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Friday's Quote of the Day

10:04 UK time, Friday, 6 June 2008

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"The screws no longer wear studded boots... they wear moccasins and gel their hair" - Notorious inmate Charles Bronson on how prison has gone soft.

bronson.gifIn a letter to Inside Time, Bronson says inmates today don't realise how well treated they are with "TV, radios, CDs, carpets, curtains, flasks, own clothes, open visits, phone calls, gym, pool, canteen - even the food is not so bad". After 34 years behind bars - 30 in solitary confinement - he counts himself as an authority on the matter.
More details (Daily Telegraph)

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