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If your paper hadn't been so negligent about investigating the escalating violence, neglect, and despair in the state prisons under Chuck Ryan, you may be singing a different tune - homicide and suicides doubled almost as soon as Brewer appointed him. Many of the prisoners there don't belong there, either - like Shannon Palmer, who got three years for climbing a utility tower to be closer to God, and ended up murdered by his cellie. In fact, for every one mentally ill persons Arizona puts in the state hospital, nearly ten more are put behind bars in our jails and prisons - we are second only to nevada for being the worst in the country in that regard. The $25 fee is just symptomatic of how prisoners and their families have been exploited and abused by Chuck all along - he really doesn't care about his responsibilities to any of us, except for what he can extort from us.Sep 9, 2011