Monthly Archives: May 2012

FDR – demonstrably – knew how to protect our investments

FOCUS: Resurrecting Glass-Steagall “What just happened at J.P. Morgan – along with its leader’s cavalier dismissal followed by lame reassurance – reveals how fragile and opaque the banking system continues to be, why Glass-Steagall must be resurrected, and why the … Continue reading

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“Texas Wants To Drug a Prisoner So They Can Kill Him”

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Thanks, Okaloosa, for ignoring Grady Judd. Everyone should.

One Florida County Wisely Says No to Putting Children in Adult Jails | Southern Poverty Law Center “Last week, the Okaloosa Board of County Commissioners said “No, Thanks!” to placing children in adult jails. The commissioners wisely decided to leave … Continue reading

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Investigation, Lawsuit Expose Barbaric Conditions at For-Profit Youth Prison in Mississippi | Southern Poverty Law Center

“In the dry language typical of such reports, the DOJ investigators wrote that on February 27, 2010, “a youth melee resulted in the stabbing of several youth, as well as other types of physical injuries necessitating treatment at an outside … Continue reading

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David Protess: Texas Lawman to High Court: DNA Testing “Frivolous” in Death Penalty Case

“Frivolous? Excuse me? Decide for yourself whether this untested evidence from the crime scene, a triple homicide in a Panhandle home in 1993, is “frivolous.” A blood-spattered, sweat-stained windbreaker found two feet from the body of Twila Busby, who was … Continue reading

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Whatever you’re looking for … don’t come around here no more.

After dinner last night, I mentioned to my friends that those who are shy on fact and long on opinion have stayed away from my blog. My words apparently served as a cosmic invitation for a fact-challenged commenter to show … Continue reading

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Jacob’s Ladder: you-can’t-crush-this hope

Port St. Lucie man confesses to involvement in 1986 homicide of Vero Beach man » TCPalm.com “Years of having the incident on his mind made Kerry Arthur Jacob come forward. The 48-year-old Port St. Lucie man came to the St. … Continue reading

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