Crowded Prisons, Unions, and CA Three Strikes: Why We Can't Just Build More Cages

This video provides a unique overview of California's prison problem.  California's philosophy appears to be lock them up and throw away the key.  The bulk of California's prisoners are imprisoned for non-violent drug offenses.  The Three Strikes Law is briefly examined, along with so-called 'mandatory sentencing' guidelines.  Simply throwing money at the problem -- hiring more prison guards and building more prisons -- is not only a waste of money but, more importantly, doesn't work.