Wednesday, February 29, 2012

S.C. Legislature Uses Secrecy Law to Thwart Records Requests by Grassroots Groups

S.C. Legislature Uses Secrecy Law to Thwart Records Requests by Grassroots Groups

Sex Offenders: Murdered +: Teen girl: 'I lied that Stephen Lyne raped me'

Sex Offenders: Murdered +: Teen girl: 'I lied that Stephen Lyne raped me': 2-29-2012 Ireland: KILLARNEY teen Stephen Lyne was stabbed and killed because of a false claim of rape that had been levelled against him...

Deeply Flawed Sex Offender Registry Needs Rethinking

Deeply Flawed Sex Offender Registry Needs Rethinking

Sex Offender Issues: AU - The case against naming sex fiends

Sex Offender Issues: AU - The case against naming sex fiends: Original Article 03/01/2012 By Michael Holcroft The Law Institute of Victoria strongly opposes the " name and shame " push with respec...

A teasing but truthful look of the sad issue dealing with the sex offender issue


he 2011 edition of the annual Shiitake Awards, the annual show that spotlights those who abuse and exploit sex offender issues for personal gain.

This year, our host finds himself stuck in Barbara Farris's "Project H40." Can he escape this vile place? Will Barbara Farris repeat last year's Shiitake-worthy performance?

Will Florida continue it's dynasty, or will Ohio, Alabama, or Missouri dethrone the three time chumps? Tune in for the ICBS National CHUMPionship.

A Special thanks to "Steph" for creating the Shiitake Award poster, logo, and 20111 ICBS logo.

All music used in the video are copyrighted by their respective owners. However, Once Fallen is using them legally under the Fair Use Policy doctrine. the Shiitake Awards is an educational and informative (and entertaining) program that educates people on the abuses of the public sex offender registry. This project is free to the public and I make no money from it.

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Research Study Offers Survey to Parents of Juvenile Registrants;

See following:

Research Study Offers Survey to Parents of Juvenile Registrants;
Enter to Win a $20 Amazon Gift Card by Completing a Survey for a Research Study about Juveniles on the Sex Offender Registry

My name is Stephanie Tabashneck and I am a doctoral student at the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology in Boston, Massachusetts. I am conducting a study about the impact of the sex offender registry on juveniles who have sexually offended.

I am asking the parents or legal guardians of juveniles on the public, online sex offender registry to complete a survey. Participants must be
over the age of 18 and must have a child on the sex offender registry. Completing the survey should take 15 to 30 minutes. There is no follow-up survey or additional requirements.

In appreciation of the time you spent assisting me in completing this study, you may choose to enter into a raffle for a $20 Amazon gift card.
Instructions for entering the raffle will be found at the end of the survey.

Eligibility Criteria:
Parent or Legal Guardian of a child on the public, online sex offender registry;
Over the age of 18

If you are interested in completing the survey, please go to the following
website:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/SexOffenderRegistry

Please pass this information on to others who meet the criteria.

Thank you for your time and consideration.

Steph Tabashneck
Clinical Psychology Doctoral Student, 4th Year
Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology
Phone: 781-530-4322
Email: Stephanie_Tabashneck@mspp.edu

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Radio-Role-Play with "Bill Blathers" for Monday February 27th: Internet Vigilante Justice Special - NEW TIMES: 8:05pm Eastern /

Episode for Monday, February 27th 2012:  

Vigilante Justice Special: Internet Pedophile Trackers.  Are our children's on-line activities made safer when considering Internet groups like "evil-unveiled" among others?

 Some of the questions that Blathers will be asking about: 
1.     Ridding the Internet of pedophiles is a good thing isn't it?
2.     Should government support on-line vigilantes in their pursuit of justice for children?
3.     Should sex offenders be allowed to have on-line privileges?
4.     Should sex offenders be "licensed" to go into social media websites?
5.     Should sex offenders be banned from ALL social media websites in order to better protect children?
6.     Should sex offenders register ALL on-line identities just like what has been done in several states or face felony charges?
7.     Are sex offenders really just "honest" users of Internet services?
8.     Should on-line pedophiles be required to ONLY use the Internet at public libraries or public set-aside areas at various law enforcement locations?
9.     Should groups like "evil-unveiled" continue to expose sex offenders' activities on-line no matter the reasons or content for those activities?
10.  Are "sex offender rights" groups just a cover for pedophilia activities over internet?

