Posts made in November, 2011

U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions’ response to my allegations of Catholic priest molestation cover-up by the D.A.’s office

United States SenateWashington, DC 20510-0104 November 18, 2011 Mr. Ted Burnett500 Lincoln Street, Apartment B105Daphne, AL 36526 Dear Mr. Burnett: Thank you for your letter concerning your allegations of abuse by a Catholic priest. As a United States Senator, I have no jurisdiction nor authority in court matters. In an effort to be of assistance to you, I am forwarding your correspondence to the [U.S.] Attorney General’s [Eric Holder] office for response. If you have any legal questions, please contact the Alabama State Bar Association at 800.392.5660. Please feel free to contact my office in the future if I can be of assistance with another matter. Very truly yours, Jeff SessionsUnited States...

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Law enforcement and political corruption (Mobile, AL) in the 2003 cover up of a notorious child molester, Fr. Norman Rogge.

[November 11, 2011] To: Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange (The Agent of Record) Subject: Cover up of Catholic priest sex crimes by Mobile District Attorney John Tyson, Asst. DA Steve Giranidi (2003) Civil rights violations by the Mobile Police Department, then Police Chief Sam Cochran, City of Mobile, Mobile County Sheriff Department, now Sheriff Sam Cochran. I also have some information on former Mobile County Commissioner Steve Nodine that [State] Special Prosecutor David Whetstone might be interested in hearing about a one-time encounter that revealed his “insane” character in a downtown restaurant in Mobile (2008?). http://blog.al.com/live/2011/11/stephen_nodine_case_prosecutio.html From:Ted BurnettPhilosopher and writer The following is a...

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Emails to Mobile Police Chief about Occupy Mobile! (Alabama)

Note: The following are two emails sent to Mobile Police Chief Tyrone Williams in response to Occupy Mobile! and our impromptu meeting on Tuesday, at Spanish Plaza on Government St. (Mobile, AL). The original email is under my follow up (at the top). For better context, I suggest reading the original one, first. Have a great day, wherever you live. Change is slowly happening. Enjoy! Ted [November 9, 2011] Chief Williams, See the following Youtube video of last night’s assault by the Mobile Police Department on Occupy Mobile! that was emailed to me, this afternoon. So, are you just another Bull Conner, Chief? Why are you protecting the old WHITE way? Mobile is a joke. Maybe the Justice Department, the Obama Administration needs to see this video and get...

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Courage to Change

Introduction (The following is one of my signature works. The essay begins on page 13.) “Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster.” – Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) A 19th-century German philosopher, poet, composer and classical philologist. This quote could be applied to many different scenarios given the times, the United States’ heavy-handed response to 9/11 comes to mind, but that’s not exactly where I am going with it. However, I will try to adhere to these wise words while making some follow-up comments to my previous essay (or letter). If you read “To: the Bazelon’s Executive Director and its Board of Trustees” I expressed my experience and expertise on the subjects of active alcoholism, addiction and...

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