United States Penitentiary, Lewisburg
United States Penitentiary, Lewisburg (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

America has become a gigantic gulag over the past few decades and most of its citizens don’t know, or just don’t care. One of the primary causes of the over incarceration in the U.S. is the absurd, tragic failure that is the “war on drugs”, and indeed nearly half of the folks in prison are there for drug related offenses. Making matters worse is a rapidly growing private prison system, which adds a profit motive to the equation.

via The United States Has More People In Jail Than High School Teachers And Engineers | Zero Hedge.