These above eight questions will be interspersed with issues pertaining to the many sex offender laws that infect public safety policies in the United States.   It is expected that you will be responsible for the interweaving of your own activist points of view into the wider range of broad-based issues that may be discussed at many levels considering today's potentially complex politics. 
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Program schedule for "Molester Mondays with Bill Blathers."

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Phone call in: 
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8:45pm Eastern:  Molester Mondays Green Room - Learn your talking points (not recorded)
9:05pm Eastern:  Molester Mondays with Bill Blathers (recorded)
10:15pm Eastern: Molester Mondays Green Room post show comments (recorded)

Please join us in the pre-show green "prep" room Monday nights at 8:45 pm (Eastern) or listen in at the regular show start time of 9:05pm (Eastern).

General background description of "Molester Mondays with Bill Blathers"
Our interactive, recorded Internet radio program "Molester Mondays with Bill Blathers" is designed for activists of all types who wish to improve their on-air verbal deliveries, interview tactics, and mastering their message when dealing with America's radio and television news media.  The use of the term "molester" is used in the sense of the continuing molestation the United States Constitution, the growing perversion of truth and fact, and the seemingly reduced role for critical thinking at the expense of political correctness.
Call into "Molester Mondays" and meet with other on-air activists who desire a return to peaceful, democratic, liberty-based society where respect for science and reason guide the direction in which our society moves.  Bring your insights into the growing number of controversial political categories that over the last thirty years have changed the face of American society away from a once democratic, constitutional, participatory and citizen-focused government into the increasingly anti-democratic, totalitarian, anti-science, anti-constitutional and pro-corporate governmental monstrosity that we have today. 

Regards,

Tom Madison
Program Director for "Radio-Role-Play with Bill Blathers" on
Www.Talkshoe.Com Internet radio show Id: 113956 every Monday night at 9:05 pm Eastern and 6:05 pm Pacific times.

Are celebrity nude photo scandals contributing to young women sexting?

Published February 16, 2012
| FoxNews.com

FOXNews.com - Vt. gov.: No to decriminalizing teen sexting - Science News | Science & Technology | Technology News

FOXNews.com - Vt. gov.: No to decriminalizing teen sexting - Science News | Science & Technology | Technology News

Teen sexting laws too harsh?

Feb 22, 2012 - 4:05 -
Dale Archer discusses the ramifications of teen sexting and whether the current consequences are too harsh.

Friday, February 24, 2012

I Love a Sex Offender: Why are abused children not interesting enough?

I Love a Sex Offender: Why are abused children not interesting enough?: Some of you may have read this story already, but if not, here's the summary: Last month in Dayton, Texas, 11 children were found to be livi...

Special Report: Is the house of God open to everyone? - KAIT-Jonesboro, AR-News, weather, sports, classifieds-

Special Report: Is the house of God open to everyone? - KAIT-Jonesboro, AR-News, weather, sports, classifieds-

