DrugSense Weekly April 7, 2000 # 144

DrugSense Weekly April 7, 2000 # 144
Posted by FoM on April 07, 2000 at 17:06:41 PT
Brutalized Marijuana Prisoner Asks For Help
Source: DrugSense
My name is Mike Hodges, Jr. For 19 of my 39 years I was part of the work force in California paying taxes without much question as to how they were being spent by the government. My wife and I lived in a beautiful home in the Sierra foothills just north of Auburn with our two children. 
I was a tow truck operator on Interstate 80 in the Donna Summit region and received many letters of recommendation for saving lives and rescuing people in blizzard conditions. I served the public and was an asset to my community. My wife worked as a merchandiser at Rally's and blear supermarkets. Her outstanding personality and job performance gained total respect and admiration from her fellow workers and customers. As mother and wife she is the model of excellence. On December 3, 1996, Placer County sheriffs forced their way into our home past my terrified wife without a search warrant and tore our place apart right down to going through my wife's underwear drawer and throwing them out on the floor. This took place after we refused to sign a consent to search form for them. Through a Star Chamber-like judicial process, including threats, coercion, blackmail, illegal suppression of evidence and blatant violations of our Constitutional rights under the Fourth, Sixth and Fourteenth Amendments, the District Attorney, Miss Bailey, gained a conviction before Judge J. Richard Couzens in the Placer County Superior court. I was sentenced to seven years, four months for under two ounces of marijuana.I arrived at the CDC Deuel Vocational Institution at Tracy on November 19, 1998. On December 15 I was feloniously assaulted by four prisoners at the behest of CDC Officer Duran in G Wing at DVI. My head was forcibly shaved, I was struck repeatedly in the face and head with a broomstick, and was threatened with having my throat cut while Duran was looking on. The officer involved allowed inmate Baxter into my cell on December 14 when I wasn't in it, and all of my commissary items were stolen. Inmate Baxter threatened to stab me many times before and after this incident occurred. He had stabbed several inmates before and was in a cell by himself for that reason, but Duran would still allow him to keep his cell door open.On December 15 Duran let his tier tender inmate John Delong enter my cell as I was on the toilet, sick from the contaminated water at DVI. Delong threatened to stab me and took all of my stamped envelopes and two pens my mother had just mailed to me. He then stated, "I told you that I have a lot of pull with Duran. He sent me up here to tell you to get a haircut or you will get a 115." I went downstairs and asked Duran to move me to another wing, and he stated, "That would be too easy on you, and I want to make your life miserable here." It was at this time that Duran allowed inmate Delong and his four homeboys to assault me in the dorm of G Wing at DVI.Please help me. I am trapped within this corrupt system without any assistance of counsel. I need representation to insure that there is no future injustice put upon me, to also guarantee my safety and well being and to protect me against any further civil rights violations. I would like for you to read my six page detailed report of the incidents at DVI and my two 602 appeals. It is my sincere hope that you will not allow these incidents to be covered up. Any reasonable person would agree that nobody should suffer what I have recently and most definitely not for having 49 grains of marijuana. There is a stark contrast to be looked at in all of this, and it shows NO JUSTICE. I am confident that no decent person would raise their hand to say they are served by this sort of administration of the law. Especially when you consider it is costing the taxpaying public over a quarter of a million dollars just to incarcerate me for this sentence. I am asking you now, is this justice? I need your help, please. I have a wife, two children and a 70 year old mother who is in poor health. My whole family depends on me very much, as I am the only man left in our family since my father's death in 1991. More harm has and will continue to come due to thisdisproportionate sentence, corruption and injustice in my case. I am 100% committed to gaining remedy through all channels available to me, and hence this letter to you. Your genuine concern and assistance will matter much to all and is deeply appreciated.April 1, 2000The Coastal PostLetters to the EditorMarin County's Newsmonthly415-868-1600 Mike Wayne Hodges, Jr.P19019California State Prison Bldg. 17224LPOB 4000Vacaville, CA 95696-4000DrugSense Weekly April 7, 2000 # 144 Weekly March 31, 2000 # 143 DrugSense, MapInc. Articles & Archives:
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Comment #9 posted by FoM on April 09, 2000 at 20:04:12 PT
I agree that we need to do something!
