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@AP still thinks we need to have opinions on facts … #AreThereHats?

AP-GfK Poll: Most back Obama plan to raise investment taxes WASHINGTON (AP) — The rich aren’t taxed enough and the middle class is taxed too much. As for your taxes, you probably think they’re too high as well. Those are … Continue reading

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@NationalBar applauds Baltimore police chief for requesting federal investigation

[Personal note: recently, I read a couple of reporters disparaging remarks about printing information from press releases that weren’t vetted. I often print un-vetted press releases, because I’m aware that what passes for “vetting” by the majority of mainstream reporters … Continue reading

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@AP: @FLGovScott appoints insider to lead Dept of Corrections

Florida governor names new chief for prisons | The Miami Herald When she retired last May, [Julie] Jones received a lump sum retirement payment of nearly $622,000. She will also start receiving regular retirement payments of $9,730 starting in May … Continue reading

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@FLGovScott commits the ultimate unreasonable act in #CriminalizingMentalIllness

Florida man executed for stepdaughters slaying – LeaderHerald.com | News, Sports, Jobs, Community – The Leader Herald “Im very sorry for the hurt and pain I have caused you all of these years,” Banks said. “Year after year I have … Continue reading

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.@AP endorses @FLGovScott’s useless FL DoC ombudsman … expect more #DeadInmates

                  Florida prison officials hire ombudsman | The Miami Herald MIAMI Florida prison officials said Friday that theyre hiring an ombudsman to oversee the treatment of mentally ill inmates in the wake … Continue reading

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Who sent up AZ trial balloon for new #PrisonIndustrialComplex revenue stream? @AP??

Arizona picks company to review Wood execution PHOENIX AP – The Arizona Department of Corrections has chosen a firm to review its investigation of the nearly two-hour execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood … The department is not commenting while the … Continue reading

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AP: FDLE to oversee FL DoC. Yeah, that’ll work. NOT.

Florida corrections officials vow reforms Department of Corrections Secretary Mike Crews said Tuesday [8/19/14] that news stories report the agency has “fallen short in specific instances with regard to facility leadership, safety, security, training and services for mentally ill inmates.” … Continue reading

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