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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 20.11.09 | 06:56 (IST)

    Here in Texas we understand the political benefits of Private Prisons. The investors are guaranteed a big profit because the Government can keep those private prisons 100% full and will pay whatever the government dictates. As our government takes campaign bribes from the republicans who own the private prisons, those owners are assured 100% occupancy, and hundreds of thousands in profits for each prisoner. I can't imagine that Netanyahu's supporters will allow this ruling of the High Court of Justice to be overruled by executive fiat. Prisons are the perfect vehicle for political corruption.

    from the article: International legal precedent: No private prisons in Israel
    First published 01:28 20.11.09 | Last updated 05:39 20.11.09
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