http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21180419/page/5/MR. RUSSERT:...How much does it cost to go to Harvard University for a year?
MR. KOPPEL: It’s, it’s like $43,200.
MR. RUSSERT: And how much does it cost to house a prisoner in the California penal system?
MR. KOPPEL: Forty-three thousand. However, when the, when they let you out on parole, they hand you $200 bucks. So I think it’s, I think it’s a dead wash.
...We have more people in prison in this country than any other nation in the world.[continued]