Terrorists in the Median

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Despite conservatives shamelessly raising the spectre of Gitmo detainees landing in our formerly serene backyards, the reality is that the U.S. imprisons more people than any other country, with the most violent in Super-Max facilities "nobody ever escapes from, except in the movies," writes Carl Hiaasen. For more on bad-ass dudes converting to radical Islam, go here.

"The argument there's no place secure enough to hold these guys is
astounding, considering the number of vicious maniacs and murderous
psychos who are currently behind bars in the United States...It's a safe bet that terror suspects brought to this country wouldn't be assigned to spear litter in the median of I-95."

 

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