Secret Meetings in Washington the Battle for Liberty has Begun by RSODL

New post on The Sex Crimes Witch Hunt

Secret Meetings in Washington the Battle for Liberty has Begun

by RSODL
Our government source in Washington has informed John Barleycorn of NY RSODL that Senators and members of Congress are holding secret bi-partisan meetings to discuss the Adam Walsh Act. The states simply don't want it and those who are already in compliance want out.
John told us "Apparently the majority of people don't want this, even the conservatives. The problem is that anti-democratic Dominionists and right-wing Christians such as Sensenbrennar and Smith have everybody by the balls. Politicians can't point out the civil liberties and state autonomy issues for fear of being seen as soft on child predators. The thing is this isn't even about child predators it's about a whole lot of other people. The Democrats are concerned about civil liberties and the Republicans are freaking over state autonomy. Everybody seems to agree on the cost of the whole fiasco. Not to mention that most of the politicians have friends who have been damaged by the witch hunt now and they want to call a halt to it. Because they can't do this democratically there is a massive slime battle going on in Washington it's real cloak and dagger stuff."
RSODL calls on all RSOs. Remember Ted Haggard? We guarantee you that if he was still around he would be in the front line of this witch hunt.
In November 2006, escort and masseur Mike Jones alleged that Haggard had paid Jones to engage in sex with him for three years and had also purchased and used crystal methamphetamine.[1] Jones said he had only recently learned of Haggard's true identity, and explained his reasons for coming forward by saying, "It made me angry that here’s someone preaching against gay marriage and going behind the scenes having gay sex." Jones made the allegations public in response to Haggard's political support for a Colorado Amendment 43 on the November 7, 2006 Colorado ballot that would ban same-sex marriage in that state. Jones told ABC News, "I had to expose the hypocrisy. He is in the position of influence of millions of followers, and he's preaching against gay marriage. But behind everybody's back [he's] doing what he's preached against."[13] Jones hoped that his statements would sway voters.[14]
Eventually, Haggard acknowledged almost all of the allegations against him, including using meth.
RSOs doubt it not! These are the people we are up against. They are covered in slime from head to toe. We already know about a lot of it but we need more. If you have ANY slime on witch hunters now is the time to give it to RSODL so we can feed it into Washington.

Assemblyman Cook introduces bill to require card-carrying sex offenders

Sex offender bill awaits governor's signature

http://news.hjnews.com/news/article_06da659a-5915-11e1-8687-0019bb2963f4.html

Appeals Court Finds Library Sex Offender Ban Unconstitutional

http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2012/02/managing-libraries/appeals-court-finds-library-sex-offender-ban-unconstitutional/

Associated Press Exposing the Registry by RSODL

New post on The Sex Crimes Witch Hunt

Associated Press Exposing the Registry

by RSODL
Associated Press article getting the message across about who sex offenders really are and how they are being harrassed into homelessness. This might look like a Witch Hunt article at first glance. It's not ;-). Expect more of it.

Here Comes Internment… Prison Without a Trial by RSODL

New post on The Sex Crimes Witch Hunt

Here Comes Internment… Prison Without a Trial

by RSODL
The Senate will now consider HB14, proposed by Rep. Brad Daw, R-Orem.
Sex offenders who are too mentally ill to stand trial could be forcibly committed to mental hospitals under a bill that passed out of a state Senate committee Monday.
Who is going to decide who is mentally ill? RSODL's John Barleycorn said "Watch out this is internment coming. It's prison without trial and will be used to lock up a lot of people for ever."
We took a look at Brad Daw and it's scary stuff.
R. Thompson of Utah said "I've done business with Brad.  He seems like an alright guy until you investigate his politics.  This guy was invented by Rudolf Hess I think!  Scary!"
Information on Brad Daw's subversive anti-constitutional activity is available here: http://behindzioncurtain.com/2010/04/brad-daw-working-in-utah-politics-to-destroy-individual-rights/

New Zealand “Specialist Sexual Violence Court” by RSODL

New post on The Sex Crimes Witch Hunt

New Zealand “Specialist Sexual Violence Court”

by RSODL
RSODL New Zealand has informed us that authorities there are not satisfied with the 42% conviction rate for men accused of sex offenses. Instead of asking themselves if the remainding 58% are victims of a modern day witch hunt, they intend to set up a "specialist sexual violence court", whatever that might be. It looks like they may be intending to do away with juries.

Beck Blanton Shows True Colors, Says RSOs are “Slaves” by RSODL

New post on The Sex Crimes Witch Hunt

Beck Blanton Shows True Colors, Says RSOs are “Slaves”

