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Old 05-13-2013, 11:40 PM   #534
houghtam
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You realize why it costs so much to house prisoners, right?

No, it's not the appeals.

It's because we've privatized incarceration.

Getting people into prison is big business. Who do you think lobbies hard for mandatory minimum sentencing? Hint: They make a profit off it.
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