This British Reporter Lived Life On A Female Chain Gang In The Blazing Arizona Desert

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    After reading this, I didn't know whether to cheer at the fact that convicted criminals are finally paying for their crimes – or shuddering that such a form of punishment still exists in the USA.

    by Nigel Farndale

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    Arizona Penal System

    embers of the world’s only female chain gang – the pride of 'America’s toughest lawman’

    Step Into The World's Only Female Chain Gang

    Am I surprised a Brit “journalist” dislikes Sheriff Joe – as much as he dislikes him?

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    Yeah she was suffering for the whole day.
     
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    It depends on what those ladies did. Did they kill someone? If so, then the punishment fits the crime.
     
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    Yes many people think convicts should work their asses off instead of sitting around doing nothing and eating 3 squares a day. Regardless of "what they did" they are obvously too dangerous to be in society. Why should their lives be easy at the taxpayer expense? Enter the liberals that believe these convicts are "victims" and want them in 4 star hotel conditions at someone else's expense.
     
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    You exaggerate the "liberal view." I don't think for one minute that inmates should be pampered. At the opposite end of the spectrum I don't think they should be tortured, either. During weather extremes they should be given some sort of indoor work.
     
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    Forced labor is slavery.

    Forced prison labor, on the other hand?

    Well gee, guess what?

    That's still slavery.
     
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    You obviously have never seen or been on a construction site.

    When I first started working back 30+ years ago with Red Adair, we worked in all kinds of extreme weather. For some professions, there is no such thing as "indoor work".

    I'm sorry to say but you sound like a typical bleeding heart liberal.
     
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    Equating prisoners, those that have committed crimes, to slaves whose only crime was being black is about what I'd expect from an idiot such as yourself.

    Besides, prisoners are not FORCED to work.
     
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    Fuck 'em...
     
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    Well, now see - right there, that's what separates you from quite a few of our compassionate conservative friends right here on this very board.
     

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