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kcass1954 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-28-08 01:03 PM
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40. All of the articles reference Broward Detention Center, but thatís the county lock-up
operated by Broward Sheriffís Office. It looks like the real name is Broward Transition Center, privately operated by GEO Group Inc., formerly a part of Wackenhut.

GEO owns the property that the Center sits on - .
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  -Central Falls RI immigrants disappearing. Families find them in high security detention center. madfloridian  Dec-27-08 12:06 AM   #0 
  - Lawyer wonders if they are picking up immigrants to fill these prisons.  madfloridian   Dec-27-08 12:15 AM   #1 
  - The lawyer may "wonder," but I think the rest of us pretty much know.  Tansy_Gold   Dec-28-08 01:13 PM   #41 
  - Clue: detention centers & prisons don't "revive the economy". They line  Hannah Bell   Dec-27-08 12:33 AM   #2 
  - Good for you!!!  norepubsin08   Dec-27-08 12:41 AM   #3 
  - thanks for your work. i've read there was a big "detention center"  Hannah Bell   Dec-27-08 04:26 AM   #12 
     - Yes there sure is, it's on the tideflats  norepubsin08   Dec-27-08 10:39 AM   #21 
  - Notice I bolded those words for the utter shock value.  madfloridian   Dec-27-08 12:43 AM   #4 
  - yes, i understand you don't support this. my remarks were directed at the perps.  Hannah Bell   Dec-27-08 01:19 AM   #7 
     - They probably feel no shame. None at all.  madfloridian   Dec-27-08 01:24 AM   #8 
  - This alleged "boon to the economy" was touted locally for years  usnret88   Dec-27-08 07:54 AM   #15 
  - K&R  Solly Mack   Dec-27-08 12:51 AM   #5 
  - Disappearing people . . . sounds familiar --  defendandprotect   Dec-27-08 01:13 AM   #6 
  - K&R.  20score   Dec-27-08 01:31 AM   #9 
  - One aspect:  snot   Dec-27-08 02:28 AM   #10 
  - We don't, actually - this is the storyline used to get the public to  Hannah Bell   Dec-27-08 04:41 AM   #13 
  - Hannah Bell  JustAnotherGen   Dec-27-08 08:11 AM   #17 
  - Hannah, based on my experience in the building trades I think you are overplaying that hand.  bertman   Dec-27-08 11:39 AM   #24 
     - Malingerers who don't want a good living?  Doremus   Dec-28-08 01:39 PM   #46 
     - Doremus, this may be hard for you to believe, but there are lots of people who are always  bertman   Dec-28-08 05:53 PM   #51 
     - I think you're the one who is overplaying now.  thecatburgler   Dec-28-08 06:20 PM   #55 
  - What do you mean by jobs no one wants  seemunkee   Dec-28-08 01:25 PM   #44 
  - It cracks me up when companies claim they can't find legal workers at any price.  thecatburgler   Dec-28-08 06:37 PM   #57 
  - Wrong.  thecatburgler   Dec-28-08 06:05 PM   #54 
  - Can we call it fascism yet?  Truth2Tell   Dec-27-08 02:36 AM   #11 
  - No, we can't. You should at least take the time to pick up a dictionary and see what fascism means.  ThomWV   Dec-27-08 08:04 AM   #16 
     - yes, they're run by private corporations.  Hannah Bell   Dec-27-08 12:42 PM   #28 
     - Many of Florida's prisons are private, and some are overtly religious  madfloridian   Dec-27-08 01:34 PM   #29 
     - OK, you just let me know when it's OK.  Truth2Tell   Dec-27-08 02:19 PM   #30 
     - They may not have coercive power but they sure as shit have influence  thecatburgler   Dec-28-08 06:25 PM   #56 
  - "Welcome to the Homeland. Smirk." - Republicon Fascists  SpiralHawk   Dec-27-08 06:46 AM   #14 
  - This is all Governor Donald L. Carcieri's fault. He Directed police to arrest immigrants  slampoet   Dec-27-08 08:22 AM   #18 
  - Bella Maryanovsky  lala_rawraw   Dec-27-08 08:29 AM   #19 
  - Surprizingly good journalism for the NY Times. This is a national  coalition_unwilling   Dec-27-08 10:30 AM   #20 
  - It is good journalism, and greatly needed.  madfloridian   Dec-27-08 03:33 PM   #31 
  - The way illegal immigrants are treated goes beyond any "need to control our borders"  Lydia Leftcoast   Dec-27-08 10:40 AM   #22 
  - You make very good points.  madfloridian   Dec-27-08 12:16 PM   #26 
  - Exactly.  thecatburgler   Dec-28-08 08:47 PM   #59 
  - after 9/11 prisoners became "DETAINEES"  leftchick   Dec-27-08 11:04 AM   #23 
  - K & R  Kaleko   Dec-27-08 12:14 PM   #25 
  - A couple in Florida allowed to see each other once a week, across a table.  madfloridian   Dec-27-08 12:28 PM   #27 
  - All of the articles reference Broward Detention Center, but thatís the county lock-up  kcass1954   Dec-28-08 01:03 PM   #40 
     - wonder I could not find anything about it. Formerly Wackenhut?  madfloridian   Dec-28-08 01:21 PM   #43 
  - That Chinese immigrant detainee died from undetected, untreated cancer.  madfloridian   Dec-27-08 05:28 PM   #32 
  - It keeps wages down for all workers by keeping immigrants wages low.  McCamy Taylor   Dec-27-08 08:42 PM   #33 
  - Except that  skepticscott   Dec-28-08 01:58 PM   #47 
  - Here is a link about how immigrants are the prison laborers of choice. Free and safe  McCamy Taylor   Dec-27-08 08:52 PM   #34 
  - Explosion of for profit prison industry, is it too big to stop?  lonestarnot   Dec-27-08 09:12 PM   #35 
  - This is incredibly serious...  TwoSparkles   Dec-27-08 10:13 PM   #36 
  - Agreed, extremely serious., The word "dehumanizing"...very good choice.  madfloridian   Dec-27-08 10:15 PM   #37 
  - First they came for the illegals . . .  proud2Blib   Dec-27-08 10:21 PM   #38 
  - Our country is becoming heartless very quickly.  madfloridian   Dec-28-08 01:26 AM   #39 
  - CF is a hellhole. Always was and looks like it will continue  mountainvue   Dec-28-08 01:15 PM   #42 
  - horrific  aNHite   Dec-28-08 01:28 PM   #45 
  - They're championing the values as laid out in the OT.  Gwendolyn   Dec-28-08 02:06 PM   #48 
  - I suspect a lot of us will find ourselves here once they're made into debtor's prisions.  shadowknows69   Dec-28-08 03:34 PM   #49 
  - That's a 1984 scenario. People treated like lifestock  conspirator   Dec-28-08 04:14 PM   #50 
  - I hope under obama we return to being a more humane nation-- Bush is a sadistic fuck  TEmperorHasNoClothes   Dec-28-08 05:55 PM   #52 
  - If ANYONE within our borders are treated in this way,  sfexpat2000   Dec-28-08 05:59 PM   #53 
  - We should have accountabilty of where these people go.  goforit   Dec-28-08 07:12 PM   #58 

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