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News Roundup – State Executions, Paul Ryan, Antonin Scalia

To me, with very few exceptions, the state should not be in the business of executing its own citizens. I just believe that we humans are too fallible. We’ve heard eyewitness reports that are wrong. We’ve heard of inmates who have been convicted and lost an appeal but have been found innocent 20 years later. In Oklahoma, they botched an execution. There’s no excuse. This should never happen. Strong Editorial in the NY Times against the death penalty. (I don’t understand why there is a need for a new cocktail. We have several medications that we KNOW work. The problem is

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Thursday Evening News Roundup

Thursday Evening News Roundup Unless you’ve been lost at sea, for the past 3-6 months, you like everyone else has been aware of the new mega film that is being released tomorrow, the Hobbit. When I was young, I read The Lord of the Rings And the Hobbit. I really didn’t like The Lord of the Rings. I thought the book was too long. It was too intricate. There are too many characters. But I loved The Hobbit. Here’s a review from a Rolling Stone. Even after thinking about it for a day or so, Antonin Scalia’s comments which draws a

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What is Scalia doing?

For years, the Right has been very clever at coming up with novel ways to argue their point of view  Here’s another. Mark Karlin from Buzzflash has the story. Scotus also has the lowdown. Antonin Scalia is guilty of initiating the theft of the 2000 election from Al Gore through a stay he issued forcing the stop of the State Court ordered recount in Florida, and his subsequent coordination a 5-4 majority to annoint George W. Bush as President. But as of just yesterday, August 17th, he also added state sanctioned murder to his list of crimes. Scalia was one of

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