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Why would anyone trust a government that is fascist, racist and white supremacist? Then permit them seal a border with a wall.
An Awful Demonstration of Cruelty, Timidity, and Aversion to Change. Normal indicators suggest that Criminal Justice Reform (CJR) is not among priorities even on the Trump administration’s D- list. One might rightly conclude that the time and money expended so far, is either to appease the system’s critics or foot-drag the issue to 2020. Some […]
Well there goes Ohio lawmakers again. I am convinced that the time is near for mental health evaluations to be a factor in qualifying for candidate status. Possibly an internship requirement too. Okay, well anything that would help them understand the limits of their jobs. Savings would be time, taxpayers dollars, and most of all […]
Is Gov Rick Scott a Medieval King or a Demigod?
Thorough manipulation of Restoration of Voting Rights, he enhances his chances to Senate by being the sole authority in the process.
Police Union Boycotting Nike
I Used to Like Joy Reid By Leyland A. King, MS. April 29, 2018 (C) First came the whispered rumors about statements, supposedly on their way to haunt and destroy Ms. Joy Reid and her professional standing. I swooned among shock, disbelief and grief. I remembered Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry and Tamron Hall. I waited for […]
Today it’s Starbucks’ turn for caustic opprobrium. It’s their turn to be piñata of the day, because there were more decent customers than others, in the coffeehouse, and a woman was adroit enough to use the most feared weapon in America -a cellphone. I’m not worried about the two Black men victimized. They are smart […]
After twenty years in child protective services. I thought I’d seen it all. Every kind of cruelty perpetrated on young boys and girls, I have investigated. This post is deliberately short, only because I feel compelled to add my voice in protest concerning Alabama Republican Candidate Roy Moore. I do understand that the allegations of […]
Everyone has his version of the truth but seldom share it. Whether it’s the taste, the smell or whatever, the ugly thing can help you lose friends and create bitter enemies. I wonder if it’s because once acknowledged, the truth will not leave until you do or stop doing, a particular wrong. Our criminal justice […]
By Leyland A. King September 30, 2017 After centuries of arduous work to give me freedom by saving me, I beg of you, please stop. Stop! The fact is, that when there is any rescuing done at all, the beneficiary is only you. For centuries! Heavenly inspired you were, to rescue my body from the […]
Today, like many Americans, I took the time to witness the Senate Intelligence Committee at work. They did their inquiry as best they could, under the circumstances. By under the circumstances, I mean their determined efforts to get to the truth of various, potentially criminal matters affecting the Trump Administration, only to be stymied by […]
Citizens elect their representative government. They authorize officials to execute, commute, grant clemency among other perceived roles. Capital Punishment is unlawful.
The criminal justice system is corrupt, has failed citizens and cannot be reformed.
Abolish Prisons except for the incorrigibly
“Verily, poor as we are in democracy, how can we give of it to the world. Emma Goldman 1869-1940 Writer, Anarchist, Feminist
By Leyland A. King Monday, July 30, 2016 Nothing impeded traffic-flow on I-4 East bound just after sunset, that late summer’s Friday. Irving Welles, age twenty-four, college grad, was headed home after work, thinking ordinary thoughts in the midst of routine driving. His family was awaiting his arrival for dinner. Had there been a traffic […]
It was Sojourner Truth (1787-1883) who, her patience worn thin, famously said “If women want any rights more than they’s got, why don’t they just take them and not be talking about it”. This is usually the place where the debaters, soi disant theorists and the attention starved, step in to impress us with demands […]