by RSODL
Becky Blanton the woman who recently write a dubious article about RSODL has shown her true colors.
Here are her comments "Who benefits from fear mongering and how? Why? What is their vested interest? How is the registry illegal per the US Constitution?
The Supreme Court regularly suspends the bill of rights to all citizens and under the 13th Amendment has the right to do so to anyone convicted of a crime as slavery was never totally abolished. It reads: “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.”  
If convicted of a crime the criminal is considered a slave by the government and can and is forced for work for little or no wages and loses all rights as a US citizen.
Once stripped of those rights the court can choose to return them or not. Convicted felons who have done their time aren’t allowed to “bear arms” (own or even hold a gun), run for office, vote, hold a law degree or many of the rights. That’s the consequence of breaking the law and being convicted. The choice to molest is a choice and molesters are suffering the consequences of their actions. T
he consequences may seem extreme for 5 or 20 minutes of something that is “no big deal” to a molester, but those 20 minutes forever ruins many of their victim’s lives. What about their rights?"
RSODL: Now this is an interesting comment. It's true that RSOs have slave status now. So it begs the questions, "is it worth even bothering to try and rehabilitate now? If we are just slaves without any rights, why should we bother supporting society in any way whatsoever? What do we have left to lose?
This time it's things are different. In the past society picked on the weak and the defenceless. Now you have decided to pick on middle to upper class WASPs, Europeans and men generally. Do you think that some of the best educated, well connected, heavily funded men are going to let you reduce us to slave status and destroy our lives you fools?
Do you even see us coming............?

Off-Topic but it is coming....

Sycamore woman charged with 
refusing to register as sex offender

Sycamore woman charged with 
refusing to register as sex offender

ALERT: Human Rights Watch - Seeks Juvenile Case Examples for Research Project

ALERT: Human Rights Watch - Seeks Juvenile Case Examples for Research Project

Monday, February 20, 2012

Convicted sex offender challenges lifetime Facebook ban

Convicted sex offender challenges lifetime Facebook ban

Ohio - Ohio Governor's Office, DRC, DYS to host Cincy Collateral Consequences symposium

Please go to my Examiner article to learn more. It's not the most well advertised event but it is local to me so I can attend and will be there.

http://www.examiner.com/crime-in-cincinnati/ohio-governor-s-office-drc-dys-to-host-cincy-collateral-consequences-symposium 

I included all the info there. Hope to see a few fellow activists there.

Derek W. Logue,
www.oncefallen.com / reformalabama.blogspot.com /
shiitakeawards.blogspot.com / shiitakeweekly.blogspot.com
To donate via PayPal: derek_logue@hotmail.com
For Other Donation Options, visit www.oncefallen.com

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

“Have A Heart for Advocacy” Meet-and-Greet.in the Rotunda of the Arkansas State Capitol

NEWS RELEASE & PRESS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT:
Advocacy Meet & Greet to Convene at State Capitol.

A press conference will be held, 12:30pm, in the Rotunda of the Arkansas State Capitol building on Thursday, February 16, 2012, by over two dozen groups participating in the “Have A Heart for Advocacy” Meet-and-Greet.

The 25 groups are looking to draw constituents together in support of 'positive change' represent a broad spectrum of social topics, including:

Arkansans Organizing for Justice is a grassroots initiative dedicated to addressing the issue of long prison sentences with no chance for release.

The Arkansas Community Dispute Resolution Centers,Inc., helps Arkansas communities resolve all types of disputes and improve access to justice. with family, childsupport, visitation, mediation services, neighborhood dispute resolution services, landlord/tenant disputes, consumer disputes, business disputes, facilitation services, conflict resolution training services for individuals, neighbors, families, consumers, churches, schools, businesses, groups/organizations, police and government entities.

Arkansas C.U.R.E. advocates for regular visits with juvenile detainees, working with them to piece together opportunities and services that will enable them, upon release from incarceration, to establish and build a meaningful life in society.

Arkansas Innocence Initiative investigates claims of innocence from persons in the Arkansas prison system, helping to exonerate the innocent and raise public awareness about the issue of wrongful convictions.

Arkansas Time After Time, which advocates for safer communities by reducing recidivism with a special focus on eliminating the unintended social and economic ramifications of current sex-offender laws.

Arkansas Voices for the Children Left Behind serves children of incarcerated parents and other children left behind, including children of deported immigrants. Additionally, services for the incarcerated parent and caregivers are provided in the jail, prisons, and for two or more years following re-entry, focusing on family reunification and community re-entry. Advocacy and policy initiatives are also part of the work, plus TA and training.

Ban The Box is a national movement for community organizing to bring down the established employment roadblocks for people retuning from prison, which is being initiated in Little Rock to help make state legislators aware of the needless number of systemic barriers to ex-offenders successful return to society.

