The Times-Picayune :
Louisiana is the world's prison capital. The state imprisons more of its people, per head, than any of its U.S. counterparts. First among Americans means first in the world. Louisiana's incarceration rate is nearly triple Iran's, seven times China's and 10 times Germany's.
"In NYC, they have nightclubs in water towers. Back home, that's where they kill political prisoners," says your cab driver, later tonite.
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