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1 rosiee  Fri, Dec 21, 2012 12:13:57am

England's economy is deeply intertwined with the gulf states and Arab opinion matters much more to them.

2 researchok  Fri, Dec 21, 2012 12:18:56am

I k nw I'm going to catch hell for this,but I disagree with the payouts.

Apologies, yes. Prosecution, yes. Punishment, yes.

However, we cannot fight a war (regardless of how we got there) with lawyers as front line soldiers.

I can see the Baghdad bus benches as now..

3 Locker  Fri, Dec 21, 2012 6:32:58am

re: #2 researchok

I k nw I'm going to catch hell for this,but I disagree with the payouts.

Apologies, yes. Prosecution, yes. Punishment, yes.

However, we cannot fight a war (regardless of how we got there) with lawyers as front line soldiers.

I can see the Baghdad bus benches as now..

Not bringing hell and I did think about what you say.... however I'd say that apologies, prosecution and punishment do nothing for the victim. A pay out helps the victim and makes a small demonstration to their society that bad decisions and poor actions carry actual consequences.

I'm willing to be convinced otherwise.

4 ThomasLite  Fri, Dec 21, 2012 6:33:51am

re: #2 researchok

I k nw I'm going to catch hell for this,but I disagree with the payouts.

Apologies, yes. Prosecution, yes. Punishment, yes.

However, we cannot fight a war (regardless of how we got there) with lawyers as front line soldiers.

I can see the Baghdad bus benches as now..

**flak incoming**

Really? Just not paying compenstation because that's more convenient? I suggest you recalibrate your sense of justice a little there...


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