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Subject:  Re: OT: Gore do as I say, not as I do Date:  2/28/2007  8:48 PM
Author:  tedhimself Number:  3024 of 60072

The US has a larger prison population than China, and about a quarter of the world's prison population.

Said another way, The US has about 5% of the worlds population and about 25 percent of all the people in prisons.

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