Sources: U.S. Senate, New Scientist
quote: I like how you casually insert your libertarian views into your articles. I don't expect objectivity here but can you at least try to make it not so obvious?
quote: The incarceration rate in the United States of America is the highest in the world. As of 2009, the incarceration rate was 743 per 100,000 of national population (0.743%). In comparison, Russia had the second highest, at 577 per 100,000, Canada was 123rd in the world as 117 per 100,000, and China had 120 per 100,000.
quote: I like how you casually insert your libertarian views
quote: Are you suggesting in roundabout fashion that the libertarian party is the only facts-based party? :)
quote: Sure, it is a known stance that they take but to me (someone who is a straight-edge), I fully fail to see that as a major detriment that could prevent me from voting for one of their candidates.
quote: as I have observed, they tend to be far more factual and less emotional than both the Republican and Democratic parties.