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Originally posted by Janky Red
What happened to the good ol days?
If you dumped people into a snake pit they would not want to be arrested again,
I think everyday should be a new punishment, spiders, broomsticks, acid, carcasses,
bloodbaths, Britney Spears "musics".
Amendment 8 - Cruel and Unusual Punishment. Ratified 12/15/1791.
Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.
Originally posted by Mr Music
I will not bee"fine" with him coming out and starting another church burning tour og Norway, but he won't.
I think he got the message that the Norwegian state/comunity do not tolerate church burning, besides he got to pay a lot of money to the insurance companies. I do not think he can afford to burn another church.
And by the way, no people got hurt when burned the churches.
Him beeing a murderer is a different story. The leagal system of Norway gave him the maximum penalty. He was put away for as long as possible, one can agree or disagre but that is the law in Norway.
You still don't get it - no one got hurt because HE GOT LUCKY that no one was in the building when he torched it.
Originally posted by OrphenFire
My wife is Norwegian. When your entire country has Vikings for ancestors, who praised one another for the spoils of unprovoked battles, raping of women, and killing of innocent children, of course you are going to reward those in your country who (finger quotations) "BREAK THE LAW".
Okay maybe I am being a little extreme, but seriously, the Vikings saw nothing wrong with mass killing, stealing, (insert every ten commandment here), so why would they punish people who still do things like this? It's their way of being politically correct.
"Gee, Sven... we can't just give these pure-blooded Odinsons a reward for behaving like a natural Viking while the rest of the world sees them as criminals... OR CAN WE???"
Remind me to buy a plane ticket to Norway where I will promptly commit a crime upon exiting the plane.
[edit on 5/3/2010 by OrphenFire]
Originally posted by free_form
reply to post by johnny2127
Where'd you get any of this information???
Norway does not have the highest suicide rate of the "industrialized world". Oh wait, you edited your post to say it has one of the highest rates... highest? Not really.
Here you go, guy.
See where Norway is on those lists?
The united states even has a higher male suicide rate than norway. In fact, the difference in suicide rates per 100,000 people between Norway and the US is negligible.
[edit on 3-5-2010 by free_form]
Originally posted by OrphenFire
When your entire country has Vikings for ancestors, who praised one another for the spoils of unprovoked battles, raping of women, and killing of innocent children, of course you are going to reward those in your country who (finger quotations) "BREAK THE LAW".
Originally posted by Raist
reply to post by anonymousproxy
False, I came from an abusive home. I am not nor have I ever raped, murdered, or molested a child. Never have I committed a felony nor have I lived in the prison system.
People as adults make choices; we are responsible for our own choices. It is no one else’s fault but my own if I commit a crime.