Thanks Tim for posting the link to your site. I wasn't sure where to post it and this is really the best place of all. I just added your web site to my Activist's Page!Keep up the good work and good luck with your endeavor!Peace, FoM!
My Current News & Activist's Page
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Comment #8 posted by Tim on April 09, 2000 at 04:52:41 PT:
Do something!
Here is a challenge that may just work, get on the bus!
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Comment #7 posted by Doc-Hawk on April 08, 2000 at 11:53:54 PT:
Nazism - Know the signs
This just arrived at MAPINC. I cannot post it there, but here is another story. Enjoy!NAZISM -- KNOW THE SIGNSSCAPEGOATING- Blaming social problems on a cultural, racial or behavioral group.PREJUDICE - Selling the public on the idea that all members of the targeted group are 'bad' people.LIES - 'Facts', which cannot be verified, and pseudo-scientific studies are used as propaganda against the targeted group. History is rewritten.NO PUBLIC DEBATE - "These people have no right to have their viewpoint aired." and "Anyone who disagrees or questions us must be one of them!"DEHUMANIZATION - Characterizing all members of a targeted group as subhuman and typically capable of monstrous deeds or crimes.PROTECT OUR CHILDREN - "They corrupt, seduce and/or destroy our children."CIVIL LIBERTIES SACRIFICED - "We must give up some of our freedoms, liberties and rights in order to combat this menace to society."LEGAL DISCRIMINATION - Laws criminalize members of targeted group and they may be denied jobs, the right to own property and or be restricted as to where they may live or go.INFORMERS - Citizens are urged to 'turn in' friends, neighbors, co-workers and family members.SECRET POLICE - Non-uniformed police squads set up to wage war on targeted groups utilizing deception, infiltration, espionage and entrapment.CONFISCATION OF PROPERTY - Property and assets are seized from people who are members of targeted group. Property may be divided between the informer and the state.REMOVAL FROM SOCIETY - Prisons, rehabilitation camps, hospitals, executions and genocide ('kill them all').RECOGNIZE THE WAR ON DRUGS FOR WHAT IT ISThe U.S. Drug WAR As It Parallels NAZI Germany#1 U.S.) HR 4079 Legislation in Congress places drug-users under "special legislation".Nazi Germany) May 27, 1924: Motion in Reichstag to place Jews under "special legislation".#2 U.S.) HR 4079 Gives government power to promulgate emergency legislation that deviates from the U.S. Constitution.Nazi Germany) March 24, 1933: "Enable Act" gives the government power to promulgate emergency legislation that deviates from the constitution.#3 U.S.) HR 4079 creates provisions to setup camps for drug-users to " the extraordinary to the nation by the use and traffic of illegal drugs."Nazi Germany) March 22, 1933: Dachau Concentration Camp opened to place people who "cannot be allowed to remain free as they continue to agitate and cause unrest.#4 U.S.) "Operation Green Merchant," a new operation concerning drug paraphernalia, basically forces boycott of merchants by disallowing the sale of legal and legitimate gardening equipment.Nazi Germany) March 26 1933: Anti-Jewish boycott goes into effect.#5 U.S.) HR 4079 Sets up provisions to monitor judge's sentencing patterns to be sure that they comply with the bill and remove judges who are "soft" on drugs by not allowing them to sentence people according to their wisdom and legal options.Nazi Germany) March 31, 1933: Jewish judges replaced with NSDAP judges.#6 U.S.) HR 4079 Imposes drug testing to guarantee termination of jobs for illegal drug users.Nazi Germany) April 21, 1933: Jewish people prohibited from employment in government, teaching, newspapers and orchestras.#7 U.S.) April, 1990, Supreme Court Ruling No. 88-1213: "Peoples peyote ritual is now illegal."Nazi Germany) April 21, 1933: Jewish Kosher ritual of slaughtering animals for food is banned.#8 U.S.) HR 4079 Demand drug testing resulting in expulsion of drug-users from public schools.Nazi Germany) April 25, 1933: Non-Aryans excluded from public school.