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nancy a heitzeg
nancy a heitzeg moderator

Someday i will write about the evolution of the SuperMax - which i witnessed in real time -- through the Marion Lockdown, Oak Park Heights, Pelican Bay and then ADX. 

It is a story of tunnel-visioned colluding men - intertwined in the interlocking directorate of elite economic, educational and correctional institutions a'la C. Wright Mill’s Power Elite . Men who saw power, control, and money but had long ago lost the ability to see real people.

And still don't.

(Former BOP Director Norman Carlson btw went on to become one of the founders of GEO Group)

Another Day..

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