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Quote from: "YV23"
Juan Ferreira I did it in argentina in1983 http:// http://www.ibicuy.com
 August 10, 2011 at 11:44am · Unlike · 2

^^^^^Creepy that you spy on people and copy and paste their posts^^^^^^

I remember Juan. :tup:
I doubt he ever looks at Fornits.
I am sure he knew all of these people: http://http://www.kabbalart.com/elan.html

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Psych Hospitals / Re: UHS, Inc. acquires Psychiatric Solutions, Inc.
« on: January 27, 2012, 12:22:46 AM »
Quote from: "Ursus"
One huge rapacious acute care hospital and behavioral/mental health care provider gobbles up another huge rapacious behavioral/mental health care provider.

It's hard to say whose track record is worse. Both have histories littered with the wreckage of damaged and prematurely ended lives, due in part to a shortsighted and perhaps unwise budgeting philosophy. Ambitions of achieving knock-yer-socks-off Quarterly Statements would appear to be held... a little too dear.

Will life continue to be binnis as usual, at the requisite hellholes thus affected? Or will we see some changes, hopefully for the better?

Whadiya think? Hmmm?  . . . :twofinger:
   ::puke::
http://http://www.dsm5sucks.com

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Elan School / Re: IT'S TIME TO TAKE IT BACK TO THEM!
« on: January 22, 2012, 11:45:03 PM »
:seg2: oops

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Elan School / Re: IT'S TIME TO TAKE IT BACK TO THEM!
« on: January 22, 2012, 11:43:25 PM »
:jawdrop:
Quote from: "wesfager"
IT'S TIME TO TAKE IT BACK TO THEM!

Gentle people,

Hello.  I'm Wesley Fager, Straight-Springfield class of 1989.  My boy Bill got pretty banged up in there.  I've written a book on theStraights at http://thestraights.com .  Recently we found more evidence of association between officials in the state of Florida and the Straight program.  Please go to my on-line newspaper and read my recent editorial titled  "The case to introduce a "claims bill" to the Florida Legislature" at

   http://thestraights.com/news/index-page ... vil-rights .  

The essence of the editorial is that Florida state officials did not take action to stop the abuse and consequently the Florida state legislature should enact a "claims bill" to compensate people who were harmed by Straight regardless where it operated.  Unlike a law suit, it appears there is no statue of limitations on a "claims bill."  A claims bill as well as a possible civil rights suit against the state of Florida are two key points to be addressed at this summer's conference--which is real point of this letter.

As you probably know we are having the second-ever international conference on juvenile treatment abuse in June in Saint Petersburg, Florida where the virus started.  Arnold S. Trebach, J.D., Ph.D. of  The Trebach Institute of Washington, DC,  Professor Emeritus of Law and Justice at American University, author, and formerly Chief, Administration of Justice Section, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, an agency within the Executive Office of the President of the United States will chair this event.  Rest assured that one item that will be presented to the legal panel at this year's conference is whether there is grounds for a law suit against the state of Florida.  For those of you who feel you were abused in a Straight or Straight-descendent program in Maryland,  Michigan or Ohio, or even Canada or Norway,   you probably wouldn't be feeling that way had Florida state authorities  done their job and closed Straight for child abuse in 1978 or 1979 or 1980 . . .  

The Conference Problem.  Recently the conference planning committee had to turn down an intent to serve on the conference legal panel by a very prominent California attorney,  well versed in cult issues,  because it simply did not have funds to fly him in, house him and feed him.  If a person speaks at a conference for our mutual benefit, it is not unreasonable that that person is at least reimbursed for his expenses.  When you throw a conference did you know that somebody has to make a deposit for the hotel conference room and has to guarantee the final bill will be paid?  Did you know we have a mailing list and could use $500 to send a flier to those survivors who do not use the Internet and do not know about the conference?  As a minimum we should at least provide rooms for guest speakers.  And then there are advertising costs and other costs. We are in desperate need of funds to make this thing happen this summer.  A few people have devoted their time and energy, and some,  their money, for your behalf.  Yet none of you has said anything to us.  Do you care?

Go to this page:

http://www.greatlakesconference.org/200 ... health.htm  .

Do you see where last September Tim Youngblood of Pathways Family Center attended the "16th  Annual Great Lakes Conference on Addictions"?   Over 300 people attended.  Did you know that Straight official Helen Gowanny helped open Pathways when Straight-Detroit closed?   How come Pathways can participate in a conference,  but we can't?

Go to this page:

  http://www.ideas-canada.org/  .  

Do you see where next month Straight Foundation, Inc. (which now calls itself the Drug Free America Foundation, Inc.) is helping to put on a drug policy conference in Canada. Calvina Fay of DFAF will be a guest speaker.  

