The Agonist points to just one problem we're seeing more and more of due to the diversion of resources to prisons:
Let's See If I Understand . . .
. . . this correctly: we have tainted spinach, peanut butter, cat food and toothpaste. Right? So why then do they want to cut the FDA's budget?
Our debate in corr sent has always been warped by the insistence that the only "public safety" that is worth funding is that provided by more incarceration. Meanwhile, people suffer and die, and more will in the future, while we tunnel-vision and pretend we're doing all we can to keep people truly safe.