I think one of the hardest things about being a child whose a father who was in and out of prison was the judgment of other adults. Not only did people go on and on with simplistic messages about how people end up in prison, they also told us to our faces that our family problems, our troubles in school and more were all the result of “a culture of failure” and (most of) our parents being unmarried. It was hard enough being taught to build a relationship with my father over prison visits and letters, but the way we were taught to view our families and ourselves because of generational incarceration was dangerous.
SHE WAS OUTSIDE THE OAKLAND POLICE DEPARTMENT. WTF Oakland.
Ha! In 1995 I had my car stereo stolen while parked in front of the Moscow, Idaho police department. Ten feet from the front entrance.
I have a similar story. I was visiting a secure treatment facility and had to leave my keys, cell phone, and wallet in a locker. I didn’t have a quarter, so the guards at the front desk just said to leave them in a locker unlocked. I thought there was no way anyone would be stupid enough to steal when cops were everywhere and every corner of the place was on video surveillance. That was what I told the court after being subpoenaed to testify against the idiot caught on video pulling all the cash out of my wallet. They started just using tokens in the lockers after that; it’s cheaper than paying to prosecute morons because other morons thought all the thieves were inside the facility.
Talking Points Memo reported that Tim Murray, candidate for the US House seat in Oklahoma’s third district, claims that his primary opponent, Representative Frank D. Lucas, was executed back in 2011 and replaced by an impostor. Actually, I should say he was “displayed” by an impostor because that is how the Honorable Tim Murray put it in the press release on his website.
Jesus Christ, I hope this guy wins. UPDATE: He already lost. One day, maybe…
True the Vote was nowhere to be found when Robert Monroe stuffed the ballot box for Scott Walker and Alberta Darling?
If Republicans think voter fraud is such a terrible problem, maybe they should just stop doing it.
"Over the past decade, a growing chasm between military and civil society has raised the pedestal upon which the United States places those who serve in its military. Too much hero-labeling reinforces a false dichotomy that’s commonly heard in our political discourse: You’re either for the troops or you’re against them. We badly need to find ways to bridge this civilian-military gap to cultivate a more nuanced appreciation of service and to produce better policy in Washington."
When people post about people stalking their social media. It’s not called stalking when it pops into your feed, you fucking moron.
Also, don’t flatter yourself. Nothing about your life makes me jealous, I just find your immaturity and unfailing stupidity to be funny as hell.