Gentle people, we need a commitment from you, right now, in the next few days.  You don't have to send any money in the next few days, though that would be nice.  What we need from you RIGHT NOW is to send an eMail to conference co-sponsor Rhonda Sherman to let her know of your intent to attend the conference and pay the $100 registration fee, or of your intent to send in a donation.  (Of course you may send both).   If you want to go ahead and register now, that's fine too. The actual money needs to be in as soon as possible so that we can invite high quality speakers and attorneys.  THE SERIOUS SIDE TO ALL THIS IS IF YOU DO NOT HELP US OUT SOON,  THERE MAY NOT BE A CONFERENCE.  

With over 24 million hits, FACTNET ( http://www.factnet.org ) is the biggest name out there in the cult awareness movement. Did you know that they have heard our plea and advertise our conference on their front page?  

Here are the addresses you need.  PLEASE ACT NOW:

Rhonda's eMail:  http://trebach.org/abuse/
 
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PAGE 2.  If you've already made up your mind to help, you don't have to read any further.  Go away and spend the evening with your kids.

A few years ago Straight co-founder Betty Sembler, representing Straight Foundation, Inc. which now calls itself DFAF, attended an international drug summit in Sweden.  Who paid her way?  If DFAF paid it, did the funds come from money your moms and dads paid Straight years ago?  DFAF was behind a conference in Orlando and one in Michigan.  Can Straight have conferences but we can not?

Betty is flying off to Sweden;  her husband Mel Sembler is now our ambassador to Italy. Listen to what he told the Senate recently when they were considering his nomination.

For the last quarter century, along with my wife, I have fought vigorously against the plague of drug abuse. In 1976 Betty and I helped found STRAIGHT, a non-profit, adolescent drug treatment and rehabilitation program with branches across the U.S., which successfully treated and graduated more than 12,000 young people nationwide. For 17 years, I served as chairman of the board of STRAIGHT. Other than our children, nothing was more rewarding than this effort. Betty and I initially agreed that if we helped one child it would be worth all the effort. With 12,000 successful graduates . . . It was a gratifying accomplishment.

Everybody knows that kids can be physically assaulted, emotionally scarred and sexually abused on playgrounds, at shopping malls and theaters, schools and churches.  Straight, Inc. is no exception.  Straight counselor Arthur Nichol got seven years for sexually abusing a 15 year-old client and his friend. There has never been a  Straight, Inc. facility, not one, that was not accused of child abuse.  TV newscasts and newspaper stories, jury verdicts, state investigations, and especially your own eye-witness accounts have shown that many of these accusations have substance to them.  And yet we fear that many Straight-descendent programs continue to operate with two cardinal rules:  (1)  Parents can not have unscheduled and confidential visits (at appropriately allowed times like 8 - 9 on Wednesday nights and 1 - 2 on Sunday afternoons) with their own children.  Nor, we fear at some of these programs, can their child call home.  (2) In some Straight descendent programs people are still not allowed to talk about incidences that occurred in the program,  e.g. "talking behind backs".  

If any program is still doing this, then that is not acceptable.  You know. You were there.  You know what can happen when kids play psychiatrist.  No one was there for you.  Now you must be there for them.   Straight is not the only program which is being accused of child abuse.  Straight survivors will be key players in the Saint Petersburg conference,  but, having been there,  we need to look at the wisdom in shipping our kids off to remote Islands or into desert programs or wilderness programs where access to the outside world may be tightly restricted or even sometimes forbidden.  It is our duty to these kids,  we who have been through one bad program and know the potential dangers, to keep an eye on controversial programs of all sorts.  And survivors of all sorts of controversial programs will be represented at this summer's conference. That is why we must have this conference.  We started a ball rolling last year and we must continue it.

Personally, I would like to have a social on Saturday night of the conference, maybe with a DJ.  I think we all are due for it. That's your call. But please let Rhonda know of your intent to help out with this conference just as soon as you can.

I hope to see you in Florida.  

Thank you,

Wesley Fager
Author,  A Clockwork Straight at http://www.thestraights.com
EMail: [email protected]

The Trebach Institute is a 501 (c)(3) organization. We very much appreciate donations to help fund this project. Give as much as you can. Donations are usually tax deductible for the donors.

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Elan School / Re: Duck in a Raincoat TEXT
« on: January 22, 2012, 11:36:35 PM »
:bump:  :seg:

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Elan School / Re: I guess Wayne's book "is" self published
« on: January 22, 2012, 11:20:22 PM »
:seg:

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Elan School / Re: I guess Wayne's book "is" self published
« on: January 22, 2012, 01:37:34 PM »
Quote from: "DannyB II"
Quote from: "Troublemaker"
It clears up the self-publish qustion, but while I was perusing his books, I found this on his other book

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Absolutely riveting and embodied the society that existed for him., August 13, 2011
By
DannyBII - See all my reviews
This review is from: Street Life: My Story (Kindle Edition)
 Wayne, nailed it. He captured the lonely,denigrating and "survival of the fitness" mentality that you are forced to exist in while at Elan. Elan was pure hell, it was a mind F***, you were totally stripped of all self respect, Wayne told this story better then anyone I have read. The behavior models that were used and the staff that employed them were totally corrupted and used the models as weapons to make the children submit to the hierarchy of Elan. You were judged prior to entering Elan as a troubled child who rebelled, punishment started before you ever arrived. There was no assessment of why you were acting out, what can we do to help. Nope you were stamped a f***Up and you were going to be brought in line no matter what.
Wayne gets high 5's from me for his experience. To write such a compelling story took real guts, well written.
I salute you Wayne.

