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what the hell?

Discussion in 'News' started by RayNay, Nov 8, 2005.

  1. RayNay

    RayNay New Jack

    Joined: Sep 21, 2004 Messages: 90 Likes Received: 0
    Mayor: Sever Thumbs of Graffiti Artists

    By Associated Press
    Published November 5, 2005, 10:19 AM CST

    RENO, Nev. -- Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman has suggested that those who deface freeways with graffiti should have their thumbs cut off on television.

    Goodman, appearing Wednesday on the "Nevada Newsmakers" television show, said, "In the old days in France, they had beheading of people who commit heinous crimes.

    "You know, we have a beautiful highway landscaping redevelopment in our downtown. We have desert tortoises and beautiful paintings of flora and fauna. These punks come along and deface it.

    "I'm saying maybe you put them on TV and cut off a thumb," the mayor added. "That may be the right thing to do."

    Goodman also suggested that whippings or canings should be brought back for children who get into trouble.

    "I also believe in a little bit of corporal punishment going back to the days of yore, where examples have to be shown," Goodman said.

    "I'm dead serious," said Goodman, adding, "Some of these (children) don't learn. You have got to teach them a lesson, and this is coming from a criminal defense lawyer."

    "They would get a trial first," he added.

    Another panelist on the show, Howard Rosenberg, a state university system regent, responded by saying that cutting off the thumbs of taggers won't solve the problem and Goodman should "use his head for something other than a hat rack."

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  2. Euro

    Euro New Jack

    Joined: Apr 9, 2005 Messages: 31 Likes Received: 0
    i saw this the other day. here is a picture of goodman that was with the article when i saw it

    Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman says he was serious about his suggestion to cut off the thumbs of graffiti taggers on TV. "
  3. RumPuncher

    RumPuncher Elite Member

    Joined: Jul 4, 2005 Messages: 4,500 Likes Received: 5

    "you found another thumb?"
  4. dumy

    dumy Veteran Member

    Joined: Oct 8, 2004 Messages: 5,056 Likes Received: 0
    haha..those damn taggers!!!

    cheezus...get a fucking life..maybe cut down on the rampant prostitution, racketeering and violent crime in your area first guy..
  5. CACashRefund

    CACashRefund 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Oct 8, 2004 Messages: 14,171 Likes Received: 272
    graffiti is the cause of those problems, dont you know guy? do a little research first geez...
  6. RumPuncher

    RumPuncher Elite Member

    Joined: Jul 4, 2005 Messages: 4,500 Likes Received: 5
    if graffiti leads to prostitution....

    most of ch.zero STILL isn't getting laid.

  7. Dawood

    Dawood Elite Member

    Joined: May 8, 2002 Messages: 4,677 Likes Received: 146
    if you write on my house I'm taking off the whole hand, buddy....

  8. YourSistersAssCookie

    YourSistersAssCookie Banned

    Joined: Oct 9, 2005 Messages: 924 Likes Received: 0
    fuck it if he mayor wants to cut of graffiti writers fingers and hands.
    whats is out look on child molesters and rapists?
    I think he has a warped sense of values if he is so concerned with graff.
    theres alot of other fucked up shit going on out in Vegas that should get attention.
    my 2 cents
  9. theGOON

    theGOON Member

    Joined: Jun 6, 2005 Messages: 502 Likes Received: 3
    i agree with the man. examples should be set. as a writer i obviously don't want my thumb cut off, but that would be seriously effective. i think we should cut the dicks off rapists and molesters....
  10. Soup

    Soup Elite Member

    Joined: Jul 24, 2002 Messages: 4,425 Likes Received: 283
    so RENO has had enough eh?
  11. SF1

    SF1 Elite Member

    Joined: Apr 25, 2003 Messages: 4,866 Likes Received: 5
    Is this guy in the late stages of Syphillis? (sp?)

    What is this country coming too? :tongue:
  12. gasfacevictm

    gasfacevictm 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Jul 29, 2003 Messages: 10,415 Likes Received: 707
    man, the last two elections are what it's been at.
    ohhhhhhh canadaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!
  13. dobsilla

    dobsilla Senior Member

    Joined: Jul 15, 2004 Messages: 2,015 Likes Received: 20
    take my thumbs, i can paint without them...
  14. RubbeRBand

    RubbeRBand Member

    Joined: Oct 14, 2003 Messages: 525 Likes Received: 0
    damn what the fuck is up with this country

    probably homeland security homo-E-jocks are reading this page

    But what the fuck!?! This sort of shit is acceptable in this country

    Yeah, let's torture people + yeah, let's cut the thumbs off of graffitti artists

    I hope to god that this mayor has a kid who writes graffitti