Power of Story Send a Tweet        
- Advertisement -
OpEdNews Op Eds

Involuntary Appraisal

By   Follow Me on Twitter     Message allen finkelstein       (Page 1 of 1 pages)     Permalink

Related Topic(s): ; ; , Add Tags  Add to My Group(s)

View Ratings | Rate It


Author 28987
Become a Fan
  (4 fans)
- Advertisement -

January 17. 2011

I could scarcely believe my ears- Rudy Giuliani recommending and even chastising our society for not committing people like Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld and Karl Rove to "involuntary appraisal."  I actually agree wholeheartedly with the Mayor!  Imagine "involuntary appraisal," a sort of "Baker Act" or "BA 52" of the seriously mentally ill, people like Sharon Angle and Joyce Kaufman who advocate use of violence to solve political disagreements.  Sociopathic neoconservatives who would send Democratic campaign donors in chains to concentration camps as retribution for donations to an opposition party, other misanthropes who start wars against innocent populations to generate enormous profits for munition companies, insane politicians stealing funds from military hospitals to furnish carpetbagger cronies with blood money, draining Social Security funds for useless foreign wars- they could all be put away together in special sanitariums.  They could be fed raw meat and all the blood they could drink.  Heck!  They could even eat each other, a sort of "natural solution," survival of the most insane.

Just think, now we could properly evaluate those who would bring automatic weapons to campaign rallies and political programs.  We could properly "appraise" otherwise seemingly "normal" people who so adamantly claim the "need" for assault rifles and automatic weapons.  We could "temporarily" commit for appraisal, the heads of the N.R.A. and "properly" examine that strange life form exhibiting utter disregard for human life.  We would, however, have to be careful to keep them away from the most extreme "pro-choicers" who would destroy late term aborted fetuses instead of sending them to the hospital.

Yes, Rudy, you may have hit the nail on the head this time, a way to protect society from the dangerously mentally ill.  Only one thing, Mayor, watch out what you wish for and hope we don't pass each other, some night, guests in a strange state institution.

- Advertisement -
Allen Finkelstein, D.O.   


- Advertisement -

View Ratings | Rate It


Dr. Allen Finkelstein, writing since 2006 under the penname “O’finky,” was born in New York, where he attended the Hebrew Academy of Nassau County as a boy. He continued his religious training in South Florida until his family, (more...)

Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon Share Author on Social Media   Go To Commenting

The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Follow Me on Twitter

Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
- Advertisement -

Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

Ayn Rand and Ron Paul: Will the Real Libertarian Please Stand Up?

Down and Dirty- The Republican Assault on Our Postal Service

The Evolving Business of Education: Perfecting Failure

Democrats vs Republicans

Constitutional Issues: Part II or Justice, Really Expensive Free Speech and the Deadly Battle

Freedom of Speech