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CA gang runs MD prison 3

May 8, 2013 By John Seiler Who said California is running behind other states in creativity and innovation? The following story seems to come from The Onion. But it’s from ABC News: “Four female correction officers were impregnated by the

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CA gun control laws would not make us safer 31

April 18, 2013 By Katy Grimes While the state of California has been letting thousands of criminals out of prison since 2009 under Gov. Jerry Brown’s realignment law, California lawmakers are simultaneously proposing dozens of new gun control laws. Looked

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Crazy! CA state psych jockey rakes in $822,302 5

Dec. 12, 2012 By John Seiler All of California is an insane asylum. Bloomberg reports: “Mohammad Safi, a graduate of a medical school in Afghanistan, began working as a psychiatrist at a California mental hospital in 2006, making $90,682 in his first six

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Fighting crime & overspending 24

Dec. 2, 2012 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO — For advocates of less-intrusive government, finding the good news in the recent election is like looking on the bright side after your house has been wiped out by a hurricane: You never

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Court order means early release for California inmates 32

Aug. 15, 2012 By Joseph Perkins California faces a Friday deadline to schedule the early release of hundreds, if not thousands, of state prison inmates. The deadline was imposed two weeks ago by a three-judge panel of the Ninth U.S.

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Crime jumps as prisoners flood into county jails 28

July 13, 2012 By Dave Roberts California’s experiment in incarcerating tens of thousands of criminals in local jails or their homes rather than in state prisons is 10 months old, so the verdict is not yet in on whether it’s

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More Inmates today in US Prisons than in Stalin’s Gulag 6

John Seiler: Incredible. America now has more people in its stuffed prisons, 6 million, than were stuck in Stalin’s gulag prison system. Reports Fareed Zakaria on CNN.com: “Is this hyperbole? Here are the facts. The U.S. has 760 prisoners per 100,000

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Your Tax Money Stays in Vegas

The state is broke and cutting budgets sharply. Yet the prison guards are heading for a high time in Vegas — at the taxpayers’ expense. Reports the State Worker: The Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has set aside about $350,000 to pay

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$700K State Salaries Bust Budget 0

JUNE 6, 2011 He’s not a Nobel Prize-winning physician. He’s not the founder of a life science company. He’s not even a Hollywood plastic surgeon. Yet he earned an enviable $777,423 last year. He’s a doctor at High Desert State

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