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pitohui Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-31-06 12:05 PM
Response to Reply #50
52. agreed
it's amazing how he has overcome something like this
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  -Can you support the death penalty even though it's not 100 percent accurate.... trumad  Dec-31-06 11:11 AM   #0 
  - Do you think you'll get a sound thrashing from the  madeline_con   Dec-31-06 11:14 AM   #1 
  - Probably...  trumad   Dec-31-06 11:15 AM   #4 
  - no  AZDemDist6   Dec-31-06 11:14 AM   #2 
  - The government should not be in the business of killing its citizens.  davsand   Dec-31-06 11:15 AM   #3 
  - I'm against the death penalty.  Kerrytravelers   Dec-31-06 11:16 AM   #5 
  - Nope.  Sugarcoated   Dec-31-06 11:17 AM   #6 
  - No I don't support the Death Penalty  lovuian   Dec-31-06 11:17 AM   #7 
  - I really kindof schizophrenic on this  Rosemary2205   Dec-31-06 11:18 AM   #8 
  - Of course not!  pocoloco   Dec-31-06 11:18 AM   #9 
  - no one supports the execution of the innocent  pitohui   Dec-31-06 11:18 AM   #10 
  - How can a legitimate point  Sugarcoated   Dec-31-06 11:20 AM   #12 
  - the straw man is saying DP supporters support the killing of the innocent  pitohui   Dec-31-06 11:31 AM   #21 
     - if you ignore the fact of innocents being killed and continue to support dp  seabeyond   Dec-31-06 11:38 AM   #28 
     - the reality is that you are not reading my posts  pitohui   Dec-31-06 11:48 AM   #38 
        - there are many people that ignore the innocent being murder  seabeyond   Dec-31-06 11:52 AM   #43 
           - no there aren't  pitohui   Dec-31-06 11:56 AM   #46 
              - kinda what i put in my first post somewhere. put hands to ears and say la la la la  seabeyond   Dec-31-06 12:08 PM   #53 
     - your post is a better example of the straw man argument  fishwax   Dec-31-06 01:11 PM   #71 
  - it is strawman to say if possible to execute one innocent, dp is wrong?  seabeyond   Dec-31-06 11:29 AM   #19 
  - why do we assume we can't clean up this badly broken system?  pitohui   Dec-31-06 11:37 AM   #26 
     - because always, mistakes will be made. because always  seabeyond   Dec-31-06 11:41 AM   #31 
     - so just throw up our hands and not even try to correct the wrong?  pitohui   Dec-31-06 11:46 AM   #36 
        - now that is strawman. no dp so MUST be throw hands up and give up  seabeyond   Dec-31-06 11:51 AM   #41 
        - One of my best friends  H2O Man   Dec-31-06 11:55 AM   #45 
           - i just read your other posts, what a heart breaking story  pitohui   Dec-31-06 11:58 AM   #47 
              - While it's true  H2O Man   Dec-31-06 12:02 PM   #50 
                 - agreed  pitohui   Dec-31-06 12:05 PM   #52 
                 - A quote  H2O Man   Dec-31-06 12:12 PM   #54 
                 - Your friend's example is the one I often use when debating the  Spazito   Dec-31-06 12:13 PM   #55 
                    - Thank you.  H2O Man   Dec-31-06 12:16 PM   #57 
     - Now, what YOU just stated IS a prime example of a "straw man"  TankLV   Dec-31-06 12:41 PM   #64 
  - It's not a straw man if it actually happens n/t  wryter2000   Dec-31-06 11:51 AM   #42 
  - Not a straw man argument at all but a very BIG part of the equation...  TankLV   Dec-31-06 12:38 PM   #62 
  - How about this.....  Kingshakabobo   Jan-01-07 01:47 PM   #110 
  - What if YOU are the one percent??? Fuck NO.  spanone   Dec-31-06 11:18 AM   #11 
  - No  ayeshahaqqiqa   Dec-31-06 11:21 AM   #13 
  - stroud also killed someone in jail  pitohui   Dec-31-06 11:54 AM   #44 
