Thursday, September 22, 2011
"1 death row inmate down and many to go!"
"Troy Davis was a MURDERING THUG and he got what he deserved!!"
These are comments the resident right wing Troll FED UP had the audacity to post in response to the execution of Troy Davis.
Real classy huh?
But it got me thinking...this is the mindset the Georgia Board of Clemency, The Georgia Supreme Court and eventually the United States Supreme Court heard instead of the activist around the world who cried in vain to stop the state sanctioned murder of an innocent man.
This is why elections matter. It's not about abortion, gay marriage, affirmative action, or illegal immigration or some other wedge issue.
It's about electing people with the power to exercise racism.
It's about electing Governors who make appointments to the Parole Boards.
It's about electing Presidents who make life time appointments to the Supreme Court. Can you a Rick Perry/Sarah Palin/Michelle Bachman/Rick Santorum/Ron Paul/Newt Gingrich/Herman Cain/Mitt Romney/Jon Huntsman Supreme Court? Shudder
If we are going to engage in collective murder, we need to be sure beyond any doubt. What gets me is gopers, and the people who pander to them, don't see the hypocrisy of their beliefs and subsequent actions.
How can they be compassionate, Christian conservatives and pro death penalty?
The last words of Troy Anthony Davis were "May God bless your souls” . Are those the words of a MURDERING THUG? I think NOT.
Georgia Rep. John Lewis perhaps put it best. “Do not weep for Troy Anthony Davis, he will be with God, weep for Georgia and for our Nation. Capital punishment is barbaric.”
When did we we become a nation of Barbarians?