Revolution #188, January 10, 2010

"Had to stop and reflect on my crime...."

The Prisoners Revolutionary Literature Fund received the following letter from a reader in prison:

Dear RCP:

First of all, let me apologize for my writing. It's no excuse to let you read or try to figure out my writing. My sincere apology, I will try to slow down.

Thank you for your newspaper. I received it today. I just wish that I had the money to help out, but I will spread the word of our abuse in these imperialistic prisons. I was reading the newspaper and had to stop and reflect on my crime. My victim was a female, kicked her several times over a bad drug deal, luckily I didn’t have a gun. But reading your article on the women of society, that is the prison society that we belong to. Women are suffering far more worse than the brutality that we face in this mental health facility. I am 27-years-old and have been in and out of prison since I was 17, and for the first time in my young life, guilt left a bitter taste in my mouth. I feel horrible for the pain that I caused my victim and the scars I left. Please allow me to apologize for all of the brutality these corrupt pigs breed in us, they convince us that the Amerikkkan system is the utopia of the world. And as your article stated, a woman is battered every 15 seconds. We as a people need to stand up and fight the injustice faced by our wives, mothers, and children. I am not in a supermax prison. I live in a mental health prison. When I first came to prison in 1999, I had a sound state of mind. Now 10 years later, after living in and out of segregation for "disruptive" behavior, I have lost all sanity. I go in and out of reality. The psych doctors keep me and my fellow comrades heavily medicated. When a new drug comes out, we get to be tested on it, myself included. If we refuse, they use Red Saber, a chemical agent ("non-harmful")—so that's what they said it was called. It doesn’t have long term or after effects. They spray us until we develop blisters on our skin from this legal cell extraction "toy". If you can make 7 five-minute rounds, then the shock shield is enforced on us until we become more submissive to their will.

What kind of utopia does this to their own and laughs about it later? This Amerikkkan imperialist make believe utopia.

Please continue to send me the publication.

Also, would you please send me some Marxist, Lenin and Mao’s literature and help me grow? Your donations and support for this young but still strong revolutionary will not die in vain.

Viva la Revolucion_ (Please forgive my spelling)

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