Our Grand Children are victims of;

"Protect the "system" at all costs. The "system" is the only ultimate sacred cow - not any particular law or constitution, but only "the system." Because, ultimately, it is the system which makes certain that the individuals functioning within it - from judges to lawyers, to prosecutors, to politicians, to businessmen - have their places and positions, and opportunities and pecking order, and future."

In 1696, England first used the legal principle of parens patriae, which gave the royal crown care of "charities, infants, idiots, and lunatics returned to the chancery." This principal of parens patriae has been identified as the statutory basis for U.S. governmental intervention in families' child rearing practices.

"We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America."
Preamble of the original "organic" Constitution

"We hold these truths to be self-evident. That all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness; that to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed; that whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or abolish it, and to institute new government, laying its foundation on such principles, and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their safety and happiness."
Excerpted from the Declaration of Independence of the original thirteen united states of America, July 4, 1776

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Report: Alaska [OCS] pays $1 million to settle abuse lawsuit

 Report: Alaska pays $1 million to settle abuse lawsuit
The Associated Press | Posted: Monday, May 19, 2014 12:48 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The state of Alaska has agreed to pay $1 million to settle a lawsuit filed by man who claims he was placed into the adoptive care of an abusive couple.
Thomas Joseph White, 20, reached the settlement in the case filed against the state Office of Children's Services, the Anchorage Daily News (http://bit.ly/1o7Bg4j ) reported Saturday.
White told the newspaper he wants his story told to make sure other neglected children do not suffer in the system.
"They could have done a lot better, actually," White said of the Office of Children's Services and its predecessor, the Division of Family and Youth Services.
The state did not acknowledge any wrongdoing in the settlement.
The abuse was revealed in 2004, three years after state oversight ended, Christy Lawton, director of the Office of Children's Services, said by email.
"The only lesson to be learned was that OCS does not have a crystal ball that will perfectly predict the future," she wrote.
Sherry Kelley was convicted of assault and criminal nonsupport. Patrick Kelley was convicted of child endangerment. Both were jailed for 17 months.
White first needed state protection in 1993 as the 2-month-old son of a cocaine addict, the newspaper said. In July 2000, the Kelleys made him their fifth adopted child.
His aunt, Betsy Golan, claimed she saw signs of abuse during a visit in May 2001, including locks on the outside of his bedroom door and a bucket used for a toilet in his bedroom. Lawton said the office had no record of complaints by Golan.
The family moved from Anchorage to a compound between Big Lake and Wasilla, and the children were put to work, White said. They did not go to school and were not educated at home, he said.
White claims the children were beaten and older children in the family were forced to sleep outside.
In February 2004, White said, he was ordered outside for the night. He slept near a fire and woke with his clothes on fire. He suffered third-degree burns that he said were treated with rubbing alcohol.
He lost the tip of a finger to frostbite and ate dog food but not regular meals, he said.
His adoptive grandfather in July 2004 called Alaska State Troopers and said he feared White might die.
Information from: Anchorage (Alaska) Daily News, http://www.adn.com

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