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WORD-CONSUMPTION-INTOLERANCE+Execution-or-SUICIDE?=IGNORANCE-is-FEAR.

by Kenneth G. Dzaman Friday, Aug. 31, 2001 at 5:07 AM
email: kennspace@hotmail.com [ JJWSOS ] - JUST-is as JUST-does -WITNESS SOCIETY OF SEATTLE.] PO BOX 85503, SEA WA 98145-1503

.................SEATTLE A Call to Seattle RESIDENTS - WITNESS'S NEEDED; To Seattle Police officers - crashing into Seattle police officer's, and shooting 20 to 39(?) bullets at Seattle Police officers; July 10th, 2001; 1:32 AM; [Just North of - the crest of the hill - at east Roanoke St and Harvard Ave East - (on Capitol Hill).]. If you live in the area and have felt, (or feel), any "endangerment" (or fear) due to this event; (or if you feel you have any information you would like to witness); Please contact: ..... WITNESS, PO Box 85503, SEA WA, 98145-1503 ... ... [Email: kennspace@hotmail.com]

WORD-CONSUMPTION-INTOLERANCE+Execution-or-SUICIDE?=IGNORANCE-is-FEAR.

http://seattle.indymedia.org/front.php3?article_id=6320&group=webcast

WORD-CONSUMPTION-INTOLERANCE+Execution-or-SUICIDE?=IGNORANCE-is-FEAR.

[( A call from Littleton Colorado to Seattle Washington:::::
(Hi!..... -- mom called..... -- I talked to dad also!.... here is what they didn't say...). )]


David S. Broder
Jim Brunner - The Seattle Times
Mike Lewis - The Seattle Times
Kathleen Merryman - Tacoma News Tribune
Mike Carter - The Seattle Times
Tan Vinh - The Seattle Times
Robert L. Jamieson JR. - The Seattle Post Intelligencer
Jerry Large - The Seattle Times
Nicole Brodeur - The Seattle Times
Geov Parrish - Seattle Weekly
Sean Gonsalves - Cape Cod Online,
Jerry large - The Seattle Times,
Candy Hatcher - The Seattle Times,
Susan Paynter - The Seattle Post Intelligencer,
Micheal R. Fancher - The Seattle Times,
REBEKAH DENN - Seattle Post Intelligencer,




Go jump off a bridge!
Go jump in a lake!
I do not know,
how much more I can take....

sure, it is not "our" fault...
How could it be?

Execution and Suicide are very closely related, do you feel it yet, it is called; TERRORISM.
I love that woman who jumped off the I-5 bridge!
Most people commit suicide alone and at home, and everyone gets to easily and "surgically" ignore it, well....

you can not ignore someone jumping off a bridge in rush hour while we (The State of Washington - Residents) execute another human being.

Execution, suicide and terrorism; - It is US.

Sincerely,
Kenn

PS; Go ahead and flush the toilet on this jump. No need to look at what you are creating for too long. Send it away, where you won't have to look at it or deal with it - but someone will have to...

Go ahead and flush the toilet on this execution.......it is done.

Time to move on!

NOW, where is my Prozac? Oh - here it is - right next to my credit card...













JJWSOS [ JUST-is as JUST-does - WITNESS SOCIETY OF SEATTLE. ]
PO BOX 85503, SEA WA 98145-1503
email: kennspace@hotmail.com
phone: 206-271-8562



August 28th, 2001
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Dear Humanity,


My hope: I suppose these words, in the hopes it will be important, to you, and you have the ability (time) to let them be.

I have to get over my fear of "justice" in the US.
The "in-justice" I have experienced; (And continue to feel - from more intolerance being created, - from too many injustice's being created by "our" people on "others" of our people.); almost cost me my life.

I have faith in human beings and their feeling of justice, I feel, it is their only true feeling. To me, justice only means you are true to your experience, and through your "judgment" by your own body and being, you will feel justice.

I have to create a feeling of justice in my self now, the one I have - will only mean a slow death for me, -and I want to live. I wish I could create it on my own, but that is not how justice was, or justice is, created. You feel justice; and although most do not want to admit their feeling is a "judgment" of their action in their environment; it is all "being human" is, - was; -or will ever be. Truth to your experience is your justice of feeling, be-cause you are your judgment of feeling, and only you can change (evolve) how you feel about it..



I hope this "essay" (at least parts) makes some sense to you - I am just-trying to figure it out my self........ Happiness is a lot of hard work! (Like "justice" and "peace", it is not necessarily the "automatic reaction" of feeling, but must be pondered and reflected upon. The jury of your feeling, is your jurisdiction over it, - in choosing how you will feel (hopefully) through your action.

[{( I feel I am exorcising a demon, not just a feeling. I never realized it would take me such hard work to be "happy". But I am like a friend of mine, I fail my way to success! Like quitting any addiction (feeling behavior), you either succeed, or you do not. )}]



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INTOLERANCE and ANNOYANCE of FEELING; Be- Cause Ignorance is not possible.

Always remember that the only feeling that you need to concern yourself with is the present one. The feelings of yesterday or of last year do not matter now, because if you can get the present feeling right, it will make everything else right here and now, -
because you cannot help, but to act on your feeling. To change your feeling is to change your action today, so you will feel it tomorrow.

There is nothing more annoying than someone setting a really good example; - and if you need to annoy your self, really, -- that is the only way to succeed! Fail your way to success, - through successful annoyance!

Kenneth G. Dzaman






I am working on this essay, because I am scared as hell about what I am doing. So to be able to walk into the offices of the mayor, Seattle City Council Members, City Attorney Mark Sidran, Police Chief Kerlikowske, and the FBI, (and as many others as I can) - I needed to work "overtime" on this "essay". Haircut, shower, and shave, - tomorrow -while I call on the phone - and let them know I am coming to see them. (I won't be able to finish this essay this week....probably next week!

Kenn )]


(I wonder; - when you are complaining about the Seattle police and making allegations the Seattle Police department may have broken laws, do you call 911? Are the Seattle police my friends or my enemy? I feel they are my "enemy" at this point. The amount of intolerance and ignorance I have been shown this last ten days researching the Seattle police "shootout" on July 10th, 2001; is ridiculous. It has "infuriated" me to the point I will see something done my self, not anyone else in Seattle is doing anything except the Seattle police department's internal firearms review board, and if anyone else is doing anything; they are sure keeping quiet about it. (I am moving out of Seattle September 15th, 2001.).



My Death Of Fear....(As a philosophy of activism and writing - losing discrimination.).

Loving Everything To Death!

The Sensual Organic System: (Of light, gravity, and space; enclosed by feeling skin)(LIFE).

Sensual: (Existence through your feeling senses.)

Organic: (Evolved from an environmental system.)

System: (From levels of chaos - to levels of dis-order, natural environmental patterns emerge, creating levels of understanding - that evolve a reflective -(feeling) conscience- into the atomic bond - and into all space. example: The attraction and repulsion of atoms; Cellular-communication; Solar systems and galaxies in orbital patterns. All contained in the same universal ether of light, gravity, and space. We do not "know" of any universe - or space - that does not contain light and gravity.)

[ (( Light - Spirit; (Perception Feeling){Future Dream Experience In Action Now.}.).
(( Gravity - Soul; (Experience Feeling){Past Experience In Action Now.}.).
(( Space - Body;(Existence Feeling){Creation of Being Feeling Action}.). . ].

The organic system sustaining life is environ-mental by nature.
The system will change, because you are it.
Call it evolution, life, or time; - you are the change your feeling environ-mentally communicates to you. If you do not act on the change you feel, your evolutionary feeling becomes a rage.