  - Here in IL, it was only 50% ACCURATE!  TOJ   Dec-31-06 11:22 AM   #14 
  - of course it wouldn't be any more accurate  pitohui   Dec-31-06 11:59 AM   #48 
  - Absolutely not  chefgirl   Dec-31-06 11:22 AM   #15 
  - As you know,  H2O Man   Dec-31-06 11:24 AM   #16 
  - If the Jury took the Prosecutors advice...  trumad   Dec-31-06 11:46 AM   #35 
     - Correct.  H2O Man   Dec-31-06 11:49 AM   #39 
  - The death penalty is barbaric. It's not something a civilized people should engage in. n/t  LibInTexas   Dec-31-06 11:25 AM   #17 
  - i know people who do. but that is one of the handful of bottom lines for me  seabeyond   Dec-31-06 11:27 AM   #18 
  - No death penalty!  dumpbush   Dec-31-06 11:30 AM   #20 
  - innocent people get life w.out parole too  pitohui   Dec-31-06 11:40 AM   #29 
     - and there is always the possibility of catching the mistake. take it away when you kill them  seabeyond   Dec-31-06 11:41 AM   #33 
        - agreed that's a legitimate point of debate  pitohui   Dec-31-06 12:04 PM   #51 
           - it isnt good, it isnt pretty, ii agree. i have seen the system with two brothers  seabeyond   Dec-31-06 12:13 PM   #56 
           - The dead can NEVER "reclaim their lives" - but the LIVING can - and DO!  TankLV   Dec-31-06 12:47 PM   #65 
  - that is the deal breaker. innocent people WILL be executed. nt.  k_jerome   Dec-31-06 11:32 AM   #22 
  - As long as.....  suston96   Dec-31-06 11:33 AM   #23 
  - Sure.  aikoaiko   Dec-31-06 11:34 AM   #24 
  - Why? n/t  greyhound1966   Dec-31-06 12:57 PM   #66 
  - I support  rsr1771   Dec-31-06 11:36 AM   #25 
  - "By that logic,  H2O Man   Dec-31-06 11:41 AM   #32 
  - If it were not for the death penalty  Annces   Dec-31-06 11:38 AM   #27 
  - there is no need for the death penality...  MazeRat7   Dec-31-06 11:40 AM   #30 
  - The death penalty IS 100% accurate.  Squatch   Dec-31-06 11:42 AM   #34 
  - That is true....  trumad   Dec-31-06 11:47 AM   #37 
  - No. n/t  wryter2000   Dec-31-06 11:50 AM   #40 
  - No.  tbyg52   Dec-31-06 12:01 PM   #49 
  - Would be...?  uberllama42   Dec-31-06 12:33 PM   #58 
  - If decisions,  Totallybushed   Dec-31-06 12:34 PM   #59 
  - I can only assume, then, that if it were your son or daughter, your  Spazito   Dec-31-06 12:38 PM   #63 
  - Naturally, I would do  Totallybushed   Dec-31-06 12:57 PM   #67 
     - That is simply not true.  athena   Dec-31-06 07:21 PM   #93 
        - The power of  H2O Man   Dec-31-06 07:26 PM   #94 
        - Oh, bullshit!!  Totallybushed   Jan-01-07 12:23 AM   #98 
  - "It is better that 100 guilty men go free than 1 innocent man be imprisoned" n/t  greyhound1966   Dec-31-06 01:00 PM   #68 
  - Maybe,maybe not?  Totallybushed   Dec-31-06 01:34 PM   #72 
     - More than a cliche, it is the reason our legal system used to be based  greyhound1966   Dec-31-06 01:51 PM   #73 
        - Until proven guilty  Totallybushed   Dec-31-06 02:40 PM   #75 
           - Self-delete. nt  blondeatlast   Dec-31-06 04:34 PM   #83 
              - Too bad,  Totallybushed   Dec-31-06 05:41 PM   #89 
  - Fine. How many innocent people are you willing to let the State kill?  BlooInBloo   Jan-01-07 12:25 AM   #99 
     - I am not  Totallybushed   Jan-01-07 12:29 AM   #100 
  - Can you support the criminal justice system even though it is not 100 percent accurate?  elocs   Dec-31-06 12:35 PM   #60 
  - Though it is true that there are innocent people in jail,  Balbus   Dec-31-06 01:07 PM   #70 
  - The death penalty, however, is permanent.  Left Is Write   Dec-31-06 07:29 PM   #95 
  - I am totally against the death penalty. Period.  TankLV   Dec-31-06 12:35 PM   #61 
