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liberal renegade Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-21-09 09:32 PM
Response to Reply #7
9. I hear you, loud and clear
I began feeling that way when the great impostor was forced down our throats by the Scotus some 8 years ago. I thought I'd feel a little better when Obama stole the show, no pun intended, but I ain't feeling it just yet....
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  -THE US INCARCERATES BY FAR THE LARGEST PROPORTION OF IT'S POPULATION OF ANY COUNTRY IN HISTORY Orwellian_Ghost  Aug-21-09 09:08 PM   #0 
  - Yeah, but most of the inmates are minorities  Orrex   Aug-21-09 09:12 PM   #1 
  - That is correct  Orwellian_Ghost   Aug-21-09 09:44 PM   #16 
  - May I suggest a greater struggle?  sicksicksick_N_tired   Aug-21-09 11:48 PM   #32 
  - I'm sure they're all political prisoners.  texasleo   Aug-22-09 12:38 PM   #42 
  - GOTTA BE PROUD....  HowHasItComeToThis   Aug-21-09 09:14 PM   #2 
  - You can thank the War on Drugs for this  Kievan Rus   Aug-21-09 09:15 PM   #3 
  - We have to keep those dangerous marijuana felons locked up!!  tabasco   Aug-21-09 10:01 PM   #20 
  - petty drug crimes will get you locked up for good and long  mix   Aug-21-09 09:16 PM   #4 
  - A lotta money in locking people up. nt  rrneck   Aug-21-09 09:19 PM   #5 
  - Yes. Many prisions are run by private companies for profit. n/t  onestepforward   Aug-21-09 11:22 PM   #27 
  - and that right there is the main reason that even today new laws are constantly  AuntPatsy   Aug-21-09 11:27 PM   #29 
  - Yup (nt)  Dinger   Aug-23-09 12:22 AM   #59 
  - land of the free  justabob   Aug-21-09 09:20 PM   #6 
  - Er, we're number one?  asdjrocky   Aug-21-09 09:23 PM   #7 
  - I hear you, loud and clear  liberal renegade   Aug-21-09 09:32 PM   #9 
     - Meet the new boss...  asdjrocky   Aug-21-09 09:34 PM   #11 
        - We all love him and his wonderful family  liberal renegade   Aug-21-09 10:42 PM   #23 
           - That's not how he rolls. n/t  Fire1   Aug-23-09 06:44 PM   #70 
  - knr nt  slipslidingaway   Aug-21-09 09:25 PM   #8 
  - Even so the rest of us in the outside world  irislake   Aug-21-09 09:33 PM   #10 
  - ..... the land of the free?  Bluerthanblue   Aug-21-09 09:37 PM   #12 
  - There's big money in the prison biz.  Snarkoleptic   Aug-21-09 09:38 PM   #13 
  - It's high time to depopulate the prisons.  Jkid   Aug-21-09 09:42 PM   #14 
  - The US also has the most actions criminalized of any country...  Lagomorph   Aug-21-09 09:43 PM   #15 
  - Higher rates than that "awful" USSR even.  JanMichael   Aug-21-09 09:48 PM   #17 
  - well yeah the USSR was pretty awful  qazplm   Aug-21-09 11:16 PM   #24 
  - Yet it's not  Orwellian_Ghost   Aug-21-09 11:30 PM   #31 
     - wait you've never seen a number higher than 100K?  qazplm   Aug-22-09 10:49 AM   #34 
     - Read it again  Orwellian_Ghost   Aug-22-09 10:56 AM   #36 
        - so stalin was  qazplm   Aug-22-09 08:07 PM   #50 
           - One of the most astonishing things I've found on DU....  proteus_lives   Aug-22-09 08:18 PM   #51 
           - I've never seen that  Orwellian_Ghost   Aug-22-09 09:40 PM   #53 
              - Well, I've seen the opposite. Does that count?  anaxarchos   Aug-22-09 11:00 PM   #56 
              - Here ya go.  proteus_lives   Aug-22-09 11:18 PM   #57 
                 - LOL  BOG PERSON   Aug-23-09 12:29 AM   #60 
                 - Where?  Orwellian_Ghost   Aug-23-09 04:07 PM   #65 
                 - You obviously didn't click on all the links.  proteus_lives   Aug-23-09 05:34 PM   #66 
                    - In America at least you can bring something solid to the table.  BOG PERSON   Aug-23-09 06:37 PM   #67 
                    - Clicked on all of them  Orwellian_Ghost   Aug-23-09 07:03 PM   #72 
