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Taitertots Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-19-09 04:26 PM
Response to Reply #35
40. Just proof that the system works
Those people were innocent and not put to death. It is a clear example of how the appeals process weeds out people who are innocent.
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  -No capital punishment in Alaska question everything  Oct-18-09 12:53 PM   #0 
  - The Death Penalty  Taitertots   Oct-18-09 01:02 PM   #1 
  - That's a good point  bluestateguy   Oct-18-09 01:05 PM   #2 
  - Or we could just bump them up to the death penalty  Taitertots   Oct-18-09 01:11 PM   #4 
  - As others have so eloquently stated on these pages  question everything   Oct-18-09 01:08 PM   #3 
  - You support the death penalty because LIFE is too easy?  TexasObserver   Oct-18-09 02:29 PM   #8 
  - How many millions of people have a worse quality of life around the world?  Taitertots   Oct-18-09 02:45 PM   #9 
     - We should treat prisoners humanely. Their punishment is incarceration.  TexasObserver   Oct-18-09 03:00 PM   #10 
     - The punishment doesn't fit the crime  Taitertots   Oct-19-09 11:13 AM   #21 
        - Your logic isn't logic. It's a grand rationalization for your position.  TexasObserver   Oct-19-09 02:25 PM   #22 
           - America is uncivilized?  Taitertots   Oct-19-09 02:52 PM   #23 
              - One could make a case for that...  immoderate   Oct-19-09 03:05 PM   #26 
              - +1. And I could say similar things about China and India.  EOTE   Oct-19-09 03:13 PM   #28 
              - China isn't exactly a shining beacon of human rights  KamaAina   Oct-19-09 04:36 PM   #44 
              - In many ways, yes  MajorChode   Oct-19-09 05:59 PM   #50 
              - Those who support the death penalty are.  TexasObserver   Oct-20-09 03:26 AM   #51 
     - And what of the innocents who were murdered by the state?  EOTE   Oct-19-09 03:02 PM   #24 
        - How many innocent people have ever?  Taitertots   Oct-19-09 03:26 PM   #29 
           - You haven't even come close to answering the question.  EOTE   Oct-19-09 03:38 PM   #30 
           - How many is not one number  Taitertots   Oct-19-09 03:52 PM   #32 
              - I've provided MANY links.  EOTE   Oct-19-09 04:00 PM   #34 
              - They are all to self proclaimed biased anti-death penalty sources  Taitertots   Oct-19-09 04:17 PM   #36 
                 - You've provided less than nothing.  EOTE   Oct-19-09 04:25 PM   #39 
                    - An unpublished DoJ grant article  Taitertots   Oct-19-09 05:15 PM   #45 
                       - The Stanford Law Review? The Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law?  EOTE   Oct-20-09 10:16 AM   #52 
              - And here's a specific paper discrediting the one you bring up.  EOTE   Oct-19-09 04:19 PM   #38 
           - Quite the moral hazzard you have there  MajorChode   Oct-19-09 05:34 PM   #49 
  - The death penalty is unnecessary. The purpose of prison is to isolate the dangerous from society.  Selatius   Oct-18-09 10:44 PM   #14 
  - Do you consider yourself a progressive?  Horse with no Name   Oct-18-09 11:10 PM   #16 
  - Ah, but it "cost" a lot of money because of the lengthy appeals  question everything   Oct-18-09 11:17 PM   #17 
  - Do you consider yourself a Nazi?  Taitertots   Oct-19-09 10:45 AM   #20 
     - OK, so you admit that it's more expensive.  EOTE   Oct-19-09 03:11 PM   #27 
        - It is an effective deterrent to crime  Taitertots   Oct-19-09 03:39 PM   #31 
           - It's impossible to put a number on the innocents the state has murdered.  EOTE   Oct-19-09 03:58 PM   #33 
           - Here is a link to information on exonerations.  EOTE   Oct-19-09 04:12 PM   #35 
              - Just proof that the system works  Taitertots   Oct-19-09 04:26 PM   #40 
                 - That's like saying that air bags are proof that a car can't get into an accident.  EOTE   Oct-19-09 04:33 PM   #42 
                    - Total analogy fail  Taitertots   Oct-19-09 05:30 PM   #48 
                       - You can't take the DP apart piecemeal.  EOTE   Oct-20-09 10:18 AM   #53 
  - Why does "what they want" matter  quaker bill   Oct-19-09 04:26 PM   #41 
  - Life in prison is cheaper for the state than the death penalty,  iris27   Oct-19-09 04:36 PM   #43 
  - There are a lot of things about Alaska that might surprise you.  Blue_In_AK   Oct-18-09 01:41 PM   #5 
  - I'd like to see Obama give Alaska a try in 2012  bluestateguy   Oct-18-09 01:53 PM   #6 
  - He was,  Blue_In_AK   Oct-18-09 02:25 PM   #7 
  - You need to drop some props for...  thenooch   Oct-18-09 03:05 PM   #11 
  - Ah, yes, a venerable institution.  Blue_In_AK   Oct-18-09 03:30 PM   #12 
  - Thanks for the detailed list  question everything   Oct-18-09 10:40 PM   #13 
     - The Permanent Fund took a big hit last year  Blue_In_AK   Oct-18-09 11:08 PM   #15 
        - Nice pictures. And, I suppose things kinda get quiet  question everything   Oct-18-09 11:19 PM   #18 
           - Not necessarily quiet, but different.  Blue_In_AK   Oct-18-09 11:26 PM   #19 
  - They'll just make them listen to Sarah's audio recording of her book 24/7,  tanyev   Oct-19-09 03:04 PM   #25 
  - To busy killing all of the wilflide in that state..  truebrit71   Oct-19-09 04:17 PM   #37 
  - While we use the death penalty way too often in America  jinto86   Oct-19-09 05:21 PM   #46 
  - Anyone who supports execution and opposes torture is a hypocrite.  NYC Liberal   Oct-19-09 05:24 PM   #47 
 

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