More on that Hardin, Montana prison. Sort of.

    The original story is here: the short version is that the town of Hardin took advantage of the Gitmo closing thing (back when the administration’s stated plan to close the place was still being taken seriously) to advertise its empty, brand-new correctional facility. Said facility has apparently been now taken over by a mysterious organization… but, alas for the conspiracy theorist living in all of | Read More »

    Montana town offers to take Gitmo detainees.

    Hardin, Montana – a very small, very poor town with a very new, very empty jail, is willing to take on the responsibility of holding Gitmo detainees: Hardin borrowed $27 million through bonds to build the Two Rivers Regional Correctional Facility in hopes of creating new employment opportunities. The jail was ready for prisoners two years ago, but has yet to house a single prisoner. | Read More »