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Last login: Wednesday, July 17, 2013
The problem with your comparison with other nations is that they imprison people for political purposes not criminal. We imprison actual criminals who rape, rob, murder & sell hard drugs to kids. We have a very good reason to incarcerate these folks and the numbers reflect the moral condition of our society not that the govt is incarcerating too many pepole. In fact, if we could afford it, we need to incarcerate even more than we do - if you base it on behavior.
We need to do more prevention & rehabilitation, but unless & until the person changes they get locked up to protect you, me & everyone else.
July 17, 2013 at 4:05 p.m.
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