Re: No Parole for Federales.

From: Michael Lorrey (
Date: Wed Jan 31 2001 - 08:19:59 MST

Samantha Atkins wrote:
> Michael Lorrey wrote:
> > However, Malcom X, nor Eli, have ever had military experience, to the
> > best of my knowledge. When recycling a damaged/warped ego, you must
> > first break it down before you can build it back up. Rehabilitation
> > means making a person fit to live again. You don't make a cracked bottle
> > whole again by just gluing it up, it is likely to crack again, even
> > easier. You've gotta crush it into silica dust, melt it down, and craft
> > a new bottle out of the old material. Rehabilitating people requires
> > reprogramming.
> Remind me not to be incarcerated by you or your appointees. If I am in
> jail I am in for running afoul of the local politicos or some asinine
> law. Trying to break down the personality and mental structure I have
> painstakenly built up would NOT be appreciated. Trying to do so would
> result, to the extent it succeeded at all, in producing a truly violent
> person. Guess who the violence would be directed to first once I got
> out? Also, to the best of my knowledge from friends who were in Viet
> Nam including some special forces and red beret characters who got
> really warpend for dealing with normal civilization, breaking them down
> entirely was not the therapy employed.

Then 'splain to me why 'boot camp' type prisons have lower recidivism

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