Hating the Holidays While Facing the Iniquity of the US Criminal Justice System

The poor are punished before they are found guilty.

Photo by Guido Coppa

I hate the holidays. I’ve hated them consistently since becoming an adult. This year, I hate them even more because my daughter spent Christmas in the county jail and will spend New Years’ there, too. She’s an addict with severe personality…

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Carol Burt

Carol Burt

Former print journalist, former mayor, retired law enforcement officer. Writing about politics and government along with random personal essays.