Why woud you salute him if it's lies?

Serious question. And, please, don't give me the sock puppet excuse because that's you

Why?



I will seriously tell you. I never wrote this or ever saw this until today, right now. Either you enjoy lying as Wayne does or you are Wayne and this is business as usual.

 :rasta: I am Wayne and everybody else.

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The Troubled Teen Industry / Felon hired by agency for troubled kids
« on: January 22, 2012, 01:30:05 PM »
Felon in cocaine, corruption sting hired by agency for troubled kids

Read more: http://http://azstarnet.com/news/local/crime/felon-in-cocaine-corruption-sting-hired-by-agency-for-troubled/article_c89e23f7-d7a3-50c0-8c74-6eeae1423c4e.html#ixzz1kDGVsoay

Carol Ann Alaimo Arizona Daily Star | Posted: Sunday, January 22, 2012 12:00 am

Disgraced former military recruiter Darius Perry would still be behind bars had his fate been up to his Tucson sentencing judge.
Instead, Perry - the man who touched off a cocaine-and-corruption sting that took down scores of local troops - left prison last year under a plea deal and was hired two weeks later by a state-licensed agency that counsels troubled kids.
Mary's Mission and Development Center of Sierra Vista violated state law by hiring Perry fresh out of federal custody to work at its branch clinic in Mesa, state regulators say.
William Lacey Jr., a long-retired Army officer who runs Mary's Mission, told the Arizona Daily Star he didn't know about Perry's past. A recent state probe found Mary's Mission did not require Perry to provide a fingerprint clearance card, as Arizona law demands.
Perry didn't exactly hide his criminal record. A few months back, he wrote a newsletter article for another Mesa nonprofit that mentioned he'd spent years in federal custody.
Two weeks ago the state forced Mary's Mission to fire Perry and confirm in writing it had done so. By the time he was fired, he'd worked there for a year.
"It is not OK for a convicted felon to be working in a behavioral-health program that services children," said Barb Lang, office chief for Arizona's Office of Behavioral Health Licensing.
Lang's office also oversees two group homes for troubled youths that Mary's Mission runs in the Sierra Vista area. Until the illegal hiring, all three sites were in good standing with the state.
Perry, 47, agreed via email Wednesday to an interview with the Star, but he didn't reply to three messages left at the number he provided.
"COMPLETELY CORRUPT"
Described by his judge as "completely corrupt," Perry drew a five-year sentence in 2007 and remains on probation for his role in the FBI sting known as Operation Lively Green.
Using his skills as an Army National Guard recruiter, he persuaded dozens of local troops to join him in running drugs for money while wearing military uniforms to try to evade detection. Some went on to recruit others.
Perry himself took part in six drug runs in 2002. He moved 181 kilograms (about 400 pounds) of cocaine - more than anyone else - and took $52,000 in bribes.
It was Perry who prompted the FBI to set up the sting, when an undercover agent saw him sell cocaine from the trunk of his recruiting vehicle.
"DUTIES UNCLEAR"
By the time the sting ended, more than 60 defendants had pleaded guilty to conspiracy, bribe-taking and other offenses.
They included 10 Tucson military recruiters, 11 National Guard soldiers from the Valencia Road armory and 12 airmen from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, along with prison guards, a police dispatcher and a port inspector.
"You're lucky I accepted your plea agreement," U.S. District Court Judge Cindy K. Jorgenson told Perry the day he was sentenced.
Without it, she said, "I would not have hesitated to give you a much longer period of incarceration."
Lang, of the state licensing agency, said her office got involved last month when a potential client of Mary's Mission in Mesa learned of Perry's past and filed a complaint. The person asked to remain anonymous, Lang said.
An inspector was dispatched the next day and found Perry on the payroll.
"His duties were unclear," said Lang. But no matter what he was doing, he shouldn't have been there.
Arizona law says anyone with a record like Perry's "is prohibited from working in any capacity in a children's behavioral-health program that requires or allows contact with children."
Mary's Mission's website says the Mesa clinic offers individual, group and family counseling, addiction programs and supervised visitation in child-custody disputes.
A news item about Mary's Mission, carried by some media in Mesa last year, described Perry as a "counselor" with the organization. The networking site LinkedIn describes him as "training and development coordinator."
Lang recently sent Mary's Mission legal notice of its violation of state law. Upon receipt, the nonprofit has 14 days to agree with the notice or dispute it, which would force a final ruling from the regulator's deputy director.
If the state prevails, penalties may follow. They could range from a license downgrade to thousands of dollars in fines.
MISCONDUCT
The man shown in state records as clinical director of the site where Perry worked is a Southern Arizona therapist currently banned from practicing.
Willis J. Beasley's professional counseling license was suspended last April by a different state regulator, the Board of Behavioral Health Examiners. That board substantiated two complaints about Beasley's ethics and competence at a counseling practice he ran for a decade in Sierra Vista before closing it in 2010.
Despite his suspended license, state regulators said there's no legal reason Beasley couldn't work for Mary's Mission as clinical director, an administrative role.
Six months or so before his license was pulled, Beasley's name showed up on state records as clinical director of Mary's Mission in Mesa.
Lacey, the CEO, last week denied a link between his agency and Beasley. He said they hadn't had ties in four years.
Sixteen months ago, though, Lacey signed a license application for the Mesa site that listed Beasley as its clinical director, records show. Asked to explain that discrepancy, Lacey said he couldn't comment on the advice of his lawyer.
Beasley, reached at his Sierra Vista home, had a different recollection from Lacey. He said he worked at the Mesa clinic for about six months in 2010 and resigned at the end of that year. He said he was gone by the time Perry showed up and had no role in the felon's hiring.
Beasley's failings as a therapist both involved children, records show.
In 2008 he failed to remain neutral while treating three kids at the center of a custody battle, the board found. He testified for the father that the mother had "mental problems" though he barely knew her or her kids, the board determined.
In 2010, Beasley failed to notify Child Protective Services, as required by law, when a girl in a different custody case told him of "possible abuse by (her) father," the board found.
Beasley agreed to take follow-up training in ethics, record-keeping and how to properly handle high-conflict families.
IRS "GLITCH"
IRS records for 2009 - the most recent year the nonprofit's tax data is available online - show Mary's Mission had total income of $1.6 million from "gifts, grants, contributions and membership fees."
Lacey's pay topped $224,000 - more than that of Tucson's city manager.
Lacey told the Star his pay really isn't that high. The figure was inflated due to a "glitch in the paperwork," and is being fixed, he said.
Lacey refused to share his actual salary and seemed unaware of IRS rules requiring public disclosure of executive pay at nonprofit agencies.
"We are a nonprofit," he said. "We are not supposed to disclose that."
Contact reporter Carol Ann Alaimo at [email protected] or at 573-4138.

