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 Post subject: The Unbelievable Superpower - Part 5
PostPosted: Mon May 02, 2005 11:46 pm 
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POLITICAL ESSAYS
The Unbelievable Superpower - Part 5
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(A) PRISONS
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Census of State and Federal Cor-
rectional Facilities, 2000 [1]
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"In 2000, 84 Federal facilities
were in operation, 9% more than
in 1995;
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1,320 State facilities, 3% more
than in 1995; and
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264 private facilities, 140%
more than in 1995.
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As of 2000: 140% more.
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WOW.
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(B) PRISONERS
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Prisoners in 2002 [2]
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"At yearend 2002, privately
operated facilities housed...
12.4% of Federal inmates...."
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As of 2002: 12.4%.
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DOUBLE WOW.
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(c) SEXXXX

May 2, 2005
Associated Press [3]
Report Calls for Clampdown on
Prison Sex
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"Federal laws don't even apply
to sexual abuse of federal in-
mates in privately run prisons,
which house 15 percent of all
federal inmates...."
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As of 2004: 15%.
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O-O-O-O-H WOW!!!!
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[1]
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U.S. Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
Bureau of Justice Statistics
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Census of State and Federal
Correctional Facilities, 2000
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August 2003, NCJ 198272
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Revised 10/15/03
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http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/pub/ascii/csfcf00.txt

"Privately owned or operated
facilities with 50% or more
of their inmates held for
State or Federal authorities
were classified as prisons."
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[2]
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U.S. Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
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Prisoners in 2002
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Bureau of Justice Statistics
Bulletin
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By Paige M. Harrison
and Allen J. Beck, Ph.D.
BJS Statisticians
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http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/pub/ascii/p02.txt
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[3]
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/co ... 66_pf.html
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