At Wed, 3 Mar 1999 02:10:58 EST, you wrote:
>It seems the abolishment of imprisonment for nonviolent crimes would open up a
>lot of money for treatment programs for violent crime convicts, I saw a show
>on it, and programs like building computers and things inside prisons really
>seem to work well, divert the focus. Its this "hard on crime" thing thats so
>hypocritical, and the studies would seem to indicate alternatives are better.
Hokay! But let's not make it soooo inviting that poor kids'll commit crimes just to receive a free structured education; agreed?
Joe E. Dees
Poet, Pagan, Philosopher