What can we do when we find that ‘Public Safety’ isn’t safe, and doesn’t serve the public? On my drive in to work this morning there was a segment playing on NPR concerning the long awaited closure of Guantanamo Bay. The reporter stated that an amazing thing occurred at this facility. The treatment of the … Continue reading Public Safety?
You know the jokes...they all start with 'Why do...' and they're pretty funny, and completely true. But when it comes to people, hurting other people, because they can... well that's a different matter. And it doesn't make me laugh. Bail was created, not to punish those arrested with fines they can never repay, or to … Continue reading Because they can.
It's amazing how many people are offended by the word 'ignorant'. Ignorant does not mean 'stupid', yet it is used identically often these days. I was IGNORANT. Blissfully so, until this happened to my family. I wish we were still ignorant. The thing I find offensive is not that the public doesn't KNOW about what … Continue reading Educating the Ignorant
Jace best friend Simon (yes, the same Simon who told the judge Jace can be really stupid!) is the inspiration for the theme of this post. We just received today, via Jace appeals attorney Skyler Brett, notice that the prosecution has conceded that Jace constitutional rights were violated when he did not agree to a … Continue reading Where? I don’t see it!
This week we received news from our friend in Florida. Our friend was arrested under a similar illegal proactive sex sting. He was enticed and entrapped as so many innocent men have been, and are still being, by law enforcement who say they are 'keeping us safe'. Just a new scheme for the MOB's 'protection … Continue reading A small victory