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Subject:  Re: Clemency rejected Date:  8/10/2012  11:21 AM
Author:  legalwordwarrior Number:  4656 of 5364

Seems likely to make them more dangerous when they get out. I would prefer them to have more access to education, reading materials and healthy food, and less to TV and exercise equipment. Though maybe the soporific of TV makes prisoners easier to manage.

A buddy of mine used to work for the prison system in Huntsville. The food there is revolting, although it is nutritionally balanced (there's this horrible "loaf" that they serve most days).

Most of the prisoners do work out. But he said that it does seem to help so far as they will work their aggression out on the weights rather than each other. They also seem to sleep more soundly at night.

Then again, our prisons don't have air conditioning, so I guess the tv and weights are a consolation prize?

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