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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by tiger76 » Sat May 23, 2020 2:38 pm

If there's a court case pending it's probably best for people not to comment or for the mods to close this thread.

Let the justice system take it's course and wait for the outcome.
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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by Blackrod » Sat May 23, 2020 5:43 pm

There really is an underclass in this country. A life sentence = up for parole after 15 years. Meals made for them, tv, probably games consoles etc. Just get rid of them.
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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by pushpinpussy » Sat May 23, 2020 5:58 pm

When did England and Wales get rid of the presumption of innocence

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by tim_noone » Sat May 23, 2020 6:05 pm

Blackrod wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 5:43 pm
There really is an underclass in this country. A life sentence = up for parole after 15 years. Meals made for them, tv, probably games consoles etc. Just get rid of them.
I'd guess the guy? That pulled the trigger will get minimum 30 years in jail along with the one who Loaded it.

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by Blackrod » Sat May 23, 2020 6:18 pm

Doubt anyone will do anywhere near 30 years. Even so that would mean the oldest out at 69 or the youngest at 54. A daughter has been lost forever. If they are not being put to death they need flogging with a whip and sentenced to hard labour.

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by Chester Perry » Sat May 23, 2020 6:19 pm

for want of clarification to anyone who may be interested - Islam falls under the umbrella of Abrahamic faith along with Judaism and Christianity. that makes the teachings of the Torah/Old Testament "common" as said in the Qu'ran. Consequently, teachings such as the 10 Commandments (No 6 being Thou shalt not kill) are shared though spoken of in slightly different terms (much like the different Jewish and Christian traditions. Islam makes no direct reference to the 10 commandments but holds very similar guidance (and not just through Ramadan)

https://abuaminaelias.com/ten-commandments-in-islam/

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by Rileybobs » Sat May 23, 2020 6:21 pm

Blackrod wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 6:18 pm
Doubt anyone will do anywhere near 30 years. Even so that would mean the oldest out at 69 or the youngest at 54. A daughter has been lost forever. If they are not being put to death they need flogging with a whip and sentenced to hard labour.
How civilised.

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by tim_noone » Sat May 23, 2020 6:26 pm

Blackrod wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 6:18 pm
Doubt anyone will do anywhere near 30 years. Even so that would mean the oldest out at 69 or the youngest at 54. A daughter has been lost forever. If they are not being put to death they need flogging with a whip and sentenced to hard labour.
Only In Saudi Arabia... our laws Say jail time. I do agree with your sentiment though.

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by evensteadiereddie » Sat May 23, 2020 7:17 pm

Rileybobs wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 6:21 pm
How civilised.
and odd.

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by Jakubclaret » Sat May 23, 2020 7:28 pm

The taxpayer needs to decide by a majority count on the punishment, when you spend your money on something you usually have the right to choose what you are paying for, the same should apply here, a fortune would be saved on MOJ costs with trials & appeals & prison costs, you would almost instantly reduce offending & repeat offending as a deterrent.

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by evensteadiereddie » Sat May 23, 2020 7:43 pm

Think it through, mate, think it through.

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by Jakubclaret » Sat May 23, 2020 7:47 pm

evensteadiereddie wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 7:43 pm
Think it through, mate, think it through.
I have, I’m not sure if that’s aimed at my post, the public are capable of putting a x in a box on a multiple choice of punishments, the most counts the offender gets the selected punishment.

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by evensteadiereddie » Sat May 23, 2020 7:50 pm

It is aimed at your post.

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by Swizzlestick » Sat May 23, 2020 7:54 pm

Jakubclaret wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 7:28 pm
The taxpayer needs to decide by a majority count on the punishment, when you spend your money on something you usually have the right to choose what you are paying for, the same should apply here, a fortune would be saved on MOJ costs with trials & appeals & prison costs, you would almost instantly reduce offending & repeat offending as a deterrent.
This would be a terrible idea.

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by Jakubclaret » Sat May 23, 2020 7:55 pm

evensteadiereddie wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 7:50 pm
It is aimed at your post.
You could try by explaining why it wouldn’t work? We decide democratically on politics at elections, why can’t we decide democratically on punishments for really serious offenders committing crimes.

