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James Riva Posted 3 weeks, 2 days ago.   Favorite
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RansomingTheCaptive Posted 3 weeks, 2 days ago.   Favorite
Hope you are doing as well as can be and that Jayme and the Closs family are doing better financially and otherwise. Also hope Brandon is doing well too.

God bless.

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FatherJohn Posted 3 weeks, 2 days ago.   Favorite
Charles,

Great article. Every word true, especially in Indiana. I refuse to participate in telephone extortion. So I must go to jail...locally...and write letters...across this great country. This great...great county...with so much potential for the ultimate good. Potential can never be achieved without reform...change...conversion...adaptation...reevaluation...and a movement towards the transcendent.

On this website...I see the same arguments for the extortion of email rates...available from a wide array of nationwide and international companies. Touted as "such a great value," for one thing the price difference is negligible (maybe 2/3 the cost). For a service truly free to anyone with a server and a domain name. Now they will tout spy ability and censer ability...but that is not my point. Any algorithm might tell you what communication is clearly a violation.

My point is this the cost is way to high for what you get. Whether it a kiosk or a tablet you pay coming and pay going. It has the emotional equivalent of a wet sock.

Snail mail on the other hand might be prayed, written in time, with character and mystery of the "hand" of the other. The work of the hand. It can be read, re-read, considered, and thoughtfully replied. Because it is weeks at this point it is "special," not the instant gratification of the speed of zeros and ones. A set of letters becomes a person more or less. Who they are by what they say and do. What they see and be.

So email will have to be a penny before this older fella bites.
May 26, 2019
John Pfister

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Harlan Richards Posted 3 weeks, 3 days ago.   Favorite
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FatherJohn Posted 3 weeks, 4 days ago.   Favorite
Granny always said, "you can't turn a sow's ear into a silk purse."

Uncle Chris always said, "let's put some lip stick on this oink-er...and roll it under the spotlight...and make a sale." (while laughing heartily referring to a repo)

Uncle Ricard always told his kids, "Fair? The Fait is where you sell your pigs."


Confidential to Dymitri. I'm always embarrassed of myself to go to what me and my brothers refer to as "trough feeding." This is the endless buffet where morbid obesity is a phone call away from doom and despair.

Your images of civilization are vivid and realistic. But to the heart of your point...should I be the city planner...festive or patriotic is not the image that will sell (it is just not believable).

TV has taught us the most sophisticated color is a long shiny black SUV. It signifies darkness, literally and stealth, figuratively and despair, allegorically and wealth, metaphorically (gotta keep it shiny!)

But here we have tan and white and white/black.

I am thinking a big head picture of the president may be more significant than the stars and bars as indicative of "us." Comment brother.
John Pfister
May 24, 2019

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Jeanette.medrano Posted 3 weeks, 5 days ago.   Favorite
It may be easier to reach me and write me on here if I don't respond in mail uncle. Mucho respecto your niece. And can you re explain to me why my race is the way it is and why would my dad say I'm Italian ? I been thinking about doing a swab test for my race . . I called Stan and finally talked to him savanna and Tiffany don't like him talking to me though so they block me and his number and calls. Well hope you are good. I'm still try to get a divorce. Ugh I should have never got married. Worst mistake ever Josh don't let me see the two youngest of mines and it's been killing me. My health has gotten alot better I'm on stomach pills and anxiety pills xanex the doc gots me on and it helps sometimes do you know if anxiety runs in the family ?

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Jeanette.medrano Posted 3 weeks, 5 days ago.   Favorite
Hey Uncle . Things with me has been ok I guess I moved here's my new address 1911 7th Street west apt#3
Bradenton FL 34205 . I been so stressed out and going thru alot . I started working back at Burger King and a hair salon. Lol . I got your last letter but I'm so fucking busy that I have so much going on . I want to go back to school but I can't right now. I've been cutting my wrists here and there but I'm getting better . I'm off of drugs. I left the town I was in when I got the second to last letter with the poem and I left we're I was at I had Mexican cartel after me. The life I was doing and things I last told you put me in danger but I'm safe now. I'm trying to get my life right one step at a time though .

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Erne2017SPO-T Posted 4 weeks ago.   Favorite
22 May2019
Dear WG:
It is biting Whispers. VMs HPP
I have had 5 reaches from inmates on East Coast. One very very big one requesting a full Library in their Chapel. We are working on that cycle. They have full signed authority to do so by DC.tHEY ALREADY HAVE ALL BASICS. We are working on audio/visual material and big dissem materials for the one prison. This should make u happy my friend. Your postulate is strong. ARC to you. soon we will have many inmates doing ext courses at this office from that one facility. No word from CMR... per Sarah he completed FOT. I read McC's SS at Monday night VM meeting. lots of heartfelt smiles. He writes so well. A joy to receive his communications. Travis is doing well. Seems quite happy. He told me today he is writing you today. sitting at his desk after yard duty for the house he lives in. He writes or acks me quite regularly. Sez he doesn't do BtBs. can you resend last writing of the activies in SPO I lost my attach' case Friday with those comms in it. omg. Just finished yard mowing and my ride-on battery went dead. MEST darn... Vms are planning a neighbor clean up in my zone this Sat 25 May.computer sticking giving me grief...signing off. ML Erne xo KRC KSW ARC

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carmillasDamask Posted 4 weeks ago.   Favorite
Thank you. It's really appalling that the system has consistently refused the basic dignity of a meaning to life for incarcerated people, including education. People will argue that the system is meant to make people contemplate their lives, but it really is not true, and just seems to show the ignorance that almost everyone in america takes for granted.

You and many, many others in the united states are the exact people who need forgiveness, as you say, the most.

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