Former U.S. Army Soldier Found Deceased

Former U.S. Army Soldier Found Deceased

A VICTIM OF MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT by Sharon Rondeau (Mar. 10, 2020) — On Tuesday morning, The Post & Email learned from a family member that a former U.S. Army captain whose story we covered beginning in June 2016 is deceased. As we reported, in 2014 the soldier was sexually assaulted while on active duty […]

The Yellow Wallpaper: A Review

The Yellow Wallpaper:  A Review

“A MASTERPIECE OF AMERICAN FEMINIST LITERATURE” by Contributor (Nov. 21, 2019) — The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman that was published in 1892 is nothing other than a masterpiece of American short prose. It is an extremely important work within the framework of feminist literature of the United States as it deals with the […]

Humankind’s Long Search for a Moral Compass

Humankind’s Long Search for a Moral Compass

“ETERNAL TRUTHS” August 8, 2019 Dear Friends and Colleagues: This past week’s triple tragedies have super-heated the national rhetoric and helped stoke long-simmering dislikes (if not actual hatred) among us – even to the extent of condemning half the population for the way it voted.  Lots of charges and counter-charges are tossed from the trenches […]

Invasion of the USA is NOT a Human Right!

Invasion of the USA is NOT a Human Right!

“BY WHATEVER MEANS NECESSARY” by Sher Zieve, ©2018 (Oct. 29, 2018) — There’s something very wrong with this world, today.  We all know it.  We all feel it.  There’s something in the air that is causing anxiety and a general feeling of unease in the world at large.  There are people who appear to be […]

How to Play Fair (RR)

How to Play Fair (RR)

“NO POSITIVE EFFECT” by OPOVV , ©2018 (Oct. 28, 2018) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to ‘The Pulse of the Nation,’ the home plate for truth, justice and the American Way. We’ve got quite a show for you tonight that we think you’ll like, so let’s get started by introducing Madam Shylock, brought to […]

Inmate Speaks Out on Mental Illness and Incarceration

Inmate Speaks Out on Mental Illness and Incarceration

“PEOPLE HAVE NO IDEA WHAT ITS LIKE” by Michael Haycraft, TDOC #277811 (Aug. 21, 2018) — [Editor’s Note: Previously this publication has reported about the above-named inmate through his wife, Beth Haycraft.  A former Virginia correction officer herself, Mrs. Haycraft runs a ministry aimed at helping others whose mentally-ill relatives are incarcerated. She has been […]

Wife of Mentally-Ill Inmate Issues Video Update

Wife of Mentally-Ill Inmate Issues Video Update

“NO ONE IS HOLDING THEM ACCOUNTABLE” by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 9, 2018) — Beth Haycraft, wife of TDOC inmate Michael Haycraft, on Monday produced a 21-minute video about her husband’s present situation at the Turney Center Industrial Complex (TCIX) in Only, TN which she had previously reported as precarious because of his placement in a […]

Inmate’s Wife Reports Grave Threat to Mentally-Ill Husband in Tennessee Prison

Inmate’s Wife Reports Grave Threat to Mentally-Ill Husband in Tennessee Prison

“HOUSED WITH A VIOLENT OFFENDER” by Beth Haycraft, ©2018 (Jun. 22, 2018) — [Editor’s Note:  The following email was received on Friday evening as a follow-up to our article published Tuesday containing a video of Mrs. Haycraft interviewing her husband, who is incarcerated at the Turney Center Industrial Complex (TCIX) and suffers from mental illness.  […]

Wife of Mentally-Ill Tennessee Inmate Produces Video on Alleged Prison Abuses

Wife of Mentally-Ill Tennessee Inmate Produces Video on Alleged Prison Abuses

INMATE:  “YOU NAME IT, THEY’RE VIOLATING IT” by Sharon Rondeau (Jun. 19, 2018) — Beth Haycraft, wife of TDOC inmate Michael Wayne Haycraft, #277811, has produced a video containing her husband’s explanation, in his own words, of his current situation at the Turney Center Industrial Complex (TCIX) located in Only, TN. Haycraft was relocated shortly […]

