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Do they have the equivalent of frequent flyer miles, too?

If you're rich and you do crime, you can do time at the "nice prison" for a small fee:

Apparently there are about a dozen jails throughout California that offer pay-to-stay "upgrades." Inmates (or "clients," as they're known) who pay an extra $75 to $127 a day get a cell with a regular door, located at some distance from violent offenders, as well as the right, in some cases, to bring in an iPod, a cellphone or a laptop.

This is part of a larger op-ed about how taxes actually serve a purpose and Republican 'reduce taxes and increase spending' policies are destroying our society.

...come to think of it, here at work i have a regular door, an ipod, and a laptop.

By fnord12 | May 14, 2007, 4:24 PM | Liberal Outrage


yeah...but at jail you have to listen to orders for almost everything you do, you can't get into certain areas without an access card, and smoking inside isn't allowed.