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by Blackrod » Sat May 23, 2020 8:07 pm

Liberals don’t accept extremely harsh punishment. I accept they have different views. These types are intolerant of others views. A ‘life’ sentence that isn’t ‘rest of life’ is not worthy of the title. I strongly support capital punishment but it’s hardly odd and others can have their own views.

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by Jakubclaret » Sat May 23, 2020 8:21 pm

My idea would be 6 choices ranging from super soft to super hard, 6 choices, 2 from soft, 2 from medium, 2 from hard, the public could decide from a caution to capital punishment, issues like this the public need more involvement & input.

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by Rileybobs » Sat May 23, 2020 9:11 pm

Blackrod wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 8:07 pm
Liberals don’t accept extremely harsh punishment. I accept they have different views. These types are intolerant of others views. A ‘life’ sentence that isn’t ‘rest of life’ is not worthy of the title. I strongly support capital punishment but it’s hardly odd and others can have their own views.
Strange, as the Oxford dictionary definition of liberal is;

'Willing to respect or accept behaviour or opinions different from one's own; open to new ideas.'

I'm not sure you know what liberal means.

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by Rileybobs » Sat May 23, 2020 9:12 pm

Jakubclaret wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 8:21 pm
My idea would be 6 choices ranging from super soft to super hard, 6 choices, 2 from soft, 2 from medium, 2 from hard, the public could decide from a caution to capital punishment, issues like this the public need more involvement & input.
Fantastic idea, Jakub, even by your standards.

So we get a postal vote every time someone is found guilty of a crime. Sounds like good fun. Can't see any issues at all to be honest. Just a really well considered idea.

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by Jakubclaret » Sat May 23, 2020 9:17 pm

Rileybobs wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 9:12 pm
Fantastic idea, Jakub, even by your standards.

So we get a postal vote every time someone is found guilty of a crime. Sounds like good fun. Can't see any issues at all to be honest. Just a really well considered idea.
It would be for similar offences committed by the likes of hindley & Brady so the postal votes wouldn't be that often.

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by tim_noone » Sat May 23, 2020 9:24 pm

Blackrod wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 8:07 pm
Liberals don’t accept extremely harsh punishment. I accept they have different views. These types are intolerant of others views. A ‘life’ sentence that isn’t ‘rest of life’ is not worthy of the title. I strongly support capital punishment but it’s hardly odd and others can have their own views.
I'm pretty liberal....in this instance though it looks like an eye for an eye scenario...

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by mdd2 » Sat May 23, 2020 9:34 pm

This lady who was killed could have expected to live another 65 years or so. The people who are responsible for her death should therefore not enjoy freedom for the same length of time.
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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by Belial » Sun May 24, 2020 12:22 am

Bring back capital punishment

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by Swizzlestick » Sun May 24, 2020 12:23 am

Belial wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 12:22 am
Bring back capital punishment
Thankfully, that will never happen.

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by Swizzlestick » Sun May 24, 2020 12:25 am

Jakubclaret wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 8:21 pm
My idea would be 6 choices ranging from super soft to super hard, 6 choices, 2 from soft, 2 from medium, 2 from hard, the public could decide from a caution to capital punishment, issues like this the public need more involvement & input.
Only just seen this. Mental.

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by Jakubclaret » Sun May 24, 2020 12:38 am

Swizzlestick wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 12:25 am
Only just seen this. Mental.
Please explain why you think it’s mental?

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by TVC15 » Sun May 24, 2020 12:47 am

Jakubclaret wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 12:38 am
Please explain why you think it’s mental?
It’s a good job we have the Covid thread or else a lot more people might actually see what you actually posted.
And please don’t ask me to explain why it’s a batshit crazy idea - it’s pretty self explanatory.

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by Swizzlestick » Sun May 24, 2020 12:48 am

Jakubclaret wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 12:38 am
Please explain why you think it’s mental?
Letting the public vote on potential criminal punishments is insane on every conceivable level.

Justice should never, ever be governed by emotion.
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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by Jakubclaret » Sun May 24, 2020 12:56 am

Swizzlestick wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 12:48 am
Letting the public vote on potential criminal punishments is insane on every conceivable level.

Justice should never, ever be governed by emotion.
It’s more democratic than 1 judge with a fixed mind sentencing, this way you get a large variety of people deciding upon the multiple choice selections, the multiple choice selections will cover variety, it’s a fair system not governed by just emotion you will have the overview of the nature of the crime before deciding upon any selections, justice should work for everyone.

