This is like saying a zero percent crime rate is bad for detectives
Hogwash. Laws are meant to punish when a behavior harms another's rights or life. Preventing crime just robs us of our rights/liberty.laws are meant to prevent as well as punish...
Last edited by Henrin; 04-02-11 at 06:17 PM.
"Never fear. Him is here" - Captain Chaos (Dom DeLuise), Cannonball Run
Mace Windu: Then our worst fears have been realized. We must move quickly if the Jedi Order is to survive.
That being said, it appears the objection is to a change in the law that looks back further than five years when looking at subsequent convictions. Now I don't know how that translates into real life, and I don't know in what context the state senator's objection was raised. Was he really trying to defend drunks and alcohol retailers? It's possible, but is it likely?
"He who does not think himself worth saving from poverty and ignorance by his own efforts, will hardly be thought worth the efforts of anybody else." -- Frederick Douglass, Self-Made Men (1872)
This thread should be merged with the Dumbest Congressman thread for a unified thread of a Hall of Shame political leaders.