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Thought Reform / Re: The Macy Conferences:The Minds behind Mind Control
« on: January 10, 2012, 08:53:22 AM »
Quote from: "georgeii"
It is from this book called Operation Mind Control (http://www.whale.to/b/Operation_Mind_Co ... Bowart.pdf) see Annex A on page 285.

Awesome Book! Thanx :notworthy:

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Elan School / Re: Communication
« on: December 29, 2011, 10:59:21 PM »
Quote from: "DannyB. ll"
Felice, stop pretending to be me

I am the real Danny. Always have been

Thanks for reading is you did

I am still waiting to see someone top this....
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Tacitus' Realm / Re: I'm Your Puppet
« on: December 25, 2011, 01:29:01 PM »
Quote from: "none-ya"
Bullshit!
 Tacitus Realm is the politics section of this forum.
If you weren't a TROLL you would know this.  :twofinger:

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Tacitus' Realm / Re: I'm Your Puppet
« on: December 25, 2011, 12:18:01 PM »
Quote from: "none-ya"
I'm having trouble finding a connection between your geo political ranting and the TTI.
Well then. If you're going to talk politics.....This is the place. ::evil::

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Quote from: "DannyB II"
Felice, Wayne and who ever else likes to impersonate.
Lets try this for the hundredth time. Yvette was and is the exact same age as me. When I met her as a fellow resident at Elan 3 we were both 16 years of age. Yvette was stunning and her personality was very outgoing. We both liked one another right off. A few months later I was transferred to Elan 5. I asked for this transfer so I could get away from several residents from Rhode Island that I had spent time in YCC with.
I have never denied my attraction to her and I will not now. No matter what you perverted pigs want to say concerning my feeling for Yvette it doesn't change what we felt for one another.
What these slobs don't want to explain is Yvette and I not only liked one another while we were at Elan but once she left Elan we got together for a short time. I was living in Louisiana and I flew Yvette down and we spent two wonderful weeks together. She flew back to Ct. with the purpose of driving back down with me with her belonging. That never happened her father and brother made sure of that.
Yvette and I never broke any rules while in Elan and the fact we liked one another became the topic of conversation in a Directors meeting one afternoon. A fellow employee who did not like me much brought up the fact that Yvette was in the same house I was working at (not by design) and that we liked one another. He knew this from my conversations with him while we were residents and staff. He also knew that I had never acted off my feelings and neither had Yvette. As a matter of fact I was dating another staff member at the time and had not even considered waiting for Yvette, yet.
This was mid 1978. I chose to accept a different position with Elan that was open at the time. No one including the owners had asked me to transfer or resign because of my feeling for Yvette. It wasn't a issue at all.
The change was abrupt and I immediately left Elan 7. I went out of state for Elan for several weeks. This position would keep me on the road for the rest of my short time with Elan.
Now as I said when I began this reply. You can read anything you like into this. Wayne and Felice have chosen to be disgusting and pervert the very short relationship Yvette and I tried to have. They have that right, I guess.
I am sure though that most here will  see this for what it was.
Thanks
Danny