I keep my feelings to my self, until the perfect moment comes.
For another person to feel and realize an empathetic response to your reality, they must accept your reality as valid.

The system will change, because you are it.




Loving everything to death!

Sentenced to life on earth - a well decorated prison cell,

it is heaven,
it is hell,

to love, - everything,

to death.



The system will change, be-cause you are it.
(Destiny is what you choose; Fate is how you will wear it.).












[ (((I am working on this "essay" - I have a lot of experience,- I feel it is time to share it! One day I will be a writer also- - it only takes 62,000 letters to get out of prison!
This essay might not make that much "sense" right now, but I have only written about 45,000 letters! - 17,000 to go!))) ] cool.....






[{( EXAMPLE OF WORD INTOLERANCE-TERRORISM (FEELING INTOLERANCE _ CONSUMPTION INTOLERANCE: (DISCRIMINATION):
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----WORD DISCRIMINATION------------------


Racism in the (good ole) USA

I can see like a bullet
right through the heart
of the USA
like an accident in slow motion

raise the rent

and move the dirt out of town


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I can not seem to get these words printed anywhere, why do you think that is?). -Can you say - I imagine terrorism? (FEAR). Words do not create terrorism, guns do, I mean nuns do. Nun's terrify me...(ha, ha...gnun's? Who is shooting off what now? Now if I was to call that poem; "MARIJUANA" do you think it would improve my chances? I do not think so, like I said, I am moving, I do not want to be in anyone's way, when it comes to "intolerance"...)}]





MY DEATH OF FEAR (Lines, Borders, and Discrimination; (In writing.).
("My Personal Bolt Of Lightning"; The "street smarts" of Faith.).

(Part 1): Trauma's; Existence (Faith)(Fate):

Trauma exists and is a part of life. Trauma comes in so many forms, I could not explain them all. I beat my best friend, Milli, twice. Even though she was a dog, I never got over it. For twelve and 1/2 years, when I yelled or looked aggressive, she cowered. She did not want to, but I had imprinted the cells of her body with a feeling, and she died with it. I will always miss her and cherish her life, because I cherish the death I shared with her. We both knew we only wanted to love each other, and that can be hard between man and beast. We both did seem to understand that. I thank her for giving me that understanding.


The day after Milli died, I took a walk, and it felt so nice to be walking alone! No dog running around! No poop to clean up! I could even stop somewhere for a couple hours, or even days! I felt so "free". I cried and cried and cried, and I still do today, I miss her. But it is great to be "free".




(Part 1); (A): Death, Abuse, and Assault Trauma; - Cultural Fear and Communication Intolerance; - [Human Trauma]:

So....I talk about my friend Milli's life and death, and it brings a tear to my eye, and a smile to my soul. It is hard to be the feeling you are, believe me, I know. I became a professional self terrorist, and seriously should have died after days in a coma from a suicide attempt. I feel I should have died from at least three of my suicide attempts, but - fate, had a different course for me. I decided I couldn't die from suicide, after three botched attempts that I feel should have killed me. I started to write.

I feel most humans will not discuss death and trauma, so the intolerance forces you to "deal" with your personal trauma on your own. You do not "deal" with trauma or "intolerance", you live and experience it. This causes a disenfranchisement to a persons individual humanity, as they have experienced something, and "others" do not want to share their experience or feelings about it. When in actuality, if you were privileged enough to be one of the few I could talk to about the human death and trauma I have experienced, and how one can learn to actually love it, you would be "lucky". My emotion is the only strength I have, and I only share it with those I love and trust. Can I trust you? Could I tell you the human trauma and death I have experienced? How the blood and small parts of a human brain, in the sun on the pavement, is the most beautiful color of alive red life you will ever see? Could I do it with out a tear in my eye? I doubt it. And I do not know if you, can handle it, you will probably tell me to "get over it", and "deal with it", and I would say I am. And I would not talk to you again, I would not want your mental illness of intolerance to feeling. It has taken me my life to "get over mine".

So I mostly keep my traumas of death and terrorism to my self, this culture requires it. It especially required it in Littleton Colorado. I was mentally ill in Littleton Colorado, because it was and is a culture, where the trauma they are a part of - in creating, is mostly ignored. So the rage finally blew up a high school in Littleton Colorado I visited many times in my youth, I was not the least bit surprised, except at Littleton's lack of change and reaction. To this day, those kids were just mentally ill, and the "rage" they felt and created was not real. They are just waiting and creating it again. The "idea" of needing to change, or evolve, will move you right out of Littleton Colorado. They have such a "consumption intolerance" in Littleton Colorado, that the idea of change or evolution, is the problem. The mindset of "normal" could be fit on the head of a pin, in terms of stars in the universe, and how one really doesn't matter.

((I am moving from Seattle September 15th, 2001, because I feel this "consumption intolerance" being "set up" in Seattle. (So Seattle will be hearing a lot less of me, but before I go, I am going to be talking so fast people heads are going to spin around just trying to keep up!).).




(Part 1); (B): Experienced Trauma; - Individual Fear Intolerance; - Individual Cultural Trauma; - Sex and Assault Trauma; - Culturally Created Action of Terrorism and Abuse; - Individual Communicated Action of Terrorism and Abuse; [Individual Created Fear Of Trauma and Terrorism]; [Suicide - Individual terrorism]: :

Created Human death:

War trauma and death. Suicide and murder. Execution. Surgical killing. Human terrorism creating death. Police killing unarmed citizens. Homicide. Euthanasia without reality. Genocide. Human created death of humans, with death being the intention, not the "protection" of life.
[{( The long term effects of assault trauma (victim or perpetrator), whether natural or man made, affects a humans conscience like an injured body; It takes time to heal, and energy to overcome, and it is not "automatic". You must work, create, and consume towards this "health". To work through a trauma, you may need to write an article titled: "My Personal Bolt of Lightning", and get it published! The "choice" of human evolution is now a shared experience, welcome to my world! )}]


Accidental human death:

I feel as far as trauma goes, you are allowed to talk of individual experiences of human trauma - like you feel they are your own, if you have experienced them personally and the "other" is willing to feel it also. But if you talk of your personal responsibility in a "shared trauma" (Columbine High School Tragedy), you are not allowed. It usually will not happen, because the "other" will feel terrified, and they do not want to. I wanted to blow up my high school in Littleton Colorado in 1978 really bad, but I waited a year to graduate and moved out of Littleton. It was only a few miles from Columbine high school. I hated Arapahoe High school in Littleton Colorado and felt very disenfranchised there. I am Canadian, and I guess I was different enough that it caused me - them - a "problem". Well the problem was me and my experience and the absolute rage I felt about it. I am so glad I was smart enough to move. I could see the Columbine High School tragedy coming, and now I feel it coming to Seattle. I hope Seattle doesn't call me "mentally ill" before I go, that will bum me out.

I do not believe in accidental human death and blame.
Everyone will die, to die or be killed with the intention of it being the means to an "end", I feel, is the only wrong a human can truly create.

I have "suffered" many traumatic human deaths in my life, and I would not change a moment of my life. I made "mistakes", and "accidents", - were created, and people I loved - died in my arms. I know in my heart, mind, body, and soul, my intention was one of life and love. I did not have the intention of anyone dying; It is the only "fact" of my many trauma's, that has "saved" me from my self.

Human trauma intention. The borderline on this one, is your skin. Your body will decide how you feel about everything you have sensed, and your "reaction" is you.




