Re: Freedom (was: Re: The End of Privacy ?)
Fri, 3 Jul 1998 03:28:26 EDT

In a message dated 7/2/98 11:06:37 PM Central Daylight Time, writes:

> What proportion of US citizens is in jail this year?  For what conflicts

> with which mores? How does this compare with, say, Holland, Sweden,
> Australia, NZ?

Last I heard...A LOT...seems I recall it was in the millions. The largest prison population in the "free" world, they say....both absolutely and as a percentage.

Drug offenses seem to be the main reason for incarceration...unless youre a white house staffer that is.