Agreed, the prison system is a csh register, privatized incarceration has a price tag and a quota.
Yes, the suppliers, as in evidence there are the wholesalers ( CIA) and friends. They were exposed in a congressioanal hearing after nam ended, Winter Soldiers hearings. Congressional investigation and soldiers testimony combined proved beyond a shadow of a doubt, the CIA ran the Golden Triangle opium trade.
Though congress proved this , nothing was done.
A friend of mine, Sgt. Paul Withers green beret gave testimony, he had provided security for the Laotian tribe he controlled and for landing strips for the CIA. Recruited, or what they refer to as TDY, he followed orders and needless to say after some soul searching came to the conclusion the Big Dogs were not patriots, he felt whored out and requested regular duty, was sent to nam was wounded and about lost his leg, shorlty after was pentioned off. He is among the missing for well over a decade.
The Agency has a free pass, Oly North was one more in a long line of shiitbags, this guy was a very clever sociopath, The Contra affair. A bud of mine trained under him in ranger school, he watched as Oly tossed a man with full gear out of a chopper at over 4 meters above ground level. A sadistic clever physco.
They wholesale the drugs and allow their *loyal mafias to distribute, their competition are those hit by the War on Drugs, DEA,DOD, SP.OPS, etc.Example- Remember Noreiga, he knew everything, and tons of money traficers had been told was a safe in his haven W/ their dirty money..was confiscated.
The innercircle has the power to accomplish anything they so choose.