Obama also working with lawmakers on reforms of the criminal justice system, to reduce number of people serving long sentences for non-violent drug crimes.
It swallowed people up. That’s what it really did, if you want to know the truth. It swallowed them up whole, swallowed them up by the millions. In the process, it hollowed out communities, broke families, stranded hope. Politicians brayed that they were being “tough on crime” — as if anyone is really in favor […]