Today's system of capital punishment tolerates many inequalities and injustices. The common arguments for the death penalty are filled with holes. Imposing the death penalty is expensive and time consuming. Each year billions of dollars are spent to sentence criminals to death. Perhaps the most frequently raised argument against capital punishment is that of its cost.
For example, if the maximum prison term for armed robbery is 15 years and that conviction is doubled, the city has to pay for an extra 15 years of housing to inmates. That would be over $300,000 just for one inmate. This is one of the reasons we are so broke now. Another reason why I feel this is a bad bill is because I don’t think this idea will deter the rate of this crime. Minorities or bums are more likely to commit these crimes.
If the company continues to loose billions of dollars year after year adjustments need to be made somewhere, so the concentration should be put in the plants that are successful and slow production in the lagging plants or just simply close down. Second I would choose to reduce the SUV and truck lines because of the high gas prices throughout the country simply because the smaller cars would be more gas efficient, more cost efficient, and a lot of money being lost through the lack of being able to sell the expensive SUV’s which also doubles in cost to fill up and drive on a daily basis. Most Americans are buying the smaller cars because of the recession or the public opinion that we are in a recession. Third, would be to go ahead and sell the premium automobile group to somebody that would be able to make use and profit off of the lack of sales year after year. Cars like Jaguar and especially Aston Martins which are one of the most expensive cars in the world, don’t really sell on a large scale in the US except for the wealthy percentage of the population, so selling the premium automobile group should be a good business decision especially since the PAG group doesn’t fit the way Ford intended their business to be operated.
This number is 25.1% of total Greece employment. The age group which was affected the most were people from 15-24 years of age (bbc.co.uk, 11-OCT-12). The reason why banks went bankrupt is because people don’t play taxes so when banks need help from governments the governments doesn’t have enough money to fund the banks. The economy of Greece is only surviving on international bailouts which doesn’t seems to last longer so Athens will be imposed using austerity measures for the return of money. This Greece can be a very serious threat to globalization.
However this music distribution change has come with a cost to recording industries and artists as the music industry believed they lost billions a year to pirating through sites and peer to peer network (p.10) Before ITunes came to the industry, many music record industries tried a number of approaches to response and curtail illegal pirating of music such as they demand restriction on computer’s CD-copying abilities and embedding anti-copying codes in CDs. However, most efforts backfired; Consumers do not like to purchase CDs that could only play only on standard player and not on computers, car systems and portable players (p.8). Their renting systems have also failed as consumers do not like to have limited ownership over the music (p.8) --- ITunes provide a better solution to artists and record companies and meet their needs by offering a legal and profitable route (p.9).Apple get five major labels, which are network hub, to back ITunes up by licensing a
I truly believe if the age requirements were to be lowered than most of the young people that go to jail for underage drinking will be reduced by allot. If you look at the past 10 years and look at the charts you would notice that the US have the most underage drinkers arrested than any other crime that is committed which is ridiculous. Why is it that an adult of the age 18 can go to war but then yet can’t purchase and drink alcohol? If law makers can only use this
It has been stated enforcing SB 1070 is costing Arizona over 141 million dollars. Additionally, Arizona’s financial crisis must endure the boycotts, protests, uprisings, court litigations, and economic sanctions to repeal such a ridiculous law. According to Republican congressman Raul Grijalva, Arizona is in a bigger dark hole economically now than prior to the enforcement of SB 1070. Arizona has lost billions of dollars in trade retail sales, visitations, and tourism all from this law (Grijalva). In her research study conducted at the University of Arizona, Judith Gans concluded that the total fiscal cost of all immigrants was approximately $1.4 billion in 2004.
In this essay I will discuss how this statement is widely recognised as fact, however how it may have less value in today’s society than for example 100 years ago, and how in some cases it may not be so, and if so how it could alter the future? Millions of pounds get pumped into prisons every year, and they require a substantial amount of funding to be maintained. Specifically, a recent statistic has shown that the government have decided to spend £1.2 billion on 10,500 new prisons by next year. It also costs the state thousands a year to sentence people and to maintain prisoners. To put simple, prisons cost an awful lot.
Not to mention they will be less physically fit. The third statistic that causes me concern is that Obesity-related medical conditions cost our nation nearly $150 billion every year and account for 16 to 18 percent of our total healthcare costs. A sedentary life style is wasting money that our nation could be using for other causes. Another statistic that concerns me is that those who are obese have medical costs that are $1,429 more than those of normal weight on average. This is not good considering the fact that the money on individual people is being wasted because people aren't living a healthy life style and will have less financial freedom.
States held an estimated 250,900 drug offenders in 2003. That means it costs states approximately $16,948,295 per day to imprison drug offenders, or $6.1 Billion per year. (American) The French organization OGD points out the deeper economic impact from the eventual release of American drug felons: according to some estimates some 3.5 million prisoners will be released between now and 2010, and an additional 500,000 each year thereafter. “Such a large-scale release of unskilled people - most of them cannot even read and write - will have a negative impact on wages, which are already low in deprived urban areas, due to a massive influx of men desperate to get a job; especially, since the reform of the welfare system in 1996 severely reduced felons’ access to welfare money.