We need to get back to prison being about punishment. Chain gangs and people working. We all know how hard people will try to avoid work.
Check it out:
The film, dating from 2009, was made at the Orleans Parish Prison and was aired during a hearing this week in a US District Court.
Another video purportedly shows a prisoner walking freely in the city’s French Quarter, even talking to several police officers.
“Y’all know I’m supposed to be in jail right now,” the man says to the camera.
The images inside the prison are shaky at times, but clear.
Inmates look to be smoking, swallowing, snorting and injecting drugs. Big bundles of cash change hands during a jail-cell dice game, as inmates drinking from cans of beer look on.