Happy Halloween 2015

 Posted by at 10:57  Humor
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Here’s wishing y’all a safe and happy Halloween. And don’t forget to set your clocks back one hour before you go to bed tonight.

I hope none of these geniuses show up on your doorstep!

Weekly Address 10-31-15

 Posted by at 10:47  Politics
Oct 312015
 

“It’s Time To Reform our Criminal Justice System”

From the White House weblog:

In this week’s address, the President spoke to the need for meaningful criminal justice reform in America. America faces a cycle of poverty, criminality, and incarceration that traps too many Americans and weakens too many communities. The President believes that we can disrupt the pipeline from underfunded schools to overcrowded jails, and make our criminal justice system smarter, fairer, and more effective. That’s why in recent weeks, he has been traveling the country and meeting with Americans who are working to improve the criminal justice system, from law enforcement officials working to lower the crime and incarceration rates, to former prisoners who are earning their second chance. And on Monday, the President will travel to Newark, New Jersey to highlight efforts to help Americans who’ve paid their debt to society rejoin their communities.

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