Most imprisoned population in the world?
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The United States of America. A substantial
percentage of that population is caused by
the insane drug war on Americans (which
accounts, due to direct drug offenses, for
about 1/5th of state prisoners and about one-
half of federal prisoners, not including all
the prisoners/crime indirectly resulting from
the drug war on Americans).

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February 28, 2008
  http://tinyurl.com/2x7p6v
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Excerpt:

... the United States leads the world in both
the number and the percentage of residents
it incarcerates ...

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Pew Center Report
 http://www.pewcenteronthestates.org/uploadedFiles/One%20in%20100.pdf?sid=ST2008022803016
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