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by Tall Paul » Sun May 24, 2020 12:57 am

lol Jakub

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by Jakubclaret » Sun May 24, 2020 1:00 am

Tall Paul wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 12:57 am
lol Jakub
Constructive response, No convincing argument exists why the public shouldn’t be able to decide upon the punishments.

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by Swizzlestick » Sun May 24, 2020 1:12 am

Mate.

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by Tall Paul » Sun May 24, 2020 1:31 am

Jakubclaret wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 1:00 am
Constructive response, No convincing argument exists why the public shouldn’t be able to decide upon the punishments.
lol Jakub

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by Wile E Coyote » Sun May 24, 2020 2:08 am

its a northern mill town with great industrial heritage, murdering a teenager in broad daylight due to some shabby feud deserves death penalty. put simply, it should never have happened.no tolerance is the best approach. disgrace to the community.
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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by Damo » Sun May 24, 2020 3:12 am

I cant work out if Jakubclaret is an amazing troll account or just absolutely mental
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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by Stanbill05 » Sun May 24, 2020 6:44 am

This thread is the best possible demonstration why the public couldn’t be trusted with decisions on justice. Some people are bonkers and don’t know it. X factor type phone ins to decide if the Muslims are put to death? What could possibly go wrong?

I agree that prison should be tougher, but to achieve that would cost significantly more money per head than we currently spend. Not exactly a vote winner to throw more resource at prisoners at the expense of other stuff- or maybe it is?

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by evensteadiereddie » Sun May 24, 2020 9:03 am

We lock up more people than any other country in W. Europe, most of our prisons are outdated and packed. We need a thorough appraisal of who we are locking up and why. Far too many prisoners are the mentally ill, drug-addled or generally inadequate.
Invest in decent support systems for those types, freeing up the prisons for the scumbags like the killers of this lass.

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by Jakubclaret » Sun May 24, 2020 9:53 am

I don't understand why certain people are so opposed to the honest hardworking taxpayer deciding for himself/herself where there money is getting spent after all they've earnt it, too many people are out on license roaming the streets or incarcerated in the system longterm. It's only deciding when the guilts been established beyond doubt, you've actually got something similar with a jury deciding upon the guilt but not sentencing, so we can trust a mixed jury to make a more important decision but we can't entrust the general public to make less of a important decision which costs them there own money, I'm bonkers you couldn't make it up :roll:

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by TheFamilyCat » Sun May 24, 2020 9:57 am

Jakubclaret wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 7:28 pm
The taxpayer needs to decide by a majority count on the punishment, when you spend your money on something you usually have the right to choose what you are paying for, the same should apply here, a fortune would be saved on MOJ costs with trials & appeals & prison costs, you would almost instantly reduce offending & repeat offending as a deterrent.
I actually agree with this. I would like to vote that the punishment for people who break lockdown rules to go and buy non-essential paint should be that they have to drink the full tin of paint on front of a crowd of 100 members of covid victims families. Once public gatherings are allowed again, of course.
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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by Jakubclaret » Sun May 24, 2020 10:03 am

TheFamilyCat wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 9:57 am
I actually agree with this. I would like to vote that the punishment for people who break lockdown rules to go and buy non-essential paint should be that they have to drink the full tin of paint on front of a crowd of 100 members of covid victims families. Once public gatherings are allowed again, of course.
Get with the programme, you obviously missed the ideas intentions of postal votes deciding upon the likes of Huntley & sutcliffe & suchlike, but it makes more sense to keep them locked up forever at the taxpayers expenses when I daresay the majority would choose a cheaper permanent fix, mental indeed!

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by TheFamilyCat » Sun May 24, 2020 10:06 am

Jakubclaret wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 10:03 am
Get with the programme, you obviously missed the ideas intentions of postal votes deciding upon the likes of Huntley & sutcliffe & suchlike, but it makes more sense to keep them locked up forever at the taxpayers expenses when I daresay the majority would choose a cheaper permanent fix, mental indeed!
"Get with the programme". Tremendous stuff!

Remind me, when is Sutcliffe getting out?

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by Blackrod » Sun May 24, 2020 10:08 am

Rileybobs wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 9:11 pm
Strange, as the Oxford dictionary definition of liberal is;

'Willing to respect or accept behaviour or opinions different from one's own; open to new ideas.'

