Thanks, Kurt. How anyone could think that a for-profit prison could result in responsible public policy is beyond me. If you make locking people up a money-making concern, then more people are going to get locked up and stay locked up.

On whatever slim rationale may keep the industry going.

It’s happening now with kids in cages on the southern border, but the prison profit industry is nothing new.

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