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.@FLGovScott: Convince your Cabinet/ClemencyBoard to reinstate @CharlieCrist’s #FelonRightsRestorationProcess, retroactively

When Charlie Crist was Florida’s Governor, I cheered his better decisions – like semi-automatic felon rights restoration – even though some of his darker decisions often left me sobbing and others left open wounds. After reading his notes about rights … Continue reading

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Julie Jones is no @FL_Corrections crusader

The Miami Herald’s article, “The education of Julie Jones, Florida’s prisons chief” was one-sided. It neglected to question Rick Scott’s choice of Jones to head the Florida Department of Corrections in the face of the unresolved controversies of her leadership … Continue reading

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Another caged bird that can no longer sing …

Inmate’s Death Under Investigation | Bradenton, FL Patch A 23-year-old woman is dead following a Monday suicide attempt at the Manatee County Jail. According to a statement from Sheriff Brad Steube, the woman was found hanging from the top of … Continue reading

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

    [Update 3/10/15: I have located what seems to be a directly related Brave New Films video on YouTube, and am adding it here. It assists in being able to follow the money.] Pick any common Hispanic last name … 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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