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  • Everything's tougher in Texas

    Everything's tougher in Texas

    Published: Nov. 22, 2010

    This Know series explores different perspectives on the modern prison system and how it ties into history, race and contemporary policy with an emphasis on Texas.

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      Andrew said on Sept. 1, 2011 at 5:53 p.m.
      The rise of this prison empire was under the reign of George Bush, who took his stormtrooper show on the road to guantanamo bay. He left the reins in the hands of Rick Perry who now wants to be your president. These fascists won't stop till they have the whole country in concentration camps. Things are in place already. Be warned America.
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      Mark said on Feb. 15, 2011 at 6:51 p.m.
      It is unbelievable, that they can triple the amount of prisoners in ten years. Surely costing the taxpayers a bit.
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