Category: INMATES & POLITICS

“Political Reform” by Gerald Bates

When are the Governor’s in this country going to realize that they can’t just appoint friends and political supporters to run agencies with out any oversight? Take parole boards for example. Here, in the Commonwealth we’ve seen how bad the lack of oversight can be! Just compare the […]

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The grosses brutality is practiced within our Penal Institutions in America. by Ronald Johnson

Prisoners are abused,ill fed, ill cared for,ill medical care here in Kansas,and further criminalized by mixing youths,who are not criminal ay heart, with harden men whose very souls aresteeped in crime and degrading practices. Governments “fram” out prisonersto self seeking contractors who are notrestricted in their practices and […]

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DEMOCRACY? by Sean Swain

After I first ran for Ohio Governor, do you know what the fascist fart-goblins of the Ohio General Assembly did? They passed a law that anyone in prison cannot take public office, which disqualifies me from becoming governor from prison. It disqualifies me even if the majority of […]

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Gun Control By: Joshua Hyatt

Are you ready for some controversy? Let’s talk guns. Now I’m going to hit a lot of points and there may be a few points where I might sound like a democrat but trust me, I’m not! I just see things from different viewpoints. I’ve been watching the […]

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GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN by Sean Swain

This past week the United States government was in the midst of a shutdown. The government was closed. Everybody in the media was talking about how catastrophic this is, that lawmakers cannot agree on a budget and also cannot agree on a “continuing resolution” that keeps the government […]

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POLITICS IN PRISON

I’m talking about actual politics (like what is happening in the presidential race), rather than “prison politics” (like what the latest gossip on the yard is). I always here the same thing from the people who like Donald Trump: he says what he means without fear. Yes, well, […]

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TRUMP AS PRESIDENT

I’ve been reading about the 60s and the Cuban Missile Crisis. I can only imagine how insane it must have been, Kennedy and those leaders trying to avoid a nuclear war that would end civilization, possibly ruin the planet for centuries. And then I was thinking: Imagine if […]

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PRESIDENT TRUMP?

It’s the day of the Iowa caucuses, and Donald Trump seems poised to begin a run that will make him the Republican nominee, and possibly the president. Is this really happening? Trump is the distillation of the worst aspects of American politics. He shamelessly offers nothing but empty […]

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TRUMP AND POPULISM

So Donald Trump said that he would stop American companies from building plants in other countries by imposing a big tax on the products they want to sell in America (in specific, he was talking about Ford opening a plant in Mexico). I don’t know whether he’s aware […]

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LIBERAL PRISON REFORM

There seems to be a common liberal idea that us prisoners are “victims” of our environments, that people commit crimes because they were placed in situations where it was their only option. With all due respect to these people, who are often genuine individuals trying to do good […]

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