I feel fortunate to have received a book blurb for “Supermax Prison: Controlling the most dangerous criminals,” written by Terry Turchie, author of “Unabomber: How the FBI Broke Its Own Rules to Capture the Terrorist Ted Kaczynski. Special Agent Turchie is now retired, pursuing a writing career. Rarely does a book come along that trulyContinue reading “Book Blurb for Supermax Prison: Controlling the most dangerous criminals”
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Donald Trump, the Carnival Barker turned presidential candidate.
Each weekday I watch “Morning Joe” on MSNBC, hoping to catch a glimpse of intelligent conversation, and to jumpstart my brain. The debates oftentimes turn into verbal poop, but that’s okay, that’s to be expected. But I can’t take it anymore. It’s driving me crazy. Trump, Trump, Trump that’s all they talk about. I switchContinue reading “Donald Trump, the Carnival Barker turned presidential candidate.”
Thanks for the memories — Colbert and Stewart
A few months ago I lost one, and now I’m about to lose another; an empty feeling, but not like losing a family member, one of my closest friends, or God forbid, my dog. I’ve never shook their hand, exchanged hugs, or offered to be their facebook friend. I suppose I consider them my imaginaryContinue reading “Thanks for the memories — Colbert and Stewart”
Truth? You have to work at it. 2nd. Edition
Every election cycle is filled with thousands of political ads chocked full of deceit, half-truths, and the kitchen sink. Most of the time I click the mute button on my remote, waiting for the political garbage to disappear. But as bad as they are, they work. I thought it was time to rerun a blogContinue reading “Truth? You have to work at it. 2nd. Edition”
Count to ten before you speak — please.
It was the fall of 2002, the exact date I cannot recall, when I arrived at the Dwight Correctional Center for women. I had spent months interviewing Rita Nitz, an inmate convicted of first degree murder for her alleged participation in the shooting and decapitation of Michael Miley, a young gay man. I was neverContinue reading “Count to ten before you speak — please.”