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Old 08-26-2013, 12:58 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Thanks for lending some perspective. I knew the ~1.7 figure but I didn't have a good frame of reference. I was thinking as a percentage of GDP (real small) instead of trying to find a comparable industry.

Now if they'd just fund hospitals like they do prisons...


we'd still have the same massive overcrowding and fuckery. without cutting back on the overcrowding any rehab is a joke. and instead of letting people use there time productively (ie, getting a college degree) we got rid of those programs in favor of being a bunch of vengeful pricks. Seriously, fuck whoever supported dismantling those programs, and fuck everyone who supported mandatory minimums back in the 70s/80s or whatever. It's statute now that prisons should be ineffective and overfilled..


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