Dear Readers: Brian Wright passed away in early 2023; he now lives forever in our hearts. A lifelong defender of liberty and nonviolence, Brian wanted his websites kept active so readers may enjoy his prolific columns, book & movie reviews, tributes, and evolving thoughts over the past decades. ~Rose Wright
… and General Remediation Program for America of 2015
As we come to the need to properly investigate and indict persons in the US establishment and its global gangster cohorts for the 9/11 high-crime in particular and for all the major high-crime assaults on our lives and liberties in general, we’d better get it right. Which means a proper grand jury of our peers with full authority over other officers of the court to help it do the job.
Note: The 2003 Cato Institute column, “A Grand Façade: How the Grand Jury Was Captured by Government,” paints a scary picture of how—contrary to being a force for freedom and means for mitigating bad government—the modern grand jury, with government prosecutors taking it over entirely, becomes a dangerous threat to liberty… because it is not subject to offering constitutional protections that apply to criminal defendants in petit jury trials. Thus the grand jury is being used as a sword against the people and a shield for the government. Exactly backasswards.
We have to turn the grand jury by taking it out of the hands of government prosecutors. This is interesting history here from Wiki: Continue reading →
Let’s see, roughly a year ago, as our LP of Michigan state convention was approaching, an author of a book was making the rounds of LP sites—I’ve been Webmaster of the LPM since November 2009—and he sent me a note about his book about grand juries, The Hidden 4th Branch: A corrupt government’s worst nightmare. He asked for the LPM to pass a simple resolution to support grand juries investigating and indicting corrupt government behavior.
by Don Siegelman
c/o Friends of Don Siegelman | 1827 1st Ave North, Birmingham, AL 35203
I am waiting with great anticipation for my own appeal for a new trial, but today I would like to turn my attention to the plight of my fellow inmates. To those of you who have done so much to help me, I am asking you to give a hand to these other unfairly treated prisoners.
We recently got good news! The US Sentencing Commission just voted to reduce sentences for some low level, drug offenders! This is important progress, but I would like them to go farther. Fairness dictates that they apply the reductions retroactively as well. Continue reading →