Our justice system imposes many punishments that far outweigh the crime. Punishment should be proportional to the crime, fair and humane. The rights of all, even prisoners, must be respected. Prisons should be as safe, clean, and humane as possible.
College tuition is rising because of simple supply and demand. As the demand for college degrees increases, colleges raise tuition because they cannot increase enrollment. Lax and easily available federal government tuition loans drive costs up even more.