The Creative Crockpot of Christopher Olson

10 Years to Buy New SAR Planes…

… and yet it took the Conservatives only months to justify billions for new prisons, and create the need for them by removing judicial discretion in sentencing for crimes that used to be dealt with through treatment and rehabilitation.

Yes, it took nearly a decade to OK 3.6 billion, probably millions of hours of study and discussion, but the Conservatives introduced legislation, then limited discussion over the course of a few months to spend what has been estimated to be at least $8 billion on new super prisons.

The difference is one was a practical decision on something we needed versus a decision that was made purely for ideological reasons with no basis on facts. More proof it’s easy to make a decision when you don’t care about information and live in an ideological bubble.


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