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Hubert Flottz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-18-10 05:00 AM
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9. I think lions would be a far better deterrent.
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  -Utah firing squad executes convicted killer Divine Discontent  Jun-18-10 03:13 AM   #0 
  - so what, we're a turn of the century, european country now...?  bliss_eternal   Jun-18-10 03:22 AM   #1 
  - he chose that type of death. Utah's the only state that does it. he said it had less room for error  Divine Discontent   Jun-18-10 03:31 AM   #2 
  - the staff who does a bang up job of killing people  saigon68   Jun-18-10 03:42 AM   #4 
  - exactly. what a morbid job. I would hope they don't enjoy it, but I know better. :(  Divine Discontent   Jun-18-10 03:47 AM   #6 
     - No, not bizarre. It is fucking Alice in Wonderland insane.  pattmarty   Jun-18-10 08:19 AM   #26 
  - I heard he chose it because  FunkyLeprechaun   Jun-18-10 03:43 AM   #5 
  - That's what I read on BBC World News. Utah offered this form of execution as "Blood Atonement"  Ilsa   Jun-18-10 11:54 AM   #73 
  - ah, well...  bliss_eternal   Jun-18-10 04:41 PM   #94 
  - thanks, Divine Disconnect....  bliss_eternal   Jun-18-10 04:27 PM   #91 
  - Try mid-20th century..  KDLarsen   Jun-18-10 03:37 AM   #3 
     - oh my...  bliss_eternal   Jun-18-10 04:30 PM   #92 
  - I think EVERY state should change to the firing squad. Seriously.  jmowreader   Jun-18-10 04:09 AM   #7 
  - Also, televise all executions -- and in prime time, not at midnight  LastLiberal in PalmSprings   Jun-18-10 04:53 AM   #8 
  - The Kenny G. CDs would be cruel and unusual punishment.  Jamastiene   Jun-18-10 06:39 AM   #12 
  - I dated someone years ago that loved that crap...  Javaman   Jun-18-10 08:26 AM   #30 
  - Don't delude yourself. There would be a lot of fucking people............  pattmarty   Jun-18-10 08:25 AM   #28 
  - It would have high Nielson ratings...this isn't any different than the blood & gore movies...  Historic NY   Jun-18-10 08:35 AM   #32 
  - I think lions would be a far better deterrent.  Hubert Flottz   Jun-18-10 05:00 AM   #9 
  - juries are well aware of the consquences of their actions . nt  Kringle   Jun-18-10 06:18 AM   #11 
  - Not Quite  Theobald   Jun-18-10 08:02 AM   #22 
     - I'd go for freezing to death - the victim feels hot and gets happy at the end.  superconnected   Jun-18-10 10:17 AM   #45 
  - Justice was served.  pjt7   Jun-18-10 05:50 AM   #10 
  - Nonsense.  OnlinePoker   Jun-18-10 07:05 AM   #15 
  - State sponsored murder  Loki   Jun-18-10 07:37 AM   #19 
     - There's a lot of sick fucks on this website  saigon68   Jun-18-10 09:00 AM   #34 
     - didn't gw have a lot to do w/the stats in texas...?  bliss_eternal   Jun-18-10 04:48 PM   #95 
  - Vengeance was served.  burnsei sensei   Jun-18-10 07:30 AM   #17 
  - The guy killed someone while trying to escape from prison.  geek tragedy   Jun-18-10 07:34 AM   #18 
     - There are people who  burnsei sensei   Jun-18-10 07:58 AM   #21 
        - Wrong, but not unfair. nt  geek tragedy   Jun-18-10 11:33 AM   #67 
           - How can something be wrong yet still fair?  daleo   Jun-19-10 02:49 AM   #107 
  - +1  stevekatz   Jun-18-10 08:13 AM   #23 
  - At least he had the option of choosing how to die. His victims didn't have that luxury -  lynne   Jun-18-10 06:52 AM   #13 
