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Prisons & Jails

FROM MY CORNER: A Shaman Storms Congress

Howell Hurst American News, Education, People Politics, Prisons & Jails, Terrorism, War and Organized Mayhem

The Congressional attack image making the most lasting impression this week was the shirtless boy in a bear-pelt headdress with bison horns. What will likely happen to this self-proclaimed “Shaman?” When he is convicted (the most probable consequence of his escapade) he will probably take up residence in one of our privately-owned, for-profit prisons. There,… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER, Corporate Immigrant Felons

Howell Hurst American News, Corporate Avarice, Economy & Finance, Prisons & Jails, Racism, Refugees

In case you’ve not noticed, not far back the United States didn’t jail immigrants. Judges allowed those claiming refugee status to be free in America as their cases were scheduled for review and decisions. It was a humane and rational system.  Then Fidel Castro had a brainstorm: he would allow any Cubans wanting to go… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: Machiavelli Revisited

Howell Hurst American News, Defense Spending, Defense vs Diplomacy, Defining Trump, People Politics, Prisons & Jails, Racism, Trump

FROM MY CORNER Machiavelli Revisited The American people are following a man with the political instincts of a rattle snake and the prophetic vision of an ox. Professing belief in a Christian God, he exploits the vulnerability of families desperately seeking shelter from other rattle snakes. He literally takes thousands of children from their parents,… continue reading »

Narcissistic Sociopath (“NS”) Report

Howell Hurst American News, Defining Trump, People Politics, Prisons & Jails, Racism, Trump

FROM MY CORNER The Narcissistic Sociopath (“NS”) has not yet declared war on and attacked North Korea. Perhaps he is having second thoughts. Otherwise, his relentless verbal confrontation with the entire world continues, although temporarily fairly calm. Lately, all he has done is totally misinterpret certain United Kingdom Crime reports as being caused by nationwide… continue reading »