Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Saturday, January 19, 2019

Those basics can add up. Reuters viewed a copy of the center's commissary price list. It shows detainees are charged $11.02 for a 4 oz. tube of Sensodyne toothpaste, available on Amazon.com for $5.20. Dove soap priced at $2.44 at the commissary is available for just over a dollar at Target. A 2.5 oz tube of Effergrip denture cream that sells for $4.99 at Walmart is $7.12 at the commissary.



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No different than any jail, prisoners are extorted for everything over the absolute basics required by law.
Phone calls especially.

#1 | Posted by kingcuke at 2019-01-20 06:50 AM | Reply

US Prisoners are price gouged on everything. Where is that outrage?

#2 | Posted by gracieamazed at 2019-01-20 09:17 AM | Reply

I'd support a politician that would tackle this issue.

#3 | Posted by visitor_ at 2019-01-21 12:39 AM | Reply

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