Tag Archives: Marissa Alexander

#PrisonIndustrialComplex – the home version

The Quiet Horrors of House Arrest, Electronic Monitoring, and Other Alternative Forms of Incarceration | Mother Jones With nearly four million people on probation in this country, what an increasingly “offender-funded” system would look like is coming into focus: state … 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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Why CNN cares what Matt Gaetz thinks about Stand Your Ground?

Florida Republican Matt Gaetz: SYG, Mugshots, Privilege, And Hypocrisy – Beach Peanuts But as it turns out, notoriety is about the worst consequence Gaetz, now 31, has faced from the DUI arrest. He didn’t have his license suspended for a … Continue reading

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Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd has no ground to stand on re Stand Your Ground

Florida sheriffs: Keep ‘Stand your ground’ as written | FLORIDA TODAY | floridatoday.com The Florida Sheriff’s Association is no longer neutral on the state’s controversial “stand your ground” law. Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd, the new president of the association, … Continue reading

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Governor Rick Scott; a taker and a faker, not a mover and a shaker

Ditto for U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder. The two are in lockstep on burying wrongful convictions. Any “hard looks” at Stand Your Ground will predictably be with blinders on. From: Susan Chandler Date: June 12, 2012 12:02:23 PM EDT To: … Continue reading

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