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Amazing things prison inmates make behind bars

June 9, 2014
There are three types of prisons: state, privately funded, and federal. In the federal system, the levels of security are minimum, medium, maximum, and supermax. An inmate's security level depends on their crime, history, medical needs, psychological needs...

Kevin Spacey wants stalker sent to prison

May 16, 2014
ActorKevin Spaceywants a federal judge to send the woman convicted of stalking him to prison. The woman was convicted of sending Spacey electronic messages threatening to shoot, torture and disembowel him.Linda Louise Culkin, 55, was...

The shocking truth about sexual assault

May 9, 2014
Few Americans know the shocking truth about sexual assault. Numbers of reported sexual assaults continue to rise and it seems scandals involving high-profile individuals never go away. Still, none of this should come as a shock. No, the most...

Orange is the New Black, really a puddle jump

May 6, 2014
Orange is the New Black, but reallyKPFA had the author Piper Kerman, of Orange is the New Black on their program and she reported a startling figure. Kerman said that women in prison, state and federal, has been...

The deluge of oppression

April 20, 2014
I once wrote about Psalms 23:5 “You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.” Perhaps too optimistically, I wrote when I get to heaven...