Not to worry, Bippy. A newly elected Georgia congressman who is a retired cop and ex-Newt Gingrich top aide is already at work on the Real American Solution: a NAFTA-inspired bill that would sub-contract long term incarceration to Mexico at bargain rates. He says he's already spoken to the Mexican government about it and negotiations are underway. This would be a Win-Win-Win-Win-Win-Win-Win scenario, wouldn't it? Prison guards who thought their over-paid union jobs were secure should think again. Like everyone else: You can be replaced. And Mexico wouldn't coddle those damn dope peddlers. With a few pastel interior redecorations, cottage industry entrepreneurs could convert newly vacant places like Pelican Bay into lunacy B&Bs for fun & profit. See? Winners everywhere! Let Mexico be the prison, then we could use NAFTA to subcontract low skill work to our own prisoners since Mexico's already equivalent to prison labor anyway. And trash, don't forget The Trash! Sub that out too--we've wrecked Mexico with industrial pollution already, why not finish the job? Surely they wouldn't mind. Think of the recycling opportunities!
Reprinted from Anderson Valley Advertiser
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