Harsher punishments for youth who commit crimes.

Armageddon23
libertyforall

I think it is pertinent that we start to set examples for youth and instead of just giving them the proverbial "slap-on-the-wrist" we start treating them as they deserve to be treated. Firstly, their names most definitely should be printed in the news and spread throughout the media, I think society has the right to that knowledge. It's frightening to live amongst unknown criminals, who we could just as easily be made aware of. It would be wise, and fair to learn the identity of those young...

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Updated 12 Years Ago

Fast food and alcohol should be illegal.

libertyforall

FIRST I WILL TALK ABOUT FAST FOOD! One study has indicated that an abuser's risk of heart attack more than quadruples in the first hour after eating fast food. The researchers suggest that such an effect might occur from fast foods effect on blood pressure and heart rate and reduced oxygen-carrying capacity of blood. Some of fast foods adverse health effects may occur because the disgusting grease and other things in fast food impairs the immune system's ability to fight disease. In labora...

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12 Comments
Updated 12 Years Ago

Is there such thing as a truly selfless act?

libertyforall

This question randomly popped into my head once (not because of that friends episode) and I really thought about it for a while and at first came to the conclusion that no, there is no such thing as a truly selfless act. However, after some more thought and personnal experience, I realized there are definently selfless acts. For example, I was sleeping once and got a call from a friend who was stranded at a movie theater. I got out of bed and went to get her. I was tired, felt like crap and didn...

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5 Comments
Updated 12 Years Ago

Marijuana should be decriminalized.

libertyforall

Thirty-five years ago, the National Commission on Marijuana and Drug Abuse – chaired by former Pennsylvania Governor Raymond P. Shafer – recommended Congress amend federal law so that the use and possession of pot would no longer be a criminal offense. The Commission concluded: "The criminal law is too harsh a tool to apply to personal possession even in the effort to discourage use. … It implies an overwhelming indictment of the behavior which we believe is not appropriate. The actual and poten...

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3 Comments
Updated 12 Years Ago

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