First US piracy trial since 1819 about to start in Norfolk, VA

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    First US piracy trial since 1819 about to start in Norfolk, VA

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    Too bad the worst they can get is true life. I say find a rope. We still have trees in downtown Norfolk.
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    Quote Originally Posted by paramedic70002 View Post
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    Too bad the worst they can get is true life. I say find a rope. We still have trees in downtown Norfolk.
    I'd volunteer for the firing squad.

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    actually it seems to me that instead of a tree, you could find a yardarm (not sure what that is but I think its found on a ship)


    on the other hand, I'll volunteer for the firing squad too (I'll even bring my own bullet if necessary)
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    Good point. The USS Wisconsin is permanently tied up right down the street. But probably Nauticus and the city wouldn't let them use it.
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    There are, IMO, a certain small handful of crimes that deserve instant elimination if caught "red" handed in the act. Uncertain if these five were dredged up in a small vessel nearby, or whether they were actually caught in the act amongst those repelled. If remnants of the pirates left from the attacking group, then hang 'em high; otherwise, trial.

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    Thoughts: Justifiable self defense (A.O.J.).
    Explain: How does disarming victims reduce the number of victims?
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