It's easy to see how they will work bi-partisanly to combine work release programs with the prison for profits system, to create a safer more efficient labor force. They must keep the work force safe and productive, instead of revolting and refusing to participate. Snowden is right, that is what they are afraid of.
"A vote for the lesser of two evils is a vote to keep things the same", Buckminster Fuller..
A choice for liberty is always a choice for liberty.