Wife of Mentally-Ill Inmate Addresses Tennessee Board of Parole

Wife of Mentally-Ill Inmate Addresses Tennessee Board of Parole

“YOU HAVE SET HIM UP TO FAIL” by Sharon Rondeau (Jun. 9, 2018) — Virginia resident Beth Haycraft, whose husband Michael is incarcerated by the Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC), wrote the following letter dated June 4, 2018 to the Tennessee Board of Parole, which denied her husband parole on April 10. According to his […]

Report: Mentally-Ill Inmate Handcuffed So Tightly During Transport His Hands Swell Up

Report:  Mentally-Ill Inmate Handcuffed So Tightly During Transport His Hands Swell Up

“UNCALLED FOR” by Sharon Rondeau (Apr. 15, 2018) — As was expected late last week, TDOC inmate Michael Wayne Haycraft, #277811, was relocated from the Morgan County Correctional Complex (MCCX) to the Turney Center Industrial Complex (TCIX) on Friday evening. According to his wife, Beth Haycraft, Mr. Haycraft suffers from three specific mental illnesses which […]

Report: Inmate Michael Haycraft to be Relocated Friday

Report:  Inmate Michael Haycraft to be Relocated Friday

“GOD IS STILL GOD” by Sharon Rondeau (Apr. 13, 2018) — At 6:15 a.m. EDT on Friday, the wife of mentally-ill TDOC inmate Michael Haycraft, #277811, received a phone call from her husband reporting that he is being relocated today, likely to the Turney Center Industrial Complex (TCIX), after six months in protective custody (PC) […]

TDOC Denies Inmate with Mental Illness Parole

TDOC Denies Inmate with Mental Illness Parole

“ANOTHER YEAR OF ABUSE BY THE STATE OF TENNESSEE” by Beth Haycraft, ©2018 (Apr. 11, 2018) — [Editor’s Note:  The following summary was sent today by Beth Haycraft, the wife of TDOC inmate Michael Wayne Haycraft, #00277811, whose parole hearing on Tuesday resulted in a decision to maintain him in prison for another year. Mrs. […]

Wife of Inmate with Mental Illness Warns Tennessee Officials of Suspected Impending “Crisis”

Wife of Inmate with Mental Illness Warns Tennessee Officials of Suspected Impending “Crisis”

REQUESTS “MENTAL HEALTH INTERVENTION” From:  BETH Haycraft To: “Olroyd, Emily” <emily.r.olroyd@tn.gov>, “Hinds, Amanda” <amanda.m.hinds@tn.gov>, Marie.Williams@tn.gov, lolie.jones@tn.gov, “Michelle R. Hergert” <Michelle.R.Hergert@tn.gov> Date: April 8, 2018 at 10:21 AM Subject: escalation fear of crisis Dr. Olroyd et al, Over the past week, I have been aware of an escalation of symptoms in my husband Michael Wayne Haycraft, […]

Understanding Radical Islam

Understanding Radical Islam

“RELENTLESS JIHAD” by Paul R. Hollrah, ©2016 (Oct. 16, 2016) — On Saturday evening, September 20, 2016, a pressure cooker bomb exploded in a dumpster in New York’s Chelsea district.  The bomb was powerful enough to blow the heavy steel container more than 120 feet through the air, and metal fragments from the explosion were found more […]

Will a Real “Investigation” Take Place at Walter Reed…

Will a Real “Investigation” Take Place at Walter Reed…

OR IS IT ALL A SMOKESCREEN AT TAXPAYER EXPENSE? by Sharon Rondeau (Oct. 15, 2016) — The Power of Attorney for a U.S. Army soldier isolated from his family through an unexpected hospitalization at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) on September 29 has been told that a “Mr. Richard Little and the Inspector […]