(Part 1); (C): Dreamed Trauma; - Terrorism; - Cultural and Individual; - Trauma-Fear; Intolerance; - [Culturally Created Fear Of Trauma and Terrorism-]; [Cultural Terrorism]:



A couple teenagers take guns and bombs down to their high school and kill a bunch of people. Sounds like a horror story, especially if you feel it being created. I felt it in Littleton Colorado when I was a teenager, and I call it "consumption intolerance". Like a person who shuts you down with anger every time "you" make an "issue" of something. Yet you only wanted to talk about it, - and to even say that now, - you are labeled "combative", or a "protestor", or an "environmental terrorist". Mentally ill works really well also. It is a use of "labels" that totally discounts the experience, and it is exactly what "they" - "others" want to do. - Be-cause responsibility means accountability and change, and that is "hard". example: A teenager comes home from high school and tells dad he has been learning about the environment, and maybe we could get a different car? I do not like riding in that huge SUV that is getting - what did you say - 11 miles to the gallon? And dad does nothing but defend himself, and the teenager is left alone to "deal" with his feelings "culture" is giving to him. One of the hardest labels for me to understand is "adolescence". I feel it is usually used as an excuse - so the parents do not have to "change" (evolve) so their child will even be happy? Yet I feel young people feel things as well or better, than any adult. A couple teenagers take guns and bombs down to their high school and kill a bunch of people. Sounds like a horror story, especially if you feel it being created.







(Part 2): Disenfranchisement's; Experience (Hope)(Destiny):

Cultural "consumption intolerance" - terrorism, creating individual disenfranchisement.
Common labels and categories of the "individually disenfranchised":
Drug War casualties - Arrest and criminal record Trauma. Financial Trauma From Crime (victim and perpetrator) (personal bankruptcy or loss of property). Government Record Trauma (Loss of voting rights; IRS Terrorism; - Up to loss of life.) Human Abuse and Assault Trauma. Minority Discrimination Trauma. War Trauma. Survivors Trauma - "Mental Illness".(i.e.: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Survivors Guilt Trauma.). (Most mental illness (I feel) is due to the experience of trauma and abuse (I have experienced and felt), and it is "sustained" through the cultural intolerance (to my experience's), and they are denied a "reality"..).

(Part 2); (A): Disenfranchisement due to Individual Life Trauma; - Individual Communication Experience - of Fear and Trauma; [Individual Experience Of Terrorism]:

Life will deal you your fair share of trauma, it is just a matter of time. How you "deal" with your trauma, will be a life long process of evolving your understanding of what it means and feels like to you. It does not "go away" it only becomes softer and rounder, like a grain of sand in an oyster; to make it a pearl, you must work on it and coat it with your self.

A person can go the opposite way with that grain of sand (trauma), and never acknowledge it's existence; but the eventual wear will kill them.





(Part 2); (B): Disenfranchisement due to Cultural Trauma; - Individual and Cultural Communication Experience - of Fear and Trauma; [Cultural Experience Of Terrorism]:

Littleton Colorado and the creation of rage and terrorism: I felt it growing up in Littleton Colorado, and I feel it when I visit Littleton Colorado now. I do not feel that Littleton Colorado is changing to deal with almost anyone's rage, they would rather you move, then try to explain to them; why you might feel that way. (You are combative, probably mentally ill, if you keep "bringing it up". Even though the "problem" you have felt for what seems like forever, is not one they are even willing to acknowledge.). This "consumption intolerance" of individual feeling and experience, drives people to be "disenfranchised", and it creates cultural terrorists. (example: Someone who is telling you that state sanctioned execution is killing the feeling of humanity they have in themselves, and the culture ignores those feelings in this "minority".).




(Part 2); (C): Disenfranchisement due to Conscience of Shared Experience of Trauma - Human Communication Experience - of Fear, Trauma, and Terrorism: [Culturally Created Terrorism - Action]:

To stop terrorism (fear), you must become the terrorist, and do it -to your self first. If you are afraid of someone blowing up a high school, you must think about blowing up a high school. Why would you want to blow up a high school? What would make you feel that way? What made them feel that way? How did I help create it? And most would say; - The creation is in the talking of blowing up a high school, it's in the song lyrics of blowing up a high school. It is in the TV and the video games of blowing up a high school. It is in the news and the media of blowing up a high school. It is in the drugs that blow up "high" schools. It is in the alcohol that fuels the fire, to blow up high schools. It is the guns in high schools. It is the guns, drugs, and alcohol in high schools. It is in the culture of the high schools. It is in the consumption at the high schools. The "intolerance" - is just a non-admission, and ignorance, of what is being created in the high schools, and in the culture. (How long was it after the "Oklahoma City Bombing (April 19th, 1995) - did the Columbine "tragedy" happen? (April 20th, 1999). Why was this terrorism created?). This "consumption intolerance of feeling" actually creates the denial and rage, that creates the action of terrorism. A person can only suffer a wrong of individual and cultural experience (and the intolerance towards it) for so long, - then they usually "melt-down", "blow-up", and reset to do it again. Unless a human being chooses not to rage and be terrorized by the feeling beforehand, a human will sooner or later be consumed with their rage and sheltered fears. Welcome to my world in the USA. I am one of the 30 to 100 million people in this country that is now feeling "disenfranchised". Terrorism will escalate in the United States, unless we choose not to be them.






(Part 3): Acceptance-Admission Trauma; Creation (Love (Forgiveness))(Choice):

How to love and forgive a terrorist:
First admit you are one to your self, and start from there.
(Unless you cannot admit to fear. I would have to say; I feel you are living very irresponsibly, if you have no responsible fears.).


(Part 3); (A): Admission; [Individual Guilt Communication]; [Suicide]:

Experience suicide; do it with a "professional"; - talk to someone who has seriously tried it and why they did.
Experience rape, do it with a professional; Talk to a rapist or his/her victim.
Experience murder with a professional; Talk to the executioner, or a police officer who has killed; Or a murderer in prison
Experience terrorism from a professional; Talk to the terrorist.

I say "talk to the professional", be-cause; if you were really to explore these thoughts on your own, you may really terrorize your self, and terror, like any human emotion, becomes addictive. It is at these addictive stages of terrorism, where the "high" - from being on the edge of your existence (suicide and terrorism), that the problem develops. Human emotions are the most powerful, and the weakest force a human being posse's. In the perception and intention of a human being creating these emotions, there will be the action of the outcome (automatic reaction) of these emotions. If you really want to kill your self, it will happen, if you do not want to kill your self and have made that decision, and know you have, then you will not. So I say "talk to the professional", it will be the best therapy life will offer you. (If you want to drive fast and scare your pants off, go to Daytona and do 170 miles an hour around the track on a motorcycle, after practice with a professional until you are. Then really race, knowing it is safer than going fast on the streets! If you want to experience suicide, talk to a professional, they will tell you how to best do it, telling you not to, and "what's the rush"? It is the addiction to the "rush", of being on the created edge of your existence, where you better be careful what feelings you get addicted to. One human's comfort, is another's burden. (Like a suicide or an over-dose.).




Part 3); (B): Admission; [Cultural Guilt Communication]; [Suicide and/or Terrorism]:

How does one admit cultural guilt to themselves? I would have to use Mark Twains words; "There is nothing more annoying than someone setting a really good example". I use his words, because I can apply them to my self, easier than my own. I used to annoy and terrorize my self with the "bad" example of life, because I had experienced the trauma and "badness", and I could not share it with the people in my life. (I did not need a "the-rapist"). I had to teach my self, through creating the experience, that the humanity I felt this culture had denied me, and had abused in me, still existed. (I chose writing.). I read recently where Anthony Faison proved his innocence by literally writing himself out of prison (62,000 letters). I am so close to escaping my prison, maybe it will be the day I meet him! Mr. Faison said; "My philosophy was this: The only way I will get out of prison is to write my-self out. And I lived by that. And that's exactly what I did." Admit you are in your prison of feeling, share it with someone, and it will set you free! There is no guilt or blame here, only human beings, doing the best they know how. (Unless you do not feel we can even talk about it.).

