Penitentiary? or Penifactory?
Broadcast July 26, 2010
Why do rapists and murderers hit the streets in a fraction of the time compared to people incarcerated for non-violent crimes?
It all begins to make sense when you approach it as an employer would; then the question becomes, “Which type of person would you rather have on your factory assembly line? The guy who ripped out someone’s grandmother’s eyeballs and then set her cat on fire? Or Gentle Gerry the Marijuana Grower?”
In the new ‘prison for profit’ scheme taking over the United States penal system, they are betting on Gentle Gerry. For the rest of his life.
Topics for further research: United States prison system, incarceration, penitentiary, private prisons, corrupt judges, corrupt judicial system, American prison population