Posts made in July, 2008

The Fool’s Court – Taking a Fresh Stab at the Old Problem of Crime

July 11, 2008 The Fool’s Court – Taking a Fresh Stab at the Old Problem of Crime By Ted Burnett “No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it.”– Albert Einstein It’s been reported in recent years by various media outlets that the United States has more of its citizens incarcerated in jails and in prisons as a percentage of its overall population than any other country in the world. Here in “the land of the free” some two million wasted lives are sitting, standing, pacing, eating, reading, yelling and sleeping in 10’ x 10’ cells. Few “free” Americans seemingly care or are disturbed by this sad fact or this first place statistic, only the incarcerated and their neglected families seem to be concerned. Last year, I reported in my...

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