  - Thanks for posting the standard response from the other side.  Zoeisright   Jun-18-10 09:29 AM   #40 
  - Do you?  Llewlladdwr   Jun-18-10 09:40 AM   #42 
  - Obviously what I posted was true -  lynne   Jun-18-10 10:56 AM   #65 
  - What other side.?  emilyg   Jun-18-10 08:17 PM   #102 
  - It won't bring back the dead.  daleo   Jun-19-10 02:52 AM   #108 
  - boy and we are called an advanced nation - gawd - killing in any form is killing n/t  2Design   Jun-18-10 06:54 AM   #14 
  - Another day of state-sponsored killing.  burnsei sensei   Jun-18-10 07:29 AM   #16 
  - And another day of hand-wringing  customerserviceguy   Jun-18-10 07:51 AM   #20 
  - I wonder how an anti-choice, all life is sacred sort of person can be  BR_Parkway   Jun-18-10 08:15 AM   #24 
  - Why do Dick Cheney and Tony Hayward come to my mind...  eowyn_of_rohan   Jun-18-10 08:17 AM   #25 
  - how 'bout stoning? die stoned!  Buenaventura   Jun-18-10 08:20 AM   #27 
  - Gary Gilmore's eyes - The Adverts.  Javaman   Jun-18-10 08:25 AM   #29 
  - I recommend the book 'Shot In the Heart'  Bluenorthwest   Jun-18-10 08:31 AM   #31 
  - His choice.  proteus_lives   Jun-18-10 08:52 AM   #33 
  - Ronnie Lee Gardner was a Mormon  revolution breeze   Jun-18-10 09:06 AM   #35 
  - Blood Atonement.  leftyladyfrommo   Jun-18-10 09:10 AM   #36 
     - the NPR story said Utah banned the firing squad years ago  Blue_Tires   Jun-18-10 10:14 AM   #44 
        - wow...  bliss_eternal   Jun-18-10 06:42 PM   #99 
  - I favor bullets as the execution method and I will tell you why,  Froward69   Jun-18-10 09:15 AM   #37 
  - Given the environment in most of our prisons,  Heywood J   Jun-18-10 09:30 AM   #41 
  - Granted  Froward69   Jun-18-10 04:32 PM   #93 
  - I hadn't thought about this from that perspective...  SKKY   Jun-19-10 12:48 AM   #106 
  - In China it is said they harvest the organs of the executed  daleo   Jun-19-10 02:58 AM   #109 
  - Well, I won't defend the guy, but I do feel we are a step more barbaric today for doing it.  superconnected   Jun-18-10 09:16 AM   #38 
  - The death penalty - however its done - is just barbaric.  leftyladyfrommo   Jun-18-10 09:20 AM   #39 
  - Cant escape from a coffin..Just sayin.  Pavulon   Jun-18-10 09:57 AM   #43 
  - Nor would an innocent person, wrongly convicted. n/t  daleo   Jun-19-10 03:00 AM   #110 
  - Utah prisoner faces death by firing squad  ProudDad   Jun-18-10 10:49 AM   #46 
  - 10 Reasons to Abolish the Death Penalty  ProudDad   Jun-18-10 10:49 AM   #47 
  - That's a great post. n/t  daleo   Jun-19-10 03:07 AM   #111 
  - But didn't he specifically ASK for it?  alp227   Jun-18-10 10:49 AM   #48 
  - He didn't ask to be murdered by the State  ProudDad   Jun-18-10 10:49 AM   #49 
     - Did his victims ask to be murdered?  emilyg   Jun-18-10 10:49 AM   #50 
     - You probably won't get an answer for that.  proteus_lives   Jun-18-10 10:49 AM   #52 
     - Actually, it doesn't fit into the "Capital Punishment is Wrong" theme  Hissyspit   Jun-18-10 10:49 AM   #56 
     - Works with the "Amerika" theme in the OP.  proteus_lives   Jun-18-10 10:49 AM   #57 
        - When the USAmerican state does evil  ProudDad   Jun-18-10 11:58 AM   #76 
           - You calling someone dense?  proteus_lives   Jun-18-10 02:16 PM   #84 
     - Your post is, as usual, irrelevant as well.  ProudDad   Jun-18-10 11:55 AM   #75 
     - That can't possibly be the 'theme'  Bill McBlueState   Jun-18-10 11:58 AM   #77 
     - No.  Bill McBlueState   Jun-18-10 11:39 AM   #69 
