Category Archives: criminal “justice”

the punishment of Anthony Weiner

    Roger W. Smith email to Anthony Weiner September 27, 2017     Dear Mr. Weiner, I feel terribly sorry for you. YOU are a victim. Of malicious prosecutors and an inhuman judge. Who refuse to acknowledge your contrition … Continue reading

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crime or indiscretion?

  re “Shrekli to Be Jailed After Online Bounty on Hillary Clinton’s Hair”   The New York Times, September 14, 2017     I emailed my wife as follows.     *****************************************************     This Martin Shkreli guy sounds a … Continue reading

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in which it is asserted that white is black (or is it black is white?)

    while we are asked to disbelieve our own eyes and  dismiss common sense     *****************************************************     I said, “there was a society of men among us, bred up youth in the art of proving, by words … Continue reading

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some thoughts about the criminal justice system

    Posted on the New York Times website yesterday in response to an article in the Times about the decision to deny parole to Judith Clark, who was convicted of felony murder for her involvement in the 1981 Brink’s … Continue reading

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drugs

      We should treat with indulgence every human folly, failing, and vice, bearing in mind that what we have before us are simply our own failings, follies, and vices. For they are just the failings of mankind to … Continue reading

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abuse by the “corrections” system is unremitting

  re “Mothers in Prison,” by Nicholas Kristoff, The New York Times, November 25, 2016 An article about women in prison in Oklahoma.   ********************************************************   This searing article depresses me and makes me angry. Many of the women got … Continue reading

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“Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Is Sentenced to Prison”

    Shylock: The pound of flesh, which I demand of him, Is dearly bought; ’tis mine and I will have it. — Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice, Act 4, Scene 1     **************************************************   re: “Kathleen Kane, Former … Continue reading

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