Seriously! States that have the Death Penalty are running into problems scoring the poison-death cocktail drugs they need to execute their prisoners by lethal injection, because Denmark, which is in the European Union, is no longer providing them to the United States.
So, the Death Penalty States are engaging in desperate measures. Virginia, wants to bring back the electric chair while two states (can you guess which ones?*), want to legalize DEATH BY FUCKING FIRING SQUAD!
Because that wouldn’t be “cruel and unusual punishment” at all, now, would it?
And my mother always told me to call things what they are.
This is a murder.”
~ Ed Dubose, President Georgia NAACP
It just seems like we’re looking at maybe a sit-com where there are no main characters, and just wacky neighbors - especially Ron Paul, Bachmann and Rick Perry, I mean, Rick Perry is becoming like, you know for those people who felt that George W Bush was too cerebral, you’ve got Rick. Rick is a scary guy.”
~ Andy Borowitz, www.borowitzreport.com/
I’m sure the Supreme Court vote was 5-4 to kill Troy Davis. I’m sure the split was along party lines.
I posit that the person or people who were responsible for bestowing George Bush with BOTH of his illegally begotten Presidencies is responsible for this unjust murder of an obviously innocent man.
Perhaps Ralph Nader is partially to blame, for splitting off ANY part of the vote.
And we could also consider blaming Al Gore for not fighting harder for his legitimate win.
At any rate, George Bush’ appointees to the Supreme Court are who made this heartless decision.
I am destroyed by this outcome, and continue to lose faith in our country, even further.
"The Land of the Free" proved to be a cruel and heartless nation yesterday.