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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #150 on: 15 May 2015, 01:52 »

*Pintsize browses internet for porn*
ERROR: Disk space low!
Pintsize: "Marten probably won't miss his files... del /F C:\Users\marten"
*Pintsize goes back to downloading porn*
:mrgreen: I do not think Pintsize runs Windows, and Marten would never trust Pintsize with his files. Come to think of it, I cannot recall Marten ever having used a PC in the series?
I suppose that this is Jeph's way of drawing a comedic contrast with Momo's suboptimal but content life. May just reminds us just how much worse life could be, especially in the field of front-line retail! At least we know why she was sticky that time - That slushie machine looks like it dreams of being Mount Vesuvius!

FWIW, I don't expect Jeph to continue this next week. He's just playing it for laughs.
Agreed, it is a funny contrast to Momo, but not a theme that will stretch into next week. May is not happy with her job, and has a bad attitude towards her customers, coworkers, and boss. Still, the boss must be satisfied with her job, as he wants her to take on extra work. He might be an asshole, but he might also have legitimate reasons (such as a sick coworker) to ask her to step in.

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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #151 on: 15 May 2015, 01:53 »

You're both sick
Pretty sure this isn't news to anyone :parrot:
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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #152 on: 15 May 2015, 02:02 »

Goatse right there on the cover?  Nice.
(May must have already taken it out of the plastic, then.)
(I really, really hope it was in plastic.)
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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #153 on: 15 May 2015, 02:16 »

Are paper porn mags still a thing? I assumed the internet killed them about a decade ago.

BTW...  this is for  anybody who foolishly Googled 'Prolape'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tOnSDaJCCdE
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I wonder if we're going to see the AI support group from May's perspective...
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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #154 on: 15 May 2015, 02:32 »

*Pintsize browses internet for porn*
ERROR: Disk space low!
Pintsize: "Marten probably won't miss his files... del /F C:\Users\marten"
*Pintsize goes back to downloading porn*

 :mrgreen: I do not think Pintsize runs Windows, and Marten would never trust Pintsize with his files. Come to think of it, I cannot recall Marten ever having used a PC in the series?

Way back when it was still a thing, Marten used Pintsize to help him set up and update his blog on popular music. At the time, Pintsize showed that he has word-processing software installed. He asked Marten if he wanted to use the keyboard or stick with voice input.

I suppose that this is Jeph's way of drawing a comedic contrast with Momo's suboptimal but content life. May just reminds us just how much worse life could be, especially in the field of front-line retail! At least we know why she was sticky that time - That slushie machine looks like it dreams of being Mount Vesuvius!

FWIW, I don't expect Jeph to continue this next week. He's just playing it for laughs.

Agreed, it is a funny contrast to Momo, but not a theme that will stretch into next week. May is not happy with her job, and has a bad attitude towards her customers, coworkers, and boss. Still, the boss must be satisfied with her job, as he wants her to take on extra work. He might be an asshole, but he might also have legitimate reasons (such as a sick coworker) to ask her to step in.

FWIW, I think that it is a robot thing. The floppy-haired kid thinks that, because May is an AI, she is all-knowing and immune to the 'ick' factor of leaking slushie syrup, so she's the ideal choice to troubleshoot, fix and clean the machine. Similarly, her boss is assuming that, as an AI, she doesn't have a personal life or a need for rest and recreation, so she can work as many shifts as he wants.

The horrible thing about the latter assumption is he's probably right. Except the support group, I bet that May doesn't have much in the way of out-of-work activities, which is something that I'd like Jeph to address some time; maybe a rare intelligent customer who (as with Angus and Faye) likes her attitude and wants to know her better. Additionally, I bet she's really racking up the money with all the shifts that she works. When she actually looks at her balance, I bet that she'll feel a lot more positive about it and buy that Harley touring bike she's had her eye on.
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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #155 on: 15 May 2015, 02:32 »

Porn that centres on such an event actually exists.
Is it not axiomatic that porn exists that centres on any event?

Come to think of it, I cannot recall Marten ever having used a PC in the series?
You need to do an archive-binge.
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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #156 on: 15 May 2015, 02:51 »

You're both sick: one for asking, the other for knowing!   :-P

Did we actually disgust Hodgy?

