Friday, 5 May 2017

Age discrimination

I have a feeling that old people are under-represented in our prison population. This amounts to an ageist discrimination and should be addressed with some urgency.

So, I propose that it should be made illegal to be old

If you are found to be old when stopped by the Police, you will be given a warning. If you are still old when stopped a second time you will be sentenced to five years in prison and all your ill gotten gains will be forfeit to the Government. 

This means that there will be a steady stream of houses to sell which will bring in useful revenue and also stimulate the economy in difficult times. 

Furthermore, old folks in prison will no doubt exert a calming effect on the young criminals, so the system as a whole will benefit.

You will be eligible for release if you can prove to the parole board that you are no longer old. 

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