#9 U.S.) HR 4079 Takes away constitutional rights of drug-users, making them subjects of a Republic instead of citizens of a Democracy.Nazi Germany) July 14, 1933: Annulment of citizenship of "undesirables".#10 U.S.) HR 4079 Makes labor mandatory for all prisoners unable to prove 100% disability.Nazi Germany) October 26, 1939: Random seizures of Jews for forced labor starts after decree is issued making "Forced labor compulsory for all Jews between the ages of 14-60."#11 U.S.) U.S. government continues to try to impose censorship by going after materials that is deemed "objectionable" by the general public.Nazi Germany) Art deemed "objectionable" banned from public viewing and confiscated.#12 U.S.) "Operation Just Cause" George Bush's invasion of Panama, was conducted without for United Nations treaties.Nazi Germany) "Operation Green" Adolph Hitler's invasion of Czechoslovakia despite non-aggression pact.#13 U.S.) Bush assures the U.S. we will have a "kinder, gentler nation".Nazi Germany) Hitler assures Germany he only wants peace.Author: Michael Anthony, 925 Chambers St, Eugene OR 97402  541 344 2381
Drug war links - (Thanks "observer")
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Comment #6 posted by Einstien on April 08, 2000 at 11:10:53 PT
Lock em up and burn em!
Hey I am glad I am smart enough to knowthat this country has turned into a NaziPolice state. I am seeking refuge somewhere out side the US just as the "smart" Jews leftNazi Germany in the 30s. All of the dumb Jewsstayed and either got gassed or burned in an oven.The dude who worked for 19 years must feel like the dumbest stoner ever and now he has to pay forhis stupidity by getting raped up the ass by allof the home boys in jail. Just remember that the "white" people as the hard core Blacks feel are ALLthe reason why thier people have suffered slaveryand segregation in this "free" land. Now it's timeto seek revenge on the poor white man who is finallywaking up to the reality that THIS IS NOT A FREE COUNTRYAND NEVER WAS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Hey Mr. "I made my net worth increace by 150%"You better move you and all of your assets outof the country because the Drug Nazis can takeall of your stuff and lock you in jail for the rest of your life as TREASON against their government!
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Comment #5 posted by fivepounder on April 08, 2000 at 08:41:57 PT
They just hate prop 215. We are talking their jobs. Why without the prohibition on marijuana they would actually have to go out and get a job. Meanwhile the opportunity for those willing to go for it keeps on keeping on.  Here in Humboldt the CHP were recently on K-MUD out of Garberville. THey have absolutely no respect for 215. There policy is to ignore all club ID cards as well as your actual recommendation and ticket or arrrest, take the weed, arrest you if they can , and then let the judge decide whether your a med ical marijuana patients. They are such arrogant PIGS, Totally deispicible and nazi like. The police state has arrived and this was the last place it already hasn't taken hold. The specific oinker, oh that's officer's name is Stan Templeton, so self- rightous, such an ass. What a despicible human.
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Comment #4 posted by Congressman Suet on April 07, 2000 at 22:13:03 PT
 the link is, not com. Hey my mariuana riddled brain is breaking down, it has already caused me problems in my software design, it impeded me in my business, I only increased my net worth 150% this year, and if I dont stop this evil weed I fear I will be a millionaire before Im 50.
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Comment #3 posted by Congressman Suet. on April 07, 2000 at 22:03:31 PT
Not as unlikely as you might think...
 Hey guys, it gets much worse. Go to and see what I mean.Mans inhumanity to man never ceases to fascinate me.
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Comment #2 posted by Mari on April 07, 2000 at 20:12:48 PT
Unfortunately, only too believable.We just had a similar experiance.All the police are anymore is the Amerikan SS.
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Comment #1 posted by Freedom on April 07, 2000 at 19:47:47 PT
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