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Re: “Locked In: Contract Guarantees Inmates Get Sent Out of Vermont

I agree with the post from Barbara, well stated. I have to also add that I am a mother of an inmate. I would like to see our correctional system change and adopt the Sweden Prison system agenda. The longest sentence is 20 years and during their incarceration they learn a trade. They are also treated with respect and dignity. They gain the self confidence needed to rejoin society.
Vermont DOC is a broken system! I believe everyone should be given a second chance. We need to do what we can to help all to become better, well adjusted person so when they join society they will be successful.
I have learned much through this experience and that is never judge another person.

5 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Karen on 05/20/2017 at 5:22 PM

Re: “Locked In: Contract Guarantees Inmates Get Sent Out of Vermont

Many of these men will be released at some time in the future, having been treated like merchandise for most of their prison time. In the for-profit prisons there was minimal enrichment, no educational programs, and no counseling. When they finally get back to Vermont, they will be little better than they were when sentenced. We won't welcome them in that condition. The criminal justice system works best when all come out of it with some hope of self-respect. We've denied these prisoners that.

When we have a correctional system that already overholds inmates because of housing issues, we have a truly broken system. Until we wake up and start understanding that these men will return to us, and anything we can do to make that return more positive, not less, we ought to do for our own safety and peace of mind, if not for theirs.

8 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Barbara Alsop on 05/17/2017 at 9:20 PM

Re: “Feds in Florida: Burlington College Probe Goes the Distance

Bernie Sanders and Jane Sanders become trapped in their own self created social justice warrior "kafkaesque" vortex!

6 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Matthew Newgarden on 05/05/2017 at 12:57 PM

Re: “Feds in Florida: Burlington College Probe Goes the Distance

Falsifying loan applications to banks and other federally-regulated fiinancial institutions for personal benefit is a serious federal felony. If the feds can prove Sanders falsified the loan documents to bankroll her $200K golden parachute she could be in trouble. If not, she may be guilty only of blundering incompetence in an honest effort to bail out a doomed sinking ship.

7 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by wahrheit on 05/05/2017 at 8:53 AM

Re: “Feds in Florida: Burlington College Probe Goes the Distance

Drip, drip, drip, drip. It is coming out, slowly but surely.

9 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Bob Frazier on 05/04/2017 at 9:40 PM

Re: “Feds in Florida: Burlington College Probe Goes the Distance

KSMITH610: If Melania Trump had done anything like this it would have been spread all over the National news, via Clinton New Network (CNN), and all the other TV stations, as well as every Leftist newspaper and magazine in the world. Because it was done the wife of a Dumorat, it's small news tucked away and barely reported on.

13 likes, 4 dislikes
Posted by Lin F on 05/04/2017 at 4:44 PM

Re: “Brothers' Keeper: A Mom Wants a Dealer to Pay for Her Sons' Overdose Deaths

In Pike County Ohio, the locals may have found a solution to people selling drugs to their school children.

Oddly the local and state police can't seem to solve the ten homicides, or maybe really don't want to?

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by Phil Bickel on 05/03/2017 at 6:51 PM

Re: “Feds in Florida: Burlington College Probe Goes the Distance

Maybe she can share a prison cell with Hillary Clinton. Burnie Slanders is a fraud and a coward. He had the chance to run on the Green Party Ticket, Jill Stein offered it to him and he declined. He would not have won and would have put in Trump in office, but it was going to happen anyway, and his views would have aligned.
Fraud and Coward!

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Posted by Carmen Renaldy III on 05/03/2017 at 11:56 AM

Re: “Feds in Florida: Burlington College Probe Goes the Distance

ALL DimoRats are thieves.

8 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by heidi Holiday on 05/03/2017 at 11:54 AM

Re: “Feds in Florida: Burlington College Probe Goes the Distance

Of course there was an investigation in 2016. Wouldn't want a Bernie presidency, now would we?

