Tag Archives: jail

D’Real Graham, write-in candidate for Washtenaw County Prosecutor

I don’t have time to write about the entire episode right now, but, as the election is tomorrow, I wanted to draw your attention to an interview I did a few weeks ago, during episode 51 of the Saturday Six Pack, with Radical Washtenaw co-founder D’Real Graham. Graham, as you may know, has spent the […]

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How can anyone look at this and say that our American justice system works?

And, as long as we’re talking about the prison industrial complex, did any of you catch the story on private prisons that ran on NPR the other day? It’ll make you want to riot in the streets… You won’t, of course… But you’ll want to. [The above image came courtesy of Reddit.]

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Totally quotable Clementine: prison edition

We were watching the movie Elf last night, with my parents, and there was this scene where Will Ferrell’s character, Buddy the elf, gets taken to jail. It’s a short scene. I can’t remember exactly why he gets sent there. I think it might be because of the havoc he created in the Empire State […]

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Life after prostitution in Ypsilanti

It doesn’t happen terribly often, but occasionally something will happen on this site that will remind me why I spend several hours each night, hunched over this little computer screen, churning posts out into the abyss. Today, was one of those days. An amazing comment was left in an old thread about local prostitution, and […]

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