A Message From Lucianne  

S-CR-TEO

S-G1-LC






   
 
Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google


B-CR-TEO
From Prison to Ph.D.: The Redemption
and Rejection of Michelle Jones

New York Times, by Eli Hager

Original Article

Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 9/13/2017 7:59:29 PM

Michelle Jones was released last month after serving more than two decades in an Indiana prison for the murder of her 4-year-old son. The very next day, she arrived at New York University, a promising Ph.D. candidate in American studies. (Snip) Elizabeth Hinton, one of the Harvard historians who backed Ms. Jones, called her “one of the strongest candidates in the country last year, period.” The case “throws into relief,” she added, the question of “how much do we really believe in the possibility of human redemption?” The Marshall Project, a nonprofit news organization that focuses on criminal justice and

Comments:
Well, Harvard has been the dumping grounds for future liberal politicians, scientists, historians, policy makers. As one who over twenty years ago was involved as a participant in a program where the other person had to reveal "why" they were in this specialized hospital, admitting the truth was paramount. She needs to tell the true circumstances about her 4-year old-daughters death & where her body was buried to the police. (Parents of missing children always seek this closure.) Then, I would believe she deserves another chance, since there is no double jeopardy protects her.

      


Post Reply  

Reply 1 - Posted by: nwcudagal, 9/13/2017 8:06:06 PM     (No. 11382594)

I´m so sorry I started to read this article. Made me sick.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    24 persons like this.


Reply 2 - Posted by: Highlander, 9/13/2017 8:40:14 PM     (No. 11382611)

Once a murderess, always a murderess. Her dead four-year-old will always be that woman´s legacy.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    22 persons like this.


   

 

R-G6-LC
  
R-LU-C1


 
Reply 3 - Posted by: earlybird, 9/13/2017 9:01:55 PM     (No. 11382622)

The gift of education does not create redemption for murdering a human being, especially one’s own baby.

I agree that this article is a sickmaker.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    19 persons like this.


Reply 4 - Posted by: kono, 9/13/2017 9:16:14 PM     (No. 11382637)

Maybe the American History standout can study America´s history of mothers who kill their own kids and what they have in common.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    9 persons like this.


Reply 5 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 9/13/2017 9:21:52 PM     (No. 11382644)

I fail to understand liberals´ love of convicts. I keep remembering Norman Mailer and Jack Henry Abbott.

https://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2007/11/12/mailer-and-the-murderer/



  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    10 persons like this.


Reply 6 - Posted by: agrunt, 9/13/2017 9:28:33 PM     (No. 11382647)

and the four year olds comment was -- oh wait he couldn´t comment.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    6 persons like this.


Reply 7 - Posted by: lakerman1, 9/13/2017 9:48:19 PM     (No. 11382661)

A student is not a Ph.D. candidate until he, she, or it passes doctoral comprehensive exams.
Murderess Jones is a doctoral student.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    9 persons like this.


   

 

R-TA-Wide_2
  


 
Reply 8 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 9/14/2017 1:57:09 AM     (No. 11382804)

See why the good guys never win ?

It´s hard to imagine a child killer described as a "breathtaking feat in rehabilitation" She will take a seat from someone who did everything right and wants to enter college.
After the comment about Drew Faust, I can see where Harvard is going.

Why are our leaders always going rah rah rah for the bad guys?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    6 persons like this.


Reply 9 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 9/14/2017 1:59:46 AM     (No. 11382805)

Sorry for a second comment.
Her son will never go to Harvard or any other college.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    6 persons like this.


Reply 10 - Posted by: Bur Oak, 9/14/2017 7:22:24 AM     (No. 11382919)

Redemption is a journey not a destination. It is likely a journey she wouldn´t have started voluntarily.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    4 persons like this.


Reply 11 - Posted by: rolfnader, 9/14/2017 8:24:00 AM     (No. 11382958)

At Hahvahd, that´s just considered a late-term abortion.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    4 persons like this.


Reply 12 - Posted by: Edgelady, 9/14/2017 12:41:02 PM     (No. 11383261)

I found myself having mixed feelings as I read through the article. And I, too, don´t like the idea of her being a professor to young college students (I´m assuming that´s what she wants to do with her doctorate.)

I can think of no good "excuse" for what she did - except her youth and living in a world of abuse does do the most awful of things to the human psyche.

