First Amend This!: An IDOC Newsletter, Apr. 2020

Previous: First Amend This!: An IDOC Newsletter, 3.21.20 WELCOME to the April edition of First Amend This!: An IDOC Newsletter that addresses Idaho Corrections concerns. Brought to you by the Captive Perspective and made available at bookofirving82431.com. This publication provides an insider’s look at issues affecting the Idaho Department of Correction’s community. If you wish … Continue reading “First Amend This!: An IDOC Newsletter, Apr. 2020”

Excessive Use of Tort, #4

3-23-20 Chad Page (Chief of Prisons): You requested an update if I encountered any additional difficulty providing notification of the $133.77 claim I’ve been trying to present — regarding property that went missing during my transfer from Texas. The update is as follows: I filed with Small Claims on one paralegal’s recommendation. Another said, once … Continue reading “Excessive Use of Tort, #4”

Esoterica: Entry 8 (Will We Still Be America?)

Will we still need guns? We will. But not to protect the shorelines or relieve a government that’s beyond control…we’ll need them now to protect us from neighbors: People with guns who might need a roll. What will we do with the new sick and poor? Build bigger roofs, incarcerate them with the old: Our … Continue reading “Esoterica: Entry 8 (Will We Still Be America?)”

Well, shit…, No.2

09:26 3-18-20 Dear Reader, I was living in the apocalypse before it was cool: Six years ago, I went batshit crazy. Today I’m considered a thinker. God just signaled the Mormons, which means they were right. Unless, of course, they stole that earthquake from the Southern Baptists. Anyhow, everyone else, sorry for your luck. Now … Continue reading “Well, shit…, No.2”

First Amend This!: An IDOC Newsletter (Special Alert: Coronavirus Emergency)

Previous: First Amend This!: An IDOC Newsletter, Mar 2020 WELCOME to the IDOC IS NOT PREPARED FOR THE CORONAVIRUS issue of First Amend This!: An IDOC Newsletter that addresses Idaho Corrections concerns. Brought to you by the Captive Perspective and made available at bookofirving82431.com. This publication provides an insider’s look at issues affecting the Idaho … Continue reading “First Amend This!: An IDOC Newsletter (Special Alert: Coronavirus Emergency)”

Journalistic Camaraderie

3-11-20 BW, Slow news week, huh? “IDOC Conducts Damage Control by Censoring Local News Coverage — Leaving Inmates to Wonder, Is Director Josh Tewalt the Angel of Death?” Don’t tell anyone. PI

Prison Article 1: The Power of Prisontation (Available for Publication [word count:1176])

by Patrick Irving 82431 Once transferred to a private out-of-state prison, my inmate population’s concerns were dutifully ignored. With our resolution attempts blatantly obstructed–from insisting we pay for public records in Idaho for an understanding of the policies in Texas, to actually withholding the forms for filing a grievance–it was easy to feel that our … Continue reading “Prison Article 1: The Power of Prisontation (Available for Publication [word count:1176])”

Breaking News: IDOC Conducts Damage Control by Censoring Local News Coverage — Leaving Inmates to Wonder, Is Director Josh Tewalt the Angel of Death?

by Patrick Irving 82431 3-11-20 8:00 a.m. The Idaho Department of Correction is commencing damage control in response to recent news coverage. Specifically, the March 5th Tommy Simmons article, “Idaho Faces Another Lawsuit Over Lethal Injection Secrecy” at idahopress.com — which spotlighted Director Josh Tewalt’s questionable purchase of lethal injection drugs in 2012 — and … Continue reading “Breaking News: IDOC Conducts Damage Control by Censoring Local News Coverage — Leaving Inmates to Wonder, Is Director Josh Tewalt the Angel of Death?”

First Amend This!: An IDOC Newsletter, Mar. 2020

Previous: First Amend This!: An IDOC Newsletter, Feb. 2020 WELCOME to the March issue of First Amend This!: An IDOC Newsletter that addresses Idaho Corrections concerns. Brought to you by the Captive Perspective and made available at bookofirving82431.com. This publication provides an insider’s look at issues affecting the Idaho Department of Correction’s community. If you … Continue reading “First Amend This!: An IDOC Newsletter, Mar. 2020”

Esoterica: Entry 7 (Pen Pal Fails)

Pen Pal 1: I was moved while reading your materials. You’re brilliant. What was your writing process like? Me: Like needing to create a historical record that would later fit up someone’s ass. Real quick, let me teach you how to party like a time traveler. I’m going to build a robot! Remember what happened … Continue reading “Esoterica: Entry 7 (Pen Pal Fails)”