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ixion Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-20-07 09:21 AM
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2. yep, and many of those who have had their lives ruined by our prison system
are non-violent recreational drug users (read: pot smokers) who were never a danger to society, yet they had their lives ruined just the same by the stupid WoD. :grr:

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  -U.S. prison system a costly and harmful failure: report UpInArms  Nov-20-07 09:14 AM   #0 
  - It is important! K&R!  Joanne98   Nov-20-07 09:19 AM   #1 
  - yep, and many of those who have had their lives ruined by our prison system  ixion   Nov-20-07 09:21 AM   #2 
  - Lives ruined because they could be ruined by powerful folks?  SimpleTrend   Nov-20-07 12:22 PM   #14 
  - It's part of the 'War of Terror', now....  grahamhgreen   Nov-20-07 09:28 AM   #3 
  - Do not question our National Religion  gratuitous   Nov-20-07 09:37 AM   #4 
  - Damn Christianity, hard religion to follow, easy to month.  happyslug   Nov-21-07 01:02 AM   #21 
  - Can't anyone see this is just another corporate business?  lildreamer316   Nov-20-07 09:38 AM   #5 
  - we've developed a gulag mentality...  NorthernSpy   Nov-20-07 09:45 AM   #6 
  - is there ANYTHING in this country that isn't a "costly and harmful failure?" . . .  OneBlueSky   Nov-20-07 09:52 AM   #7 
  - Head Start  noonwitch   Nov-20-07 12:02 PM   #12 
  - "... a marijuana smoker is arrested every 38 seconds in America."  Zorra   Nov-20-07 09:55 AM   #8 
  - I whole-heartedly agree with most of what you say...however  ixion   Nov-20-07 03:58 PM   #19 
  - example of the failure of our justice system  boricua79   Nov-20-07 10:07 AM   #9 
  - Ugh, I hate that term.  Nutmegger   Nov-21-07 01:18 AM   #22 
  - there was a thread on this yesterday (here's the link)  soothsayer   Nov-20-07 10:07 AM   #10 
  - Dismantle the war/gulag machine & make the war profiteers pay~  windoe   Nov-20-07 11:59 AM   #11 
  - The report this is presumably based upon says  SimpleTrend   Nov-20-07 12:14 PM   #13 
  - Amen!  duhneece   Nov-20-07 12:49 PM   #15 
  - But if we "reform" the U.S. Prison system, How will we replace the nearly Free Prison Labor!?!  Up2Late   Nov-20-07 12:51 PM   #16 
  - Sold only to government agencies.  hootinholler   Nov-20-07 02:10 PM   #17 
     - Where do you see that? This is what I found, which looks like a loop-hole big enough to drive...  Up2Late   Nov-20-07 09:35 PM   #20 
  - Prison labor on the rise in US  flashl   Nov-20-07 02:44 PM   #18 
  - Good news!  Nutmegger   Nov-21-07 01:18 AM   #23 
  - Good luck with the decriminalizing of recreational drugs like marijuana.  Selatius   Nov-21-07 02:13 AM   #24 
  - Dennis Kucinich is the only presidential candidate who has used the term--  eridani   Nov-21-07 02:52 AM   #25 

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