If she has indeed atoned for her sins, not just in spending her time in prison, but also continuing her bereavement for her child, what she could be useful and good at is helping young women NOT get to prison. There´s plenty of studies on incarceration - what about programs to prevent abuse, encourage learning, all those things she apparently didn´t have when growing up. That´s where she can really pay her dues to society.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    4 persons like this.


   

 

B-G1-LC


 

Post Reply   Close thread 922700




Below, you will find ...

Most Recent Articles posted by "LittleHoodedMonk"

and

Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)




Most Recent Articles posted by "LittleHoodedMonk"



Islamists lure youngsters in the
Philippines with payments,
promise of paradise
Reuters, by Martin Petty    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/21/2017 1:28:56     Post Reply
Marawi City, Philippines - When he saw his commander holding the severed head of one of his neighbours, teenage Islamist fighter Jalil knew it was time to escape from Marawi City. Churches and homes had been ransacked, people had been shot or taken hostage, and now Philippines government troops, planes and helicopters were pounding the Islamic State loyalists who had taken over large parts of the town on May 23. Six days into the occupation, 17-year-old Jalil said he came across a crowd of fellow fighters led by rebel chief Abdullah Maute, including a boy who looked about 10. They were cheering the beheading of a

Daimler joins rush to add more
North American auto plants: report
Reuters, by Joseph White    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/21/2017 12:43:41     Post Reply
Detroit - U.S. automakers are facing mounting pressure amid slowing demand in the country, as Asian and European automakers aggressively ramp up vehicle production in North America, including a new investment by Daimler AG. In the latest move, German automaker Daimler plans to spend $1 billion to expand its Mercedes Benz assembly plant near Tuscaloosa, Alabama, to produce batteries and electric sport utility vehicles that would compete with Silicon Valley electric car maker Tesla Inc’s models, according to a person briefed on the matter. The Wall Street Journal reported the investment earlier on Thursday.

I´m not surprised there was a terror arrest in
Newport – as a Welsh Muslim, I´ve watched
Wales become a hotbed of extremism
Independent [UK], by Shazia Awan    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/21/2017 11:50:41     Post Reply
Having grown up in Cardiff (and having been born in Caerphilly), I’ve seen Wales change in ways that make me feel uneasy. To articulate uncomfortable truths about the place you live in is hard – but nowadays I feel it’s necessary. Wales in recent years has been home to both a growing far-right and Islamist extremism. Among the racist neo-Nazi groups is the South Wales British Movement, whose members brandish swastikas and try to recruit impressionable youngsters to their xenophobic cause. Two far-right bands from Swansea and Merthyr Tydfil have been identified as among the most influential groups disseminating hate

Sally Yates to join
Georgetown Law as lecturer
Washington Times, by Andrea Noble    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/21/2017 11:31:22     Post Reply
Former Acting Attorney General Sally Q. Yates, who was fired after she ordered Justice Department lawyers not to defend President Trump’s original travel ban in court, has landed a new position at Georgetown Law. Ms. Yates will join the school as a lecturer as part of a program that brings former government officials to speak on campus. She will give her first address at the school as part of Georgetown Law’s Distinguished Visitors from Government program on Nov. 1. “Sally Yates is an extraordinary public servant who has had a career of the greatest consequence,” said Georgetown Law Dean William M. Treanor.

   

 

  


 
Trump to visit hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico
Washington Times, by S.A. Miller    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/21/2017 11:20:54     Post Reply
President Trump said Thursday that he plans to visit Puerto Rico to personally assess the devastation from Hurricane Maria. “Puerto Rico is in very, very tough shape. Their electrical grid is destroyed. It wasn’t in great shape to start with,” Mr. Trump said during a meeting at the U.N. General Assembly in New York. He did not say when he would make the visit. Earlier, Mr. Trump declared a major disaster in Puerto Rico that made federal funds available to those affected by the storm, which knocked out power across the entire island Wednesday and caused widespread flooding and landslides. “It’s very sad what happened to

Sean Spicer Threatens Reporter Mike
Allen If He Texts Him One More Time
Newsweek Magazine, by Greg Price    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/21/2017 11:04:51     Post Reply
It’s as if Sean Spicer never left his bully pulpit at the White House. The former press secretary, known for his tempestuous—at best—relationship with reporters while serving President Donald Trump, threatened to report a reporter to the "appropriate authorities" if he continued to attempt to contact him, according to Axios. The reporter, Axios’s Mike Allen, was seeking comment from Spicer regarding notes he kept while in the West Wing, after unidentified sources told Allen that Spicer had “documented everything” and filled “notebook after notebook” about meetings at the Republican National Committee and at the

