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  • The Lunatic in the White House
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    The Lunatic in the White House

    4 months ago

  • America Lost
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    America Lost

    10 months ago

  • The Fury and Pride of Southern Heritage and the Confederacy
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    The Fury and Pride of Southern Heritage and the Confederacy

    12 months ago

    The Confedercy and the Civil War never formally ended. It is still alive in the hearts and souls of the Southerners whose ancestors proudly fought and died, and the legacy they left behind.

  • Incarceration the New Slavery
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    Incarceration the New Slavery

    6 years ago

    When most people think of slavery they think of the Jim Crow Era and civil rights but there is a new kind of slavery . The use of prisoners for free or very cheap labor.

  • My Son's Hub: A Childs' Aspirations
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    My Son's Hub: A Childs' Aspirations

    10 months ago

    This hub is my 12 year old son's first hub in his endeavor to become a writer. It is about his baseball team. It is about their Championship game and his efforts to write.

  • Cameron Todd Willingham: A Texas Travesty
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    Cameron Todd Willingham: A Texas Travesty

    7 years ago

    Cameron Todd Willingham was born on January 9, 1968 in Oklahoma. He was executed on February 17, 2004 at 6:20 pm by The State Of Texas by lethal injection. Offense Date: December 23, 1991 Offense: Homicide by arson causing the death of his...

  • Exploring Treatment Options for Depression: Medication
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    Exploring Treatment Options for Depression: Medication

    3 years ago

    To those who live with depression or other forms of mental illness the world can seem a dark, dreary and unforgiving place. there have been major advancements in treatments both good and bad.

  • How To Say Goodbye
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    How To Say Goodbye

    6 years ago

    Breaking up really is hard to do. In this article I try to give some healthy ways to let go and start your journey towards healing.

  • The Fiasco Of Americas War On Drugs
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    The Fiasco Of Americas War On Drugs

    7 years ago

    Since I was a child I have watched the war on drugs being being fought. I remember the cute ads "This is your brain on drugs" with the egg in the pan among others like the "Just say no " campaign. Today we have "DARE" and various others. What I have...

  • Texas Abolishes Last Meal Tradition For Death Row Inmates
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    Texas Abolishes Last Meal Tradition For Death Row Inmates

    7 years ago

    On September 21, 2011 in Huntsville, Texas, Lawrence Russell Brewer was executed and died in the Texas Death Chamber, With him died a centuries old tradition "The Last Meal For Texas Death Row Inmates. Brewer was executed for the 1998 murder of...

  • The Day I Left You
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    The Day I Left You

    9 years ago

    The day that I left you it was sunny not a cloud in the sky, no rain to fall like teardrops , a perfect day to say goodbye. You had to know it was coming, I told you so many times. You just didn't listen, you played deaf, dumb and blind. The...

  • On The Edge Of Madness
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    On The Edge Of Madness

    3 years ago

    Death comes close, slowly, quietly and with her dark promises of no more pain, no more loneliness, no more just trying to hold on. She wraps me in her long dark cloak of darkness, coolness surrounds me and the feeling of emptiness begins to lift. I...

  • Letter to a Cheating Lover
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    Letter to a Cheating Lover

    6 years ago

    The extreme pain caused by a partner straying can be too much to bear and in anger its hard to say what you already know. That is the purpose of this poem to get it over and get on with it.

  • A final goodbye from death row
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    A final goodbye from death row

    6 years ago

    I can not imagine living in a tiny cell waiting for my life to end. I can only tell you from experience as a correctional officer. This poem is for the many who have been murdered by the states.

  • CHILD ABUSE AND A TRIBUTE TO AN ANGEL
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    CHILD ABUSE AND A TRIBUTE TO AN ANGEL

    10 months ago

    Goodnight Sleeping Beauty I am not invisible I was here Please stop the abuse!! Sleeping Beauty lies still and quiet, on a satin pillow she sleeps eternal sleep. Her beautiful voice has been silenced, Her wide eyes no longer see. Her...

  • Things To Remember
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    Things To Remember

    10 years ago

    A diamond in the rough, a heart made of gold, words left unsaid, stories left untold. Things to remember, things I try to forget a million thoughts run through my head I feel you with me yet. Things I wish I'd done things I thought we would...

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    When You've Taken All You Can Take

    10 months ago

    When you've taken all you can take and you can't take anymore, I'll lie right there beside you dariling close together on the floor.

  • Crossing the line
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    Crossing the line

    6 years ago

    The re is a line in relationships that you simply don't cross. It's the one called infidelity, once crossed it can be difficult or impossible to return to the way things were especially for women.

  • Final Justice For Cameron Todd Willingham
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    Final Justice For Cameron Todd Willingham

    6 years ago

    This is the final chapter in the Cameron Todd Willingham saga. His family is seeking to have his mane cleared post-humously and an apology from the State of Texas

  • I Lit A Candle
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    I Lit A Candle

    3 years ago

    I Love you I lit a candle for you today, then I got down on my knees to pray. That God would keep you safe from harm, away from the cold, and in his arms. I prayed that you would stay close to me, that what I asked would come to be. I lit a...