P.S.
I am sure Eric Norwood could give two shits about what Felice Eliscue and Wayne Kernochan have to say. Nice try though.
Felice and Wayne please keep posting these old worn out fake manifesto's and fake emails. You help me to convince folks just how nuts you two are.
 Get a life it's Christmas eve....NOBODY CARES? WWJD?

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When Keisha met Sir Charles, she was living in an abandoned building in Atlanta and hadn't eaten for several days. Born to a schizophrenic mother, she had spent most of her life wandering through foster homes — 42 in all — until a child welfare official told her the state mental hospital was her only remaining option. She ran away. Sir Charles gave her food and replaced her ragged, dirty clothes. She found herself telling him things she'd never told anyone: how she'd been molested, how she had gotten pregnant and how, because she had no money, she had sorrowfully given the baby up. He dried her tears and offered to take her to visit the 6-month-old.

From the legislative desk of Senator Nancy Schaefer 50th District of Georgia (She is now dead)
http://http://fightcps.com/pdf/TheCorruptBusinessOfChildProtectiveServices.pdf
November 16, 2007

THE CORRUPT BUSINESS OF CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES

BY: Nancy Schaefer
Senator, 50th District

My introduction into child protective service cases was due to a grandmother in an adjoining state who called me with her tragic story. Her two granddaughters had been taken from her daughter who lived in my district. Her daughter was told wrongly that if she wanted to see her children again she should sign a paper and give up her children. Frightened and young, the daughter did. I have since discovered that parents are often threatened into cooperation of permanent separation of their children.

The children were taken to another county and placed in foster care. The foster parents were told wrongly that they could adopt the children. The grandmother then jumped through every hoop known to man in order to get her granddaughters. When the case finally came to court it was made evident by one of the foster parent’s children that the foster parents had, at any given time, 18 foster children and that the foster mother had an inappropriate relationship with the caseworker.

In the courtroom, the juvenile judge, acted as though she was shocked and said the two girls would be removed quickly. They were not removed. Finally, after much pressure being applied to the Department of Family and Children Services of Georgia (DFCS), the children were driven to South Georgia to meet their grandmother who gladly drove to meet them. After being with their grandmother two or three days, the judge, quite out of the blue, wrote up a new order to send the girls to their father, who previously had no interest in the case and who lived on the West Coast. The father was in “adult entertainment”. His girlfriend worked as an “escort” and his brother, who also worked in the business, had a sexual charge brought against him.

Within a couple of days the father was knocking on the grandmother’s door and took the girls kicking and screaming to California.

The father developed an unusual relationship with the former foster parents and soon moved back to the southeast, and the foster parents began driving to the father’s residence and picking up the little girls for visits. The oldest child had told her mother and grandmother on two different occasions that the foster father molested her.

To this day after five years, this loving, caring blood relative grandmother does not even have visitation privileges with the children. The little girls are in my opinion permanently traumatized and the young mother of the girls was so traumatized with shock when the girls were first removed from her that she has not recovered.

Throughout this case and through the process of dealing with multiple other mismanaged cases of the Department of Family and Children Services (DFCS), I have worked with other desperate parents and children across the state because they have no rights and no one with whom to turn. I have witnessed ruthless behavior from many caseworkers, social workers, investigators, lawyers, judges, therapists, and others such as those who “pick up” the children. I have been stunned by what I have seen and heard from victims all over the state of Georgia.

In this report, I am focusing on the Georgia Department of Family and Children Services (DFCS). However, I believe Child Protective Services nationwide has become corrupt and that the entire system is broken almost beyond repair. I am convinced parents and families should be warned of the dangers.

