Did you know that California has a state association of hostage negotiators? There is that many hostage situations that they require such a large number of hostage negotiators? Insane!
Gov. Arnie signed a bill to give the women that was held hostage for 18 years 20 million dollars of the California taxpayers money at a time when the state is on the verge of bankruptcy! Insane!
Hostage negotiators - yes, insane. Why don't we just keep 'em talking until we can take them out with snipers? If we can do it from a small open boat on the ocean we can do it from an immovable building for a platform.
$20 million dollars - perhaps not insane. I haven't seen much on that case, but think I saw something that implicates the state in some responsibility. Might be a smart move to nip it in the bud before it becomes 20 Billion through our wonderful court system.
Well here's the deal. She will never have a normal life. People will try to bilk her out of it. They will lie and cheat their way into her life and 5 will get you 10 she'll die penniless.
And that's assuming she can ever cash the IOU's from California.
But you're right - someone held hostage that long (I think she's young?) has no real protection against the world and it's thieves. She just won't understand what they're doing to her. Nevertheless if the states does indeed share in the culpability the people of California owe her the best shot at a normal life they can give her, and money is all they can offer. I would suggest an annuity or something...but...overseen by California? That'd be a joke!
There is allot that happens, beyond our control, that makes no common sense. This is insane!
by Susan Reid5 years ago
In the midst of the 9/11 media coverage, this opinion piece by Kathleen Parker really stood out for me. Insanity. Partisanship as extreme sport.What do you think? Has our entire nation gone mad?I've excerpted. Here's...
by jerami5 years ago
Just thinking out loud again and in the spur of the moment, giving this little if any forethought.Hope you don't think that I am insane. Allow me to play Webster. You can play...
by SpanStar3 years ago
I'm a bit in the dark here. Having accepted a insanity plea what does that really mean?http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=hol … r+shooting
by eunoia697 years ago
UK woman jailed for over 30 years for killing her two teenage daughters. Considered by the court not to be mentally ill. Is that even possible? Can somebody kill another without being ill in the mind in some way?
by Neqodin7 years ago
This world seems to be getting worse. It's faster, more aggressive, over populated, under nourished, under resourced and now we're even bombing the moon!"When will it end?" I hear you cry.2012 according to...
Copyright © 2017 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.