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Faux pas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-14-11 01:19 AM
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1. The prison biz is BIG biz. Why spend money on education
when you can build prisons to house all the poorly educated in the future. Always wondered where all that lottery money for schools goes to.
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  -California spending billions to build new prisons alp227  Aug-14-11 12:48 AM   #0 
  - The prison biz is BIG biz. Why spend money on education  Faux pas   Aug-14-11 01:19 AM   #1 
  - As much as I hate the idea of millions being spent  Le Taz Hot   Aug-14-11 01:24 AM   #2 
  - I know. This one makes my teeth hurt. I HATE the prison-industrial complex, but...  Rabblevox   Aug-14-11 01:51 AM   #3 
  - These aren't even 5150 "inmates"  XemaSab   Aug-14-11 08:12 AM   #6 
  - OP says billions, not millions.  No Elephants   Aug-14-11 09:13 AM   #9 
  - Drugs is one thing...severely mentally ill is another.  dkf   Aug-14-11 02:21 AM   #4 
  - Instead of building more prisons, why not improved prison reform  no_hypocrisy   Aug-14-11 06:11 AM   #5 
  - Building more prisons is more politically profitable to the tough on crime politicians.  Jkid   Aug-14-11 08:16 AM   #7 
  - I just knew there was some place California could cut, other than where it has been cutting.  No Elephants   Aug-14-11 09:11 AM   #8 

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