[{( Individual feelings of human experience are a fact of a persons being. Under heat, stress, and pressure; feelings change. This pressure, heat, or stress - can be created internally and acted out (created through meditation and action (activism)); or it can be created - and acted out - in the "real world" of your "automatic (past) reaction" to "future" experience (history). Either way, how you feel will be how you act. (To your self and "others".). Mark Twain said; "There is nothing more annoying than someone setting a really good example". [(Except in a person not trying not to set an example at all, (even to themselves). Their example of feeling is one of history, and the evolution of their feeling does not exist for them. People not acting on their feeling will never write themselves out of their prison, having never realized the one they are in.)]. )}]



(Part 3); (C): Admission; [Blame - Responsibility - Communication and action]; [Activism]:

I do not really need to say anything, you either work on your feeling day after day after day, hoping tomorrow, you will feel it; or you do not. It is this personal communication to your conscience, and the conscience of the human beings around you, that is your feeling. Some call it "self reflection" and "activism", I call it your personal feeling. If you want to accept the responsibility for someone's death or your own, you better accept your responsibility to feeling life around you. Existence create's it all.

(Thank your creator of feeling; if it is me, you, or existence; You will feel and meet it!)!




(Part); (4): The Death Of Fear; (Acceptance Of experience, Action, and Evolution)(Feeling):

A Mad Boy Out on the Limb of Life

(The story of a boy and his hidden tree fort,
and the discussions they used to have......)....

I guess I better go, Mr. Tree;
I am late, - but I do not want to leave you; the breeze feels so good from way up here.
I am out here - on your limb, -and all I can think about and ask you, - is; How can I keep you growing and healthy; so your limb doesn't dry out and break off? And yes; - it does make me mad that you think it is only because I am here, that I am feeling this way.
I felt this way the first time I saw you, -and that is why I chose you and this limb; I dreamed of being up here. I know, I can hear my mom calling me home, it is just I am not hungry yet, and I need this. Mom will be mad when I get home, as much for the waiting, as the danger. I wonder why she had a son Mr. Tree? - And then she hugs me after I get home and her rage has cooled, and lets me really feel; it is why she had a son. I wish I knew an easier way to calm her fears, but I do not. It is what she has taught me through her rage; I must calm my own fears, after all, I created them. I don't know if my Dad is worried, mad or jealous; that I wanted to build this fort so much higher than the tree fort he hung out in. I just know if I piss them -both- off, -I- will pay. I better go home now Mr. Tree, or mom will have to tell dad I built the fort in you, he told me not to, and then -I, will have really created trouble. Okay, Mr. Tree; - time to go eat dinner. See you later Mr. Tree, - we will talk again. You give me such great advice, when I sit here, -alone,- out on your limb.

Thanks for getting me moving before my dad gets home.

No, I am not mad anymore,...

Yes, you did it again - you win - and I don't know how you did it.

Play again tomorrow?

Mr.Tree.



(by Space 2001 - legal name of Kenneth G. Dzaman filed in Seattle court May 22, 1996...).








[( Articles of recent "popular (media) reality" used for reference: )]:



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"Inmate goes free after one of 62,000 letters pays off";

[( By Larry McShane; The Seattle Times; The Associated Press ; Nation & World; Sunday, August 26, 2001;
"My philosophy was this: The only way that I will get out of prison is to write myself out," Anthony Faison says. "And I lived by that. And that's exactly what I did." )]
http://archives.seattletimes.nwsource.com/cgi-bin/texis/web/vortex/display?slug=letterwriter26&date=20010826&query=inmate+goes+free
[{( This man is a "new" hero of mine..!.!).})]






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"White woman settles school reverse-bias suit";
"Apology, staff training, ,000 won by Rainier Beach graduate';


[( By REBEKAH DENN; SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER REPORTER; Tuesday, August 14, 2001; )]
http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/local/35129_lawsuit14.shtml
[{( (This woman is a "new" hero of mine.!)!. )}]






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"Larger issue is harassment";

[( By GERMAINE COVINGTON CIVIL RIGHTS EXPERT; The Seattle Post Intelligencer; [Opinion]; Friday, August 24, 2001;
"White woman settles school reverse bias suit:" Yes, the Seattle P-I's Aug. 14 headline certainly caught my eye. What the article described, however, was not "reverse bias," but a horrendous case of harassment based on someone's race.
Racial harassment is not just illegal -- it is profoundly offensive to all of us who believe in civil rights. And when a business, an organization, a government office or a school district ignores the problem? Well, time to craft the apologies, schedule the training and haul out the checkbook. Because somebody blew it.
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Well, there's always next year, kids. And while we wait for the Legislature to act, here's the reality to contemplate:
Next month the curtain goes up again on that long-running tragedy, Harassment in Our Schools. Every day, children and teenagers will endure taunts, teasing and threats of violence. Most of them will be non-white. Most of them will be sexually harassed. Most will suffer in silence. Will we read about it in the papers?
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All of us must inspire young people to overcome obstacles, see the dignity and worth of each person and realize our moral responsibility to others, regardless of race or economic status.
Germaine Covington is director of the Seattle Office for Civil Rights. The complete "Anti-Harassment Project" report is available to any school or school district interested in developing its own anti-harassment program. For more information, call the Seattle Office for Civil Rights at 206-684-4507. )]
http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/opinion/36316_civilrights.shtml







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"Case points out resegregation";

[( By PHYLLIS RATCLIFF-BEAUMONTE; RETIRED TEACHER; The Seattle Post Intelligencer; [Opinion]; Friday, August 24, 2001;
The Aug. 14 front-page article in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, "White woman settles school reverse-bias suit," left out many important factors.
Certainly, no student should have to be subject to harassment, regardless of what race they are. However, after reading the article, many were led to believe the stereotypes, for example that Rebecca Porcaro was harassed and bullied by all the African American students at the school, that they all use profanity and disliked the white students.
Phyllis Ratcliff-Beaumonte, a retired teacher and education consultant, is a board member and education chairwoman of the Seattle Chapter of the NAACP. )]
http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/opinion/36315_backlash.shtml



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"The political uses of moving on";

[( Todd Gitlin; The Seattle Post Intelligencer; Focus Commentary; August 5, 2001;
Increasingly, Americans are being told to "move on" - to leave uncomfortable feelings and unpleasant events behind us - especially when it would be convenient for certain public figures if we forgot them.
Todd Gitlin is professor of Culture, journalism and sociology at New York University. )]






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"Give dissent a chance";

[( Mark Trahant; Seattle Post Intelligencer; August 22, 2001;
We need to listen to those whose ideas make us cringe - and ultimatley those who make us think. This is true for a country fairly equally divided by politics - as well as a globe partitioned by wealth and poverty.
We need a place like the Buffalo Lodge. A place virtual and physical, where people know they will have a say. Even when we're outvoted - by more than 300 to 3.
Mark Trahant, a member of Idaho's Shoshone-Bannock Tribe, is chairman for the Institute for Journalism Education. )]





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"My Personal Bolt of Lightning";

[( By MICHAEL UTLEY; The New York Times OP-ED; August 27, 2001;
[W] EST YARMOUTH, Mass. -- I never believed that I could be in danger on a golf course ? until I was struck by lightning on one last year. What I learned that spring day is that lightning is an underrated killer that fries minds and turns bodies into charred shells.

