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Please note references to my response to Andy Gross
$500,000,000.00 of government money is misused

http://hamilton-griffin.com/why-i-wrote-this-book-barry-goldstein-the-quincy-solution/
to undermine child protection for 58,000 children.

http://www.leadershipcouncil.org/1/med/PR3.html

Instead of helping children, welfare reform created a new breed of dangerous Welfare Kings through HHS Office of Child Support Enforcement when it began using non-needs based TANF programs to subsidize the homes and legal battles of the unfit, unwilling,
http://waysandmeans.house.gov/uploadedfiles/anne_stevenson_hr-srm_062712.pdf

legal battles of the unfit, unwilling, and violent fathers like mass murderer John Muhammad, the Beltway Sniper.
"Muhammad told ex-wife, "I will kill you," she says". Archived from the original on November 27, 2004. Retrieved 2009-08-16.
Jump up ^ "Sniper accused "wanted to kill wife"". Edinburghnews.scotsman.com. Retrieved 2009-08-16. http://waysandmeans.house.gov/uploadedfiles/anne_stevenson_hr-srm_062712.pdf



http://www.cga.ct.gov/jud/ldcc/Testimony/January%209/Stevenson,%20Anne.pdf
http://stopabusecampaign.com/feature/encouraging-new

Oct 28, 2015 @ 08:07pm

Hi Andy, I appreciate your concern. I was informed that government money was misused to undermine child protection in my case. Experts estimate that $500,000,000.00 of government money is misused to undermine child protection for 58,000 children.
Instead of helping children, welfare reform created a new breed of dangerous Welfare Kings through HHS Office of Child Support Enforcement when it began using non-needs based TANF programs to subsidize the homes and legal battles of the unfit, unwilling, and violent fathers like mass murderer John Muhammad, the Beltway Sniper. Barry Goldstein notes “. . . . [a]nother problem is the cottage industry of lawyers and psychologists that make their money by helping abusive [parents].  The fact that most contested custody cases are actually domestic violence cases and the abusers control the money makes it lucrative for these professionals to support practices that favor abusive parents.  “
Thank you,
Jim Singer

Oct 27, 2015 @ 09:43pm

I don't understand what benefit the state gets from covering up child abuse. Could you explain that?

Oct 27, 2015 @ 05:58am

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Youth Justice for Victims of Abuse

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Uncovering child abuse and protecting our young is a very important issue that we hear little about in the press. One man has made it his life's mission to help bring attention cover-ups and lack of proper protection of the abused to the awareness of state and federal officials. This hero has endured a rocky road for the last 25 years in his pursuit to right this wrong in society.

Dr. James Singer has been a psychologist for over 20 years. His practice and life was very normal and prosperous in Central Pennsylvania until one night in 1986.
Singer was working as a psychologist at the DuBois Regional Medical Center in DuBois, Pa. After a family therapy session with the family of patient, Singer said the patient's sister revealed to him that she was being sexually abused by her father.

After the victim also revealed the abuse to the attending physician, Singer said that he reported the abuse to the state’s Child Protective Services agency.
Dr. Singer, as a required mandated reporter, advised the appropriate authorities. Not only was his report ignored, but soon after, in retaliation, the Pennsylvania Psychology Board prosecuted Singer, put him on probation, but eventually suspended his license to practice psychology, to retaliate after he filed an appeal to expose crimes, later confirmed by a state police lieutenant.

And according to a letter written by the alleged victim to Singer, she credits him with saving her life.

“I told her [the CPS case worker] that I went to Dr. Singer three weeks ago and asked him for help. I told her that if it weren’t for him, I’d be dead right now. She asked why and I told her I’d run away or commit suicide or both.”

Singer said he wasn’t merely duty bound by medical ethics and humanity to report the abuse, but by the law.

“I would have been prosecuted if I didn’t report the abuse,” Singer said.

Instead, Singer said his name was leaked not only to the abuser but some of his other patients. In 1991, speaking anonymously to a local investigative reporter about Singer’s case, here’s what an individual that also reported child abuse recalled CPS agents saying to her:

“They [CPS officials] kept pressuring me to say something against him [Singer] and I kept telling them I didn’t know him. They then proceeded to tell me that Dr. Singer had reported child abuse.

In the same report, a female patient, also given anonymity, also claimed that CPS officials attempted to pressure her into saying bad things against Singer.

As a psychologist and medical professional, Singer was mandated to report the abuse. By law, a failure to report would result in criminal and civil penalties. As a mandated reporter, he was also due protections like anonymity.

In an April 12, 1994 letter from then Congressman Tom Ridge to U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno, Ridge cited Singer’s case, noting that: “Mandated reporters fear retaliation, and their fear is legitimate enough that they are willing to risk children’s lives by ignoring the abuse.”

Last year, a news story pointed to Singer’s case as one reason why Pennsylvania has the lowest rate of reported child abuse in the nation. “Pennsylvania remains a statistical outlier in when it determines a child has been a victim of child abuse — 1.2 per 1,000 Pennsylvania children were victims of child abuse in 2011 whereas nationally 9.1 per 1,000 children were victims,” according to a letter written by a child advocacy group to state legislators.

For more than 20 years James Singer has sought for federal or state officials to investigate his allegation that Pennsylvania child welfare officials retaliated against him for making the report as well as ignore other alleged cases. Pennsylvania state police Lt. Ivan Hoover wrote a 33-page report in 1997 that outlined possible criminal violations by state officials against Singer.

Many national organizations have worked with Singer to uncover unreported sexual and physical abuse, human trafficking and mistreatment of minor children. Described as a hero and honored accordingly by one national agency, Singer has devoted himself to protecting children by helping to promote legislation to expose government cover-ups and lack of proper handling of various horrendous abuse cases.

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