Trump says more sanctions
coming on North Korea
Washington Times, by Dave Boyer    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/21/2017 10:38:52     Post Reply
President Trump said Thursday that more sanctions are coming against North Korea over its nuclear and missile programs. “We will put more sanctions on North Korea,” Mr. Trump told reporters at the United Nations. He didn’t specify when the action would occur. The U.N. hit Pyongyang with new sanctions several weeks ago in response to its missile tests in violation of Security Council resolutions. Since then, North Korea has launched missiles over Japan and tested a hydrogen bomb. Mr. Trump said Tuesday that the U.S. is prepared to destroy North Korea if it attacks the U.S. or its allies.

China hits back at U.S. over trade, says
unilateralism is "unprecedented challenge"
Reuters, by Yawen Chen, Elias Glenn    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/21/2017 1:52:47     Post Reply
Beijing - China hit back on Thursday at recent criticism from the United States about its trade practices, saying some countries’ unilateralism is an unprecedented challenge to global trade. Ministry of Commerce spokesman Gao Feng also said that foreign and domestic firms are treated equally in China and that foreign firms should not have concerns about investing in China. The comments come amid stepped up pressure on Beijing from Washington over trade and pledges by China to further open its markets to foreign investors. “Some countries’ unilateral actions and calls for unilateralism are an unprecedented challenge to the

Distrustful U.S. allies force spy
agency to back down in encryption row
Reuters, by Joseph Menn    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/21/2017 1:23:46     Post Reply
San Francisco - An international group of cryptography experts has forced the U.S. National Security Agency to back down over two data encryption techniques it wanted set as global industry standards, reflecting deep mistrust among close U.S. allies. In interviews and emails seen by Reuters, academic and industry experts from countries including Germany, Japan and Israel worried that the U.S. electronic spy agency was pushing the new techniques not because they were good encryption tools, but because it knew how to break them. The NSA has now agreed to drop all but the most powerful versions of the techniques -

   

 

B-G1-LC2


 
Bain-Led Group to Buy Toshiba
Chip Unit in $18 Billion Deal
Bloomberg Tech, by Pavel Alpeyev, Yuki Furukawa    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/21/2017 1:06:47     Post Reply
Toshiba Corp.’s board agreed to sell its flash memory chip unit to a group led by Bain Capital for 2 trillion yen ($18 billion), taking an important step toward ending a contentious bidding process that has stretched over eight months. (Snip) Apple Inc., Dell Inc., SK Hynix Inc. and Japan’s Hoya Corp., will provide financial support, according to people familiar with the situation. The iPhone maker played a crucial role in swinging momentum in the tumultuous auction to the Bain offer. Apple is interested in the chip unit because of the strategic importance of flash memory. The compact chips are essential for its iPhones and iPods,

Rand Paul: Don’t blow up Iran deal
Politico Magazine, by Seung Min Kim    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/20/2017 5:34:44     Post Reply
Sen. Rand Paul, who opposed the nuclear deal with Iran two years ago, wants the United States to stay in the agreement — even as President Donald Trump sends clues that he is preparing to derail it. In an interview Wednesday, the Kentucky Republican said he believes evidence shows that Iran has been complying with the terms of the deal, cut by former President Barack Obama and aimed at curbing Tehran’s nuclear ambitions. Instead of withdrawing from the nuclear deal, Paul argued that the administration should instead look at a deal that would target Iran’s continuing ballistic missile program.

Joe Scarborough agrees:
Trump’s U.N. speech a winner
Washington Times, by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/20/2017 5:00:26     Post Reply
MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough, normally no fan of Donald Trump’s — to put it mildly — nonetheless came out in defense of the president’s speech before the United Nations. In short, Scarborough actually liked it. Check the skies for flying pigs. Scarborough regularly speaks of Trump in the most critical of tones. If he ain’t mocking, he’s gagging. But post-General Assembly speech? Why, even Scarborough has kind words. “This speech, minus the bombast, could have been written by Secretary [James] Mattis, could have been written by General [H.R.] McMaster, could have been written by Ambassador Nikki Haley,” he said,



Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)



Hillary Says She’s Like ‘Paula
Revere,’ Sounding The Alarm
About Russian Meddling [Video]

