06/13/2014 09:56 am ET

The Shocking Way That Some Prisons Are Kept Full

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Let's see: Privatize prisons so companies make profits on them, create a financial penalty for the state or city they're located in if they don't keep them full, and bribe members of Congress to keep the system humming ... hmmm, can't possibly see how this could go wrong!

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