Canvas Community United Methodist Church provides an 'emergency warming shelter' and other support services for those enduring homelessness; works in partnership with other groups to host 'Dinner and a Movie' outreach and also with Dunbar Community Garden which enables community members to learn about small-scale agriculture while growing fruits and vegetables to feed themselves and the hungry of Little Rock.

Catholic Charities Immigration Services Crime Victims Services works with law enforcement agencies and parish/community teams to educate the public about immigrant victims' rights when they are victims of a violent crime and to provide access to critical resources for victims in crisis.

Citizens United for the Rehabilitation of Errants (CURE) advocates regular visit with juvenile detainees, working with them to piece together opportunities and services that will enable them, upon release from incarceration, to establish and build a meaningful life in society.

The Center for Women in Transition offers programing, mentoring and basic assistance to incarcerated and formerly incarcerated women, helping them successfully transition back into society and lead lives of self worth, self reliance and self discipline.

The Clemency Action Committee is a grassroots concept that began in August of 2008 and is continuously searching for avenues of release for those sentenced to life or those that have a sentence equivalent to life. With a primary focus on Juveniles sentenced to Life, the CAC supports any and all organizations who are working toward a better quality of life for all Inmates. Current advocacy is to Amend Arkansas Code 9-27-510 (c) (1) (B) concerning Juveniles placed in the Arkansas Dept of Correction; or to cause Retroactivity for Same.

Compassion Works for All is dedicated to the transformation of society's view on prisons, educates the public on the root causes of crime and violence and encourages a transformation of the criminal justice system for optimal well-being.

Goodwill Industries (TEO Program) enhances the dignity and quality of life of individuals, families and communities by eliminating barriers to opportunity and helping people in need reach their fullest potential through the power of work.

Homecoming Mothers Coalition concerns mothers returning and the various supports they need, include trauma-informed peer support groups.

KABF 88.3 FM, Voice of the People, Little Rock, is an 'all volunteer' community news, talk-radio, education and musical entertainment radio station, which has been in continuous operation since 1984.

Lewis-Burnette Employment Finders, Inc. helps ex-felons and others find gainful local employment within their community.

Little Rock Alert Centers works to create a climate of achievement and reclaim neighborhood power by building trust, providing easy access to city services and coordinating neighborhood drug-prevention and crime-abatement programs.

Occupy Little Rock (OLR) is the local chapter in a global network of civilian political action and advocacy groups dedicated to attaining full accountability of and true representation by government officials.

Partners Against Trafficking Humans (PATH) provides a safe haven for rescued victims of human trafficking to heal and re-build their lives, including residential treatment in a safe, caring environment to promote restoration and reintegration for exploited women and children.

Safe Places provides a 24-hour crisis line, counseling, support groups, therapeutic victim impact sessions and violence prevention education. Children and families harmed by sexual violence, child abuse, family violence, community violence, trafficking, stalking, exploitation and other forms of victimization find help at Safe Places.

Simone's Home is a transitional residency and life-skills foster care program for 'at risk' juvenile girls.

SOAR Network promotes and supports the collaboration of agencies, churches, businesses, and individuals who coordinate and focus knowledge, skills, talents, and resources on eliminating homelessness in Central Arkansas.

Stop The Violence Society is committed to programs, funding and legislation dedicated to ending domestic abuse, advocates for victims to be heard, supported and helped, and works to educate abusers that violence will not be tolerated.

The United Church Of Peace is strongly oriented toward outreach and service with a focus on contributing toward the existing efforts of local organizations and other churches which help the homeless.

Scheduled specifically to coincide with the opening week of the 2012 Arkansas General Assembly, the public meet & greet legislative advocacy program convenes in the Rotunda of the Arkansas State Capitol building on Thursday, February 16, 2012, at 10am and concludes at 2pm. A news conference will be held promptly at 12:30pm. The event is open to everyone and is free of charge.

For more information about the Have A Heart for Advocacy event, contact Christine Beems, 501-745-4153, gozarks@gmail.com or MiChelle Moore, 501-580-4857, simplyseachelle@yahoo.com
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NEWS RELEASE authored as a collaborative work of all those participating and distributed copyright-free by Christine Beems, editor/publisher gozarks.com, 223 Primrose Lane, Shirley, AR 72153; 501-745-4153 on behalf of all those participating. Questions about content or distribution may be emailed to gozarks@gmail.com Thanks!

Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein: I'm a sex offender, not a predator - NYPOST.com

Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein: I'm a sex offender, not a predator - NYPOST.com

Monday, February 13, 2012

Sex Offender Issues: IN - HB-1204 - New Sex Offender Bill

Sex Offender Issues: IN - HB-1204 - New Sex Offender Bill: The following was sent to us via the contact form and posted with permission. All: We have an ugly bill ( HB-1204 ) in the second house ...

Man who shot deputy gets life - KYTX CBS 19 Tyler Longview News Weather Sports

Man who shot deputy gets life - KYTX CBS 19 Tyler Longview News Weather Sports

Reform Sex Offender Laws in Wisconsin: Weakening the Burden of Proof in Wisconsin

Reform Sex Offender Laws in Wisconsin: Weakening the Burden of Proof in Wisconsin: Here is a bill that has been proposed in our state of Wisconsin. Call your Representatives and tell them that a prosecutor should have pr...

I Love a Sex Offender: Hurting some kids to protect other kids is protect...

I Love a Sex Offender: Hurting some kids to protect other kids is protect...: In the wake of Virginia's TWENTY-ONE TO ZERO decision to require children who have been convicted of "sex crimes" to register as sex offend...

No Peace For Predators claims they are Christian and don't advocate violence, but...

http://absolutezerounites.blogspot.com/2012/02/no-peace-for-predators-claims-they-are.html

Speaking Up Is Hard to Do: Researchers Explain Why

Speaking Up Is Hard to Do: Researchers Explain Why

The False Rape Society: Donate Now, Please

The False Rape Society: Donate Now, Please: We write to ask our readers to do something we've never asked our readers to do.

Sex Offender Suicides and Other Deaths: 78 inmate deaths from 2010-11 not disclosed by Cor...

Sex Offender Suicides and Other Deaths: 78 inmate deaths from 2010-11 not disclosed by Cor...: The full story is HERE . Below is only one who was serving time for a sexual offense and died or committed suicide. 6-30-2011 Oregon: R...

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Georgia's sex offender restrictions depend on when offense occurred

Georgia's sex offender restrictions depend on when offense occurred

Episode for Monday, February 13th 2012: "The Surveillance State: It's not just for sex offenders anymore."

Episode for Monday, February 13th 2012:   "The Surveillance State:  It's not just for sex offenders anymore."

Contents:
1- The Surveillance State
2- Ten Questions about our Surveillance State
3- Five areas for contrast and compare political categories
4- Five vocabulary words to know and use
5- Description of Molester Mondays program

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Welcome to Radio-Role-Play for Political Activists on TalkShoe.Com Internet Radio

The rise of the American security state has given many citizens of every greater safety from terrorists and everyday criminals like sex offenders who mingle among us.  The federally enacted laws such as the Patriot Acts 1&2, the Military Commissions Act (2006), and the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA, 2011) allow for extraordinary powers to help in the war on terrorism.   These three laws alone, give the President (the Executive Branch) of the United States enormous powers that nullify many of our basic legal rights with such acts as indefinite detentions, search and seizure violations, due process violations and the right to rendition, torture and murder those labeled "enemy combatants."  

Because these laws (and others related to them) are very long and detailed, we will only touch on them in our radio-role-play.  I encourage each of you to have a general understanding of them.  But our main focus is on the growing surveillance state as it regards American citizens.   Are we all criminals now?  Why are we being watched ever so increasingly closely?  Are there parallels with these various surveillance laws and the surveillance laws as they pertain to registered sex offenders?

To answer these and other questions, call into "Molester Mondays" and meet with other on-air activists who desire a return to peaceful, democratic, liberty-based society where respect for science and reason guide the direction in which our society moves.  Bring your insights into the growing number of controversial political categories that over the last thirty years have changed the face of American society away from a once democratic, constitutional, participatory and citizen-focused government into the increasingly anti-democratic, totalitarian, anti-science, anti-constitutional and pro-corporate governmental monstrosity that we have today. 