                       - So you're just not going to admit you were wrong?  proteus_lives   Aug-23-09 07:44 PM   #73 
                       - Here...  armyowalgreens   Aug-23-09 07:57 PM   #75 
                 - Did someone really say that Stalin stood on the right side of history?  armyowalgreens   Aug-23-09 07:54 PM   #74 
                    - Shocking isn't it?  proteus_lives   Aug-23-09 08:50 PM   #79 
                       - The dynamics are slightly different. But, yes, it is very similar to defending Hitler.  armyowalgreens   Aug-23-09 09:16 PM   #80 
           - don't bother. your post was really good but nothing will sink in with this guy.  dionysus   Aug-23-09 06:40 PM   #69 
     - let's get this straight, you're actually making a "the US is worse than stalin run USSR" argument?  dionysus   Aug-23-09 06:39 PM   #68 
        - Noone made that argument  Orwellian_Ghost   Aug-23-09 07:00 PM   #71 
  - Well when a substantial portion of the prison population dies in prison each year...  Statistical   Aug-22-09 07:05 PM   #48 
  - It conceals the true unemployment rate  DBoon   Aug-21-09 09:55 PM   #18 
  - Interesting.  LAGC   Aug-21-09 10:12 PM   #21 
     - add in the prison population to the total unemployed  DBoon   Aug-22-09 12:29 PM   #37 
  - That's where industry gets its slave labor. Peonage, I think it's called. nt  valerief   Aug-21-09 09:58 PM   #19 
  - Do you want to know what the funny side of all of this is?  BOG PERSON   Aug-21-09 10:19 PM   #22 
  - I don't know.  LAGC   Aug-21-09 11:20 PM   #26 
  - IT not only seems that way it is the truth of it all..  AuntPatsy   Aug-21-09 11:29 PM   #30 
  - Are you really claiming republicans are fiscal conservatives?  tabasco   Aug-22-09 05:48 PM   #45 
  - You are not good at reading. n/t  BOG PERSON   Aug-22-09 06:05 PM   #46 
  - that's not fiscal conservatism,  uncle ray   Aug-23-09 08:07 PM   #77 
  - For some reason, I read this as "US incinerates largest portion..."  Critters2   Aug-21-09 11:19 PM   #25 
  - Prisons Are An Industry.  justinaforjustice   Aug-21-09 11:25 PM   #28 
  - ## PLEASE DONATE TO DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND! ##  DU GrovelBot   Aug-21-09 11:48 PM   #33 
  - well, at least we're number one at something  spanone   Aug-22-09 10:51 AM   #35 
  - "The land of the free..."  Tierra_y_Libertad   Aug-22-09 12:35 PM   #38 
  - I wish I could laugh.  Unvanguard   Aug-23-09 12:32 AM   #61 
  - Legitimate sources for any of this?  Cessna Invesco Palin   Aug-22-09 12:35 PM   #39 
  - oh it's true  spanone   Aug-22-09 12:48 PM   #44 
     - I know it's true.  Cessna Invesco Palin   Aug-22-09 07:27 PM   #49 
        - Diversion  Orwellian_Ghost   Aug-22-09 09:45 PM   #54 
  - Much underdiscussed subject amidst the celebrity news -- !!!  defendandprotect   Aug-22-09 12:37 PM   #40 
  - We already know this so WHY ARE YOU YELLING?  undeterred   Aug-22-09 12:38 PM   #41 
  - Who is "we"?  anaxarchos   Aug-22-09 06:29 PM   #47 
  - k i c k  defendandprotect   Aug-22-09 12:47 PM   #43 
  - Recommend  TexasObserver   Aug-22-09 09:24 PM   #52 
  - Why does no one ever address that our economic system is  shondradawson   Aug-22-09 10:12 PM   #55 
  - ding ding ding.  Trillo   Aug-23-09 07:57 PM   #76 
  - Addiction to incarceration is a right wing big gubmint family value.  Union Yes   Aug-23-09 12:14 AM   #58 
  - Check this out..  Xicano   Aug-23-09 01:01 AM   #62 
  - two words  subcomhd   Aug-23-09 01:02 AM   #63 
  - K&R nt  maryf   Aug-23-09 03:47 PM   #64 
  - WE'RE NUMBER ONE! WE'RE NUMBER ONE!! USA!! USA!! And I'm proud to be an 'MURKIN where at least I  Political Heretic   Aug-23-09 08:22 PM   #78 
  - Criminal to be poor  maryf   Aug-24-09 07:20 AM   #81 
  - Collateral damage from predatory capitalism.  moondust   Aug-24-09 07:40 AM   #82 
 

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