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2055 clicks; posted to Politics » on 18 Jan 2021 at 9:44 PM (12 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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2021-01-18 9:52:05 PM  
6 votes:

foo monkey: Now do marijuana!


Have you ever legislated... on weed?
 
2021-01-18 10:01:48 PM  
5 votes:

austerity101: The state shouldn't get to murder people. Most other countries in the world have figured that out. Seriously, go look up who else still executes people and look at the embarrassing bedfellows we have.

Your personal feelings of vengeance and malice are immaterial. Clinging to this is like clinging to corporal punishment--you're wildly out of touch, and you need to let it go.


Jesus,someone clearly loves the smell of their own farts.

Other countries BEHEADING people for talking to a man that isn't their husband is ENTIRELY different from,humanly,executing some piece of shiat that went on a killing spree for fun or greed or just because they were bored.

What you,naively,refer to as "vengeance and malice" is what other people,knowingly,refer to as "Justice". Whether you like it or not.

I love how you try to shame me and make me feel emotionally/intellectually inferior. Nice ploy. Totally failed but nice try anyway.

I think it's YOU that needs stop clinging to completely BS ideas about how the real world works. Maybe if you had ANY understanding of what the victims and their families and even the families of the perpetrator go through maybe,just maybe,you'd rethink things. (I doubt that though.People with your attitude tend not to think about other perspectives.)
 
2021-01-18 9:51:03 PM  
5 votes:

foo monkey: Now do marijuana!


Way ahead of you.
 
2021-01-18 10:14:02 PM  
4 votes:
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2021-01-18 9:50:20 PM  
4 votes:

foo monkey: Now do marijuana!


I believe we did.
 
2021-01-18 9:58:41 PM  
3 votes:

PlasticMoby: Summoner101: This is under the assumption the man is actually guilty of what he was found guilty of in court. Can't release a dead man if he's found innocent.

What about in a situation where the evidence is 100% solid? Where there's absolutely no doubt whatsoever?


What if Scarlett Johansen was giving me a lap dance right now should I marry her?
 
2021-01-18 9:57:20 PM  
3 votes:
But what about blood for the blood god? He really wants that blood.
 
2021-01-18 9:55:32 PM  
3 votes:

Summoner101: This is under the assumption the man is actually guilty of what he was found guilty of in court. Can't release a dead man if he's found innocent.


What about in a situation where the evidence is 100% solid? Where there's absolutely no doubt whatsoever?
 
2021-01-18 9:48:25 PM  
3 votes:
I think this is just about the only thing i disagree with my fellow liberals on. After all the horror i've seen terrible people do to good people,i just can't get weepy over some piece of human garbage getting the needle.
 
2021-01-18 9:59:49 PM  
2 votes:
We can shrink the size of government by eliminating the death penalty. It demands special facilities, too many lawyers and taxpayer dollars. Also, Pro-Lifers might agree.
 
2021-01-18 9:50:20 PM  
2 votes:

foo monkey: Now do marijuana!


We're working on i!
 
2021-01-19 9:36:58 AM  
1 vote:

taintbaggins: Gonz: PlasticMoby: I think this is just about the only thing i disagree with my fellow liberals on.

I will sit here and tell you I'm against capital punishment, and I can cite legal reasons, financial reasons, practical reasons, and just straight reasons of humanity.

But let me read why a death row inmate was given that sentence, and I'll say "well, yeah, that sonofabiatch needs to die..."

The does not exist to punish the guilty.

The law exists to protect the innocent.

The death penalty does not protect the innocent.


4. No Employee of OCP Shall Be Arrested.
 
2021-01-19 12:31:41 AM  
1 vote:

austerity101: The state shouldn't get to murder people.


I agree. The state should not have the power to mandate the giving or taking of life. That power and responsibility for doing so should lie solely with individuals, IMHO.
 
2021-01-19 12:26:10 AM  
1 vote:

Keizer_Ghidorah: Murkanen: Keizer_Ghidorah:

So most of the people who've been executed in the US were proven innocent and killed anyway?

You want help with those goalposts?

If we're doing the "one is too many" thing, then we should empty all the prisons too since innocent people have been jailed and we can't take that risk anymore.


That straw man didn't stand a chance!
 
2021-01-18 11:11:37 PM  
1 vote:

UNC_Samurai: Also, there is no such thing as a humane method of execution.


There is but we haven't tried it. Tell the person their appeal succeeded and they aren't going to be executed after all, then when they least expect it, sniper takes them out with a clean headshot.
 
2021-01-18 10:20:03 PM  
1 vote:

PlasticMoby: I think this is just about the only thing i disagree with my fellow liberals on. After all the horror i've seen terrible people do to good people,i just can't get weepy over some piece of human garbage getting the needle.


Yeah, gotta agree with you on that point, especially in light of what happened at the capitol two weeks ago. I'm not saying that the death penalty should be used willy nilly, but there's always a set of crimes that even the biggest liberal will demand the needle for and wouldn't be able to administer it because of the fact that it was abolished.
 
2021-01-18 10:00:06 PM  
1 vote:
 
2021-01-18 9:59:45 PM  
1 vote:

Gonz: PlasticMoby: I think this is just about the only thing i disagree with my fellow liberals on.

I will sit here and tell you I'm against capital punishment, and I can cite legal reasons, financial reasons, practical reasons, and just straight reasons of humanity.

But let me read why a death row inmate was given that sentence, and I'll say "well, yeah, that sonofabiatch needs to die..."


The does not exist to punish the guilty.

The law exists to protect the innocent.

The death penalty does not protect the innocent.
 
2021-01-18 9:56:03 PM  
1 vote:

PlasticMoby: Gonz: I will sit here and tell you I'm against capital punishment, and I can cite legal reasons, financial reasons, practical reasons, and just straight reasons of humanity.

But let me read why a death row inmate was given that sentence, and I'll say "well, yeah, that sonofabiatch needs to die..."

Yeah,i mean,i honestly don't see any way a sane,rational civilized person can look at a serial child rapist/murderer and NOT say "You know what? fark that guy. Fry him slow so he can smell his own guts cooking."


And that sentiment has absolutely no relevance here. That's not how we determine laws and punishments. Nor is it how we should, under any circumstances.
 
2021-01-18 9:54:31 PM  
1 vote:

Gonz: I will sit here and tell you I'm against capital punishment, and I can cite legal reasons, financial reasons, practical reasons, and just straight reasons of humanity.

But let me read why a death row inmate was given that sentence, and I'll say "well, yeah, that sonofabiatch needs to die..."


Yeah,i mean,i honestly don't see any way a sane,rational civilized person can look at a serial child rapist/murderer and NOT say "You know what? fark that guy. Fry him slow so he can smell his own guts cooking."
 
2021-01-18 9:54:27 PM  
1 vote:

PlasticMoby: I think this is just about the only thing i disagree with my fellow liberals on. After all the horror i've seen terrible people do to good people,i just can't get weepy over some piece of human garbage getting the needle.


The state shouldn't get to murder people. Most other countries in the world have figured that out. Seriously, go look up who else still executes people and look at the embarrassing bedfellows we have.

Your personal feelings of vengeance and malice are immaterial. Clinging to this is like clinging to corporal punishment--you're wildly out of touch, and you need to let it go.
 
2021-01-18 9:51:12 PM  
1 vote:
Hey a couple hundred Virginians died just this week from coronavirus and the state vaccination program is a clusterfark but good to see legislators are out there doing the important work.
 
2021-01-18 9:48:05 PM  
1 vote:
Now do marijuana!
 
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