Great article, and it highlights the money connection pretty clearly --- these companies are into this for big money.
Downplaying the violence, the lawsuits, and the scandals are a standard part of marketing private prisons.
A good look at Texas or any of the other states with private prisons will give some clue of what will come if Idaho lets companies set up shop there. The companies may get rich, but it's other people that pay.
(Kathleen, Texas Prison Bid'ness)
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