I had assumed that was impossible.

And I can assure you, it's not something I'm 'into,' merely something I know exists...

I'll spare you all from listing some others things that exist that you really don't want to look up.

Porn that centres on such an event actually exists.
Is it not axiomatic that porn exists that centres on any event?

Indeed so, I was merely responding to the poster who seemed curiously sheltered from such matters... although I have discovered that 'hanging basket porn' appears to not exist, which sprang from a conversation about just that rule.
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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #157 on: 15 May 2015, 03:22 »

Is it not axiomatic that porn exists that centres on any event?
I'm fairly sure theres no porn about asexual people.
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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #158 on: 15 May 2015, 03:25 »

Is it not axiomatic that porn exists that centres on any event?
I'm fairly sure theres no porn about asexual people.

It's sold as blank journals and sketchbooks. People buy it and don't look at it.
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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #159 on: 15 May 2015, 03:40 »

You need to do an archive-binge.
:mrgreen: You are right, I seldom go pre-400, as Jeph was still learning how to draw at that time. Besides, the humor was a little unpolished, and it could be discussed if some of the early strips belong to canon. When I got hooked on QC (somewhere around #2440), I had a hard time struggling through the early strips, and I have seldom visited them since.

Also, although we did not see Marten using his laptop himself, Dora spied on his porn browsing history in #1796, and this was the final straw leading to their breakup.

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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #160 on: 15 May 2015, 03:50 »

Indeed so, I was merely responding to the poster who seemed curiously sheltered from such matters... although I have discovered that 'hanging basket porn' appears to not exist, which sprang from a conversation about just that rule.

Doesn't hanging basket porn exist now? Simply because you thougth of it and mentioned it.  I 've forgotten the philisophical (ontological?) term for this, but I'm sure somebody knows.
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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #161 on: 15 May 2015, 04:14 »

I certainly Googled it at the time, but this was over a year ago now.
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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #162 on: 15 May 2015, 05:14 »

:mrgreen: You are right, I seldom go pre-400, as Jeph was still learning how to draw at that time. Besides, the humor was a little unpolished,
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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #163 on: 15 May 2015, 05:27 »

Wow.  May really is a tsundere who is all tsun and no dere.  At all.  Poor thing.
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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #164 on: 15 May 2015, 05:55 »

Is it not axiomatic that porn exists that centres on any event?
I'm fairly sure theres no porn about asexual people.
Slight modification: Any event that has a market. As asexual people presumably are not interested, there is no market. However, some people might be turned on by having sex with an asexual partner. I should thread carefully here, as I know very little about the subject.

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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #165 on: 15 May 2015, 06:10 »

I suppose that this is Jeph's way of drawing a comedic contrast with Momo's suboptimal but content life. May just reminds us just how much worse life could be, especially in the field of front-line retail! At least we know why she was sticky that time - That slushie machine looks like it dreams of being Mount Vesuvius!

Having been covered in slushie syrup before (of the Mt. Dew variety), I can tell you first-hand that it is probably one of the most unpleasant feelings to have your clothing glued to you with super-concentrated sugar syrup (there's more sugar in the slushie syrup than in its soft drink variety). I worked at a gas station for about 3 weeks, and somehow managed to disconnect the hose leading from the bag to the little box that send it to the machine three times, which means it was far worse than what was happening in the comic since the syrup was spraying everywhere - the hose connection was pretty flimsy, and I was in the process of changing the bag. Needless to say after that, I wasn't allowed to change out the slushie syrup anymore, for which I was immensely thankful.

So, is that May's fetish, or is she one of those people who get entertainment from laughing at atypical bodies?
Goatse right there on the cover?  Nice.

Isn't Goatse staring into a gaping anus? Kind of the opposite thing, then. Prolapse is your lower intestinal tract trying to come out of your backside. It also the ladyparts sometime, with the uterus trying to exit the body out of the vagina. Which makes it a medical condition rather than an atypical body.
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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #166 on: 15 May 2015, 06:11 »

Also, there's one scenario where I could see two asexual (but likely romantic) people having sex - doing it only for reproduction (which they may well be capable of), not for sexual pleasure (which is pretty much by definition not possible). So, that could be enough to satisfy rule 34?
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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #167 on: 15 May 2015, 06:25 »

*considers posting some names of interest for those who wish to do some scientific research on the topic of the last panel*
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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #168 on: 15 May 2015, 07:38 »

Is it not axiomatic that porn exists that centres on any event?
I'm fairly sure theres no porn about asexual people.

