Amen Catfish, I say bring back Tar and Feathering. The reason they used it was because it worked so well. Pain, Humiliation, suffering, but no permanent damage. People would get the message, keep your hands off other peoples stuff! BTW down here in Georgia we have had a large increase in armed robberies at convenience stores and home break ins.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.