Catherine J. Frompovich
As many readers know, I’m a pen pal with CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou, who is serving time in the federal pen at Loretto, Pennsylvania. I’ve not heard from him in a while and was wondering why since I sent him a Valentine card and also two paperback books, which I know he enjoys having.
Well, can you imagine how I felt when I received an email from Brian Sonenstein at Firedoglake.com telling me about what’s happened to John and how John’s been worked over by the corrections officers (Cos) at the prison. Please read this report for disturbing details.
John is being threatened with what’s termed “diesel therapy” which, in prison parlance, means he can be transferred from prison to prison around the country every week so that he cannot receive phone calls, mail, or that his family would not know where he was imprisoned.
Several strategies are in gear to help John, which readers, hopefully, will engage in...