53 replie(s)
Daily Caller, by Chuck Ross    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/20/2017 7:29:18 PM     Post Reply
Hillary Clinton compared herself to Revolutionary War hero Paul Revere on Tuesday, saying that she is “Paula Revere” sounding the alarm on Russian active measures during the 2016 presidential campaign. (Snip) In her interview, Clinton suggested that she has led the push to call out the Russian government and Russian president Vladimir Putin about their involvement in the U.S. election. “I am saying as clearly as I can — I feel like I’m a bit of a, you know, Paula Revere — I’m trying to sound the alarm about this,” Clinton said to a smattering of laughter and applause. Clinton’s

Christian Numerologist Says
World Will End On Sept. 23

41 replie(s)
KYW-TV [Philadelphia, PA], by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/20/2017 6:47:16 PM     Post Reply
If you had plans for the weekend, a Christian numerologist says you won’t get to them because the world is about to end. David Meade, a self-proclaimed “researcher,” is predicting that a series of apocalyptic events will begin on Sept. 23 and, “a major part of the world will not be the same.” According to Meade, the mysterious rogue planet Nibiru, also known as Planet X, is on a collision course with Earth, which will bring world-ending tsunamis and earthquakes. The numerologist claims the dates of recent events like the Great American Solar Eclipse and Hurricane Harvey’s flooding of Texas were all marked in the Bible.

Exclusive: Mueller team´s focus
on Manafort spans 11 years

35 replie(s)
CNN, by Evan Perez    Original Article
Posted By: FlyRight- 9/20/2017 6:15:51 AM     Post Reply
Special Counsel Robert Mueller´s team is reaching back more than a decade in its investigation of Paul Manafort, a sign of the pressure Mueller is placing on President Donald Trump´s former campaign chairman. The FBI´s warrant for a July search of Manafort´s Alexandria, Virginia, home said the investigation centered on possible crimes committed as far back as January 2006, according to a source briefed on the investigation. The broad time frame is the latest indication that Mueller´s team is going well beyond Russian meddling during the campaign as part of its investigation of Trump campaign associates. Manafort,

Clinton book has sold
more than 300,000 copies

34 replie(s)
Associated Press, by Hillel Italie    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/20/2017 11:19:04 AM     Post Reply
Hillary Clinton´s "What Happened" had a big debut. Clinton´s book about her stunning loss in 2016 to Donald Trump sold more than 300,000 copies in the combined formats of hardcover, e-book and audio, Simon & Schuster told The Associated Press on Wednesday. The book´s hardcover sales of 168,000 was the highest opening for any nonfiction release in five years, according to NPD BookScan, which tracks around 85 percent of retail print sales. Mark Owen´s "No Easy Day," a 2012 memoir about the killing of Osama bin Laden, sold more than 250,000 copies in its first week. Sales for "What Happened"

Josh Earnest: Trump’s U.N. Speech
was ‘Foolish,’ Lacked ‘Coherence’

33 replie(s)
Breitbart Video, by Pam Key    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/19/2017 5:51:09 PM     Post Reply
Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” while reacting to President Donald Trump’s speech at United Nations, former White House press secretary for the Obama administration Josh Earnest said the overall speech lacked “coherence,” and Trump mocking North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un was “foolish.” Earnest said, “Having sat in the hall of the United Nations where the president of the United States delivers an address for gathered world leaders — that’s something I did for the last three years—what you know world leaders are looking for in that room is a coherent strategy for taking on the biggest challenges around the

The Latest: Kerry Charges Trump
Speech to UN Was Too Harsh

31 replie(s)
Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/20/2017 9:16:10 AM     Post Reply
United Nations - The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local): 8:00 a.m. Former Secretary of State John Kerry says President Donald Trump´s United Nations speech may have put America in isolation and danger. Appearing on MSNBC´s "Morning Joe" show Wednesday, Kerry criticized Trump´s harsh rhetoric against North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Kerry said, "You have to ask yourself: Is America safer because of ´rocket man?" He was referring to Trump´s characterization of Kim. Kerry said that kind of harsh language will make it harder for the United States to engage in diplomacy on