The Department of Child Protective Services, known as the Department of Family and Children Service (DFCS) in Georgia and other titles in other states, has become a “protected empire” built on taking children and separating families. This is not to say that there are not those children who do need to be removed from wretched situations and need protection. This report is concerned with the children and parents caught up in “legal kidnapping,” ineffective policies, and DFCS who do does not remove a child or children when a child is enduring torment and abuse. (See Exhibit A and Exhibit B)

In one county in my District, I arranged a meeting for thirty-seven families to speak freely and without fear. These poor parents and grandparents spoke of their painful, heart wrenching encounters with DFCS. Their suffering was overwhelming. They wept and cried. Some did not know where their children were and had not seen them in years. I had witnessed the “Gestapo” at work and I witnessed the deceitful conditions under which children were taken in the middle of the night, out of hospitals, off of school buses, and out of homes. In one county a private drug testing business was operating within the DFCS department that required many, many drug tests from parents and individuals for profit. In another county children were not removed when they were enduring the worst possible abuse. Due to being exposed, several employees in a particular DFCS office were fired. However, they have now been rehired either in neighboring counties or in the same county again. According to the calls I am now receiving, the conditions in that county are returning to the same practices that they had before the light was shown on their deeds. Having worked with probably 300 cases statewide, I am convinced there is no responsibility and no accountability in the system.

I have come to the conclusion:

· that poor parents often times are targeted to lose their children because they do not have the where-with-all to hire lawyers and fight the system. Being poor does not mean you are not a good parent or that you do not love your child, or that your child should be removed and placed with strangers;

· that all parents are capable of making mistakes and that making a mistake does not mean your children are always to be removed from the home. Even if the home is not perfect, it is home; and that’s where a child is the safest and where he or she wants to be, with family;

· that parenting classes, anger management classes, counseling referrals, therapy classes and on and on are demanded of parents with no compassion by the system even while they are at work and while their children are separated from them. This can take months or even years and it emotionally devastates both children and parents. Parents are victimized by “the system” that makes a profit for holding children longer and “bonuses” for not returning children;

· that caseworkers and social workers are oftentimes guilty of fraud. They withhold evidence. They fabricate evidence and they seek to terminate parental rights. However, when charges are made against them, the charges are ignored;

· that the separation of families is growing as a business because local governments have grown accustomed to having taxpayer dollars to balance their ever-expanding budgets;

· that Child Protective Service and Juvenile Court can always hide behind a confidentiality clause in order to protect their decisions and keep the funds flowing. There should be open records and “court watches”! Look who is being paid! There are state employees, lawyers, court investigators, court personnel, and judges. There are psychologists, and psychiatrists, counselors, caseworkers, therapists, foster parents, adoptive parents, and on and on. All are looking to the children in state custody to provide job security. Parents do not realize that social workers are the glue that holds “the system” together that funds the court, the child’s attorney, and the multiple other jobs including DFCS’s attorney.

· that The Adoption and the Safe Families Act, set in motion by President Bill Clinton, offered cash
“bonuses” to the states for every child they adopted out of foster care. In order to receive the “adoption incentive bonuses” local child protective services need more children. They must have merchandise (children) that sell and you must have plenty of them so the buyer can choose. Some counties are known to give a $4,000 bonus for each child adopted and an additional $2,000 for a “special needs” child. Employees work to keep the federal dollars flowing;


· that there is double dipping. The funding continues as long as the child is out of the home. When a child in foster care is placed with a new family then “adoption bonus funds” are available. When a child is placed in a mental health facility and is on 16 drugs per day, like two children of a constituent of mine, more funds are involved;

· that there are no financial resources and no real drive to unite a family and help keep them together;

· that the incentive for social workers to return children to their parents quickly after taking them has disappeared and who in protective services will step up to the plate and say, “This must end!” No one, because they are all in the system together and a system with no leader and no clear policies will always fail the children. Look at the waste in government that is forced upon the tax payer;

· that the “Policy Manuel” is considered “the last word” for DFCS. However, it is too long, too confusing, poorly written and does not take the law into consideration;

· that if the lives of children were improved by removing them from their homes, there might be a greater need for protective services, but today all children are not always safer. Children, of whom I am aware, have been raped and impregnated in foster care and the head of a Foster Parents Association in my District was recently arrested because of child molestation;

· that some parents are even told if they want to see their children or grandchildren, they must divorce their spouse. Many, who are under privileged, feeling they have no option, will divorce and then just continue to live together. This is an anti-family policy, but parents will do anything to get their children home with them.

· fathers, (non-custodial parents) I must add, are oftentimes treated as criminals without access to their own children and have child support payments strangling the very life out of them;

· that the Foster Parents Bill of Rights does not bring out that a foster parent is there only to care for a child until the child can be returned home. Many Foster Parents today use the Foster Parent Bill of Rights to hire a lawyer and seek to adopt the child from the real parents, who are desperately trying to get their child home and out of the system;

· that tax dollars are being used to keep this gigantic system afloat, yet the victims, parents, grandparents, guardians and especially the children, are charged for the system’s services.

· that grandparents have called from all over the State of Georgia trying to get custody of their grandchildren. DFCS claims relatives are contacted, but there are cases that prove differently. Grandparents who lose their grandchildren to strangers have lost their own flesh and blood. The children lose their family heritage and grandparents, and parents too, lose all connections to their heirs.

· that The National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect in 1998 reported that six times as many children died in foster care than in the general public and that once removed to official “safety”, these children are far more likely to suffer abuse, including sexual molestation than in the general population.

