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Why does the FL Department of Corrections classify Hispanics as white?

  Pick any common Hispanic last name and run it through the Florida Department of Corrections database, and you’ll find the same thing. My best guess at explaining this monumental deceit is twofold: 1) it allows the immediate transfer upon … Continue reading

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Peace on Earth? Not if the media can help it.

UN Human Rights Committee Finds US in Violation on 25 Counts … To be tortured, spied on, unjustly imprisoned, put in solitary confinement, indefinitely detained, extrajudicially killed by the state, racially profiled, deprived of a home and criminalized for being … Continue reading

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FL gerrymandered districts only part of the election-stealing story

Read here: The trove of redistricting documents the Florida GOP fought to keep secret – SaintPetersBlog On a quiet Sunday before Thanksgiving, and Black Friday only days away, Florida politicos received a wonderful early Christmas present. With the release of … Continue reading

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Cloudy Germany trusts solar; sunny Florida “blind trusts” natural gas

Gov. Scott had stake in pipeline firm whose $3 billion venture he and his appointees backed – Florida – MiamiHerald.com “The Legislature makes it easy for officials to get away with conflicts of interest through loopholes in the ethics code,” … Continue reading

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Rick Scott’s third strike on racism?

Not a Gentleman, but Still an Officer… State Attorney Protects Prosecutor’s Offensive Remarks about Sonia Sotomayor | Dímelo Assistant State Attorney Kenneth Lewis, a prosecutor from Orlando, wrote a series of offensive posts on his Facebook page where he accused … Continue reading

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FL isn’t “arbitrarily” prosecuting children as adults. It’s deliberate. And it’s Jim Crow.

US: Florida Arbitrarily Prosecuting Children as Adults | Human Rights Watch (Tallahassee) – Every year, the state of Florida arbitrarily and unfairly prosecutes hundreds of children as adults, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. If convicted, these … Continue reading

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Q. Why does Florida try so many teens as adults? A. Jim Crow.

Governor Rick Scott destroyed predecessor Charlie Crist’s inexpensive and just semi-automated felon rights restoration process for one reason only – to keep persons of color ineligible to vote. It now takes a minimum of five years to even begin the … Continue reading

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