The greed that pervades the corporate elite in the world today is not new. Aesop addressed much the same problem 2,600 years ago in the sixth century BCE in his fable of The Goose That Laid the Golden Egg.
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After 20 yrs in federal prison, in August of 2009, I was designated to complete my final two yrs on home arrest. It was a pilot Congressional program of which my nominal sponsor, Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY), was an author.
In order to qualify for the program, one had to be over 65, have a clear conduct record; no sexual predation in their history; be a non-violent first-offender; and to have served at least 10 yrs and 75% of your sentence.
Hell, Big Bubba Clinton wouldn’t qualify for that Program on his history alone! more…
All prisoners must undergo a pre-release program as they’re getting ready to exit prison. This includes a variety of classes on psychology, drugs, and employment programs.
Prisoners must also get their ID…a birth certificate, a driver’s license, and a Social Security card. This includes a request to Social Security for one’s personal earnings and benefits status.