People In Louisiana Are Three Times M...

People In Louisiana Are Three Times More Likely To Be Incarcerated Than People In Iran

There are 2 comments on the ThinkProgress story from May 29, 2012, titled People In Louisiana Are Three Times More Likely To Be Incarcerated Than People In Iran. In it, ThinkProgress reports that:

An eight-part series by New Orleans' Times-Picayune describes how Louisianans became the most incarcerated people anywhere in the world: "Louisiana's incarceration rate is nearly triple Iran's, seven times China's and 10 times Germany's." As Charles Blow explains, much of the blame for this result rests at the feet of prison privatization : In the ... (more)

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#1 May 29, 2012
More crooks. New Orleans was settled by convicts. Loisiana has never got over it. especially after the Longs got in office.

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#2 May 31, 2012
In Iran, Iraq, afgan more than likely you will be shot instead of jailed. when the people of La. decide to clean house and start over new with the politicans, it might help, but i am doubtful. Crooked is a way of life in La. since NO was settled. Will take 250 years to get over the Longs and eddy.

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