Goal: 100,000 police added by mid-1999greenspun.com : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread
I think we can pretty much guess what this is all about. Why don't we use the money to teach these cops how to write COBOL instead? THEN they might actually being doing something USEFUL!
The only thing worse than crime with not enough cops, is cops with not enough crime.
-- (@@@.@), January 14, 1999
Ah comrade, there is nothing like the sight of a hundred thousand jackbooted storm troopers in precison formation goosestepping through the heart of a major city. On a good day you can smell the fear in the air, as dry throated peasants scurry for cover, their eyes steadfastly locked on the ground.
-- Nikoli Krushev (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 16, 1999.
"It'll be the best investment we can make in a safe future for our children, ...
Sir Clinton, I suspect food, water, shelter, heat, medicine, etc. would be a better investment, mid-1999. Community preparation rather than more cops.
-- Diane J. Squire (email@example.com), January 16, 1999.