As previously mentioned, this week's topic:  " Does Our Increasing Surveillance State Provide Greater Security?" will deal with the growing security state in the United States and how the use of a growing array of surveillance technologies are attempting to prevent crime and terrorism before it happens.  But does this practice further erode the long cherished notions of democracy and freedom?   Please consider the below questions that will be covered:
  1. Last week, Congress, passed an FAA re-authorization bill and President Obama is expected to sign it into law that will make it much easier for the government to put scores of unmanned spy drones into American skies.  If the law takes full effect, it is believed as many as 30,000 drones could be hovering over the U.S. by 2020.  Is our surveillance minded government taking security and safety of its citizens too far?  
  2. Current surveillance programs:  Convicted sex offenders have been under federal and state surveillance for decades.  Are citizens receiving the benefits of sex offender registration, notification and civil commitment? 
  3. Does police surveillance of all citizens increase public safety which has been shown to be so important to Americans since the early 1990s when the surveillance of sex offenders became a national effort?
  4. Since the 911 attacks, laws such as the Patriot Act, the Military Commissions Act and the recently signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act all attempt to prevent a new terrorist attack.  Are there parallels between these laws and sex offender laws that are designed to prevent new sex crimes?
  5. Many Americans are suspicious of Muslims who live among us.  Should our government spy on this group in similar ways such as registered sex offenders in the hopes of stopping future terrorism?
  6. If war breaks out with Iran, should the US Government round up and intern American Muslims just as what was done to American Japanese in early part of World War One?
  7. Is there a link between commitment of some types of sex offenders and the growing terrorism concerns regarding political activists who continually break the law?
  8. The growing surveillance state in America often has the support of national news outlets.  Is there a difference between supporting public safety and doing the work of journalism?
  9. Should the US Government model new security laws that could be adopted from sex offender laws that would require those activists deems dangerous to register with police and be subject to internment for the benefit of greater public safety?
  10. A recent poll shows that political candidates with the most campaign money win the election 94% of the time.  Should those groups under surveillance in the United States be concerned with campaign finance laws and corporate contributions to candidates?
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Our interactive, recorded Internet radio program "Molester Mondays with Bill Blathers" is designed for activists of all types who wish to improve their on-air verbal deliveries, interview tactics, and mastering their message when dealing with America's radio and television news media.  The use of the term "molester" is used in the sense of the continuing molestation the United States Constitution, the growing perversion of truth and fact, and the seemingly reduced role for critical thinking at the expense of political correctness.

Every week's specific topic will be interwoven with a wide range of broad-based issues in which related issues can be linked and discussion at many levels considering today's potentially complex politics.  A staple of our broad topics will include the following that provide a broad backdrop to the weekly changing topics that should make for some interesting talk.

Broad-based topic staples for all future radio-role-play discussions can and should be woven into the weekly topic such as these contemporary items:      
  • Journalism v. Propaganda
  •  Democracy v. Totalitarianism
  • Critical Thinking v. Magical Thinking
  • Constitutional Law v. Dictatorship Decree
  • Freedom and Liberty v. Safety and Security
  • The Individual v. the Corporate-Government Power
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Vocabulary words for the week of February 13th 2012
It is highly encouraged that you learn and use the following vocabulary words in your verbal interactions with host "Bill Blathers."

a.      pernicious -  Fatal, deadly, destructive, causing great harm or injury.  "The state's Sex Offender Registry (SOR) laws tended to have unintended and pernicious consequences once the results were analyzed." 
b.      draconian - Exceedingly harsh; very severe: a draconian legal code; draconian budget cuts.  "Many politicians continue to call for draconian criminal sanctions against those who sexually abuse children."
c.      commensurate - proportionate, corresponding in amount, measure, or degree.  "His sex abuse criminal sentence was hardly commensurate with the crime."
d.      ubiquitous - existing or seeming to exist everywhere at the same time.  "Sex offenders are often thought to be ubiquitous in their various registered addresses."
e.      lugubrious - mournful, gloomy, grotesque.  "The lugubrious outlook for near term sex offender registration law reform seems a long way off."

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Program schedule for "Molester Mondays with Bill Blathers."

