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LisaM Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-15-08 04:16 PM
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3. I'm of two minds about it. Of course she DESERVES to rot out her days in jail
I don't disagree with that. But there are also a lot of aging inmates, no longer a threat to society, who are gobbling up taxpayer dollars in prisons, which are already overcrowded. How much does it cost us to keep her jailed for three more months?
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  -"She kept begging and pleading and begging and pleading and I got sick of listening to it, trumad  Jul-15-08 04:09 PM   #0 
  - The priests used to watch over the people, now they are watching the people.  ZombieHorde   Jul-15-08 04:15 PM   #1 
  - Having taxpayers continue to fund her medical care just adds insult to injury  depakid   Jul-15-08 04:16 PM   #2 
  - Do you know who would fund her medical care if she was released in California?  slackmaster   Jul-15-08 04:17 PM   #4 
     - I'm assuming that's listed in the petition  depakid   Jul-15-08 04:28 PM   #15 
  - I'm of two minds about it. Of course she DESERVES to rot out her days in jail  LisaM   Jul-15-08 04:16 PM   #3 
  - Good point. nt  jobycom   Jul-15-08 04:21 PM   #9 
  - "She kept begging and pleading and begging and pleading and I got sick of listening to it,"  Bornaginhooligan   Jul-15-08 04:17 PM   #5 
  - You got quotation marks on that bottom comment.  trumad   Jul-15-08 04:20 PM   #7 
     - Inference.  Bornaginhooligan   Jul-15-08 04:20 PM   #8 
        - OK  trumad   Jul-15-08 04:21 PM   #11 
           - Hey, I may be a big fucking asshole.  Bornaginhooligan   Jul-15-08 04:22 PM   #12 
              - Sorry for my er---inference  trumad   Jul-15-08 04:24 PM   #13 
                 - That's OK.  Bornaginhooligan   Jul-15-08 04:34 PM   #20 
                    - No---I'm being sarcastic...  trumad   Jul-15-08 04:36 PM   #22 
                       - So was I.  Bornaginhooligan   Jul-15-08 04:39 PM   #23 
  - I'm not revenge oriented, but it seems to me that if the courts sentenced her to life  jobycom   Jul-15-08 04:19 PM   #6 
  - She will be free to leave prison when she dies  bluestateguy   Jul-15-08 04:21 PM   #10 
  - Life means life  Tangerine LaBamba   Jul-15-08 04:29 PM   #16 
  - Sounds like she was nuts at the time  treestar   Jul-15-08 04:27 PM   #14 
  - This isn't about revenge, this is about justice.  SidneyCarton   Jul-15-08 04:32 PM   #17 
     - Justice doesn't equal vengence  depakid   Jul-15-08 04:34 PM   #18 
     - That is true, and many of those rotting in our prisons do not need to be there.  SidneyCarton   Jul-15-08 04:43 PM   #25 
        - You're letting loaded language hijack your reason  depakid   Jul-15-08 04:47 PM   #27 
           - Yes and .22 bullets are cheaper than either.  SidneyCarton   Jul-15-08 04:53 PM   #28 
              - "Letting her out?"  depakid   Jul-15-08 04:57 PM   #30 
                 - Really?  SidneyCarton   Jul-15-08 05:03 PM   #31 
                    - Where did I say anything about sadism?  depakid   Jul-15-08 05:10 PM   #33 
                       - Man, I was agreeing with you.  SidneyCarton   Jul-15-08 05:13 PM   #34 
     - Great post...  trumad   Jul-15-08 04:34 PM   #19 
     - Well said  Glorfindel   Jul-15-08 04:43 PM   #26 
     - And a far better fate than a lot of us uninsured bastards out here would  Nay   Jul-15-08 06:22 PM   #37 
  - "If Susan Atkins committed this crime in Texas or Florida,  dflprincess   Jul-15-08 04:34 PM   #21 
  - You're right about that..... good catch  trumad   Jul-15-08 04:40 PM   #24 
  - Does remorse count for anything?  lunatica   Jul-15-08 04:54 PM   #29 
  - Remorse alone, no. Remorse coupled with time served, maybe.  SidneyCarton   Jul-15-08 05:07 PM   #32 
  - maybe the state looks at...  islandmkl   Jul-15-08 05:46 PM   #35 
  - Bugliosi was for releasing her.  kskiska   Jul-15-08 05:47 PM   #36 
 

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