Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Crime free crime!

Should criminals be given cash to deter crime?

4 comments:

Umbongo said...

Why not? If you're not going to punish them anyway (they're the real victims after all) what's the alternative? Also this would appeal to Mr Cameron since criminals suffer from relative poverty and thus are disadvantaged by the rest of us who work for a living.

Snafu said...

Umbongbo, are you sure you aren't working in Conservative Central Office!?!

Umbongo said...

Irony snafu irony!!

Anonymous said...

Surely that was exactly what happened in the old days (up until some time in the 60s. I think).
The (admittedly tiny number of) heroin addicts could register as addicts and get the dope from pharmacies.
RH