Selling State Prisons

Louisiana's Angola Prison, know as "The Farm"

Bruce Reilly: ALEC and for-profit prison lobbyists are fighting to stop the decriminalization of marijuana, to lengthen sentences, eliminate Good Time credits, curtail parole, incarcerate immigrants, maintain mandatory minimums, and increase Three Strikes laws because these efforts will increase their profits. But is this in the public’s best interest?

Pay for the War, or Just Call It Off?

Obama-exit

Finally, the worst option is for the government to run the presses and print money. Wars tend to cause inflation, and printing money makes things worse.

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