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Re: The Living and the Dead
On Sun, 15 Sep 1996, jim bell wrote:
> How would an AP-type system treat Robert McNamara? He'd be dead in a
> second. To those who say, "What good would this do?" I respond: Anyone in
Kind of kills the betting pool, doesn't it?
> the American government today who is considering an adventure which MIGHT
> turn into another Vietnam should be deterred by the knowledge that sometime,
> in 30 minutes or 30 years, he could be killed for what he did. Robert
> McNamara, presumably, did what he did because he thought he'd never be
> punished. The best way to deter future governmental abuse is to remind
> these people that they _will_ be punished.
> Jim Bell
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