I was reading on my bro’s Vietnam blog post where he mentioned he also hands out numbers.
He does it differently and only gives it to girls he has had a good conversation with.
While the War on Drugs initially had a small impact on incarceration, it was President Reagan’s Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1986 that kickstarted the prison boom. From 1970 to 2005, the prison population rose 700 percent, while violent crime remained steady or declined. Between 19, the populations of private prisons shot up 1,600 percent. Today, the US has the highest incarceration rate in the world – 754 inmates per 100k residents as of 2008. This is roughly 600% that of the rest of the civilized world, with England and Wales having 148, and Australia 126 inmates per 100k residents. As of 2010, private corporations house over 99,000 inmates in 260 facilities nationwide. Corrections Corp.
of America and other private contractors became members of the American Legislative Exchange Council, a non-profit 501(c)(3) association that advocates “tough on crime” legislation. In their 2010 report to the Securities and Exchange Commission, Corrections Corp.
Prison privatization in its current form began in 1984 as a result of the War on Drugs.
While crime rates otherwise remained steady dating back to 1925, the number of arrests quickly exploded.
For instance, even in government-ran facilities, inmates and their families are regularly subject to price gouging by phone carriers. While the average cost of a phone call in the United States is 3 cents per minute, inmates and their families end up paying between 16 cents and .00 per minute. The profits are then split between the carrier and the government body who awarded the contract.
I am sure he has a MUCH higher rate of bang per number handed out than I do when doing it this way.
He mentions he likes to become a regular at a coffee shop or restaurant that has a cute girl working there, chat her up, and eventually give her his number.
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Despite numerous investigations and tests, the status of the Shroud of Turin remains murky, and the nature of the image and how it was fixed on the cloth remain puzzling.