Mixed Up Priorities?

Dear Editor,

I quote the Jennings Daily News of Feb. 15, 2013 Headline: “State asked to assist with Jail Funding”

Maybe a better idea would be to contact the U. S State Department for assistance.

According to a recent news article, “U. S. plans to build two prisons in Haiti”, the U. S. Embassy there announced that the U. S. government is planning to build two prisons in Haiti’s countryside that will cost up to $10,000,000

These two jails are to be built in a country where many people are still living in tents and cardboard shelters with little or no sanitary facilities. Wouldn’t you think that building decent housing would come before new jails?

Is the American government mixed up on its priorities or what?

It would be nice to have just a part of that money to help build a new jail in Jeff Davis Parish, Louisiana.

Richard Boisture,

Jennings

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