The USA loves to lock people up

I find it shocking and amazing that the USA has only about 5% of the earth’s population, but almost 25% of the earth’s prisoners. Can you believe that? What are all these people doing wrong?

[From Inmate Count in U.S. Dwarfs Other Nations’ – New York Times]

You would think that after a recent gallop poll on the opinion of US citizens that the majority of prisoners would be atheists and scientologists. They hate them!!!

Americans Have Net-Positive View of U.S. Catholics and hate atheists

Religion makes perfect sense, as the following comic from Rudis Muiznieks over at indicates…