Tag Archives: Texas

Iowa Caucus: Did the Anti-War Candidate Really Just Win??

Iowa Caucus Results: With all the votes counted, Mitt Romney at 25%, and Rick Santorum (a mere 8 votes behind) will split the delegate tally.  This split helps any other challenger, Ron Paul in particular, who came in at 22%. Gingrich (14%), Perry … Continue reading

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Victory! Lucasville Hunger Strikers Demands Are Conceded.

From various reports on the ground in Ohio, particularly Solidarity With The Lucasville Prisoners on Hunger Strike: The prison authorities have provided, in writing, a set of conditions that virtually meets the demands set out by Bomani Shakur in his … Continue reading

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Formerly Incarcerated Man Tries to Reach Back and Help…

A special guest posting from writer and activist Jorge Antonio Renaud, in Austin, TX: “Why should we let you in?” I’m at a Sonic Drive-In, speaking with a woman charged with educational/recreational programming for the Del Valle Correctional Complex, a … Continue reading

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Another Innocent Man Put to Death in Texas

The Texas Observer uncovers the unanswered plea for DNA testing by the Texas court system and the Governor Bush administration.  Turns out, the one piece of evidence (a hair) does not match Claude Jones, executed in 2000. This follows the … Continue reading

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