The Electoral College Is a
National Security Threat

31 replie(s)
Politico, by Matthew Olsen & Benjamin Haas    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/20/2017 1:01:17 PM     Post Reply
In Federalist No. 68, his pseudonymous essay on “The Mode of Electing the President,” Alexander Hamilton wrote that the Electoral College could shield the United States “from the desire in foreign powers to gain an improper ascendant in our councils.” (Snip) Hamilton and his colleagues never could have envisioned a year like 2016, when an enemy state—Russia—was able to manipulate America’s election process with stunning effectiveness. But it’s clear the national security rationale for the Electoral College is outdated and therefore it should be retired. Simply put, it enables foreign powers to more easily pierce the very shield Hamilton imagined

Parents divided in opinion
after gender neutral teacher
sends note home with 5th graders

28 replie(s)
Tallahassee Democrat [FL], by Ryan Dailey    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 9/21/2017 1:02:40 PM     Post Reply
A new fifth grade teacher at Canopy Oaks Elementary is asking students to use gender-neutral pronouns in the classroom. Math and science teacher Chloe Bressack sent the request home in a letter to parents headlined "About Mx. Bressack." “... my pronouns are ´they, them, their´ instead of ´he, his, she, hers.´ I know it takes some practice for it to feel natural,” the letter reads, “but students catch on pretty quickly.” The letter also asks that students use “Mx.," (pronounced ´Mix´) when addressing the teacher rather than Mr. or Ms. The note alarmed some parents. In a post written Tuesday night in the Facebook group

California Gov. Compares Trump
Supporters To Ancient Cave People

27 replie(s)
Daily Caller, by Jack Crowe    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/19/2017 7:40:41 PM     Post Reply
Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown of California compared President Donald Trump supporters to prehistoric cave dwellers Monday during a New York climate event. Brown, an outspoken Trump critic, issued an usually harsh derision of Trump supporters after dismissing the president’s rhetoric on climate change science and U.S. policy toward North Korea as “stupid and dangerous and silly.” “They’re both kind of very similar,” Brown said. “You should check out the derivation of ‘Trump-ite’ and ‘troglodyte,’ because they both refer to people who dwell in deep, dark caves.” Brown attended the climate event, which coincided with the U.N. meeting in New York,

Bono: U2 Delayed Album Because
Trump Disrupted the ‘Moral Arc
of the Universe’

27 replie(s)
Breitbart Big Hollywood, by Jerome Hudson    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/20/2017 11:53:48 PM     Post Reply
U2 frontman Bono unloaded on President Donald Trump in a Rolling Stone interview published Wednesday, revealing that his Irish rock band’s new album will take on the “bully on the bully pulpit” because “silence is not an option.” In January, U2 founding guitarist The Edge revealed that “Songs of Experience,” the band’s follow-up to its platinum-selling 2014 album “Songs of Innocence,” was delayed because of Trump’s election. Now Bono says “there’s a couple of reasons why we delayed Songs of Experience. One personal, one political.” “The world around us was certainly changing out of all recognition, we nearly lost the

Leaked: Watch MSNBC’s Lawrence
O’Donnell’s Unhinged Outtakes…
for Eight Crazy Minutes

26 replie(s)
Mediaite, by Aidan McLaughlin    Original Article
Posted By: FlyRight- 9/21/2017 7:51:53 AM     Post Reply
Lawrence O’Donnell had a really bad night on August 29, 2017.We draw that conclusion based on the above clip obtained by Mediaite, showing behind the scenes footage of a furious O’Donnell absolutely going bananas in what appear to be breaks in his show.The video, which lasts a full eight minutes, is a collection of clips from one evening (given O’Donnell’s consistent outfit) and show the MSNBC anchor fuming about earpiece malfunctions, blasting off obscenities and screaming at his staff. We were able to link it back to the August 29 show. After introducing a clip about President Donald Trump, O’Donnell pauses,

Gun-Wielding FBI Agents Busted into
Manafort’s Home While His Family Slept

25 replie(s)
Gateway Pundit, by Jim Hoft    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/20/2017 12:24:54 PM     Post Reply
Armed FBI agenst with guns drawn busted into Paul Manafort’s home as Manafort and his wife lay in bed. The FBI agents insisted on searching Kathleen Manafort for weapons — after they barged into her home. This is Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ FBI. Sessions needs to go now. (Tweet) The New York Post reported: Gun-wielding FBI agents busted into Paul Manafort’s home as he was asleep in bed and even searched his wife for weapons, it was revealed Tuesday. Agents took an unusually tough approach in executing a search warrant, dealing with potential financial crimes by President Trump’s former campaign chief,

   

Post Reply   Close thread 922700



ST-GC


Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google



© 2015 Lucianne.com Media Inc.

NQ