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Jails, jails, jails and more jails

March 4, 2013

Everyone from county to the federal government needs more jails. Here is a suggestion; we have outsourced many industries and jobs....

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MrShaman

Mar-05-13 12:45 PM

"send them overseas to fight for our country. In exchange they will know what freedom is all about." - ChereB

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Riiiiiiiiiiiiiight...being a member o' the U.S. military is all-about-"freedom".

You served, WHERE??!!! (...And, the Girl Scouts don't count.)

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ChereB

Mar-05-13 11:15 AM

send them overseas to fight for our country. In exchange they will know what freedom is all about.

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jeff33

Mar-05-13 10:56 AM

"JOBS"!

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svenreigle

Mar-04-13 12:57 PM

Why don't we solve the problem of having so many criminals?

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MrWizard

Mar-04-13 11:43 AM

Remember the "Kids for Cash" in Luzerne Co.??

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spike2

Mar-04-13 9:27 AM

Counties legal. Countries not. Erik is correct. We do contract with other counties. Good Luck passing laws allowing county inmates to be sent to foreign countries.

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jeff33

Mar-04-13 8:54 AM

there

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jeff33

Mar-04-13 8:54 AM

!If the ECONOMY was better I think tere would be less crime, down here in Florida I notice the only work is Health Care, Law Enforcement and Correction Officers the rest is low paying service related jobs and Criminals! Alot of CRIME down here not where I live, but I don't like to leave my Comfort Zone!

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eriklatranyi

Mar-04-13 8:18 AM

Actually, counties do sell their space to each other.

The cost per inmate is far higher than if you had your own space.

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MrShaman

Mar-04-13 8:11 AM

"I think you're wrong about Counties 'jumping at housing our prisoners'. But that's simply based on my opinion, not any sort of fact." - wwhickok

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I'm fairly-certain Mr. Kovich meant c-o-u-n-t-r-i-e-s.

The rest, of his letter, appears to head in that direction.

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MrShaman

Mar-04-13 8:06 AM

"Actually, there are such things as privately owned prisons. They contract out to house and guard prisoners for so much per day, per prisoner. They say it saves the state money, but I doubt the prisoners like it better than a state run prison." - Tedeaux

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"They" say a lot o' things....but, never seem to have a Plan B, when everything "hits the fan"....if "they" even show-up to accept responsibility for their initial-projections.

See:

Get Rid Of For-Profit Prisons - The Denver Post

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wwhickok

Mar-04-13 6:45 AM

I think you're wrong about Counties 'jumping at housing our prisoners'. But that's simply based on my opinion, not any sort of fact.

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ToTEXASfromPA

Mar-04-13 6:34 AM

"I vote yes, for white collar criminals like tax cheats."-- JerryFromRI +++

Tim Geithner, Rahm Emanuel, Tom Daschole, Al Franken, Nancy Killefer, Kathleen Sebelius, Charles Rangel, Hilda L. Solis and husband, Nancy Pelosi,..........

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JerryfromRI

Mar-04-13 6:12 AM

I vote yes, for white collar criminals like tax cheats.

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Tedeaux

Mar-04-13 5:29 AM

Actually, there are such things as privately owned prisons. They contract out to house and guard prisoners for so much per day, per prisoner. They say it saves the state money, but I doubt the prisoners like it better than a state run prison.

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