It is our cultural habit not to take lightning* seriously. Winning the lottery jackpot or finding the perfect husband is said to be "about as likely as getting struck by lightning" ? which is meant to convey that there's virtually no chance at all. Most Americans consider thunderstorms minor, if dramatic, inconveniences. Traffic keeps moving and outdoor games go on, despite the thunder, until pelting rain arrives. But while my experience may not be common, it's not freakish, either ? and I invite casual risk takers to consider its severity.
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Perhaps it is only natural that the press concentrates on dangers that threaten many people at once, and that stories are told and retold of events with many witnesses. Deaths and injuries from lightning are isolated and far-flung ? *easy to overlook or ignore. Unless, of course, you have been a victim.
Michael Utley is on leave from his position as a vice president at UBSPaineWebber. )]
http://www.nytimes.com/2001/08/27/opinion/27UTLE.html?searchpv=day01
[{( (Any trauma, lightning is just one of them.). )}]







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"Warning on Suicide Copycats; Media: Report says news coverage should treat cases as mental illness to prevent influencing those who are vulnerable.";
Abstract:
In a report released Thursday and endorsed by the surgeon general and the National Institute of Mental Health, the panel cited scientific evidence showing that rates of suicides and suicide attempts rise after high-profile or frequent news coverage of an instance of suicide.
"The hope [is] that by early diagnosis and effective treatment, we can in fact prevent many suicides," he said.. )]








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"Media should focus on mental health issues of suicide, panel says";

[( ANUJ GUPTA; The Associated Press; The Tacoma News Tribune; Monday August 27, 2001;
Suicide stories also ought to shy away from an exscessive focus on grieving relatives, friends and community members, the report said. .. )]
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[{( This should also work for terrorism, murderers, drugs, and clowns; also? Right? I feel suicide is a personal form of terrorism and personal execution. To be afraid of reporting on all "angles" of suicide, I feel is a mistake; and will only create more "suicidal people". (The execution of personal bias.). )}]








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"VIEWPOINT: Elledge execution makes Washington residents participants in suicide";
"VIEWPOINT: Death row inmate's refusal to allow adequate defense is not how system should work";

[( Judith W. Kay; Tacoma News Tribune; August 26, 2001;
The upcoming execution of James Elledge (who waived his rights to appeal) makes every Washingtonian an unwitting assistant to suicide
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A third of all Washingtonians oppose the death penalty. Yet Locke has chosen to forge ahead, forcing, through an unfair process, all Washingtonians to be accomplices in Elledge's execution. Judith W. Kay teaches social ethics at the University of Puget Sound and is president of the Washington Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty. ........)]
http://www.tribnet.com/
[{( (Who is killing who? See next two articles.). )}]








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"Execution raises questions of fairness";
"ELLEDGE: Some officials consider revamping method used for providing defense attorneys in capital cases";

[( Linda Ashton; The Associated Press; The Tacoma News Tribune; August 27, 2001;
WALLA WALLA - When James Homer Elledge admitted stabbing and strangling a Lynnwood woman in a church basement in April 1998, he told police he had nothing to lose with a confession.
"I've already ... made my bed, now I gotta sleep in it the rest of my life 'cause I'm never getting out again," said Elledge, who at the time was on parole for fatally bludgeoning a Seattle motel manager with a hammer.
He pleaded guilty in Snohomish County Superior Court to the aggravated first-degree murder of Eloise Jane Fitzner, and instructed his lawyer not to put on a defense during the penalty phase of his capital case.
"There is a very wicked part of me, and this wicked part of me needs to die," Elledge told the jury that condemned him for Fitzner's death.
http://www.tribnet.com/





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"Woman in critical condition after jumping from Ship Canal Bridge";

[( By Dave Birkland and Christine Clarridge; Seattle Times staff reporters; Tuesday, August 28, 2001; - 01:01 p.m. Pacific;
The woman who jumped from the west side of the Ship Canal Bridge on Interstate 5 this morning survived the jump and tied up traffic on the freeway for nearly four hours during rush hour.
The 28-year-old woman, whose identity wasn't available, was in critical condition at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.
She jumped shortly after 10 a.m. after halting traffic in several directions for several hours.
The traffic jam was so bad that vehicles were backed up from the bridge north to Shoreline, from I-5 east on State Route 520 to Kirkland and for several miles south to Boeing Field.
The woman jumped from a railing adjacent to the southbound lanes, but police were forced to shut down the northbound lanes because passing motorists were shouting encouragement for her to jump, police said.
Duane Fish, Seattle police spokesman, said while police negotiators were trying to develop a rapport with the woman, motorists heading north were shouting such things as, "jump," "get it over with," "just do it."
"Our crises people were out there trying to save a life. It made it extremely difficult for them," Fish said. .............
Dave Birkland can be reached at 206-464-2204 or at dbirkland@seattletimes.com. )]
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/134334413_jumper28m.html
[{( Funny how this woman decides to terrorize herself and execute herself in public. The same day; "Elledge execution makes WAshington residents participants in suicide"; printed in the Tacoma news Tribune; August 26, 2001; Exactly the attitude of intolerance I am talking about, go ahead and jump... Execution is terrorism and creates terrorists, during rush hour...This is sick, and shows the intolerant and abusie side I am talking about in Seattle. Not unlike most of the United State's, we are the terror, (execution, suicide, and terrorism) we create. )}]








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"Rush-hour traffic tied up for hours by I-5 jumper";
"Northbound motorists reportedly urged the woman to jump";

[( SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER STAFF; Tuesday, August 28, 2001;
Southbound traffic on Interstate 5 approaching the Lake Washington ship canal was at a standstill for hours during rush hour Tuesday when a woman climbed onto the bridge railing and threatened to jump.
She plunged into the canal about three hours after parking her car in the southbound lanes and mounting the bridge railing.
Three police boats were waiting below, and one picked her up and rushed to Ivar's dock nearby. The woman, 28, was put on a stretcher and taken by ambulance to Harborview Medical Center, where she was in critical condition with chest and abdominal injuries. )]
http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/local/36811_bridge28ww.shtml









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"The problem is, we don't always want to face the problem";

[( Jerry Large / Times staff columnist; Lifestyles; Sunday, August 12, 2001;
A couple of weeks ago, I asked you to tell me about the one or two biggest events or changes in your community over the past year. But most of what you wrote could have been said five years ago, or 10.
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"I find it interesting that here in Seattle we tend to dwell on the problems more. Whenever there is some sort of march of demonstrators the media tends to always have to refer to either the WTO or Mardi Gras, but we never assume that maybe nothing will come of it."
She's right about not blowing every incident out of proportion. We still live in a good place. Dynamism and decency can co-exist, but there will always be tension between them. We need to take a deep breath, and figure out which irritants we can live with and which threaten to pull the house down. We don't have to keep following California's cities.
Jerry Large can be reached at 206-464-3346 or jlarge@seattletimes.com. )]
http://archives.seattletimes.nwsource.com/cgi-bin/texis/web/vortex/display?slug=jdl12forweb&date=20010812&query=jerry+large







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"Rest in peace, Tr Vaugn, but society can't rest";