There's probably some dreadful porn in which an asexual is 'fixed' by having genitals thrust at them. :roll:
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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #169 on: 15 May 2015, 12:27 »

This just occured to me:

Isn't that kind of weird that the robots still asssociate with human porn, instead of having developed a porn of their own?

Well I dont know, BUT these are for (a) underage boys and (b) old men. The first group probably is gone as customers now, but the second group probably still hasnt figured out the internet. At least in part.

When I was an underage boy, the porn mags we got were mostly from paper recycling, or from forest. Seriously, we found old porn mags from the woods regularly. I wonder who left them there? Maybe the porn fairy?
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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #170 on: 15 May 2015, 12:36 »

Pintsize has DLL files so it's likely some form of Windows.

Pintsize has been seen looking at the centerfold in PC World.
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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #171 on: 15 May 2015, 13:27 »

The life of an ex con AI

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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #172 on: 15 May 2015, 13:50 »

When I was an underage boy, the porn mags we got were mostly from paper recycling, or from forest. Seriously, we found old porn mags from the woods regularly. I wonder who left them there? Maybe the porn fairy?

I've heard several blokes describing how,in younger days, they and their friends found caches of porn mags under bushes or in other out-of-the way places in woods or on waste ground. The group of teen boys would be gleeful at the unexpected discovery, but too young and naive to realize what the porn's previous owner had been certainly  doing with it.

The porn fairy seems to be an oddly widespread phenomenon.
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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #173 on: 15 May 2015, 17:38 »

So, is that May's fetish...?

Nah, I always figured her fetish is reruns of Robot Wars/BattleBots...
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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #174 on: 15 May 2015, 17:43 »

So, is that May's fetish, or is she one of those people who get entertainment from laughing at atypical bodies?

Considering she regards to it as "an agressively terrible porno section", I'd assume the latter.
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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #175 on: 15 May 2015, 19:17 »

Additionally, I bet she's really racking up the money with all the shifts that she works. When she actually looks at her balance, I bet that she'll feel a lot more positive about it and buy that Harley touring bike she's had her eye on.
Depends - some US jurisdictions garnishee probationers' wages to pay probation "administration costs". It's a nice racket, probationers can end up deeply in debt if they don't earn enough.
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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #176 on: 15 May 2015, 20:31 »

Additionally, I bet she's really racking up the money with all the shifts that she works. When she actually looks at her balance, I bet that she'll feel a lot more positive about it and buy that Harley touring bike she's had her eye on.
Depends - some US jurisdictions garnishee probationers' wages to pay probation "administration costs". It's a nice racket, probationers can end up deeply in debt if they don't earn enough.

See, now this is what some folks, including myself call 'some serious bureaucratic bullshit!' The fuck, these people done fucked up, and they fucking DONE the goddamn time, leave 'em the fuck alone already!
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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #177 on: 15 May 2015, 21:10 »

Porn that centres on such an event actually exists.

Oh God, does it exist  :psyduck:

I do not want to know ANY MORE about this. Please, for the love of God, no more!

I'm sorry to know this much, honestly,  :cry: but I think I can forget it pretty quickly if I never hear any more details.

Wow.  May really is a tsundere who is all tsun and no dere.  At all.  Poor thing.

For those of us who speak no Japanese, what does that mean in English, please?
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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #178 on: 15 May 2015, 21:40 »

It's an anime trope referring to a girl that alternates between angry/irritable and lovestruck. May is the angry without the love.
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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #179 on: 15 May 2015, 21:41 »

Aha, thank you!
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« Reply #180 on: 16 May 2015, 00:09 »

See, now this is what some folks, including myself call 'some serious bureaucratic bullshit!' The fuck, these people done fucked up, and they fucking DONE the goddamn time, leave 'em the fuck alone already!
http://www.businessinsider.com.au/human-rights-watch-report-on-for-profit-probation-2014-2

Nothing bureaucratic about it - the probation companies are for-profit.
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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #181 on: 16 May 2015, 10:59 »

I'd just like to take the opportunity to point out the issue of Hunk Rump on the shelf...
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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #182 on: 16 May 2015, 18:20 »

Aha, thank you!

