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It's clear to see who are the criminals in Arizona.

Inmate Visits Now Carry Added Cost in Arizona
Published: September 4, 2011

For the Arizona Department of Corrections, crime has finally started to pay.

New legislation allows the department to impose a $25 fee on adults who wish to visit inmates at any of the 15 prison complexes that house state prisoners. The one-time “background check fee” for visitors, believed to be the first of its kind in the nation, has angered prisoner advocacy groups and family members of inmates, who in many cases already shoulder the expense of traveling long distances to the remote areas where many prisons are located.

David C. Fathi, director of the National Prison Project of the American Civil Liberties Union, called the fee “mind-boggling” and said that while it was ostensibly intended to help the state — the money will be used to repair and maintain the prisons — it could ultimately have a negative effect on public safety.

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I've always considered

I've always considered prisons to be labor camps.

At the very least, they are ways for judges, police leaders, etc. to make a BUNCH of money. They all go in and create a prison. Then the police "arrest" people and the judge sentences them just right so they go to that prison.

Soon, the prison is full...and the state is paying the prison private investors through the nose.

THAT'S why you need to hire an expensive lawyer. You are literally buying your way out of being kidnapped into prison. Which is one of the primary means that slave masters used to get slaves. Anyway, somehow the expensive lawyers split the money with the prison investors.

So don't goof around with police, judges, etc. They aren't Judge Mathis nor Andy Griffith. They are possibly kidnappers and have just kidnapped you. Pay the randsom immediately (expensive lawyer) and get out.

Once sentenced, it is hard as hell to get out of the system.