My 1st incounter with l.a.’z finest

By Moorbey [ Editor’s Note: Moorbey’z Blog has been an asset and a help to DeafInPrison.com. He has graciously offered to provide us with this Supporter Contribution post. I have left it in his own unique writing style, and have added only some images. I see his writing style as the literary equivalent of what […]

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There But For the Grace of God…

By BitcoDavid Picture this. You’re on your way somewhere, when a police cruiser comes speeding up from behind you, and lunges up onto the sidewalk, cutting you off. Just as you stop in your tracks, another cruiser does the same maneuver, behind you. A third, boxes you in by stopping curbside, on your left. In […]

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Overcrowded Prisons – a Photo Essay from Mail Online

By BitcoDavid The British Daily Mail reports that jails and prisons across America are literally ready to burst, with more than two million Americans behind bars. California, the worst for overcrowding and ever-expanding inmate populations, houses 140,000 inmates. Her 33 facilities, designed to hold a maximum of 80,000, are stretched to beyond the limit. Currently, […]

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Florida to Execute Schizophrenic “Prince of God”

  Truthout reports that Florida Governor Rick Scott has signed a new death warrant for John Erroll Ferguson, despite the fact that several psychiatrists agree as to the fact that he’s a paranoid schizophrenic. The State Supreme Court has ruled that although they agree with the psychiatrists’ findings, that the 64 year-old’s delusions are not […]

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Blacks and Whites Use Different Sign

The September 18th edition of the Washington Post – Health & Science section reports that even in the language of the deaf, race makes a difference. This story by Frances Stead Sellers of the Washington Post: Carolyn McCaskill remembers exactly when she discovered that she couldn’t understand white people. It was 1968, she was 15 […]

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We Spend More on Prisons than Schools – From AlterNet

You might find this article a bit partisan, but there is some very interesting information buried in it. It’s a reblog from AlterNet. Please let me know what you think. http://www.alternet.org/education/crazy-country-6-reasons-america-spends-more-prisons-higher-education?akid=9298.79351.y_IKZG&rd=1&src=newsletter701550&t=3 Why do people steal in order to buy drugs? For starters, most are poor and will stay that way because as a society we […]

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