Thanking someone for posting a TV Tropes link... May God have mercy on your soul.
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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #183 on: 16 May 2015, 18:21 »

Oh, and last I checked, ZoeB, probation and parole (what we call Community Corrections in Wisconsin) are government-run entities. And I can guarantee you that we don't profit from them at all.

If we did, I'd be driving a Tesla S and not a Chevy HHR.
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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #184 on: 16 May 2015, 19:10 »

Oh, and last I checked, ZoeB, probation and parole (what we call Community Corrections in Wisconsin) are government-run entities. And I can guarantee you that we don't profit from them at all.

If we did, I'd be driving a Tesla S and not a Chevy HHR.

They're supposed to be.  But according to the article ZoeB posted, at least in Georgia... they ain't.
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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #185 on: 16 May 2015, 19:14 »

No, in the US more and more of the criminal justice system has been privatized.  For profit prisons have been going up at record paces and they are constantly being filled.. often by sheriffs and judges who own stock in said prisons.
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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #186 on: 16 May 2015, 19:44 »

I really like May's face on panel 1. I sometimes haver that face when dealing with adults (I'm a kinder teacher). I honestly wonder if she will comment on what she wants to do outside of this job.

My prediction for next week is she will also say that she thinks there's hope for humanity, but for very different reasons.
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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #187 on: 16 May 2015, 20:55 »

No, in the US more and more of the criminal justice system has been privatized.  For profit prisons have been going up at record paces and they are constantly being filled.. often by sheriffs and judges who own stock in said prisons.

John Oliver did a thing about it, I remember.
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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #189 on: 16 May 2015, 23:00 »

When there's money to be made by throwing people in jail, there seems to be a lot more lawbreakers around...
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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #190 on: 17 May 2015, 00:47 »

Oh, and last I checked, ZoeB, probation and parole (what we call Community Corrections in Wisconsin) are government-run entities. And I can guarantee you that we don't profit from them at all.
In fact it's illegal under Wisconsin law to run private prisons, right?

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Walker, like many state legislators during this time, argued that private prisons cost less yet deliver the same quality as their public counterparts.

Decades of research, however, have shown the opposite to be true: across the country, private prisons have been plagued by lax security, falsifying records to cover up understaffing, rampant prisoner mistreatment, and in many cases actually cost taxpayers more money than public prisons.

Private prisons also have a clear incentive to increase prison populations—in fact, most private prisons demand a “lockup quota” whereby the state guarantees that most private prison beds will be filled (or would pay for unused beds if crime rates dip). The quota is typically 90 percent, though in some instances can be as high as 100 percent.

Walker still wanted private prisons to play a big role in Wisconsin. But the tricky part was that Wisconsin laws forbid private prisons inside the state. So Walker found a pretty good work-around. In 1997, he voted to allow the Wisconsin Department of Corrections to ship inmates to private prisons in other states. This built off legislation Walker co-sponsored in 1995 that first allowed Wisconsin to ship inmates off to public prisons elsewhere.

Following the bill’s passage, when the DOC formally proposed a contract in 1998 to ship inmates to out-of-state private prisons, Walker was a vocal advocate, boasting online about his work on the matter. “This plan keeps inmates locked up and it saves taxpayers money,” Walker said.

Throughout 1990s and early 2000s, with Walker at the helm of the assembly’s Committee on Corrections and the Courts, Wisconsin shipped around 5,000 inmates to Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Minnesota. Most of the prisoners, along with almost $45 million in Wisconsin taxpayer money, went to private prisons operated by one company: the Corrections Corporation of America.

CCA is the largest private prison operator in the country, running more than sixty prisons with over 90,000 beds across the country, and generating $1.7 billion in revenue. It’s the biggest player in a private prison industry in the United States that has spent $45 million in the last decade on political contributions and lobbyists.
http://www.thenation.com/article/199369/how-scott-walker-built-career-sending-wisconsin-inmates-private-prisons

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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #191 on: 17 May 2015, 03:42 »

Hello QC-friends,

I´m just returning from a long weekend in Denmark and still have my luggage to sort out. So I have to make this short.

