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#prisons

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Illegal immigrants are using our resources, taking our jobs, filling our schools, our hospitals and our prisons, and we are paying for it all.


Dan Benishek


#hospitals #illegal #illegal immigrants #immigrants #jobs

Jails and prisons are designed to break human beings, to convert the population into specimens in a zoo - obedient to our keepers, but dangerous to each other.


Angela Davis


#break #convert #dangerous #designed #each

Prisons are built with stones of Law. Brothels with the bricks of religion.


William Blake


#brothels #built #law #prisons #religion

Already this war on gangs in California is taking money from universities to build prisons, and the universities have some clout.


Tom Hayden


#build #california #clout #gangs #money

I had 16 other prisons that I needed to pay attention to, and we did. And I had 3,400 soldiers who were depending on me to take care of them, and I did.


Janis Karpinski


#care #depending #did #had #i

Shortly after we arrived in Baghdad, we had another conversation with the ambassador. He said that he wanted us to give him the timeline, because we had 90 days to get these prisons operational and transfer responsibility back to the Iraqis.


Janis Karpinski


#ambassador #another #arrived #back #baghdad

One of the reasons that so many people of color and poor people are in prison is that the deindustrialization of the economy has led to the creation of new economies and the expansion of some old ones – I have already mentioned the drug trade and the market for sexual services. At the same time, though, there are any number of communities that more than welcome prisons as a source of employment. Communities even compete with one another to be the site where new prisons will be constructed because prisons create a significant number of relatively good jobs for their residents


Angela Y. Davis


#people-of-color #prisons #economy

Just about every year, Congress passes another crime bill - spending billions of dollars to build more prisons, to place more band-aids on society's scars.


Carrie P. Meek


#another #bill #billions #build #congress

I come from a political family. My father was a freedom fighter. He was a prominent leader of the locality and member of the Congress party. He spent 10 years in British prisons. In the evening, in our living room, the only subject we used to discuss was politics. So politics was not unfamiliar to me.


Pranab Mukherjee


#come #congress #discuss #evening #family

More than 90 percent of all the prisoners in our American prisons have been abused as children.


John Powell


#been #children #more #our #percent






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