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22. You "sincerely" doubt do you?
Thu Aug 23, 2012, 04:17 PM
Aug 2012

But you don't know for certain any of this claptrap you spew, do you? Killers are staying in prison, especially those who have used guns to kill. He shot a man in the back on a Manhattan street for no reason other than Lennon was an extraordinary man and this killer was an angry, pathetic nothing of a human waste. He took someone with two young sons. His five year old grew up without a father. His teenager has not had an easy time since. His widow saw him murdered right in front of her. The breadth of loss is a major factor in deciding parole. Parole boards always look at what impact the murder had on others, how wide and on how many lives. I think it's safe to say that the loss of Lennon was and is far reaching. All that warrants keeping him in prison forever. I will never forget how terrible I felt the night of December 8, 1980, and the days that followed. I stayed up all night that night, listening to the radio. I cut out all the newspaper articles from my hometown paper. I still have them today, yellow and crumbling. I was just a kid, younger even than Julian Lennon. I have had to relive that terrible feeling every single year when the day comes around so I can't even imagine how the family feels. This year will be 32 years, more than my entire adult life. I am not alone. I am much younger than he plus I am female and he will not outlive me. He's safer inside, I promise you that.

Good. nt msanthrope Aug 2012 #1
RIP John Lennon n/t xocet Aug 2012 #2
Keep rotting, asshole. nt Comrade_McKenzie Aug 2012 #3
GOOD!! ailsagirl Aug 2012 #4
I'm up in the air about this one Trunk Monkey Aug 2012 #5
Chapman murdered John Lennon "only because" he was John Lennon rocktivity Aug 2012 #7
Are you familiar with the term "Equal justice before the Law"? NT Trunk Monkey Aug 2012 #8
Lennon deserves equal justice, too rocktivity Aug 2012 #12
Re: Lennon deserves equal justice, too Trunk Monkey Aug 2012 #14
It's fairly easy to establish a clear and present danger with Chapman. Ty Templeton Aug 2012 #13
You must be full of nothing but air, actually Scairp Aug 2012 #19
Re: you don't have the slightest clue what Lennon would say. Trunk Monkey Aug 2012 #24
Whatever Scairp Aug 2012 #34
how about he killed ANYONE in a cold calculating way & has only served 30 years wordpix Aug 2012 #21
If that's normal treatment for a murderer in NY state fine NT Trunk Monkey Aug 2012 #25
TRANSLATION: "Have it on MY record that I let John Lennon's assassin go free? rocktivity Aug 2012 #6
You got it. Matters not whether Chapman has served a sentence commensurate with similar... Scuba Aug 2012 #10
Re: cultural icons Trunk Monkey Aug 2012 #15
"Life isn't fair." - James Earl Carter Scuba Aug 2012 #16
How would you know? Scairp Aug 2012 #20
It sounds to me like you don't want justice, you want vengeance Trunk Monkey Aug 2012 #26
He's in prison Scairp Aug 2012 #36
While traitors and war criminals walk free and "tell their stories" in the captive MSM like RUMSFELD bobthedrummer Aug 2012 #9
If the decision was motivated by public safety, inmate behavior, and an unbiased petronius Aug 2012 #11
Agreed alcibiades_mystery Aug 2012 #17
You "sincerely" doubt do you? Scairp Aug 2012 #22
Your rage isn't hurting anyone but you, you know that right? NT Trunk Monkey Aug 2012 #27
Condescending comment. Quantess Aug 2012 #35
Well alcibiades_mystery Aug 2012 #31
What If One Of Your Kids Was Killed By Chapman? HangOnKids Aug 2012 #23
What if one of your kids WASN'T killed by Chapman and was on the street after 12 years Trunk Monkey Aug 2012 #28
Bye-Bye HangOnKids Aug 2012 #33
Probably not alcibiades_mystery Aug 2012 #30
oooh!... So close! JohnnyRingo Aug 2012 #18
I like the way you think. 2ndAmForComputers Aug 2012 #32
Good. I imagine there would Cha Aug 2012 #29
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