The last strip is a perfect epilogue to the Momo-stroryline. Momo is positive and satisfied with her life. Her trials and tribulations are rather petty and generally she enjoys life because she has found her perfect place in it.
May on the other hand is far from satisfied. She hates her job and has to live a life wich is far from her choice.

This contrast between the two lifes of Momo and May shows that not everything is always nice and fine for the AI´s in the QC-verse. They have to cope with everday-life and this is not always as simple as Momos life. So it is pretty much like the human life after all. How many people have the perogative to live the life they would chooce? Not everyone.

So this strip levels Momos story out. A fine contrast to the positive story of the last days. And a perfect plot twist.
I like it.  8-)

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« Last Edit: 17 May 2015, 08:00 by Timemaster »
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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #192 on: 17 May 2015, 06:23 »

Oh, and last I checked, ZoeB, probation and parole (what we call Community Corrections in Wisconsin) are government-run entities. And I can guarantee you that we don't profit from them at all.
In fact it's illegal under Wisconsin law to run private prisons, right?

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Walker, like many state legislators during this time, argued that private prisons cost less yet deliver the same quality as their public counterparts.

Decades of research, however, have shown the opposite to be true: across the country, private prisons have been plagued by lax security, falsifying records to cover up understaffing, rampant prisoner mistreatment, and in many cases actually cost taxpayers more money than public prisons.

Private prisons also have a clear incentive to increase prison populations—in fact, most private prisons demand a “lockup quota” whereby the state guarantees that most private prison beds will be filled (or would pay for unused beds if crime rates dip). The quota is typically 90 percent, though in some instances can be as high as 100 percent.

Walker still wanted private prisons to play a big role in Wisconsin. But the tricky part was that Wisconsin laws forbid private prisons inside the state. So Walker found a pretty good work-around. In 1997, he voted to allow the Wisconsin Department of Corrections to ship inmates to private prisons in other states. This built off legislation Walker co-sponsored in 1995 that first allowed Wisconsin to ship inmates off to public prisons elsewhere.

Following the bill’s passage, when the DOC formally proposed a contract in 1998 to ship inmates to out-of-state private prisons, Walker was a vocal advocate, boasting online about his work on the matter. “This plan keeps inmates locked up and it saves taxpayers money,” Walker said.

Throughout 1990s and early 2000s, with Walker at the helm of the assembly’s Committee on Corrections and the Courts, Wisconsin shipped around 5,000 inmates to Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Minnesota. Most of the prisoners, along with almost $45 million in Wisconsin taxpayer money, went to private prisons operated by one company: the Corrections Corporation of America.

CCA is the largest private prison operator in the country, running more than sixty prisons with over 90,000 beds across the country, and generating $1.7 billion in revenue. It’s the biggest player in a private prison industry in the United States that has spent $45 million in the last decade on political contributions and lobbyists.
http://www.thenation.com/article/199369/how-scott-walker-built-career-sending-wisconsin-inmates-private-prisons

Yes. In fact, my former place of work was rumored to be a possible location for a for-profit prison sale. The problem is, the land surrounding it is state forest, and beyond the boundaries of the forest is homeland in the rolling hills of Waukesha - and million dollar homes.

Oh, and one other thing that isn't mentioned - the prisoners themselves won a legal challenge against the law allowing the DOC to move prisoners to a CCA-run facility out of state.
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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #193 on: 17 May 2015, 09:37 »

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I'm guessing we'll be seeing more Faye this week.

Either that or five days of Yelling Bird and Shebly. Either's good.
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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #194 on: 20 May 2015, 00:26 »

Aha, thank you!

Thanking someone for posting a TV Tropes link... May God have mercy on your soul.

Ha, I didn't even look at the TV Tropes link -- jwhouk's explanation said everything I needed to know.  :-D
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Re: WCDT 2957-2961 (11-15 May 2015)
« Reply #195 on: 20 May 2015, 15:48 »

We were still getting them in the Bookshop I worked in before it went belly up a couple of years ago, so assume that Magazines are still available.
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