Monday, April 14, 2008

A "Free" America?

“For some groups, the incarceration numbers are especially startling,” the report said. “While one in 30 men between the ages of 20 and 34 is behind bars, for black males in that age group the figure is one in nine.”

The racial disparity for women also is stark. One of every 355 white women aged 35 to 39 is behind bars, compared with one of every 100 black women in that age group.

The largest percentage increase - 12 percent - was in Kentucky, where Gov. Steve Beshear highlighted the cost of corrections in his budget speech last month. He noted that the state’s crime rate had increased only about 3 percent in the past 30 years, while the state’s inmate population has increased by 600 percent…

Record-high ratio of Americans in prison
By DAVID CRARY - AP National Writer
Thursday, February 28, 2008

For the first time in U.S. history, more than one of every 100 adults is in jail or prison, according to a new report documenting America’s rank as the world’s No. 1 incarcerator. It urges states to curtail corrections spending by placing fewer low-risk offenders behind bars.

The above [found here]

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I used to own these Connecticut properties, 2 I had fixed up from a boarded up condition, spending years and 100's of thousands of dollars:

I proposed Civilian Oversight of Police to Stafford Springs Connecticut State Senators Guglielmo and former State Rep. Mordasky, and I was then put on the Connecticut State Police, "Secret Enemies List" and the head of Troop C, now Colonel Thomas Davoren, allegedly offered Barbara Sattal $10,000 to set me up for a police beating, false arrest, and imprisonment. [post]

For resisting being beaten up in my dark driveway at 5 Church St. Stafford Springs, Connecticut, using pepper spray to end the beating I was taking, I was sentenced to a year in prison by Judge Jonathan Kaplan.

Ritt Goldstein proposed Civilian Oversight of Police to the Connecticut Judiciary Committee Legislators in Hartford. He soon thereafter fled the US seeking political asylum in Sweden, so terrorized by Connecticut Police. [Ritt Goldstein video "Under Siege"]

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I, Steven G. Erickson, interview Elena Sassower of in this video:

Back in January this video was shot to encourage federal authorities to look into now former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, Senator Hillary Clinton, and the New York Times for election rigging.

We wanted the financial dealings of Hillary Clinton and Eliot Spitzer invesigated.


Anonymous Ollie said...

Actually, unions are the power brokers of the state of Connecticut. They wield it with supreme precision and get their people elected (except the gov….and he/she–since 95–then more than not, caves to them).

Follow the money, right?

So go see and who paid out the candidates most seats in Hartford. It ain’t joe little guy, it’s a a union boss and most Democrats do their bidding at any call, because thats who can stop them from being relected. Their constiuents? It’s the shaft for them.

And if you don’t want to follow the cash, ask that guy working for a campaign for his union card. He might not cough it up but he knows he has to give an ‘in-kind’ contribution.

How bout reforming binding arbitration–which drives up local property taxes big time. Nope, nevah gonna happen. Most politicians in Hartford pay it lip service and lip service only.

Don’t worry about Ragaglia. Her ex-husband’s now out having his revenge against the nasty people that gave his wife a job. He’s helping get the other party elected to office.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008 8:03:00 AM  

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