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The Federal Grinder

“It’s a process,” said the AUSA to his prey (me)!

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Written over 2 years ago before I served a year in a federal prison and cellied with Paul Manafort, this article has retrospective value (at least for me). Which is why I publish it today!

Watching the dual legal sagas of PAUL MANAFORT and MICHAEL COHEN unfold is as uncomfortable as it is familiar. For I know what it is…




Prison is an experience like no other. But with the right frame of mind, you can come out a better person. Stories of spiritual uplifting live here.

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