53 Brentwood Blog

Tuesday, January 27, 2004

Yeah, congrats AM & T!!! Why don't to give us the password to check the site?

The following has (almost) nothing to do with marriage:

Since 1980 the U.S. prison and jail population has quadrupled in size to more than 2 million.
In the process, prisons have embedded themselves into the nation's economic and social fabric. A powerful lobby has grown up around the prison system that will fight hard to protect the status quo. Major companies such as Wackenhut Corrections Corp. and Corrections Corp. of America employ sophisticated lobbyists to protect and expand their market share. The law enforcement technology industry, which produces high-tech items such as the latest stab-proof vests, helmets, stun guns, shields, batons and chemical agents, does more than a billion dollars a year in business.

Alan Elsner, washingtonpost.com


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