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  1. Why not graph this against the total US population? Obviously incarceration rates are out of control, but please don’t be lazy and put it in some meaningful context.

  2. The steep upward trend coincides with Reagan’s ‘War on Drugs’. After the Christian Coalition hijacked American politics we’ve seen more and more people in prison. Mandatory minimums, 3 Strike laws, it’s insanity.

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