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Tag Archives: Death Penalty

Pretzel Logic

© Tom Tomorrow If Scalia weren’t bad enough, we have his sidekick “Scalito”. It might have been overshadowed by other decisions, but yes, the Supreme Court did rule that capital executions could move forward, even though three recent executions resulted in long and apparently excruciatingly painful death, “the chemical equivalent of being burned alive”. Silly […]


Are You Sure?

Thirty years ago, two black, mentally disabled men were convicted of the rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl. One of the men spent all thirty years on death row. A few days ago, DNA evidence was used to show that both men are innocent, and they have been ordered to be released. Now here’s […]


How to Value Life and Protect Women?

Texas Governor Rick Perry calls another 30 day special session of the Texas Legislature so they can have another shot at passing their anti-abortion bill that barely missed the deadline earlier this week. Perry says “Texans value life and want to protect women and the unborn.” Meanwhile, the State of Texas put Kimberly McCarthy to […]


Corporate Personhood

© Matt Bors Like someone said recently, I’ll start believing in corporate personhood when we start executing corporations for their crimes.