Prison Pete

Tuesday, September 14, 2004
  Ask a simple question.
I just spent thirty five minutes talking to a fellow inmate who stopped by to ask me a simple question: "Can you print information off a CD ROM for a computer?"

Instead of giving him the short answer, I said yes and no, and I asked him for the specifics.

He shows me one of those newspapers that "challenge the Establishment", and an ad which stated that the laws which govern the incarceration of federal prisoners were never voted into law. Supposedly Congress was not in session at the time!

Well, send them a $100 postal money order, and they will send you a CD.

I told him the warning signs to me were a statement that said "hard copies of cases were available on a case by case basis", and also the request for a postal money order, no checks or charge cards which would give you the possibility to fight the purchase of the CD later.
I haven't really had time to read your personal info about where you are at....what state...what prison(state or fed)....but this really peaks my interest since I also spent 4 and a half years in a Texas prison(no computers) or at least not on the maximum unit I spent most of my time.I'm in the free now....and it doesn't feel THAT free since I lost my drivers license.Will be getting them back soon....but really.What are you in for? I must say curiosity has got the best of me.Guess I should hit the "back" button and check out your info.....but until then e-mail me if you are interested in some in-house correspondence.... tamra747@yahoo.com
May the wings of time soar faster and the gates of your prison open for you to fly home.
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