Thursday, February 4, 2016

Lead Poisoning Is Prison Profiteering

Feeding Americans lead is a way for the prison industrial complex to guarantee its continued income. Over half the prisoners in the USA are mentally ill people -- 1.25 million inmates. Lead causes mental illness. Many states, and not Michigan only, are poisoning the citizenry with lead. Last week, I posted the link to an article from "Mother Jones" that had a map of the USA denoting the states that had elevated lead levels. That post is MISSING from among my Facebook posts now. I wrote to "Mother Jones" and requested a link and/or the title of the article. Georgia, my state, is one of the states with elevated lead levels, according to the "Mother Jones" article.

Assistance to the Incarcerated Mentally Ill follows three young men in Georgia who suffered from severe lead poisoning as children. Their mother, Ms. Goolsby, reports that her sons may have eaten lead paint in her mother's home. While the boys were little, the government was helpful regarding their mental illness, which resulted from their lead poisoning. Ms. Goolsby received social security benefits for their disabilities, and they attended special classes. As soon as they reached their teens, Ms. Goolsby's sons were each arrested for alleged inappropriate conduct. They have been jailed numerous times since, and two are currently imprisoned.

Lead poisoning in the USA is likely deliberate in order to promote increased mental disabilities among the populace, thereby guaranteeing the posterity of the prison industrial complex. Be mindful that officials who own prison stocks are not criminally charged for their conflicts of interest, and the same officials make decisions about water services, etc. It is up to the People to demand that prison investors DIVEST OR RESIGN. Mother Jones offers an article that shows the correlation between lead and crime. Please see "America's Real Criminal Element: Lead" 
—By Kevin Drum. Excerpt:
"New research finds lead is the hidden villain behind violent crime, lower IQs, and even the ADHD epidemic. And fixing the problem is a lot cheaper than doing nothing." See, also "Divest or Resign" at 

Thanks for reading and sharing my articles and social media posts. If you happened to have read or shared the Mother Jones article with the map showing at least nine states in addition to Michigan that have serious lead problems, please contact me at (678)531.0262. To learn more about Ms. Goolsby's sons, see 

Unscrupulous decision makers who are prison investors might deliberately pollute American children's water supply to guarantee prisoners for the future benefit of prison companies and companies that service prisons and prisoners.
Thank you for giving Assistance to the Incarcerated Mentally Ill.
It would be illegal to keep a dog in a tight space 23 hours a day and gas or Taser him for barking. It would be illegal to put a dog in deadly restraint for control. That happens to mentally ill people routinely in the nation's correctional facilities. What happened to Larry Neal? Why are we still asking that question after nearly 12 years? Cover-ups regarding the wrongful deaths of mentally challenged inmates and free people in the USA are common and vile.

Mentally Ill People Deserve Dog Justice!
Mentally Ill Americans Need Dog Justice. Treat mental illness medically, not legally. 
(1) Support the H.R. 2646 "Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act." The U.S. congressional bill provides for crisis intervention team (CIT) training for police and corrections officers, assisted outpatient treatment (AOT) programs (subsistence assistance plus mandated treatment) to stop recidivism, resumption of Medicaid insurance for certain facilities, and other needed changes. Support "AIMI vs. USA" to compensate mentally ill people and their families for health discrimination. 
(2) Support Bernie Sanders' bill H.R.3543 to end contracts with private prison companies. 

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