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Prison overcrowding, but I don't feel sorry for them

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Is it just me or am I the only person not thinking about the prison inmates having to slop out their own mess every day?  Who cares about prison overcrowding and the "oh so terrible" conditions that prisoners have to endure?  Yes, it may be full to capacity but it's not meant to be a cushy stay in a hotel you know!

We keep on hearing time and time again from all the do-gooders about over crowding and people living in antiquated conditions.  Oh yes, and I just bet that there are millions of people at home right now really feeling sorry for those poor rapists and murderers all locked away in their cells.

Of course when I get back home to my nice warm house which I've paid for by hard work and honest toil, I really do feel bad and think about those poor unfortunates that are locked up because they've robbed, raped or murdered someone.

Prison overcrowding, so what? can't do the time, then they shouldn't do the crime..

Hello, isnt it time for a reality check here?  I mean for goodness sake...  If they can't do the time, then they shouldn't do the crime.

Quite frankly, prison's too good for the majority of them and I think that our time and money should be spent on more deserving individuals.  If you want to talk about human rights, let us at least focus on the rights of the victims and not the dregs of society.  If there's one thing that annoys me these days, people concentrating on all the wrong things and ignoring the obvious!

By: Tarka the Impaler


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Guest

Guest

I was actually just thinking about this last night. I don't give two shits about people in prison (unless they are actually innocent or just did petty theft or something) but murderers and rapists can rot away for all I care. They don't deserve pity or help.
Guest
21st Aug 18 19:44

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alot of it would be linked to human rights. But in prisons now do educational courses, teach a trade, pay the inmates for work etc
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22nd Oct 14 12:19

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Tough

Tough

Lol
We'll the prisons are full of MPs and radio / TV shows hosts now & trust me when I tell you the pricks are getting it everyday !
They won't eat well for months , sleep on the floor for weeks and will hate coming out of their cells !
Good and hopefully the bent coppers that abuse the system will be their soon also .
They can always pay off the inmates to have a more easy stay lol
Tough
Tough
17th May 14 02:03

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ahforfoulkessake

ahforfoulkessake

I didn't know that simply disagreeing with an officer was a crime.
What sort of system creates rules like that?
Only a system that likes to bully those under it to show it's power over them.
I do know someone who went through similar to Inmate and was hassled in lttle ways by local police every time they saw him.
My friend was not sent down, in fact the reason PC Plod's colleagues harrasssed him was coz he was dragged to court for "assault" when he was the vcitim of some dickless cop throwing his weight around and then was accused by this officer of ABH or something and the case was thrown out of court when he told the truth.
Every time he was out in his van after they would find reasons to stop him but couldn't find another reason to arrest him thankfully. Its maddening though.
ahforfoulkessake
20th Jun 13 18:38

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Walk tall

Walk tall

Yo Inmate - I heard that before the police cause you upset so you will start to disagree with them & then bang they nick you for some silly public order offence !
That Jackie smith needs to be sued for that public order offence - it's a silly piece of law that's open to abuse .
Maybe her husband should be fined for watching poo0rnn on our money ?
Walk tall
15th May 11 00:27

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LDGH

LDGH

'Inmate' has a grudge against the legal system because they prosecuted him SUCCESSFULLY for something he did. How stupid 'not fully aware of the consquences of the crime you committed', should have thought about that before you committed it.
LDGH
13th May 11 20:30

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Inmate

Inmate

Prisons are overcrowded because of the ridiculous implementation of the laws in this country. Did you know there was a law against having a difference of opinion with a policeman? Did you know that some police provoke citizens into rowing with them? Did you know that they then invite you to a magistrate court? Did you know that there is absolutely no justice whatsoever to be experienced in magistrate's court? The whole proceeding is stacked against you. You are not invited properly to defend yourself. You are not made fully aware of the consequences of the "crime" you have committed. I pleaded "not guilty" as the policeman was entirely provocative. I had not used violence in anyway. I was sent to prison. Yes, a full custodial sentence all because of a vain copper.

Well it cost the state a fortune. If the state chooses to waste its money in this fashion then UK lives in Cloud Cuckoo Land. Magistrate's Courts are useless. The penal system is gross. The country is morally bankrupt.
Inmate
27th Apr 11 04:44

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Moving forward

Moving forward

Waste of taxes prison get them out and working for free , painting schools ,hospitals, filling pot holes , clearing snow the list goes on .
Give them hope of a job & future and hopefully that should work . Alot of people in prison just need a path to follow & hopefully Mr ken will give then that .
Stop paying lazy council staff when you can do it for free .
Moving forward
19th Apr 11 15:41

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DSG

DSG

On the other hand the "criminals" would get cold food, and be left alone and unsupervised. The lights would be turned off at 8pm, and they'd have a shower once a week.  They'd live in a tiny room and pay £900 a month for the privilege.  They'd have no hope of ever getting out.  Justice for all, we'd say.
DSG
24th Dec 10 10:50

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DSG

DSG

Let's put the seniors in jail and the criminals in a nursing home.  This way the seniors would have access to showers, hobbies and walks. They'd get unlimited free prescriptions, dental and medical treatment, wheelchairs etc., and they'd receive money instead of paying it out.  They would have constant video monitoring, so they could be helped instantly if they fell or needed assistance.  Bedding would be washed twice a week, and all clothing would be ironed and returned to them. A guard would check on them every 20 minutes and bring their meals and snacks to their cell.  They would have family visits in a suite built for that purpose.  They would have access to a library, weight room, spiritual counselling, pool and education.  Simple clothing, shoes, slippers, PJ's and legal aid would be free on request.  Private, secure rooms for all, with an exercise outdoor yard and gardens.  Each senior could have a PC, a TV, radio and daily phone calls.  
DSG
24th Dec 10 10:49

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the truth

the truth

jail dosent work!get them out into local community work helping in hospitals,painting schools,cleaning up the snow etc etc.give them a chance of a job and things will change for the better.
the truth
10th Dec 10 17:42

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anon

anon

GL, I do not know why I bothered to speak to you. Your head is full of sh1t, or you are eight years old.
anon
9th Dec 10 11:09

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anon

anon

Very wealthy people avoid taxes and leave ordinary income people to shoulder the cost of plans like yours, to board and feed the dross.
anon
9th Dec 10 10:06

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anon

anon

"Anon, well if they decide after a bit of prison education to commit a bit more crime when they are released, then under my plans they would be locked up again, this time for a lot longer,"

You must be a very wealthy person.
anon
9th Dec 10 08:46

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bang on

bang on

Gainsborough lad. You would prefer to lock up addicts with murderers.
In the meantime, celebrities and famous people and very, very rich people do not have to look for money to pay for their addictions. Instead, they check themselves into a luxury place to detox.
Thank god some of us have money!
bang on
9th Dec 10 00:39

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