5 likes, 11 dislikes
Posted by Susanna Bollen on 05/03/2017 at 11:42 AM

Re: “Feds in Florida: Burlington College Probe Goes the Distance

Regarding the idiots who use terms like " the RebublKKKan party' and in response to John McCartney post above citing that the Democratic party is the party of Racism which absolutely correct.,let me add to John's response
The Democrats are STILL the party of Racism it took a new form when the Dems so eloquently stated by LBJ in passing Great Society legislation we will have those n888gers voting Democrat for the next 200 years"
basically, the Dems put blacks on a new type of slave plantation.

25 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by Cormac46 on 05/03/2017 at 11:36 AM

Re: “Feds in Florida: Burlington College Probe Goes the Distance

So which is worse, an FBI probe or and Alien probe?

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Posted by Ed Nolan on 05/03/2017 at 11:36 AM

Re: “Feds in Florida: Burlington College Probe Goes the Distance

It will boil down to having all the pledges for the college up until Bernie lost to Hillary. A pay to play scam run by Sanders very similar to the pay to play international charity of the Clinton's that closed down shortly after SHE lost the election.

24 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by Mensa Graham on 05/03/2017 at 11:27 AM

Re: “Feds in Florida: Burlington College Probe Goes the Distance

If crooks use spouses to move money around, why shouldn't they be under the microscope?

22 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Abu Nudnik on 05/03/2017 at 11:26 AM

Re: “Feds in Florida: Burlington College Probe Goes the Distance

Much like John Teirney, former crooked congressman from Marxachusetts (sorry for the redundancy), who did not know his wife was laundering money for her brother's illegal gambling enterprise out of their joint checking account. Nothing will happen to Bernie's corrupt wife.

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Posted by John McCartney on 05/03/2017 at 11:25 AM

Re: “Feds in Florida: Burlington College Probe Goes the Distance

"Interesting how republiKKKlans": Don't know any history, do you? The KKK was the militant wing of the Democratic Party, part of how the Solid South remained solidly Democrat. Black members of Congress from the former Confederacy after the Civil War were almost always Republicans. The courts upheld the right of the Democratic Party to exclude blacks from their primaries.

Now you see why progressives don't like history taught.

38 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by Clayton E. Cramer on 05/03/2017 at 11:20 AM

Re: “Feds in Florida: Burlington College Probe Goes the Distance

The scam was all a win-win for the socialist hag. She made lots of money from a fiduciary trust, stuck it to the Catholic Church, and racked up tons of debt. Liberals love this holy trinity of "public service."

34 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Knuckles on 05/03/2017 at 11:16 AM

Re: “Feds in Florida: Burlington College Probe Goes the Distance

The FBI will investigate ,,, the same FBI the mostly couldn't find their own azz in a well lighted,one stall,Job Johnny. And ,,,, even if they did stumble across something very,very, illegal ,,, there would be no real penalty given to Mrs. Bernie because she is Royalty ,,, the Political Class . You know ,,, like the Clintons.

24 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Stephen Ames Sr. on 05/03/2017 at 11:14 AM

Re: “Feds in Florida: Burlington College Probe Goes the Distance

Why doesnt he sell one if his 3 houses he has. Guess he is one of those socialist like stalin mao putin etc...
Funny how the last obe he bought right after he endorsed the almost trillionare hilliary clinton. Yet the dnc says it understands the little guy.....

30 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Da Takuan on 05/03/2017 at 11:11 AM

Re: “Feds in Florida: Burlington College Probe Goes the Distance

Bernie the Economic Genius probably gave her advice on inflating the donations to support the loan. After all he and most socialist " economists" live in a fantasy world. Just pretend the donations are greater, what could happen.

I hope this investigation ends early because Bernie has to get down to Venezuela and using his genius on how the markets work will get them out of the boneless pit they are in.

(BTW I heard he was flying down with Sean Penn who can explain to the starving Venezuelans why Chavez and Maduro are heroes and great leaders.)

45 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Cormac46 on 05/03/2017 at 10:50 AM

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