[( Jerry Large / Times staff columnist; The Seattle Times Company;
Lifestyles : Thursday, August 16, 2001;
Police were not surprised by what happened at 9273 51st Ave. S. on Monday night. We shouldn't be surprised either.
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"Rest In Peace. Tré Vaugn Spruel. We all love you Very Much We all have lost someone we loved, But for one to bring their anger out on some babies, is a horrible thought and feeling to each and every one of us. For Tré Vaugn shall lye in peace and we all say Good Bye. For Baby Girl, we all is praying for you, justdon'tgive in, stay strong."
The police did their job, but the rest of us haven't done ours. )]
http://archives.seattletimes.nwsource.com/cgi-bin/texis/web/vortex/display?slug=jdl16&date=20010816&query=jerry+large






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"Trouble at home: We need to talk";

Jerry Large / Times staff columnist; The Seattle Times Company Lifestyles; Sunday, July 29, 2001;
What have y'all done to my city? I left Seattle last summer ... and came back this summer to Chicago, Miami, L.A. ? earthquakes, riots, monumental traffic jams, people scratching and clawing and saying nasty things to each other.
Wasn't Seattle supposed to be perfect? Beautiful, polite, prosperous and all that?
Turns out the place is just crawling with human beings, putting on their baggy jeans, Dockers or Liz Claiborne pants one leg at a time and acting like their genetic peers everywhere else.
http://archives.seattletimes.nwsource.com/cgi-bin/texis/web/vortex/display?slug=jdl29&date=20010729&query=jerry+large








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"Norm Rice on the state of Seattle:
Ex-mayor takes look at WTO, race, mayoral campaign";

[( By Jim Brunner; Seattle Times staff reporter; The Seattle Times Company; Local News; Monday, August 27, 2001;
When he left office in 1997, Seattle Mayor Norm Rice stepped away from the helm of a city that was widely regarded as on the rise ? a most-livable, dot-com-blessed, world-class metropolis.
Since then, Seattle has stumbled in the eyes of the world, shaken by riots, Boeing's departure and racial tensions. Through it all, Rice has stayed out of the limelight, declining to second-guess his successor or speak out about what Seattle has become. )]
http://archives.seattletimes.nwsource.com/cgi-bin/texis/web/vortex/display?slug=rice27m&date=20010827&query=mayor+rice









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"Mentally ill endure racial bias";
"Minorities suffermore illnesses but get inferior care, report says";

[( By ERICA GOODE THE NEW YORK TIMES; Seattle post Intelligencer; [Nation/World]; Monday, August 27, 2001;
The United States' ethnic and racial minorities face large and troubling disparities in mental health care, the surgeon general said yesterday in a broad and comprehensive report that offered a rare look at the mental health needs and obstacles to treatment of four minority groups.
Minorities in the United States, the surgeon general, Dr. David Satcher, said, "suffer a disproportionate burden of mental illness" because people in those groups often have less access to services than other Americans, receive lower-quality care and are less likely to seek help when they are in distress.
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And because of the stigma attached to mental illness in some minority cultures, he said, members of those groups are often reluctant to use services, even when they are available.
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In addition, the report found, racism and discrimination can lead to errors in diagnosis or to inappropriate treatment.
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Among some minorities, the report said, distrust and fear of the mental health system and practitioners are common.
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Satcher urged members of minority groups to seek out help when they suffered from "depression or anxiety or anything that interferes with one's ability to function."
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http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/national/36660_mental27.shtml








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"Execution is Government-Sponsored Terrorism";

[( Kenn Dzaman / Seattle Press Letters; Jun 22, 2001 -- )]
http://www.seattlepress.com/9207-1.article Seattle Press










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Dear Editor of the Seattle Times, (Sent - August 19th, 2001).

Whether it is Seattle police on the streets, or the "surgical" killing done in a "death chamber", killing a human being for any reason, is murderous and terrorism. (State sanctioned.). The idea that when a police officer kills someone it is somehow "justified" because they are a police officer, is ridiculous. When anyone kills anyone, or suffers a traumatic human death, whether it is by accident or with intention; they could lose their job, their family - everything that is precious. They may even become a "self - terrorist" and kill themselves. When a person is involved in human death, the more traumatic it is, and the more responsibility they feel for its creation; the more of their personal humanity will die. A person can only suffer human death in silence for so long, - before all that is left is terror. It is the personal human justice every person feels from the experience they have "set" themselves up for; called, your "feeling conscience".

The culture of the United States has created millions of these disenfranchised people; they blow up high schools, federal buildings, beat their wives and kids, and generally just create the terror they are feeling.

A police officer is a human being, it is time we started treating them as such. As soon as the Seattle police are on the same side as the "public" they are supposed to serve and protect, I imagine that will be possible. With the federal drug war, as it now stands, there are two cultures in Seattle: Seattle people and Seattle police.

Sincerely,
Kenn Dzaman ]











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"DEATH PENALTY";
"[Capital punishment perpetuates violence]";

Sandi Thompson-Royer; Spokane; [Opinion]; Letters to the Editor; - Seattle Post Intelligencer; Wednesday, August 8, 2001;
On Aug. 28 at 3 a.m., most of us will be sound asleep while James Elledge is scheduled to be executed at the Walla Walla State Penitentiary. Intimate participants in the execution will be employees of the prison system. I cannot even begin to imagine what it must be like for them to go to work that day. I think I would call in sick.
Having worked for more than 15 years as an advocate for survivors of domestic and sexual violence and hearing their horrific stories, compassion for offenders does not come easy for me. However, I still believe if we continue to execute human beings, we are perpetuating violence in our society and asking individual human beings like those who work in the prison system to participate in an act that must crush the soul to its very core. I agree with Henry Schwarzchild, former member of the board of directors of the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, who said,
"We must refuse as citizens to be made into willing co-conspirators with a violent crime." )]
http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/opinion/34309_ltrs8.shtml RENTON








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"Officers' bad behavior takes city backward";
"DEATH PENALTY";
"Capital punishment perpetuates violence";

[( Seattle Post Intelligencer; [Opinion]; Letters to the Editor; Wednesday, August 8, 2001; )]
http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/opinion/34309_ltrs8.shtml RENTON







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"Even Paradise Needs Basic Maintenance";

[( By Fred Moody Source: The New York Times Section: Editorial Desk August 10, 2001, Friday;
Ron Simms, the county executive, says that this state "operates on government by catastrophe." )]







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"Inquest system shouldn't be controlled by police";

[( By Kathleen Taylor; Editorials & Opinion; Guest columnist; Special to The Seattle Times; Thursday, August 23, 2001;
In October, an inquest will begin into the shooting death of Aaron Roberts. The inquest will determine the cause of death, the circumstances leading to the use of deadly force and whether the force was justified. It should be the occasion for an objective and independent assessment of all circumstances surrounding the death. But the current inquest system is out of date and rife with conflicts of interest. It gives too great a role to the agency responsible for the killing and too little role to the representatives of the deceased. ........................
Inquests should bring to bear our values of equal rights and due process for all. They should not give the perception of a quick exoneration of a police killing. Let's revise our inquest proceedings so that police and victims alike have probable cause to believe that the process has been fair and has led us to the truth. ...............
Kathleen Taylor is executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Washington. )]
http://archives.seattletimes.nwsource.com/cgi-bin/texis/web/vortex/display?slug=inquest23&date=20010823&query=inquest+system








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"Promoting civility on the streets of Seattle";

[(by Patrick Fitzsimons; Seattle Police chief from 1979 to 1994; July 27th, 2001; The Seattle Times;
We cannot teach children that there is nothing that is wrong or dishonorable and that nothing is worth standing up for. The abuse and lies of elected officials made public in recent times cannot be accepted because they are claimed to be merely personal or commonplace. These acts are disgraceful examples for our children and, if condoned, destructive of our society. )]
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/cgi-bin/PrintStory.pl?document_id=134322575&
zsection_id=268448410&slug=fitzsimons27&date=20010727








