Posts Tagged ‘Death Penalty’

September 6th, 2014 - 10:22 pm § in Politics

North Carolina GOP’s ‘Oops’ Moment

In 2010, the North Carolina GOP defeated a Democratic state legislator with a campaign flyer featuring mugshots of two black death row inmates and warning voters these “killers” might be “moving into your neighborhood sometime soon” because the legislator had “voted to [...]

August 29th, 2014 - 9:48 pm § in Uncategorized

Starving the troops

Rick Perry is so predictable. Let’s skip over the fact Gov. Perry, a Texan (Strike One) and Republican (Strike Two), refused to read a report that raised serious questions about the guilt of Cameron Todd Willingham just before Perry allowed his execution to proceed for the deaths of his childr[...]

April 28th, 2014 - 12:38 am § in Uncategorized

BREAKING NEWS: Egyptian Law … cut their heads off!

 Egypt judge sentences to death 683 in mass trial, including Muslim Brotherhood leader[...]

March 31st, 2014 - 9:17 pm § in Uncategorized

A Death Penalty Reprieve That Should Make You Think

Mississippi’s attorney general did everything he could to make sure Michelle Byrom would be executed on schedule last week. Her husband was shot in bed in 1999. She couldn’t have pulled the trigger, because she was in a hospital with pneumonia at the time, but a jury convicted her of hir[...]

March 21st, 2014 - 4:50 am § in Uncategorized

The Death Penalty: Revenge Or Justice?

Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord. — Romans 12:19 (KJV) On May 15, 1916, a 17-year-old black farmhand named Jesse Washington went on trial in Waco, Texas, for the murder of his employer[...]

March 19th, 2014 - 7:00 pm § in Uncategorized

The Late Ray Jasper Deserves Only Crocodile Tears

Roger Rabbit “I’m on death row and yet I didn’t commit the act of murder. I was convicted under the law of parties. When people read about the case, they assume I killed the victim, but the facts are undisputed that I did not kill the victim. The one who killed him plead guilty to […][...]