U.S. Justice

Obama to Grow Prisons and Keep Guantanamo

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Presidnet Obama's budget requests for 2013 will cut from medicare, medicaid, and even national defense, but it won't be cutting funds for federal prisons. According to the Federal Times, the Bureau of Prisons is seeking a 4.2% increase in funding, one of the largest requests of any federal agency, which would bring it's budget up to ~7 billion. Only 1 in 10 of federal prisoners are incarcerated for a violent crime according to the Sentencing Project.

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1 comments on "Obama to Grow Prisons and Keep Guantanamo"

Jeffrey Hill

February 22, 2012 5:01pm

Obama won't be looking back and criminally prosecuting his theiving Wall Street "Savvy Businessmen" buddies and locking them up so we know those new federal and privatized prisons are destined to be occupied by peons complaining about the corruption -- it's the New World Order.