The Nation's Top 10 "Cushiest" Prisons

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    Would explain this, doncha think?

    States Seek Less Costly Substitutes For Prison
    Treatment, Parole Are Gaining Favor

    NEW YORK Cash-strapped states are increasingly turning to alternative sentencing methods and to streamlined probation and parole as a way to keep low-level offenders out of prison and in their communities.

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    Something is wrong when there are this many Americans in prison - or maybe we all missed a business opportunity - are any public I wonder?

    "The statistic is sobering: “A record 7 million people, or one in every 32 American adults, were behind bars, on probation or on parole by the end of last year,” the Associated Press reported last week."

    Prison Population Sets Record, Few Notice : CJR
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