How to cure our ills in the US

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by 'Ol Grandad, Sep 26, 2020.

  1. Lt. Donn

    Lt. Donn PSO Survivor. currently in NW Georgia

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    Nope...no fixing this...at least not for the long-term. We are following in the footsteps of all the once-great and now failed dynasties...Greek, Roman etc.
    And it is the WELFARE STATE that caused each to fail, and will consume us as well.
    I can only take comfort in having lived during the greatest time to be an American.
     
  2. syntaxerrorsix

    syntaxerrorsix Anti-Federalist CLM

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  3. hogfish

    hogfish Señor Member

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    I was thinking of the Roman thing about an hour ago.
     
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    We need a purge.
     
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  5. Inyo Tim

    Inyo Tim Senior Moment

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    Both political camps are thinking the same thing.
     
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  6. hogfish

    hogfish Señor Member

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    They thought of it first.
     
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  7. Deltic

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    Well finally there is something we agree on!
     
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  8. thewitt

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    A few changes and enforcement of laws in this country would change things very quickly.

    Kill someone in the course of a crime, death penalty - carried out in 30 days, no appeal.

    Use a gun in the commission of a crime, life in prison no parole.

    Prison is not for rehab, it's for punishment. Do away with all the perks in prisons and reduce the sentences. No parole. Serve your time, do work in prison that benefits society.

    These changes would go a long way towards fixing things in this country.

    Prison is not punishment today for real criminals. It has turned into this because the "sensitive liberals" think that prison is horrible and no one should ever go there. They don't see the value of a deterrent, so prison is no longer a deterrent for criminals...
     
  9. 'Ol Grandad

    'Ol Grandad Director of civil unrest

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    I was telling my Wife the other day, I wish they'd bring back chain gangs.
     
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    Sanction with extreme prejudice the ones causing our current angst.
     
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  11. Doc Holliday

    Doc Holliday CLM

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    We used to hang people in this country for stealing cows or a horse. Nowadays, you can kill someone in broad daylight, right in front of everyone else, and walk away. Just ask the parents of Kate Steinle.

    Disgusting.
     
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  12. GeorgiaGlocker

    GeorgiaGlocker Philippians 4: 6-7

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    Jesus is the only answer.
     
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  13. AK_Stick

    AK_Stick AAAMAD

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    You say that, yet I suspect that only applies to people who’s politics you agree with......
     
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    A large asteroid.
     
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    Shtop being pushies.
     
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    I came here because I heard there would be beatings....
     
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  17. ThatGuyYouKnow

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    Me first!

    Wait, wut...?
     
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  18. 'Ol Grandad

    'Ol Grandad Director of civil unrest

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    Stay tuned.
     
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    Is the dumpster guy from the gym on his way?
     
  20. thewitt

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    Caning in Singapore is a very good deterrent, and a great form of actual punishment as well...

    They are public, and as part of their education, school kids all go on a field trip to observe one... it's an event you will never forget.
     
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