Have we turned our prisons into hotels?

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    I was at my barbers a couple weeks ago and there was a gentleman in there talking to a few people about the time he had spent in prison, according to him it was not all that bad. He said you can buy pretty much whatever you want from the commissary Air Jordans, magazines, candy, popcorn etc etc he said you can buy food to put in the microwave too in case you don't like what they have in the cafeteria. You have access to computers, you can watch movies in your sparetime, and you get work detail during the day to get you out of your cell, this guy said its like being in an all male college.:eek: he didn't make it seem that he had a bad time there and he said he could easily deal with going back if he had to, have we turned our prisons into hotels? Prison is supposed to be something to deter people from doing wrong, because they want to avoid going to prison, but if they view prison as something thats not that bad and in some cases like a family re-union, do we need to make things tougher in our prisons so people won't want to keep going back?
     
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    I wonder what the Michelin[​IMG] rating is for this place?



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    Three stars do you think, or four?
     
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    You and me might find that place terrible, but alot of people don't really mind being there. Compared to prisons in other countries, our prisons ARE 3 star hotels!
     
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    Which countries are those?

    Our prisons are overcrowded hell holes. They are hate factories which make casual criminals into hardened ones.
     
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    Ya' think? Bostadsrum prison, Sweden

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    Room service..

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uILlAVWHHLM]YouTube - ‪MSNBC Lockup Raw: Hard Time‬‏[/ame]

    Prison style!
     
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    Our prisons aren't hotels; they're llittle short of luxury resorts for a lot of these people. Three meals a day, Clothes, a roof over their heads, their posse/gang brothers to protect them, gyms, tv, air conditioning, the opportunity to learn the tricks of their trade and better educate themselves on how not to get caught, AND the street cred of having done hard time.

    We already HAVE the plan on how to run a prison here in the United States. Unfortunately we shut it down. It was called ALCATRAZ. THAT is what our prisons should be like; not Club Med. These worthless sacks of piss and shit have already proven they cannot live within the acceptable bounds of normal society; why the hell should they be living a life of relative comfort at the tax payers expense?
     
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    I'm not talking about Sweden, the prisons in Sweden are country clubs basically, they get weekend liberty too.
     
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    Prison sports!

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-D19bsrZaSo]YouTube - ‪Prison Brawls and fighting‬‏[/ame]
     
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    Compared to countries like Korea, Mexico, Egypt, Turkey, Greece, Italy etc our prisons are 4 star hotels, the stuff you can buy at the commissary is ridiculous, why does an inmate need access to Air Jordans for Christs sake? from what the guy said at the barber shop inmates are running around with thousands of dollars in their pockets selling contraband, no wonder people keep going back, you can make serious money in there.
     

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