Tag Archives: Rick Scott

Gemma’s journey: to hell and back … repeatedly

Mentally ill in solitary: ‘We’re not addressing the problem, we’re making it worse’ After her son tore off his penis with his bare hands in his cell, Gemma Pena thought Florida’s prison authorities might see his illness. They’d see he … Continue reading

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.@TheJusticeDept: Do something about #LoveFL CIG Miguel’s f*ck-off form letters

The Miami Herald’s coverage of deadly officer-on-inmate violence within Florida prisons began with their verifying inmate Harold Hempstead’s claim that mentally ill inmate Darren Rainey had been scalded to death in June of 2012 by Dade Correctional Institution officers in … Continue reading

Posted in #BeatenToDeath, #CagedCrusader, #ColorOfLaw, #CruelAndUnusualPunishment, #DeadInmates, #GassedToDeath, #LoveFL, Caged Crusader, Color of Law, Darren Rainey, Florida Department of Corrections, Harold Hempstead, Richard Mair, Rick Scott, William Dillon, Wilton Dedge | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Ireland refuses to extradite, calls out US on inhumane solitary confinement

Irish High Court Bars Extradition of Terror Suspect to U.S., Citing Inhumanity of Solitary Confinement Loaded on April 1, 2016 by Derek Gilna published in Prison Legal News April, 2016, page 60 Filed under: War on Terror, Immigration, Control Units. … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day? Maybe next year. Maybe not.

Published on Apr 22, 2016 A RIVER ON FIRE! Gas explodes from Australian river near fracking site. I was shocked by force of the explosion when I tested whether gas boiling through the Condamine River, Qld was flammable. So much … Continue reading

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Julie Brown on conditions at Lowell Correctional Institution

Please take the time to listen to Miami Herald reporter Julie Brown discuss the appalling conditions that she discovered at a Florida women’s prison from the link below. Ms. Brown is well known and respected for her articles concerning suspicious … Continue reading

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.@POTUS: Don’t leave it the Starbucks lady to hold @FLGovScott accountable

Published on Apr 6, 2016 Thom Hartmann shares a clip of Florida Governor Rick Scott getting cussed out by a woman at the Starbucks he just happened to walk in to, over his refusal to expand Medicaid in his state. … Continue reading

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Yes, there was another suspicious death at Dade CI

Unfortunately, the tip I wrote about on March 23rd was correct: 45-year-old Anthony Vidal’s March 11th death is now of record on the Florida Department of Corrections’ Inmate Mortality webpage for Dade Correctional Institution. That Vidal’s death is under investigation … Continue reading

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