Tag: sex offender

The Shaming of America

Public stocks, public dunkings. These were the fates of those shamefully accused of witchcraft in the 1600’s. Scarlet Letter A’s for adulterers in the 17th century.  A way of publicly humiliating and shaming those who went outside of their church…

“M” 87 years later

1931 That’s the year Fritz Lang’s movie “M” was produced.  It’s an oldy for sure, starring soft spoken, bulgy eyed Peter Lorre and Ellen Widman. “M” is the story of Berlin’s police and underworld trying to trackdown a “loathsome child…

Sex Offenders Take Over Island of Oahu !

Now that I’ve got your attention- The current population of Hawaii’s 3rd largest island, Oahu, is approximately 992,605 as of a 2016 census. The population of registered sex offenders in the United States (and I use the term “United” loosely)…

The Dating Debacle for Registrants

Who do you tell, what do you say and when do you say it? That’s just one of the many dilemmas facing single registrants trying to reintegrate back into the dating world. Getting out there an socializing is risky business…

A Heartless Man Without A Soul

CBS/ South Florida recently had Ron Book/Chairman of Miami-Dade Homeless Trust debating with host and investigative reporter Jim DeFede about the Miami-Dade homeless encampment that has recently been shut down. You would think someone who’s chairman of something called the…

How To Eat An Elephant

How do you eat an elephant?  One bite at a time. That’s how solving an enormous problem has often been described.  You just keep at it, taking one small bite at a time until the entire problem is devoured. That’s…

Registrants: Uncompensated Research Subjects

Are registrants uncompensated lab rats? TN sex offender treatment includes the use of VASI/Visual Assessment of Sexual Interest screening. From the little amount of information available online regarding VASI, it’s similar to the AASI/Abel Assessment for Sexual Interest developed by…