Every weekday, dozens of inmates are released on parole from Huntsville State Penitentiary, the largest prison release center in Texas. With a bus ticket voucher and $100 release check, most of them spend their first minutes out of prison on phone calls, cigarettes, and quiet reflection at the Greyhound station up the block.
For the last four years, Donald Trump has made war on the people of this country and indeed on the people of the entire world.
Harry has been sentenced to prison and while he’s used to that world, his four year old daughter Lauren is not. He uses his first and only phone call to speak to her.
President Obama hosts David Simon (the creator of The Wire) at the White House, and the two men have a frank conversation about the TV show and the war on … Continue reading →