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PBA announces endorsements

 This is going to be an interesting experiment: Track the effectiveness of BPA endorsements. In this case, it also mentions those that they withheld endorsements. In the south, the PBA and associated law enforcements organizations are important political players. In … Continue reading

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