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michael-seidel's picture
I'm free, I recognize with a little surprise partially through my meditation.  I'm free. Different freedoms exist and I've always enjoy those freedoms.  My freedom has come from the emotional and intellectual cells and prisons built in my mind.  I was the construction crew for some...
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Empire on the Platte, by Richard Crabb     If this post’s title confuses or leads astray, I’m sorry. Nebraskan Burt Sell, a home-grown historian, provided much of author Crabb’s fodder for this book, by the author’s admission information important to the tale. And a great tale it is....
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 At birth, we were given a promise. That promise contained joy, serenity, optimism, the achieving of all our goals and dreams and many other blessings. No one was born bad. No one was born neurotic, fearful, suicidal, depressed or addicted to anything. We were born pure and whole; we were good...
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  From R. Barri Flowers, award winning criminologist and internationally bestselling author of THE SEX SLAVE MURDERS and MURDER AT THE PENCIL FACTORY, comes a riveting new true crime short, DEAD AT THE SADDLEWORTH MOOR: The Crimes of Serial Killers Ian Brady and Myra Hindley.    ...
pam-chun's picture
In 1981, our no-frills flight from Hong Kong on a Russian air craft flew us direct to Beijing. The only locals on our flight were Chinese soldiers with Northern faces, heavy dark brows, square jaws, and scowling visages.  When we landed, they whipped on their long fur-lined army coats which...
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Broken Allegiance: Mark Young I pledge allegiance to the gang that I will never divulge their secrets, codes or go against their creed. I will stay loyal and committed to the superiors or leaders of this gang or the consequences will be of my own making. When two young people skirt off to an old...
michael-j-bowler's picture
Are kids in America disposable like everything else in this society? Let’s face it, we’re a throwaway country. We don’t fix things anymore; we just discard them and make or buy new ones. As a high school teacher for twenty-five years and a volunteer within many venues, most notably the juvenile...
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http://www.amazon.com/Sick-Justice-Inside-American-Gulag/dp/1612344879/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1377385949&sr=1-2 http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/sick-justice-ivan-g-goldman/1113838487?ean=9781612344874    
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http://www.dsmilton.com/2013/07/california-prison-hunger-strikes/    California Prison Hunger Strike   As I write this, a hunger strike of some proportion is spreading through California’s prisons. It is the largest strike of its type in the history of the state, involving thirty...
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I don't make any of this up, you know. [DE] * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Guantanamo Frowned on John Grisham Books By JESS BRAVIN The military prison at Guantanamo Bay makes sure that the suspected terrorists it houses don't receive dangerous materials—things like weapons, narcotics and, of...