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"A record 6.47 million adults are in U.S. penal system";
"JUSTICE: 1 in 32 adults affected despite drop in percentage increase since '90";

[( Jennifer Loven; The Associated Press; The Tacoma News Tribune; August 27, 2001;
WASHINGTON - The number of adults behind bars, on parole or on probation reached a record 6.47 million in 2000 - or one in 32 American adults, the government reported Sunday.
On the positive side, the percentage increase from 1999 was half the average annual rate since 1990.
Jails and prisons held 30 percent of the adults in the corrections system, or 1,933,503. People on probation accounted for 59 percent of the total, or 3,839,532. An additional 725,527 adults were on parole, a period of supervision following release from prison.
Over the past two decades, the number of adults in the corrections system has tripled, so they now make up 3.1 percent of the country's adult population, compared with 1 percent in 1980, said Allen J. Beck, a chief researcher with the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics.
"It's just overwhelming," said Kara Gotsch, a spokeswoman for the American Civil Liberties Union's National Prison Project, which advocates alternatives to incarceration. "It just shows that we need to put much more into prevention." )]
http://www.tribnet.com/








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"It's time to reconsider America's 'war on drugs'";

"David Broder; Syndicated columnistWashington post; Tacoma News Tribune; [opinion]; 08/26/2001;
WASHINGTON - The high esteem in which former Rep. Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas is held by his colleagues was demonstrated by the 98-1 Senate vote confirming him last month as the new director of the Drug Enforcement Administration. Even more telling was the fact that Rep. John Conyers of Michigan, the senior Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee and an ardent opponent of the impeachment of President Clinton, appeared at the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing to praise Hutchinson, who had been one of the Republican House managers presenting the case against Clinton to the full Senate.

In his 41/2 years in the House, Hutchinson, a former U.S. attorney, earned an estimable reputation as a thoughtful conservative and, as liberals like Conyers and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy of Vermont affirmed, as a fair-minded advocate.
Hutchinson will need all his skills in his new job, for the nation is clearly about to embark on a long-overdue debate on the so-called "war on drugs." The DEA is, as the name implies, primarily a law-enforcement agency, but John Walters, Bush's choice to head the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, has been in limbo, awaiting a confirmation hearing since May.
Many of the same Democrats who welcomed Hutchinson's nomination have argued that Walters' hard-line approach, emphasizing interdiction and incarceration over education and treatment, makes him the wrong choice for "drug czar." At least until Walters' fate is resolved, Hutchinson is in the hot seat on Bush administration policy toward drugs.
During the last three decades, the United States has invested billions in fighting the scourge of drugs, and more and more serious people are questioning its effectiveness. The critics range from conservatives such as Bill Buckley and New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson to an array of liberals, and they are having an impact on public opinion. While few agree with the editors of the influential British newspaper, The Economist, which last month laid out at length "the case for legalizing drugs," many more are expressing their doubts about current policies.
A Pew Research Center survey last February found that three out of four Americans believe "we are losing the drug war," and by a margin of 52 percent to 35 percent they said drug use "should be treated as a disease, not a crime."
The whole "war on drugs" cries out for re-examination.
David Broder is a reporter and political analyst for The Washington Post. )]
http://www.tribnet.com/








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"Try a different approach to drugs":
"Pardon nonviolent drug dealers";

[(Article by syndicated columnist Sean Gonsalves in the Seattle Post Intelligencer on August 8th, 2001; titled;, "Try a different approach to drugs",). August 7, 2001
"What specific programs would you propose to cause the have-nots to improve their situation?" - an interested reader asks out in Seattle. )]
http://www.capecodonline.com/cctimes/edits/seang.htm







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"Throwing pills at all our worries";

[( Nicole Brodeur / Times staff columnist; The Seattle Times Company; Local News : Sunday, August 05, 2001;
What a drag it is getting old. )]
http://archives.seattletimes.nwsource.com/cgi-bin/texis/web/vortex/







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Justice Gone Amok
Article by Bob Herbert
http://robtshepherd.tripod.com/copout.html






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"Diversity still major challenge for media";

[( Robert L. Jamieson JR.; SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER COLUMNIST; Tuesday, August 21, 2001; )]
http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/jamieson/35945_robert21.shtml






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"Power and the police: A balance is needed]";

[( By ROBERT L. JAMIESON Jr.; Friday, August 3, 2001; SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER COLUMNIST; )]
http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/jamieson/33772_robert03.shtml








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"Race does matter -- we must face it";

[( By ROBERT L. JAMIESON Jr.; SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER COLUMNIST; Tuesday, July 24, 2001; . )]
http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/jamieson/32496_robert24.shtml







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"Police discipline system won't repair disconnect";

[( By TERRENCE CARROLL; INTERNAL INVESTIGATIONS AUDITOR; P-I Focus; Sunday, August 19, 2001; )]
http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/opinion/35626_carrollop.shtml







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"President of Urban League Calls for Review of Inequity";

[(By ROBIN TONER [W] ASHINGTON, July 29 ; July 30, 2001; New York Times
(This article also appeared in the Tacoma News Tribune titled;
"Racism probe asked for legal system"; [(It did not appear in Seattle mainstream press - and very little was said about it. I couldn't find it on the internet..).)])]







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"Racism is not just for racists alone";

[( By JIM HOAGLAND; SYNDICATED COLUMNIST; The Seattle Post Intelligencer; [Opinion]; Wednesday, August 29, 200;
WASHINGTON -- The choice of South Africa to host the U.N. World Conference on Racism instantly rang true. The post-apartheid governments of Nelson Mandela and Thabo Mbeki have worked hard to ease the racial hatreds and fears that once made South Africa an international pariah.
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The racism conference comes to South Africa to celebrate a recent, impressive triumph of humans over their own worst instincts. But their gathering will lose all credibility if the leaders and citizens who assemble in Durban turn a blind eye and a mute mouth toward Zimbabwe, where Robert Mugabe is running a laboratory case study for them on the political uses of racism.
Jim Hoagland is associate editor/senior foreign correspondent for The Washington Post. His e-mail address is hoaglandj@washpost.com. Copyright 2001 Washington Post Writers Group. )]
http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/opinion/36831_hoagland28.shtml







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"Claiming victim status will do little to eradicate racism";

[(By CHI-DOOH LI; SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCE; Thursday, July 26, 2001;)]
http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/opinion/32775_skipcol.shtml







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"A bridge across troubled waters";

[( By CANDY HATCHER; SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER COLUMNIST; Friday, July 20, 2001;
http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/hatcher/32029_candy20.shtml






...........................................................................................
"Reader's Soapbox: Working together could end racism";

[( SHERYL MCKAY GUEST COLUMNIST; Seattle Post Intelligencer; Saturday, August 11, 2001; )]
http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/opinion/34792_soapbox_11.shtml






................................................................................
"HUMAN RIGHTS";
"Not much has improved since declaration signed";

[( Yuriko Brunelle; Seattle; [Opinion]; Letters to the Editor; Wednesday, August 22, 2001; )]
http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/opinion/35992_ltrs22.shtml






..............................................................
"Crime and Justice in Black America";
[( By Christopher E. Stone; Director, Vera Institute for Criminal Justice
http://www.nul.org/stonessay.html
ABSTRACT )]




....................................................................................................
"Reducing the Problem of Racial Profiling"; "TO BE EQUAL ";

[(By Hugh B. Price President National Urban League
ftp://ftp.nul.org/pub/tbe/tbe200126.txt )]






