Correctional Services Corporation's 4th-quarter profits are down.[1] Hmm... this is bad news? Isn't it good news if Correctional Services Corporation has "weak populations" in its juvenile division? And while we think of it: is there a rule at DHS that prevents employees from investing in CSC? Since every "detainee" creates income for CSC, surely a stock-holding ICE employee would face a conflict of interest? Also below: CSC's version of the story.[2]...


Mondo Times rates the credibility of the Hearst-owned Seattle Post-Intelligencer as only "moderate." You can see why from a story like this piece in the Mar. 22 P-I on the Homeland Security prison soon to open in Tacoma. Unless local activists manage to stop it from opening, that is....


It's interesting to compare the March 20 anti-war rally in McKinley Park to one held on the other side of the country, in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Fayetteville is comparable to Tacoma in that both are small-to-midsize cities that have major military installations next door with Special Forces Groups and National Guard contingents. And both cities, as home bases of troops currently deployed in Iraq, feel an intimate connection to events unfolding there....