Administrative Power

“Administrative power is the greatest threat to civil liberties in our era. No single development in our legal system deprives more Americans of more constitutional rights.” —T. S.—
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I don’t like fighting. I’m not someone who walks around with a tough guy attitude. I am not invincible. However, I hold strong opinions about how we incarcerated are treated. I tend to speak my mind especially when it comes to incarceration, and I’m passionate about speaking truth to power. Someone has to do it. We all can’t remain silent.

Sometimes my opinions rub people the wrong way. Well, if that’s the case then I’m doing my job. Because if someone feels this way then I know they’ve been listening to what I have to say, and what I have to say isn’t always nice but it’s always the truth. Always.

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We’re Not Alone

I don’t watch a lot of television and never have throughout my life. If I did it was the news or a rare movie. But man I love how the times have changed with all the non-Hollywood studios. I’ve fallen in love with a number of series out there, my favorite so far was Game of Thrones. I have no doubt in my mind that I’d binge watch series from time to time if I were home.

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Democracy Under Attack

 

This opinion was penned by Jeff Collins, an inmate incarcerated at (NCCC) in Ohio.

–Christopher–

 

Preamble

“We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our prosperity, do ordain and establish in this constitution for the United States of America.”

I remember a time not too long ago when I was a kid in elementary school, where I first learned the preamble, the Declaration of Independence, and the Pledge of Allegiance. I was taught the general history of the former 13 colonies, and the later

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