8:45pm Eastern:  Molester Mondays Green Room - Learn your talking points (not recorded)
9:05pm Eastern:  Molester Mondays with Bill Blathers (recorded)
10:15pm Eastern: Molester Mondays Green Room post show comments (recorded)

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On a Personal Note

Thanks for the opportunity to express my thoughts regarding the issue of citizens’ rights, particularly addressing certain sex offenders’ crimes that do not fit the devastating, inequitable and endless punishment given.


As you know, many young men and women lives across the nation are being destroyed by incarceration, life-time registry and restrictive laws that do more harm than good. For those individuals, there is no second chance.

Below is a personal letter to President Obama:
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“Dear President Obama,

I truly agree with your sentiments that individuals, such as ex-felons, should be able to receive a second chance at life. Since we all know that one can veer off that path of life and travel along rough, rocky terrain, sometimes running off and ending up in some ditch. We all have made our fill of mistakes and sometimes those held a costly consequence that changed life forever. So we lived through it, trying harder to make things right with family, friends and those around us, but what about those who aren’t able to make things right even if they tried…because they’re labeled as too dirty, a leper, a person who is rejected from society and home.


But what if they’re a seventeen year old and had sex with a fifteen year old, consensual at that? Or they’re a teen that had gotten so enraged after a breakup that he sent out naked pictures of his girlfriend on his cell phone or email? Or an individual urinates where someone just happens to see them?


All are wrong and a travesty but do they deserve the life of no second chance with a registry that ends all. They are labeled, no jobs, no where to live…they have been deemed a menace to society, a plague. These certain circumstances, and many other situations similar to these, I believe still deserve a second change.

Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution


Section 1. All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.


After my son’s early release and two years of prison, I thought I had handled that fact graciously knowing after serving his time he would be able to get that fresh start, that second chance. He was an exemplary inmate, GED, college courses and vocational classes. Little did I know that a second chance on the outside was the farthest from the truth? He now struggles and lives in a trailer park sharing a trailer with another and surrounded by others in the same rocking boat, one to float endlessly in shark infested waters. I see him little because of probation requirements (he couldn’t live with us because we were 800 feet near a school). My family is afraid of what would happen to them if he lived with them…vigilantism. My son has no other place to stay since others condemn him of his crime that is screamed from the highest rooftop. Sex offender, sex offender!

Not all sex offenders are pedophiles or predators but some are simply young kids that make one stupid and rash decision that eventually changes everything, and they have no idea what they’ve done until their life is never their own. Exactly, where is that second chance for those sex-offenders who are lumped together with pedophiles and predators? Now, it makes me sick to think of my son’s future and many like him that are on the registry and many with no second chance…ever. I am asking you as a mother and as another concerned citizen of the United States that these laws are looked at again and taken into serious consideration in what they are doing to the Constitution of the United States, not for sex offenders in general but the future rights of every citizen, before anymore are put into effect. They unjustly strip an offender of their rights and place them in a guillotine that can be easily set off by anyone and at anytime. Where is the second chance for ex-sex offenders in the present, pending and future laws?”
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What truly saddens me is the weakness and deterioration of what the sex offense issue is doing to our once, great nation. Across Europe, others are seeing the injustice and disregard of rights, but we ignore this problem and it makes me wonder where humanity is heading….

We have become a hysterical society in which our latest witch-hunt is a sex offender--no matter his/her crime.

Below is a email sent from a foreign advocate to a father of a sex offender:
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“The tragic story of your son's death is just so sad that it's difficult to explain how. It was very hard to read your letters. It seems almost unbelievable that this can take place in a democracy! From our point of view, there is no justice in this. Not in any way: not for you, your son, the former girl friend – or even the state.

It is an abusive legal system. It seems barbaric. And we are so very sorry that this takes place. That's why it's so important for us to try to neutralize the debate with this…, hopefully making some changes. ….. to show the every day life of the sex offenders, trying to show how they keep on being punished, even after served prison time…..But we will for sure tell the story of the injustice that your son has been exposed to.”
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I appreciate everyone's commitment and backing to protect everyone's civil rights, plainly as noted in the Constitution of the United States and is presupposed, giving ALL men are “life, liberty and pursuit of happiness.”