Tennessee Inmate Describes “Hands-On Training” by Correction Officers

Tennessee Inmate Describes “Hands-On Training” by Correction Officers

“LIKE A CANCER ALL ACROSS THE REST OF THE STATE” by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 13, 2016) — The Post & Email recently received a letter from an inmate at the Morgan County Correctional Complex (MCCX), reputed by some to be one of the better Tennessee prisons, describing “hands-on training” exercised by correction officers against inmates. […]

U.S. Supreme Court and Some States Clash on Life Sentences Without Parole for Juveniles

U.S. Supreme Court and Some States Clash on Life Sentences Without Parole for Juveniles

“CRUEL AND UNUSUAL PUNISHMENT?” by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 1, 2016) — A letter received on Thursday from a Tennessee prison inmate highlighted the inconsistency between Tennessee state law and two U.S. Supreme Court decisions issued in 2012 and this past January, respectively, regarding life sentences for those who were under the age of 18 when […]

Inmate Reports “Sleeping on Raw Metal”

Inmate Reports “Sleeping on Raw Metal”

AT PIKEVILLE, TN FACILITY by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 28, 2016) — A letter received on Thursday from an inmate at the Bledsoe County Correctional Complex (BCCX) reports that last Thursday, he “was taken to segregation without being old why” and not provided a standard sleeping mat, which resulted in his “having to sleep on raw […]

Tennessee Inmate Describes Rigged Prison, Parole Systems, Citing Constitutional, State, Federal Violations

Tennessee Inmate Describes Rigged Prison, Parole Systems, Citing Constitutional, State, Federal Violations

“NEVER GETTING OUT” by Anonymous Inmate (Jun. 16, 2016) — Editor’s Note:  The following report was received on June 4 from an inmate at the Trousdale Turner Correctional Center (TTCC) along with a letter corroborating the numerous reports The Post & Email has received over the last six weeks of short-staffing, substandard, cold food, nearly-continuous solitary […]

Corporate-Run Prison Limits Movement, Restroom Access, Embracing During Visitation

Corporate-Run Prison Limits Movement, Restroom Access, Embracing During Visitation

INMATE RELATIVE:  “THE PRIVATE PRISONS NEED TO GO” by Sharon Rondeau (May 23, 2016) — On Sunday, The Post & Email began to report first-hand accounts of living conditions, visitation, staffing, medical care and other issues shared with us by visitors to the Trousdale Turner Correctional Center (TTCC), a facility operated by Corrections Corporation of […]

Jade Helm 15 – 1861 Version

Jade Helm 15 – 1861 Version

“AN EVERYDAY OCCURRENCE” by Michael Gaddy, ©2016, blogging at The Rebel Madman (May 10, 2016) — About this time last year, there was much speculation on a projected military operation that would be carried out within the confines of the United States that was being called Jade Helm 15. Here is what the Washington Post had […]

Where is the Outrage?

Where is the Outrage?

WACO, TX, MAY 17, 2015:  RIVAL FEUD OR GOVERNMENT SETUP? by Michael Gaddy, ©2015 (Jul. 24, 2015) — First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a Socialist. Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a Trade […]

Will There Be Justice for Timothy Aaron Baxter?

Will There Be Justice for Timothy Aaron Baxter?

JURY TRIAL SCHEDULED ONLY EIGHT DAYS AFTER PRE-TRIAL CONFERENCE by Sharon Rondeau (Jun. 20, 2015) — On Tuesday, June 16, Tennessee Department of Corrections (TDOC) prisoner #304285, Timothy Aaron Baxter, appeared at a pre-trial conference in Jackson, TN for his federal lawsuit filed for injuries sustained after two correctional officers assaulted him with an axe […]

Just How Are You ‘Gonna’ Unravel This Banana Republic?”

Just How Are You ‘Gonna’  Unravel This Banana Republic?”

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, President, NARLO, ©2014 (Jul. 6, 2014) — Just about every day we get an e-mail or a phone call from some property owner who is at his or her wit’s end over falling afoul of some rule, regulation, law, or ordinance.  They have exhausted their administrative […]

The IRS Came, They Saw and They Conquered

The IRS Came, They Saw and They Conquered

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, President, NARLO, ©2014 (May 11, 2014) — “We’ll try to cooperate fully with the IRS, because, as citizens, we feel a strong patriotic duty not to go to jail.”  Dave Berry, humor columnist and author  – – – – – – – – – – – […]

If Government is Arrogance, The EPA Is Fascism!

If Government is Arrogance, The EPA Is Fascism!

“THE ENEMY OF ALL AMERICANS” by Ron Ewart, ©2013, Founder of The Parallax Prophecies Institute (Mar. 31, 2013) — Note:  This is our second article in the series of “Why Government is Your Enemy.” “The great fear that hung over the business community in the 1970s was death by regulation, and the great goal of the […]

Can You Handle It?

Can You Handle It?

“FOR THE CHILDREN” by Nicholas Purpura, ©2013 (Mar. 28, 2013) —[Editor’s Note:  The following article deals with the important moral issue of abortion in graphic terms and may be disturbing to some or all readers.] The Bible tells us to know the truth and the truth shall set you free, but these days the truth is […]

The Death Penalty: Why it was Sanctioned by the Founders

The Death Penalty: Why it was Sanctioned by the Founders

WHAT PUNISHMENT DO TRAITORS DESERVE, AND WHEN? by Michael Menke, ©2013 (Mar. 16, 2013) —[Editor’s Note:  The following article was originally published at The Post & Email on May 24, 2010.  We thought it an appropriate time to reissue it now given current events.] Having spent 24 years in military service, my feeling about the […]

Affidavit Re: Incarceration of Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III

HORRIFIC CONDITIONS REPORTED AND OBSERVED by M. J. Blanchard (Oct. 31, 2011) — The following information was taken from notes entered on an ACLU supermax check list and a recording made immediately after an interview was conducted of Walter Fitzpatrick III on October 30, 2011 at ~ 0900 hours.  The interview took place during visiting […]