it’s a swell idea

It’s ok … both Az Gov Jan Brewer and America’s toughest sheriff Joe Arpaio believe it’s a swell idea … frees up law enforcement officers to take action against those they label “illegals” …


Corrections Corporation of America Used in Drug Sweeps of Public School Students


Beau Hodai, PRWatch…Read the Article 

In an unsettling trend in Arizona, private corrections corporations have assisted local law enforcement agencies in drug raids at public schools.

John got too much ecstasy

… That’s it … John got too much ecstasy following the Vietnam War

clip_image001The Ecstasy of War

The federal government has found the drug "ecstasy" helpful to soldiers returning from the Middle East suffering from post-traumatic stress. No mention was made of how this drug might have helped other users deal with the stresses generated

we want … “cheap”…

… And they do it with impunity as they are only providing us with what we want … “cheap”…



How Walmart and Other Huge Companies Support Horrific Conditions That Kill Workers


Adele M. Stan, AlterNet

Retailers look away as the Bangladeshi government stalks, batters and kills seamstresses and labor activists. READ MORE»


Just where do you think Jon Kyl is headed

Just where do you think Jon Kyl is headed … “K” street as lobbyist


Ex-lawmakers head to K Street

By: Dave Levinthal

Not much is stopping lawmakers and staffers from heading straight to the powerful lobbying shops.

The ‘irrelevancy’ of Jon Kyl

Tea-Publicans are negotiating the ‘cliff’ in bad faith

the west’s answer to Mississippi

Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio doing us proud …

symbol of justice … the west’s answer to



clip_image001British Reporter Lived Life On A Female Chain Gang In The Blazing Arizona Desert


Up at 5am and dressed in prison stripes, they march to order and labour in temperatures of 40°C. Nigel Farndale meets members of the world’s only female chain gang – the pride of ‘America’s toughest lawman’

Until I watch the prisoners line up alongside the chains laid out on the ground, I have half imagined that the term ‘chain gang’ is being used in a loose and euphemistic way.

But no. They are wearing heavy-duty work boots and, as the chains are padlocked around their ankles, they raise their left legs up behind them, bending at the knees like well-trained horses obliging a farrier.

What makes this scene even more disturbing is the sex of the prisoners. They are all women.

This is Arizona, America’s most draconian state. It is also its hottest, averaging around 40°C in the summer, which makes the concept of hard labour outdoors seem all the more cruel.

Although it is 5am and dark, already the heat of this August day is apparent. On a command from Officer Houston – a strong-looking female prison guard who, even without the gun in her holster, you wouldn’t want to mess with – the prisoners begin stomping their right boots, marking time.

After half a minute comes the order to march and, with a stomp of the right boot, followed by a drag of the left, they set off through the corridors of the Estrella Jail, Phoenix. Stomp. Drag. Stomp. Drag.

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Robert Reich: Will Tim Geithner Lead Us Over or Around the Fiscal Cliff?

If "pragmatic deal maker," as the Wall Street Journal describes Geithner, means someone who believes any deal with Republicans is better than no deal, and deficit reduction is more important than job creation, we could be in for a difficult December.

aspirants of Eugenics see this a silver lining

… aspirants of Eugenics see this a silver lining …


Fetal Deaths up 4000% after pregnant mothers took Flu Vaccine

11-28-2012  •

Documentation received from the National Coalition of Organized Women (NCOW) states that between 2009 and 2010 the mercury-laden combined flu vaccinations have increased Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting Systems (VAERS) fetal death reports by 4,250 pe