Friday, February 05, 2021

The ultimate private prison is being built around us.

It has digital bars--but they're built by "private enterprise," so it's perfectly Constitutional.

Behold, your electronic purchases are being sifted and referred to the FBI--and Lord only knows where else in our Permanent Patriot Act America.

And we're good with it, because convenience.

I'll let Andre Gregory explain it:


 

Update: While hip-hop isn't, to use the modern parlance "my jam," Tom MacDonald has some insights as well:

They never freed the slaves, they realized that they don't need the chains
They gave us tiny screens, we think we're free 'cause we can't see the cage

 

1 comment:

  1. Prison overstates the case. It strikes me as more like school recess under very watchful eyes. It would be prison or more like it if bullies had free reign in the schoolyard, or if we were forced to dance with the opposite sex in gym class.

    And we're good with it because capitalism.

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