S.C.A.T. Eating in Prison

For years I have had friends tell me about the food in prison.  In fact, when I was younger and we went to visit the prison, as some sort of school “scared straight” or “DARE” activity, I remember a sign in the Greensboro Jail Kitchen that said something about This ain’t Burger King we don’t […]

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Trump Praises the Murder of Thousands of People in the Philippines

  Trump praises Murder in the Philippines and the next day is named Man of the Year by Time Magazine. What the fuck?  I am not sure what I expect to happen, but damn it, something must!! “Duterte, whom they call Trump of the south“ is  encouraging the mass murder of drug users and dealers.  The world […]

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America’s Reactionary Responses to the Opioid Crisis Will Cause More Harm!

News for  Horry County South Carolina. Drug users who overdose on narcotics would face jail time and mandatory treatment for substance abuse under new legal action proposed Monday by County Council Chairman Mark Lazarus. Lazarus asked the county legal team, police and sheriff’s office to determine what laws need to be passed to mandate a […]

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Drugs helped me live—it’s the policy that’s killing me

From the age of 13 my life has been a battle.  I honestly believe if I never found drugs I WOULD have killed myself.  I believe this with all my heart.  I saw glimpses of this struggle to live in my sweet daughter who is no longer with me.   She died a few months […]

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Opioid Epidemic

Let the witch hunt begin! The opioid epidemic rages on!

Call me crazy but there is a serious problem with how we are choosing to move forward in the face of “the opioid epidemic”.  Now, let me clarify, I have every reason to want our society to find solutions to this growing problem- so, I am not untouched by the pain caused by the growing […]

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