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truedelphi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-21-09 11:57 AM
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30. The prison guard union has a strangle hold on the
State government. No one runniong for office dares to cross them.

Some of these people make over $ 100K a year with overtime.

You will see that the poor no longer get meds, and that the Welfare rolls are cut.

But not once will you see a guard demoted, even if all they do is incite fights and tape them to watch later for their amusement.


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  - Excuse me?  Bette Noir   Jul-21-09 12:51 AM   #17 
  - exactly  shanti   Jul-21-09 01:11 AM   #20 
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  - BOHICA  shanti   Jul-21-09 01:14 AM   #22 
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