     - Not relevant  ProudDad   Jun-18-10 11:54 AM   #74 
        - For someone like him - I feel fine.  emilyg   Jun-18-10 01:16 PM   #80 
        - Then you're part of the problem...  ProudDad   Jun-18-10 02:02 PM   #82 
           - "Death culture"  proteus_lives   Jun-18-10 02:18 PM   #86 
           - Right on. Let's feel sorry for  emilyg   Jun-18-10 08:16 PM   #101 
        - I'd hate that.  proteus_lives   Jun-18-10 02:17 PM   #85 
     - He Begged To Be Killed, Sir, When He Killed  The Magistrate   Jun-18-10 10:49 AM   #53 
        - And then the executioner...  RogueBandit   Jun-18-10 10:49 AM   #54 
        - Not Really, Sir  The Magistrate   Jun-18-10 10:49 AM   #55 
        - Do you think that it's not quite punishment  FunkyLeprechaun   Jun-18-10 10:49 AM   #60 
        - That Concept, Ma'am, is Quite To One Side Of This Line Of Analysis  The Magistrate   Jun-18-10 10:49 AM   #61 
        - Your argument strikes me as sophism  daleo   Jun-19-10 03:17 AM   #112 
           - Quite The Contrary, Sir: Merely Treating It Seriously  The Magistrate   Jun-19-10 04:09 AM   #113 
  - His choice.  proteus_lives   Jun-18-10 10:49 AM   #51 
  - One of the more "humane" deaths.  Socal31   Jun-18-10 10:49 AM   #58 
  - I think this is disgusting  FunkyLeprechaun   Jun-18-10 10:49 AM   #59 
  - Well, if anyone can sit in judgment of a grieving family, it's you.  proteus_lives   Jun-18-10 10:49 AM   #63 
  - BTW  FunkyLeprechaun   Jun-18-10 11:37 AM   #68 
     - So, your beliefs give you the right to judge their grief and how they express it?  proteus_lives   Jun-18-10 02:14 PM   #83 
        - Are you sure?  FunkyLeprechaun   Jun-18-10 03:41 PM   #88 
           - I don't.  proteus_lives   Jun-18-10 09:50 PM   #104 
  - And if they find closure from State Murder, then they're the sick ones! (n/t)  ProudDad   Jun-18-10 12:00 PM   #78 
  - I'd cheer too if the guy put to death had killed a family member  Ter   Jun-18-10 03:59 PM   #90 
  - Are you human?  FunkyLeprechaun   Jun-18-10 05:27 PM   #98 
  - agreed.  bliss_eternal   Jun-18-10 04:57 PM   #96 
  - Speaking of barbaric  LARED   Jun-18-10 10:49 AM   #62 
     - So that's 3 people he killed right there.  superconnected   Jun-18-10 10:49 AM   #64 
     - Conclusion.............  Old Vet   Jun-18-10 11:12 AM   #66 
     - I don't understand why this is a standard tactic.  Bill McBlueState   Jun-18-10 11:44 AM   #70 
  - Intersting that National Propaganda Radio (and some here) didn't mention  ProudDad   Jun-18-10 11:51 AM   #71 
  - What does that tell you?  proteus_lives   Jun-18-10 09:48 PM   #103 
  - 10 Reasons to Abolish the Death Penalty  ProudDad   Jun-18-10 11:53 AM   #72 
  - As an atheist, life in prison would be infinitely better than the death penalty.  fishbulb703   Jun-18-10 12:31 PM   #79 
  - How is non-existence a punishment?  Bill McBlueState   Jun-18-10 01:37 PM   #81 
     - imo, any existence is better than non-existence nt  fishbulb703   Jun-18-10 02:54 PM   #87 
  - The man killed 2 people. I have no pity for him. nt  laureloak   Jun-18-10 03:49 PM   #89 
     - That would be three people...............  Old Vet   Jun-18-10 05:00 PM   #97 
     - Four, if you figure that he killed himself by killing the other three.  truthisfreedom   Jun-18-10 07:37 PM   #100 
     - no one asked you to have pity on him. the fact is you are all for extinguishing life as a means of  Divine Discontent   Jun-18-10 10:28 PM   #105 
 

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