  - I wouldn't support it if it was 100% accurate  alcibiades_mystery   Dec-31-06 01:00 PM   #69 
  - I don't support it anyway.  LWolf   Dec-31-06 02:11 PM   #74 
  - I support the DP, even though its not 100% accurate.  rpgamerd00d   Dec-31-06 02:52 PM   #76 
  - So life means nothing to you?  Solon   Dec-31-06 03:02 PM   #77 
     - All mistakes are preventable.  rpgamerd00d   Dec-31-06 03:18 PM   #80 
        - But the DP isn't necessary in today's society...  Solon   Dec-31-06 05:20 PM   #87 
        - LOL  trumad   Dec-31-06 06:11 PM   #90 
           - Hypocrite. I bet you drive a car.  rpgamerd00d   Jan-01-07 01:16 PM   #104 
              - I hate knuckleheads  trumad   Jan-01-07 01:43 PM   #107 
              - Nice. How long did that reply take you to think up?  rpgamerd00d   Jan-01-07 01:45 PM   #108 
                 - It took me two words into your last post...  trumad   Jan-01-07 09:48 PM   #117 
              - Lame  Moochy   Jan-01-07 01:46 PM   #109 
                 - I bet you're one of those car-driving hypocrites, too, arent ya? -nt  rpgamerd00d   Jan-01-07 01:49 PM   #111 
                    - Actually no, I'm a pedestrian  Moochy   Jan-01-07 01:51 PM   #113 
                       - Really? What is illogical about it?  rpgamerd00d   Jan-01-07 01:55 PM   #114 
                          - a better question what is logical about it?  Moochy   Jan-01-07 02:03 PM   #115 
                             - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-01-07 10:30 PM   #118 
                                - Yeah, you told me off or something  Moochy   Jan-01-07 11:01 PM   #119 
  - I won't respect death penalty supporters...  NorthernSpy   Dec-31-06 03:05 PM   #78 
  - Sure, as soon as you kill yourself if you get into a car accident which results in a death.  rpgamerd00d   Dec-31-06 03:19 PM   #81 
     - nope: killing for justice is YOUR principle, so YOU live up to it...  NorthernSpy   Dec-31-06 04:21 PM   #82 
        - Driving for profit is YOUR principle, so YOU live up to it ...  rpgamerd00d   Dec-31-06 04:41 PM   #85 
           - O-kaaaaayyyy....  NorthernSpy   Dec-31-06 04:51 PM   #86 
  - No. And that is 1 reason I do not. eom  uppityperson   Dec-31-06 03:13 PM   #79 
  - No; and those that can should be able to accept vigilante justice as well.  blondeatlast   Dec-31-06 04:37 PM   #84 
  - No, I can't--but then I don't support the death penalty anyway.  Raksha   Dec-31-06 05:23 PM   #88 
  - I will never support state-sponsored revenge.  Blue-Jay   Dec-31-06 06:22 PM   #91 
  - Absoutely not.  jeffrey_X   Dec-31-06 07:19 PM   #92 
  - I have NEVER supported the death penalty. that's one good reason. n/t  garybeck   Dec-31-06 07:30 PM   #96 
  - There are other reasons to be against it, but that one suffices,...  BlooInBloo   Dec-31-06 07:31 PM   #97 
  - next to abortion  leftofthedial   Jan-01-07 12:31 AM   #101 
  - Overall, I Don't Support The DP. However, When The Person Is Definitively Guilty Of Barbaric Acts,  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jan-01-07 12:33 AM   #102 
  - morning kick  DemReadingDU   Jan-01-07 08:46 AM   #103 
  - I've thought about it and I've thought about it and NO I cannot support the death penalty  madokie   Jan-01-07 01:21 PM   #105 
  - "It won't effect me"  mdmc   Jan-01-07 01:31 PM   #106 
  - Nope nt  JerseygirlCT   Jan-01-07 01:50 PM   #112 
  - They will support it right up until THEY get wrongfully convicted and sentenced to death.  Zhade   Jan-01-07 02:52 PM   #116 
 

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