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I came across this last night while sorting through the crappy movies on Netflix. I had never heard of it and did not know what to think about it as I thought the title was odd. I started it up ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Mar 14, 2015 at 05:36 AM PDT with 33 Recommends
in imprisoning people The United States has about five percent of the world’s population and houses around 25 percent of its prisoners. In large part, that’s the result of the “war on drugs” ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 21 comments on Tue Dec 17, 2013 at 04:45 AM PST with 91 Recommends
Many DK followers and readers have expressed disappointment that I have not been posting on Daily Kos frequently over the past few months - nearly a year in fact. Hopefully this diary will help ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Oct 10, 2013 at 12:51 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
This may be a short one. While working on my Master of Education (2012, Texas A&M Commerce), I was in a class about multiculturalism in the classroom, and found some research that blew me away. I ...
by marykmusic
Comment Count 21 comments on Sun Sep 22, 2013 at 11:38 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
The Obama administration has recently announced plans to cut the prison population. It’s high time. There were almost 1.6 million prisoners in America in 2012, which represents a quarter of the ...
by John Promethos
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Sep 04, 2013 at 07:47 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
The Result of Bureaucrats’ Operating as Businessmen In the continuing saga of Nevada’s Silver State Industries (SSI), the Legislature’s Ways and Means Committee held a hearing this past ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Mar 11, 2013 at 04:47 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Reposted from VLTP and DK diary last week ... ________________________________________ Diarist Note - We at DL's Abolish ALEC group have been writing about this subject for more than a year now and ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Dec 28, 2012 at 10:51 AM PST with 9 Recommends
Reposted from VLTP.net ... ________________________________________ Diarist Note - We at DL's Abolish ALEC group have been writing about this subject for more than a year now and just recently our ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed Dec 19, 2012 at 03:21 PM PST with 17 Recommends
Private corporations that tout that they will cut costs if given the chance to profitize local jails and prisons, fail to mention they breach all lines of ethics and morals in order to do so.  ...
by elizabethawilke
Comment Count 36 comments on Wed Jul 18, 2012 at 06:46 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
The state of New Hampshire may not only be moving toward privatizing its entire prison system, but it is also partially privatizing the process involved in making the decision. So far, NH has had ...
by greenpunx
Comment Count 39 comments on Sat Jun 16, 2012 at 02:51 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
This will be very brief. Many here don't want to listen to this but they will respect Amy Goodman. The whole thing is at the link below. Below the fold I have posted a couple excerpts, with little ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 162 comments on Thu Mar 15, 2012 at 03:52 AM PDT with 203 Recommends
Brilliant. Companies get cheap, reliable labor. Prisoners get something to do. Prisoners wages pay for their stay in jail. Jail personnel get paid well. The Prison Industry is a kinetic industry.
by War on Error
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Feb 20, 2012 at 10:24 PM PST with 23 Recommends
French economist Frederick Bastiat once wrote: “When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living in society, they create for themselves, in the course of time, a legal system that ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 135 comments on Thu Feb 23, 2012 at 04:54 PM PST with 95 Recommends
Video tease for upcoming CNBC special: " Billions Behind Bars | Inside America's Prison Industry " which will air on CNBC Tuesday, October 18th at 9 pm.
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 42 comments on Thu Oct 13, 2011 at 03:00 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
On September 28, as part of its series on immigration detention , the New York ...
by ej25
Comment Count 34 comments on Sat Oct 08, 2011 at 08:09 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
By now many thought they had heard everything to be heard about ALEC and their un-democratic activities. This is simply not true. As I said to a fellow Exposing ALEC member earlier today..."we ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 88 comments on Sat Aug 20, 2011 at 08:02 AM PDT with 204 Recommends
Republished Diary from November 9, 2010. Second diary in my Corporatocracy series. In my last post I provided two key words: fascism and Corporatocracy. I also provided ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Jul 23, 2011 at 10:30 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
REPUBLISHED from November 8, 2010 - UPDATE Due to the new interest in corporation's involvement in writing the legislation enacted by our lawmakers for us to live by...and the ALEC Exposed document ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Jul 22, 2011 at 09:01 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
I buy the store brand butter, the cheapest available at our local supermarket. Today as I was purchasing a pound of butter, the cashier, on older woman (I'm guessing over 60, maybe over 65) asked ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 119 comments on Fri Jul 08, 2011 at 05:00 AM PDT with 137 Recommends
Many of us serve on the board of a nonprofit or have the desire to serve on the board of a nonprofit someday. Serving on the board of a nonprofit is your way of telling the world how important that ...
by MNDem999
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Jul 08, 2011 at 06:15 AM PDT with 41 Recommends