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Barney Swenson July 15, 2014 at 11:37 AM
I can see where your son gets some of his charm: you are a despicable human being.
Joseph M. Jason July 16, 2014 at 07:18 AM
The only thimg despicable is the criminalization of asperger syndrome.
Maria Houser Conzemius June 22, 2014 at 05:44 PM
You need to contact Iowa City attorney Christopher Warnock. He's filing class action lawsuitsRead Moreagains t greedy Iowa City landlords engaging in illegal practices defrauding tenants of their rental deposits and other issues. I strongly advise you not to assume that you have no rights in a landlord/tenant dispute. That used to be the case in this backward state, but not any more.
Joseph M. Jason July 01, 2014 at 05:31 PM
The police failed to contact us and tell us that Daniel had sent emails to a dormant account. They Read Morealso failed to tell us of their concerns. They needed to be transparent and should have contacted me. Instead Iowa is paying millions of dollars to prosecute Daniel and incarcerate him. Furthermore you are getting adverse publicity. I visited my Congressman today as part of a NAMI group and left him much information. By the way, it is difficult to commit a person against their will.
Barney Swenson July 01, 2014 at 10:11 PM
At some point. At some point you saw things getting out of hand. It was at that point that youRead Morenee ded to act. Long before the consequences were so real. How's he doing? Has he reflected upon the acts that landed him where he is now? Does he have remorse? Did he show that remorse at trial? stuff like that.
Joseph M. Jason July 15, 2014 at 11:18 PM
Have you read about Asperger Syndrome and remorse?
Joseph M. Jason June 23, 2014 at 05:24 PM
Iowa City called Dome of Injustice.
Joseph M. Jason June 23, 2014 at 05:25 PM
Jeanette-you are one of a handful who have that misguided opinion.
Joseph M. Jason June 23, 2014 at 05:26 PM
Read Morehttp://www.change.org/petitions/janet-lyness-county-attorney-johnson-county-daniel-s-jason-should-ge t-treatment-instead-of-incarceration-the-criminalization-of-asperger-syndrome-must-end
Joseph M. Jason May 21, 2014 at 12:12 AM
Read Morehttp://iowacity.patch.com/groups/opinion/p/does-janet-lyness-endorse-stun-belts-for-the-autism-commu nity?fb_action_ids=10152152993592098&fb_action_types=patch-app%3Awrote&fb_source=aggregation&fb_aggregation_id=288381481237582
William Wilkin May 22, 2014 at 10:01 AM
Dear Mr. Jason, As an American who cherishes what our Constitution stands for, I only admire andRead Moretha nk you for your work to reverse the terrible injustice perpetrated on your son by the prosecutor and judge in this case. Your heroic response may be unusual, but unfortunately your son's experience of injustice is not. It is part of a pattern, described by Paul Craig Roberts as Americans being "brought to trial by a corrupt prosecutor whose false case is endorsed by a corrupt judge and convicted by an insouciant jury, you know that justice is dead in America." I offer a link to his latest article, "Justice Is Dead in Amerika," to connect the Daniel Jason case to the larger pattern. This is just the latest among many other articles on this issue by Dr. Roberts, and most systematically described in his excellent book "The Tyranny of Good Intentions": http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2014/05/21/justice-dead-amerika/
Joseph M. Jason May 24, 2014 at 02:11 PM
Many people have asked me what they can do to assist in this matter of my son Daniel S. Jason. YouRead Morec an write to Judge and request him to show leniency in the sentencing. You can tell him that NAMI believes in treatment and not incarceration. You can tell him that Dr. Mills believes this is one of the most egregious cases he has even seen and he has testified in thousands of cases. You can tell him that Asperger Syndrome has been criminalized. You can tell him that Daniel has no intent. You can tell him that Daniel is non-violent and does not deserve a sentence similar to those that murder. You can tell him that people should not be punished for organic brain disorders. You can tell him that the whole world is watching his decision. You can tell him that G-d demands that we have the principle of equality before the law. The Honorable Paul D. Miller Johnson County Courthouse 417 S. Clinton Street Iowa City, Iowa 52244-2510 Re: State v. Jason, 06531 FECR 099690
Maria Houser Conzemius May 17, 2014 at 03:04 PM
We went out with a couple of conscientious voters the other day and they both said vehemently thatRead Moret hey are voting for John Zimmerman. So am I. One of our party, I won't say who, refused to vote for either Janet Lyness or John Zimmerman.
Maria Houser Conzemius May 19, 2014 at 11:46 AM
One way to find people you're related to is to sign up with the National Geographic's GenographicRead MorePr oject. It's a DNA test that's cheapest in November and December (Christmas sale) that you pay for ($69-$100 depending on the time of year). Then they send you a swab kit. You light scrape the side of the inside of your cheek, then swab your cheek, then drop the end of the swab in a test tube, cap it, and mail it back to National Geographic's Genographic Project. Everything you need, everything, including a post-paid mailer, is in the kit they send you. That's for your female ancestors and relatives and for a map of their/your ancestral journey out of Africa. If you want to know about BOTH sides of your family, you have to pay more. That's called Family Finder, and it's expensive. But you get a lot more information and you KEEP getting information as more and more of your relatives contact you and you can join groups of relatives. I've been enlightened by one relative in particular, who did our family tree all the way back to the American Revolution. Good luck!
Laura Ekengren May 20, 2014 at 11:13 PM
Thank you for your reply, that is interesting information to have. Laura E.
Maria Houser Conzemius May 21, 2014 at 04:15 PM
You're welcome.
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