........................................................................................................
"New Evidence of Racial Profiling's Harm "; "TO BE EQUAL";

[( By Hugh B. Price; President; National Urban League;
"If you're black, most likely you will get stopped. You can't do anything about it. That's just the way it is." )]
ftp://ftp.nul.org/pub/tbe/tbe200125.txt





.................................................................
"Racial insensitivity carries a high price";

[( By Carl Jeffers; Wednesday, August 08, 2001 - 12:00 a.m. Pacific; Guest columnist; Seattle Times; )]
http://archives.seattletimes.nwsource.com/cgi-bin/texis/web/vortex/







....................................................
"Lawsuit claims racial profiling";
"Black plaintiffs say Renton police abused them during a stop";

[( By SAM SKOLNIK SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER REPORTER Tuesday, July 31, 2001; )]
http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/local/33352_racial31.shtml
[{ (Can you say - guilty?). }]









.................................................................
"Exposure fosters racial understanding";

[( By FRED QUARNSTROM; SEATTLE POST INTELLIGENCER; GUEST COLUMNIST [Opinion] ; Friday, August 10, 2001; )]
http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/opinion/34641_raceop.shtml









.........................................................
"Racial and Ethnic Bias in the Courts";

Bibliography
Updated April 1997
Part II: Materials Identified From Various Journals, Newsletters, and Texts
(Compiled by the Information Service of the National Center for State Courts)
http://www.ncsc.dni.us/is/Bib2_2.htm
(Good).





.....................................
"RACE RELATIONS";
"Discrimination has no place in anyone's life";

[( Don Hermansen; SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER; Letters to the Editor; Monday, July 16, 2001; Seattle;
http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/opinion/31400_ltrs16.shtml






..........................................................................................
"The Seattle divide: Surprising views from ground zero";

[( By SUSAN PAYNTER; SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER COLUMNIST; Friday, July 20, 2001;
It started with an unscientific smile test. )]
http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/paynter/31993_paynter20.shtml
[{ (Sounds like my life-test! When do you know you have "passed"?).). }]








.....................................................
"Schell calls for talks on racism";
"Religious leaders are urged to hold 'dialogues' over what individuals can do";

[( By KERY MURAKAMI; SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER REPORTER; [Northwest]; Thursday, July 19, 2001;
"Racial issues affect all of us," )]
http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/local/31889_schell19.shtml
[{ (I think he said it all, and it is all he wants to say about "race"! (Considering he is in one...).) }]






.........................................................................................
"Census shows widening racial gap in home ownership":

[( By LISA STIFFLER AND CHRIS McGANN; SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER REPORTERS; [Northwest]; Wednesday, July 11, 2001; . )]
http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/local/30841_census11.shtml







....................................................................................
"Blacks, police eye each other across racial divide";
"Anger, frustration mark life in Central District these days";

[( By ELAINE PORTERFIELD, LEWIS KAMB AND HECTOR CASTRO; SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER REPORTERS; [Northwest]; Friday, July 6, 2001; )]
http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/local/30284_central06.shtml






................................................................................
"Red lines on a map spur thoughtful talk about race";

Mike Fancher / Seattle Times executive editor Local News : Sunday, July 29, 2001
http://archives.seattletimes.nwsource.com/cgi-bin/texis/web/vortex/display?slug=fancher29&date=20010729&query=red+lines






..................................................................
"Chart: Fatal shootings by Seattle police";
"Fatal shootings by Seattle police";

[( Northwest; Special Reports; Seattle Post Intelligencer; April 12, 2000; )]

http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/widgets/infographics/shootings.shtml
http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/specials/policeshootings/






............................................................................
"The 2000 Census: Looking beyond color lines";
"Doctors, advocates, scientists ask how relevant racial data is";

[( By DEBORAH KONG; THE ASSOCIATED PRESS; SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER; [Nation/World]; Friday, June 29, 2001; . )]
http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/national/29313_race29.shtml






....................................................................
"'Racist' label slows police in black areas";


[( By TERRY KINNEY; THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER; [Nation/World]; Saturday, July 21, 2001; . )]
http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/national/32183_cinc21.shtml



..............................
"Police Shootings";

[( Special Reports; Seattle Post Intelligencer; April 12, 2000; )]
http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/specials/policeshootings/








...........................................................................................
"Schools set sights on ending race gap in testing scores";

[( By REBEKAH DENN; SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER REPORTER; Thursday, June 7, 2001; )]
http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/local/26363_race07.shtml
(Can you say "privileged information".).






.....................................................................
"Blacks worse off in Federal Way schools";

[( By REBEKAH DENN; SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER REPORTER; [Northwest]; Wednesday, May 30, 2001; )]
http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/local/25221_school30.shtml








.............................................................................
"Seattle's black community needs its own bank";

[( By BILL VIRGIN; SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER COLUMNIST; Monday, June 18, 2001; )]
http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/virgin/27725_virgin18.shtml







......................................................................
"Bankruptcy filings on track to pass record";

[( THE ASSOCIATED PRESS; The Seattle Post intelligencer; Saturday, August 25, 2001;
WASHINGTON -- Bankruptcy filings by American consumers and businesses jumped 24.5 percent in the April-June period amid the continuing economic slump, the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts reported yesterday.
Filings reached 400,394 during the period, the highest ever quarterly total, up from 321,729 a year earlier, the office said.
http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/business/36477_bankruptcy25.shtml
[( More people (possibly) disenfranchised from financial trauma.). )]

..................................................
"ATTACK ON MAYOR";

[( Michael Sheridan; Seattle; Letters to the Editor; SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER; Wednesday, July 11, 2001; . )]
http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/opinion/30771_ltrs11.shtml






.............................................................................
"Attack on the mayor considered a hate crime?";

[( John Bradford; Suquamish; Letters to the Editor; SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER; Wednesday, July 11, 2001; )]
http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/opinion/30771_ltrs11.shtml






...................................................................
"Violence will only breed more violence";

[( Sharon Johnson; Puyallup; Letters to the Editor; SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER; Wednesday, July 11, 2001; )]
http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/opinion/30771_ltrs11.shtml




..............................................................
"City must put fear aside, start talking";

[( By CANDY HATCHER; SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER COLUMNIST; Wednesday, July 11, 2001; )]
http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/hatcher/30829_candy11.shtml







................................
"SELFISHNESS";
"Twenty- and 30somethings, look beyond yourselves";

[( Steve Klow; Seattle; Letters to the Editor; SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER; Wednesday, July 11, 2001; )]
http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/opinion/30771_ltrs11.shtml








.......................................
"HORSEY CARTOON";
"Blacks have more to fear than KKK";

[( David Losh; Seattle; Letters to the Editor; SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER; Wednesday, July 11, 2001; ? )]
http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/opinion/30771_ltrs11.shtml






..........................................................................
"Cartoon perpetuates unfortunate stereotype";

[( Stanley McKie; Kent; Letters to the Editor; SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER; Wednesday, July 11, 2001; )]
http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/opinion/30771_ltrs11.shtml






..........................................................................................................
"Crowd hears a rested Clinton rip lingering U.S. racial inequities";

[( By DEB RIECHMANN; THE ASSOCIATED PRESS; SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER Friday, June 29, 2001; . )]
http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/national/29356_clinton29.shtml








................................
"Seattle can't learn";

[( BY GEOV PARRISH; The Seattle Weekly; AUGUST 9th, 2001; )]
http://www.seattleweekly.com/features/0132/news-parrish.shtml



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