  • A Portrait Of Mental Illness
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    A Portrait Of Mental Illness

    6 years ago

    I feel sharing your story is the only way to take away the stigma of mental illness. If I can make society see me as a real person and not the name of my illness. I am a person with bipolar.

  • PART 1. The United States A Prison Nation: The United States Prison System
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    PART 1. The United States A Prison Nation: The United States Prison System

    3 years ago

    The United States has more persons incarcerated in its prisons and jails than any other country in the world. More than half of these are incarcerated for non-violent crimes. What can be said of a country that that uses incarceration to control its...

  • How Can I Tell You? (a poem)
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    How Can I Tell You? (a poem)

    10 years ago

    How can I tell you when we can't even talk? How can I tell you how much you mean to me? How can I make you understand? How can I make you see? You've been with me through thick and thin, you were always there. I always knew you loved me, I always...

  • Define Girlfriend
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    Define Girlfriend

    9 years ago

    Websters dictionary definition: a female friend: a regular or frequent female companion. Todays definition: a female friend with benefits, ie: sex, housekeeper, financial benefits, on call at males convience. Has a one on one relationship with the...

  • PART 2. The United States: A Prison Nation/Supermax Prisons and SHU Units
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    PART 2. The United States: A Prison Nation/Supermax Prisons and SHU Units

    7 years ago

    ADX SUPERMAX IN COLORADO ILLINOIS SUPERMAX Since this is my 100th hub and kind of a milestone for me, I would like to dedicate it to my passion " Justice and The Criminal justice System in The U.S". It is an issue near and dear to my heart. As a...

  • Did You?
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    Did You?

    10 years ago

     Did you ever think of me when I was home alone? Did I ever cross your mind when you weren't home? Did you ever want to hold me, just because I needed you there? Did you try show me that you loved me, or even that you cared? Did you ever...

  • Why women cheat
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    Why women cheat

    6 years ago

    The reasons for cheating are very different between women and men. Women cheat mostly for emotional reasons, while men are more visually stimulated.

  • When Women Drink Secretly
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    When Women Drink Secretly

    4 months ago

    The increase of women who drink alone at home is alarming. It can be an emotional problem, depression or other things. This behavior puts the family core at risk as well as the children.

  • Domestic Violence: The Stoning of Soraya Manutchehri
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    Domestic Violence: The Stoning of Soraya Manutchehri

    7 years ago

    In the past month of my convalesence, I have spent much time watching movies, most of which I fall asleep during the middle of. During this time I happened to watch one movie in particular that touched my heart and soul so deeply that I feel it...

  • Rain: A Poem
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    Rain: A Poem

    6 years ago

    Your cloudiness and thunder followed by strikes of lightning reflect the sadness, anger and retaliation I want to inflict on those who have hurt me.

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    Why parents are not allowed to discipline their children anymore

    10 years ago

    I have a step-son 8 years old. He has been with me since he was 2 1/2 years old. I have provided his school uniforms, birthday parties , and all necessities and non-necessities (toys) during the past 4 years. He is now in the second grade and has...

  • The Creativity of Bipolar Disorder
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    The Creativity of Bipolar Disorder

    6 years ago

    Some experts say that creativity is linked to bipolar disorder. Some of the most famous artists, writers and other personalities were or are bipolar. For me it is both a gift and a curse.

  • Letter From a Battered Woman
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    Letter From a Battered Woman

    10 months ago

     For all the times you took me for granted, the things I did for you, the feelings I had for you. I want you to know how much you hurt me with me with your indifference and the way you never had any appreciation. For the times I spent scrubbing...

  • The Making of a Prison Wife: A True Story
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    The Making of a Prison Wife: A True Story

    4 months ago

    My husband Fernando with my mom and dad. My father passed away from cancer 3 months later. The last person he remembered was my husband. Me and my husband with my parents. Six months later my husband would be sentenced to 10 1/2 years in Federal...

  • Prison life as a correctional officer
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    Prison life as a correctional officer

    6 years ago

    Growing up as a child I thought when you were bad you went to hell when you died. I was wrong, First you go to prison.

  • Between heaven and hell
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    Between heaven and hell

    3 years ago

    I wrote this article to try and describe what living daily with manic depressive illness. The ups in mania are exhilirating and the depressive stages are crushing. The creativity is exhausting.

  • I Can't Trust You With My Heart
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    I Can't Trust You With My Heart

    10 years ago

     I can't trust you with my heart, you've proved it so many times, everytime you hurt me and everytime you've lied. Whatever we had together, has now been torn apart, I can't go on loving someone I can't trust with my heart. For all the lies...

  • Happy Valentines Day Sweetheart
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    Happy Valentines Day Sweetheart

    6 years ago

    Though time and distance separate us and we're many miles apart, it can never erase the love for you I feel deep in my heart. The romance and the love we shared, so many of the good times, the tears we shared together are etched forever in my...

  • Cameron Todd Willingham The Ghost That Won't Go Away
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    Cameron Todd Willingham The Ghost That Won't Go Away

    10 years ago

    Cameron Todd Willingham, executed by the State of Texas on February 17th, 2004 at 06:20 pm by lethal injection. RIP!! Cameron was the 14th person executed in the U.S. in 2004 899th person executed in the U.S. since 1976 7th person to be...

