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I found a very interesting half baked idea by a redditor in
response to new harsh privacy invading laws after the Paris
> If they want to make a new law they should make one
says no new laws are allowed to be made immediately
following a national tragedy.
This would give
the media the time to recover their posture
and provide proper critical look at laws that are usually
ramroaded during these kinds of periods.
original comment by No_big_whoop
[mofosyne, Nov 17 2015]
||A nother option would be to pass a law saying that
new laws can only be enacted after a 9 month delay.
||//no new laws are allowed to be made immediately following a national tragedy//
||So instead we should spend that time debating the meaning of the word "immediately"?
||Shirley this just a hardware fix. Simply
applying two electrodes to politico's lower legs
and applying a modest current somehow
geared to the news?
||[+] ... although you do realize that we should probably wait
a few months before enacting the "anti-kneejerk act" to
follow the spirit of this new legislation.
||Darn, I thought a loophole had been found to the Patellar reflex.
||The crisis is ever the friend of the state.
||A mere Law wouldn't be good enough, because the same
knee-jerk reaction that might pass a bad law could also
overturn a simple anti-kneejerk Law. This Idea needs to be
at the level of a Constitutional-Amendment in its