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Archive for February 2010

Furthest From the Truth

February 28, 2010

I watched this story on CBS that pissed me off and affirmed my persistent call for public officials, prosecutors and white people to be arrested and incarcerated for executing gross injustices upon people of color—especially me—in their versions of “bringing the wrong-doers to justice.” They’re doing what’s best for our country…nothing could be further from the truth.

Misdirected Fear

February 5, 2010

It’s clear that certain people in my country are falling short on common sense. Many are advocating the prevention of formerly-convicted persons from gaining employment, in particular, with the Census Bureau. In on-line blogs, they’re saying, “They (convicted felons) will take your social security number…” Don’t they know people who AREN’T felons (bankers) are stealing your information? They have, in many forums, used the fear of “having a felon knock on your door” as their chief talking-point. Really, Google it! I find their fear-mongering as unfounded and without merit…here’s why.