  • Life On the Inside: A Correctional Officers View of Life Behind Bars in Texas Prisons
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    Life On the Inside: A Correctional Officers View of Life Behind Bars in Texas Prisons

    10 months ago

    After studying Criminal Justice for two years only to find out I was one year over the age limit to join the Dallas Police Dept. I decided to take a job in the Department of Corrections. I filled out the application, had my fingerprints taken and...

  • I've Found Somebody New
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    I've Found Somebody New

    10 years ago

     I kissed you goodbye this morning like I always do, you didn't feel the difference, the distance between me and you. You hurried out the door, eager to be gone. But this time I didn't so empty or so all alone. My clothes were secretly packed,...

  • Girlfriend How To Get Your Groove Back
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    Girlfriend How To Get Your Groove Back

    10 years ago

     Yeah, Yeah. Believe me I know thats its far more confortable to sit around in sweats and and old tee shirt. They became our mainstays during pregnancy and just kinda hung around after the "mommy years were over. So  its an easy routine to follow,...

  • This Time I'm Really Leaving You!
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    This Time I'm Really Leaving You!

    10 years ago

     This time I'm really leaving you, I know, I've said it all before. You always managed to bring me back before I could walk out the door. But baby it won't work this time. I've had all I can take, my heart is full of anger, my mind is full of rage....

  • Now That You Are Gone
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    Now That You Are Gone

    6 years ago

    This was a poem about letting go and being alone.

  • I Don't Love You Anymore
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    I Don't Love You Anymore

    10 years ago

     I don't love you anymore, my eyes stay downcast, my tears fall to the floor. You don't say a word, your eyes never meet mine, I know from your response this was the right time. We've been distant for so long, just watching time go by, too...

  • 2

    Doing Time on the Outside

    10 months ago

    Due to the mandatory minimum and truth in sentencing acts our prisons are bursting at the seams with people serving very long sentences for some very minor crimes. Given some are violent offenders and got their just dues, it is a touchy issue,...

  • Americas War on Drugs
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    Americas War on Drugs

    3 years ago

    The war on drugs is not in some foreign country. It is here in our own neighborhoods, with our children and we are no where close to winning.

  • I miss you
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    I miss you

    3 years ago

    Today is my birthday, I woke up but something was amiss,You weren't here beside me to wake me with a kiss. I miss all those things about you that you used to do. It's not the same since you've been gone, My heart still misses you. Breakfast in bed...

  • Bipolar Disorder: My Monster just wants to have fun!
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    Bipolar Disorder: My Monster just wants to have fun!

    4 months ago

    This is a hub about the mania and depression suffered by those with manic-depressive illness. It is a debilitating disease and a challenge to live with. This hub explains some of the ups and downs.

  • Young Kids Hard Time
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    Young Kids Hard Time

    6 years ago

    The increase in violence in juveniles is increasing at an alarming rate and the offenders are getting younger. Should they be tried as adults, and sent to adult prisons?

  • The Final Farewell: a Tribute to Our Fallen Soldiers
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    The Final Farewell: a Tribute to Our Fallen Soldiers

    3 years ago

    A Final Farewell to The Fallen of Fort Hood The courage and honor you showed as you valiently protected our country, Just knowing you were there I was able to sleep in peace. You left your loved ones waiting with tear stained faces and cheeks,...

  • Bipolar Disorder: How to Recognize the Signs and How to Cope
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    Bipolar Disorder: How to Recognize the Signs and How to Cope

    10 months ago

    Being diagnosed with a mental disorder is hard . Living with it and coping can be near impossible. The highs are intoxicating and the lows devastating. I chose to meet in the middle.

  • Life Imprisoment for Juveniles
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    Life Imprisoment for Juveniles

    3 years ago

    Should juveniles be sentenced to life imprisonment? This is a hotly debated topic and one that was recently decided by the Supreme Court. Should juveniles be placed in adult prisons?

  • Domestic violence the silent killer
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    Domestic violence the silent killer

    3 years ago

    He didn't mean to do it. It was my fault I made him so angry. If only I were a better person he wouldn't have to hit me. He's only jealous because he loves me. How many times did I make excuses for him? How many times did I say "I'm sorry" for...

  • State Sanctioned Murder
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    State Sanctioned Murder

    3 years ago

     Is killing another human being justified? The answer is yes. If society can not be protected from the offender in any other possible, less drastic way. As in the case of the Fort Hood killer, due to his outside contacts, his probability of...

  • The Death Penalty, Exoneration and Botched Executions
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    The Death Penalty, Exoneration and Botched Executions

    3 years ago

    Even with the mass number of exonerations, botched executions and the possibility of having executed an innocent man, many people still stand behind the death penalty as a deterrant to crime. But is it really? Given the crime rate and the number of murders, robberies, and rapes that occur daily it...

  • Texas the Execution Chamber
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    Texas the Execution Chamber

    3 years ago

    Texas leads the nation in executions. The death penalty is controversial and politically charged. The death penalty is irreversible and the number of exonerations keep rising.

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