I'm not sure you know what liberal means.

This is the point. You can’t accept that others have different views to yours. I do.

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by Top Claret » Sun May 24, 2020 10:19 am

I think in America that it is three strikes and you get banged up for life, we need to put the same procedure in place for certain crimes

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by Rileybobs » Sun May 24, 2020 10:21 am

Blackrod wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 10:08 am
This is the point. You can’t accept that others have different views to yours. I do.
No, the point is that you said liberals are intolerant of other people’s views. Which is exactly the opposite of the definition of liberal. So I don’t think you understand what liberal means. Using the term in a derogatory manner always amuses me as well as I can’t see anything negative about being liberal.

And disagreeing with others views is not the same as not accepting those views. Where have I shown that I can’t accept others views?

I accept that you want us to live in an uncivilised society where prisoners are flogged with a whip, that’s your view and you’re perfectly entitled to it. Although maybe you would be better served moving to such a country, you have that choice.

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by Blackrod » Sun May 24, 2020 10:29 am

I don’t need to move because I support both Corporal and Capital Punishment. It doesn’t upset me either that other people don’t support these types of punishment. Someone who has butchered or murdered an innocent person deserves a harsh punishment imo. I accept that others think that games consoles, tv, therapy and the possibility of release after 15 years is appropriate although I can’t relate to it. Now toodle pip and jog on bag to your dictionary.

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by Bordeauxclaret » Sun May 24, 2020 10:43 am

Games consoles in prisons really get to people don’t they.

Right up there with poor people having big TVs.
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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by Burnley1989 » Sun May 24, 2020 10:47 am

Bordeauxclaret wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 10:43 am
Games consoles in prisons really get to people don’t they.

Right up there with poor people having big TVs.
Don’t forget people leasing nice cars :lol: 🚙

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by Rileybobs » Sun May 24, 2020 10:48 am

Blackrod wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 10:29 am
I don’t need to move because I support both Corporal and Capital Punishment. It doesn’t upset me either that other people don’t support these types of punishment. Someone who has butchered or murdered an innocent person deserves a harsh punishment imo. I accept that others think that games consoles, tv, therapy and the possibility of release after 15 years is appropriate although I can’t relate to it. Now toodle pip and jog on bag to your dictionary.
Touched a nerve? I thought I was the one unaccepting of others views but I’m supposed to jog on because you don’t agree with mine, interesting. If you’re going to throw around terms like ‘liberal’ as way to criticise someone then you really should know what the word means.

I also think that someone who has butchered or murdered an innocent person deserves a harsh punishment. I think we agree there. It’s just that I think that taking away someone’s freedom for the rest of their life is a harsh punishment where as you think that flogging them with a whip is more appropriate. I accept your view, I’m not sure why you’re claiming I don’t? I just think it’s hideous.

Love this idea that having games consoles and tv represents luxury as well. Prison is about rehabilitation. Most prisoners will rightly be released at some stage so I would suggest it’s important that they are mentally and physically prepared to reintegrate into society. This is in everyone’s benefit. If giving them access to basic facilities like a tv or medical therapy then so be it.

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by FactualFrank » Sun May 24, 2020 10:56 am

Top Claret wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 10:19 am
I think in America that it is three strikes and you get banged up for life, we need to put the same procedure in place for certain crimes
In certain states such as Alabama, yeah. You can be caught smoking cannabis on 3 separate occasions and be locked up for 25+ years.

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Re: Drive by shooting

Post by ClaretFelix » Sun May 24, 2020 10:58 am

Whilst acknowledging that prisons have a part to play in the rehabilitation of offenders, and assisting with their integration back into society on their release, the idea of them is surely to punish them for crimes they have been convicted of by a jury of their peers.
The deprivation of their liberty should serve as exactly that, without the luxuries they have access to on the outside.

The prime function of prisons should be about safeguarding the public from these inmates, whether they are on shorter sentences due to their light fingered nature, in taking things that don't belong to them, sell drugs to vulnerable addicts, or the extreme sentences handed down to those who have a propensity to vioently assault others or that take the life of another.

As for the release on licence half way through a sentence, I find this absolutely perplexing. Why not just sentence them to that period of time and be done with it, instead of trying to pull the wool over the eyes of poor victims and claiming a job well done when lengthy sentences handed out.

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