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Prisons for fun and profit

Investopedia defines privatization as “The transfer of ownership of ... businesses from a government to a privately owned entity.” The argument for privatization says “... the estimated increases in efficiency that can result from private ownership … come from the greater importance private owners tend to place on profit maximization as compared to government, which tends to be less concerned about profits.” Therein lies the problem. Our Constitution says government exists to “establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty ...” There shouldn’t be “profit” in establishing justice, …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Apr 23, 2013 08:20PM Published Apr 23, 2013 08:20PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.