· That according to the California Little Hoover Commission Report in 2003, 30% to 70% of the children in California group homes do not belong there and should not have been removed from their homes.

FINAL REMARKS

On my desk are scores of cases of exhausted families and troubled children. It has been beyond me to turn my back on these suffering, crying, and sometimes beaten down individuals. We are mistreating the most innocent. Child Protective Services have become adult centered to the detriment of children. No longer is judgment based on what the child needs or who the child wants to be with or what is really best for the whole family; it is some adult or bureaucrat who makes the decisions, based often on just hearsay, without ever consulting a family member, or just what is convenient, profitable, or less troublesome for a director of DFCS.

I have witnessed such injustice and harm brought to these families that I am not sure if I even believe reform of the system is possible! The system cannot be trusted. It does not serve the people. It obliterates families and children simply because it has the power to do so. Children deserve better. Families deserve better. It’s time to pull back the curtain and set our children and families free.

“Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute.
Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and the needy.” Proverbs 31:8-9

Please continue to read:

Recommendations
Exhibit A
Exhibit B

RECOMMENDATIONS

1. Call for an independent audit of the Department of Family and Children’s Services (DFCS) to expose corruption and fraud.

2. Activate immediate change. Every day that passes means more families and children are subject to being held hostage.

3. End the financial incentives that separate families.

4. Grant to parents their rights in writing.

5. Mandate a search for family members to be given the opportunity to adopt their own relatives.

6. Mandate a jury trial where every piece of evidence is presented before removing a child from his or her parents.

7. Require a warrant or a positive emergency circumstance before removing children from their parents. (Judge Arthur G. Christean, Utah Bar Journal, January, 1997 reported that “except in emergency circumstances, including the need for immediate medical care, require warrants upon affidavits of probable cause before entry upon private property is permitted for the forcible removal of children from their parents.”)

8. Uphold the laws when someone fabricates or presents false evidence. If a parent alleges fraud, hold a hearing with the right to discovery of all evidence.

Senator Nancy Schaefer
50th District of Georgia

EXHIBIT A

December 5, 2006
Jeremy’s Story

( Some names withheld due to future hearings)
As told to Senator Nancy Schaefer by Sandra (XXXX), a foster parent of Jeremy for 2 +˝ years.

My husband and I received Jeremy when he was 2 weeks old and we have been the only parents he has really ever known. He lived with us for 27 months. (XXXX) is the grandfather of Jeremy, and he is known for molesting his own children, for molesting Jeremy and has been court ordered not to be around Jeremy. (XXXX) is the mother of Jeremy, who has been diagnosed to be mentally ill, and also is known to have molested Jeremy. (XXXX) and Jeremy’s uncle is a registered sex offender and (XXXX) is the biological father, who is a drug addict and alcoholic and who continues to be in and out of jail. Having just described Jeremy’s world, all of these adults are not to be any part of Jeremy’s life, yet for years DFCS has known that they are. DFCS had to test (XXXX) (the grandfather) and his son (XXXX) (the uncle) and (XXXX) to determine the real father. (XXXX) is the biological father although any of them might have been. In court, it appeared from the case study, that everyone involved knew that this little boy had been molested by family members, even by his own mother, (XXXX). In court, (XXX), the mother of Jeremy, admitted to having had sex with (XXXX) (the grandfather) and (XXXX) (her own brother) that morning. Judge (XXXX) and DFCS gave Jeremy to his grandmother that same day. (XXXX), the grandmother, is over 300 lbs., is unable to drive, and is unable to take care of Jeremy due to physical problems. She also has been in a mental hospital several times due to her behavior. Even though it was ordered by the court that the grandfather (XXXX), the uncle (XXXX) (a convicted sex offender), (XXXX) his mother who molested him and (XXXX) his biological father, a convicted drug addict, were not to have anything to do with the child, they all continue to come and go as they please at (XXXX address), where Jeremy has been “sentenced to live” for years. This residence has no bathroom and little heat. The front door and the windows are boarded. (See pictures) This home should have been condemned years ago. I have been in this home. No child should ever have to live like this or with such people. Jeremy was taken from us at age 2 +˝ years after (XXXX) obtained attorney (XXXX), who was the same attorney who represented him in a large settlement from an auto accident. I am told, that attorney (XXXX), as grandfather’s attorney, is known to have repeatedly gotten (XXXX) off of several criminal charges in White County. This is a matter of record and is known by many in White County. I have copies of some records. (XXXX grandfather), through (XXXX attorney’s) work, got (XXXX), the grandmother of Jeremy, legal custody of Jeremy. (XXXX grandfather) who cannot read or write also got his daughter (XXXX) and son (XXXX) diagnosed by government agencies as mentally ill. (XXXX grandfather), through legal channels, has taken upon himself all control of the family and is able to take possession of any government funding coming to these people.

