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Slaves-R-Us Corporate Partners Wanted

[The following "Marketing Focus" fax from the Oregon Department of Corrections found its way to PLN , the full text of which is reproduced here.]

Prime land, buildings, and labor available to nursery industry.

Nursery products-related individuals and business interested in expanding operations through public-private partnerships are sought by the Oregon Department of Corrections. All partnership proposals will be considered -- ideas are limited only by your imagination and your ability to carry out a successful enterprise.

We provide:

Prime Willamette Valley farmland close to Salem with easy freeway access (all or parts of more than 1,000 acres are available).

Buildings (barns, potting areas, greenhouses, shipping facilities, etc.; also propagation and hot room facilities and labor at correctional institutions around the state).

Minimum-security inmate labor and security correctional officers.

Enthusiasm, energy, and stability.

Benefits to you:

Inmates show up each day clean, sober, and ready to work.

No Immigration and Naturalization Service issues.

You save money (including workers' comp., insurance, sick leave, and other benefit costs).

Benefits to Oregon

Your partnership with Inmate Work Programs helps us comply with Measure 17's mandate that all inmates must work at least as hard as the taxpayers who support them.

You also provide marketable work skills to inmates, potentially facilitating their successful rehabilitation and return to society upon release.

All interested individuals are encouraged to learn more about this innovative opportunity... [contact info deleted].

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