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Our Prisons are in crisis: Prison overcrowding debate

“Can anyone doubt that today our prisons truly are in crisis—seriously overcrowded, understaffed and volatile—and that the solution cannot be simply to build more, but lies rather in adopting fresh approaches to reducing their population and restoring what is now almost entirely lost: the real prospect of prison sentences actually being used to reform and rehabilitate inmates?” 2,685 more words


Date: 6-21-17

# of Pax: 9


Q: Last
Dixie Chick


Capt Stubing

Busted Grill

Mr. Kotter

Tiny Dancer



Warm Up:

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The positives of my boyfriend being in prison

This may sound crazy at first, but hear me out. The whole ordeal of having my other half in prison is pretty crap. There are a long list of negatives which I have written about previously. 818 more words


Has prison reform become a humanitarian issue?

Think carefully – why would people who have been released from prison want to be integrated back into a society that thinks it’s okay for them to be locked up for 23 hours a day, with little nutritious food, lack of education, virtually no purposeful activity, squalid living conditions, unsafe, rife with drugs and violence, where staff struggle to maintain order, where corruption, suicides, self-harm and unrest are all increasing, where budgets are cut and staff numbers reduced. 348 more words

Criminal Justice System

QIC: Ugly Stik and Bob the Builder

Date: 4-21-17

# of PAX: 31

PAX: Fire Marshall Bill, Eight Penny, Homeland, Surf-n-Turf aka Sulfur Toes, The Hoff, FNG – Bath Salts (Tyler Davis), The Ratt, Parrot Head, Last, Biggie Smalls, Double Check, Capt.

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The Pax- Capt Stubbing, Gravity, Homeland, Sulfur Toes, Marshall Bill,  Minecraft, Morpheus.

7 pax joined the Q in the pre-dawn gloom to celebrate the start of another week.  

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Spice of life

Drugs are around me every day.  This morning I’m in the shower room: 4 flimsy plastic cubicles in a line. Think Glastonbury but without the sophistication, I’m wearing flip-flops to save my toes from the dimps and debris on the floor. 627 more words