Monthly Archives: June 2012

Why Can’t Ex-Felons Vote? washingtonpost.com

“As frank as I can be,” he said, “we’re opposed to [restoring voting rights] because felons don’t tend to vote Republican.” via Why Cant Ex-Felons Vote? washingtonpost.com. The 2004 WaPo article goes on to say, “According to one convincing study … Continue reading

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Needelman needles me back … part deux

When first needled by Needelman’s office, I was unaware that the 5.5-year-old, unsubstantied debt PennCredit was engaged to collect from me had been marked up 40%. There may be no other Florida court clerks engaging in usurious debt collection with … Continue reading

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Jimmy Carter: ” … our country can no longer speak with moral authority …”

America’s Shameful Human Rights Record – NYTimes.com “At a time when popular revolutions are sweeping the globe, the United States should be strengthening, not weakening, basic rules of law and principles of justice enumerated in the Universal Declaration of Human … Continue reading

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Take Action | FundEducationNow.org | Support the Florida School Boards Associations Resolution against High Stakes Testing

“In June, the Florida School Boards Association unanimously adopted a resolution against the use of high stakes testing. We support the Resolution and the clear message of hope it sends to families and children struggling to understand why a single … Continue reading

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Supreme Court upholds Maryland law ending prison-based gerrymandering; Huge victory for fair representation | Prisoners of the Census

Washington, DC – The U.S. Supreme Court today upheld the constitutionality of Maryland’s groundbreaking “No Representation Without Population Act,” which counts incarcerated people as residents of their legal home addresses for redistricting purposes. The 2010 law was a major civil … Continue reading

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No more mandatory juvenile life without parole

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Injustice not your problem? Ben Franklin has a few words for you.

Specifically … Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are. From Death Row to Exoneration: Fmr. Texas Prisoner Anthony Graves on Surviving Solitary Confinement Anthony Graves, former Texas death row prisoner … Continue reading

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The author offers actions to take to make justice more available and even-handed … while saving Floridians tons of tax dollars.

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CBS short on reporting ramifications of Detroit whisteblower suit.

Court Says Cop Can Bring Whistleblower Case Against Kwame Kilpatrick « CBS Detroit “A Detroit police officer who was demoted for investigating claims that former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick had a relationship with a ring of hit men has won a legal victory.The … Continue reading

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The Scam Wall Street Learned From the Mafia | Politics News | Rolling Stone

“The men and women who run these corrupt banks and brokerages genuinely believe that their relentless lying and cheating, and even their anti-competitive cartel­style scheming, are all legitimate market processes that lead to legitimate price discovery. In this lunatic worldview, … Continue reading

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