It was during this time that Jeremy was to have a six-month transitional period between (XXXX grandmother) and my family as we were to give him up. The court ordered agreement was to have been 4 days at our house and 3 days at (XXXX grandmother). DFCS stopped the visits within 2 weeks. The reason given by DFCS was the child was too traumatized going back and forth. In truth, Jeremy begged us and screamed never to be taken back to (XXXX his grandmother) house, which we have on video. We, as a family, have seen Jeremy in stores time to time with (XXXX grandmother) and the very people he is not to be around. At each meeting Jeremy continues to run to us wherever he sees us and it is clear he is suffering. This child is in a desperate situation and this is why I am writing, and begging you Senator Schaefer, to do something in this child’s behalf. Jeremy can clearly describe in detail his sexual molestation by every member of this family and this sexual abuse continues to this day.

When Jeremy was 5 years of age I took him to Dr. (XXXX) of Habersham County who did indeed agree that Jeremy’s rectum was black and blue and the physical damage to the child was clearly a case of sexual molestation.

Early in Jeremy’s life, when he was in such bad physical condition, we took him to Egleston Children Hospital where at two months of age therapy was to begin three times a week. DFCS decided that the (XXXX grandparent family) should participate in his therapy. However, the therapist complained over and over that the (XXXX grandparent family) would not even wash their hands and would cause Jeremy to cry during these sessions. (XXXX the grandmother), after receiving custody no longer allowed the therapy because it was an inconvenience. The therapist reported that this would be a terrible thing to do to this child. Therapy was stopped and it was detrimental to the health of Jeremy. During (XXXX grandmother) custody, (XXXX uncle) has shot Jeremy with a BB gun and there is a report at (XXXX) County Sheriff’s office. There are several amber alerts at Cornelia Wal-Mart, Commerce Wal-Mart, and a 911 report from (XXXX) County Sheriff’s Department when Jeremy was lost. (XXXX grandmother), to teach Jeremy a lesson, took thorn bush limbs and beat the bottoms of his feet. Jeremy’s feet got infected and his feet had to be lanced by Dr. (XXXX). Then Judy called me to pick him up after about 4 days to take back him to the doctor because of intense pain. I took Jeremy to Dr. (XXXX) in Gainesville. Dr. (XXXX) said surgery was needed immediately and a cast was added. After returning home, (XXXX), his grandfather and (XXXX), his uncle, took him into the hog lot and allowed him to walk in the filth.

Jeremy’s feet became so infected for a 2nd time that he was again taken back to Dr. (XXXX) and the hospital. No one in the hospital could believe this child’s living conditions. Jeremy is threatened to keep quiet and not say anything to anyone. I have videos, reports, arrest records and almost anything you might need to help Jeremy. Please call my husband, Wendell, or me at any time.

Sandra and (XXXX) husband (XXXX)

EXHIBIT B

Failure of DFCS to remove six desperate children

A brief report regarding six children that Habersham County DFCS director failed to remove as disclosed to Senator Nancy Schaefer by Sheriff Deray Fincher of Habersham County.

Sheriff Deray Fincher, Chief of Police Don Ford and Chief Investigator Lt. Greg Bowen Chief called me to meet with them immediately, which I did on Tuesday, October 16, 2007 Sheriff Fincher, after contacting the Director of Habersham County DFCS several times to remove six children from being horribly abused, finally had to get a court order to remove the children himself with the help of two police officers.

The children, four boys and two girls, were not just being abused; they were being tortured by a monster father.

The six children and a live in girl friend were terrified of this man, the abuser. The children never slept in a bed, but always on the floor. The place where they lived was unfit for human habitation.

The father on one occasion hit one of the boys across his head with a bat and cut the boy’s head open. The father then proceeded to hold the boy down and sew up the child’s head with a needle and red thread. However, even with beatings and burnings, this is only a fraction of what the father did to these children and to the live-in girlfriend.

Sheriff Fincher has pictures of the abuse and condition of one of the boys and at the writing of this report, he has the father in jail in Habersham County.

It should be noted that when the DFCS director found out that Sheriff Fincher was going to remove the children, she called the father and warned him to flee.

This is not the only time this DFCS director failed to remove a child when she needed to do so. (See Exhibit A)

The egregious acts and abhorrent behavior of officials who are supposed to protect children can no longer be tolerated.

Senator Nancy Schaefer
50th District of Georgia

* guess what happens to these Kids when the age out of Foster Care......

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Feed Your Head / Re: Films Won't Play on the Metanoia Website
« on: December 16, 2011, 02:41:50 PM »
Quote from: "ajax13"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ul-GfATSuK8&feature=related

This is part of Human Resources.  In this segment, it is asserted that MKUltra was rolled into or evolved into MKSearch in 1964.

It played for me, but I had to let it buffer.

If that does not work try this: In the lower right hand corner of each film is little circle and "open film" click on that.

It opens a new window at openfilm.com...for example: http://http://www.openfilm.com/videos/human-resources

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