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Vanesha Dillard and her 18yo bf aren’t the sharpest tools in the bag. In a mildly premeditated heist, they robbed the pizza guy of 20USD, tied him up and stuffed him in the car truck for 30 minutes, and let him go.  Any responsible prosecutor needs bring them to court; any responsible judge needs to convict them.  But the fact that U.S. taxpayers will pay to incarcerate these two individuals for 10 and 18 years, respectively, is just one more example of an overzealous legislative and judicial system that is responsible for keeping more people in jail than any other country in the world.  Russia, the only other comparable country statistically in this department, convict 99.3% of defendants that appear in court.  This clearly doesn’t happen in the United States; to make up the difference, we keep our prisoner’s jailed longer.  Unusually harsh drug enforcement tactics such as the three strikes law play a big part of this, around 25% of the prison population were convicted of non-violent drug crimes.

In a nation that supposedly embodies the concept of freedom, the fact that 1% of our population, (thus, nearly 2% of our men) are simply not free, is a problem.

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