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Foul Play?

The skeletal key didn’t work, but the door opened wide. Dee wasn’t surprised knowing this old place was always unusual. People never knew what to expect. 241 more words

One law for us...

Winston Smith

I’ve been sounding the warning bell for years now about the coming global police state. Some people get it; can see the writing on the wall, others just don’t and presumably never will. 576 more words

Secrets And Lies

Sweet home, Chicago is resisting transparency. Our move.

‘Gestapo’ tactics at US police ‘black site’ ring alarm from Chicago to Washington | US news | The Guardian

Politicians and civil-rights groups across the US expressed shock upon hearing descriptions of off-the-books interrogation at Homan Square, the Chicago warehouse that multiple lawyers and one shackled-up protester… 150 more words

Sweet home, Chicago. So not.

The disappeared: Chicago police detain Americans at abuse-laden ‘black site’ | US news | The Guardian

Alleged police practices at Homan Square, according to those familiar with the facility who spoke out to the Guardian after its investigation into Chicago police abuse, include: 131 more words

UN slams Mexico over citizens who have "disappeared"

“I didn’t notice anyone missing. Did you?”

A U.N. committee accused Mexico of failing to adequately prosecute and convict individuals responsible for enforced disappearances.

The United Nations Committee on Enforced Disappearances has published its concluding observations…about Mexico‚Äôs efforts to combat enforced disappearances at the request of the relatives of the 43 disappeared Ayotzinapa students…

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What has happened to Patrick McLaw?

If my internet is the same as everybody else’s internet, the last reference to Patrick McLaw incarcerated in a secret mental institution in September 2014 for writing Science Fiction and complaining of being persecuted was last September. 10 more words


Copyright: Barbara W. Beacham

This is my weekly contribution to Monday’s Finish the Story, hosted by Barbara Beacham. Every Monday, Barb supplies a new picture prompt along with the first sentence to be used for the story. 250 more words