Letter Of The Week – Harper Wants More Criminals

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LETTER OF THE WEEK

HARPER WANTS MORE CRIMINALS

RE: “Call for prisons clashes with crime stats”, Dave Breakenridge, Aug. 9.

By now, it should be apparent that what the Harperites are doing is
trying to manufacture inmates. They want to impose a U.S.-style,
for-profit prison system onto Canada. This policy has been wildly
successful in the U.S. – what with more inmates than any country in
the history of the world and enormous debts. Meanwhile, a handful of
jailers get rich at taxpayers’ expense. The really scary part is
almost a third of the country is willing to ignore these facts and
allow Harper to blow $10 billion on jails, instead of making $10
billion off of legalized pot.

Russell Barth

Federally Licensed Medical Marijuana User

Drug Reform Analyst and Consultant

Educators for Sensible Drug Policy

Pubdate: Tue, 10 Aug 2010

Source: Calgary Sun, The (CN AB)