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  •  Yep. Those prisons suck big time. They (3+ / 0-)
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    manufacture criminals to put in them so that the prisoners do the work that normal middle class people WOULD be doing, only the prisoners are forced to do it for 80 cents a day.

    "Southern nights have you ever felt a southern night?" Allen Toussaint ~~Remember the Gulf of Mexico~~

    by rubyr on Sun May 20, 2012 at 06:58:39 PM PDT

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    •  Apparently this one is for (2+ / 0-)
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      "immigrants" who commit crimes. It's also Federal.

      I may have to put on my reporter's hat and do some digging. This might need a diary - like I don't have enough on my plate right now...

      "In other words, if we bust our butts, there's an even chance things will get better; and if we sit on our butts, there's a major chance things will go completely to hell". --- G2geek

      by Lorinda Pike on Sun May 20, 2012 at 07:01:06 PM PDT

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      •  Immigrants. They have to do the work for (2+ / 0-)
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        40 cents a day. Very, very f**ked up. Very.  

        "Southern nights have you ever felt a southern night?" Allen Toussaint ~~Remember the Gulf of Mexico~~

        by rubyr on Sun May 20, 2012 at 07:05:16 PM PDT

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        •  Yep. Apparently there are four or five here (1+ / 0-)
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          run by CCA. I didn't know that. It's also about twice as expensive as having the state run a prison. Like we can afford them. Assholes, and the ALEC-fueled legislature they rode in on...

          "In other words, if we bust our butts, there's an even chance things will get better; and if we sit on our butts, there's a major chance things will go completely to hell". --- G2geek

          by Lorinda Pike on Sun May 20, 2012 at 07:08:21 PM PDT

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