Last week, Oklahoma ignored and violated the 8th Amendment, “… nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted” in favor of injecting a Frankenstein-in drug cocktail of death to extinguish the life of Clayton Lockett. Witnesses to Mr. Lockett’s final hour
April 29, 2014, State of OK botched execution by lethal injection of Clayton Lockett
reported his writhing was horrific, that mid-execution the Board of Corrections closed the curtains, terminated the process, took resuscitative measures, but failed, causing him to suffer a massive heart attack. – Read the full article
E.W. Jackson claims:
I don’t treat anybody any differently because of their sexual orientation. But I do think that the rabid radical homosexual activist movement is really trying to fundamentally change our culture and redefine marriage and do a number of things that I just think are not good at all. – Read the full article
Tossing and turning in bed last night, something just didn’t add up in the Zimmerman case. Why was Martin’s body found in the position it was?
His body fell face down, with his hands under his body, with his head away from the concrete dog path and toward the duplex. – Read the full article
Beck, Limbaugh, Hannity … they all love to describe the people who dare to disagree with them as “Nazis”. But the fact is, conservatives have a great deal more in common with Nazis than anyone on the left. – Read the full article
“…men who so uneasily tolerate superiors patiently suffer a master, and show themselves proud and servile at the same time.” –Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America
In 2007, a teenager in a depressed county of Northeastern Pennsylvania, recently bereft of its industrial and coal mining jobs, was sentenced to 3 months in juvenile detention. – Read the full article
On Tuesday, Joe Biden made a small gaffe when speaking to a crowd of supporters in Danville, Virginia. He indicated that listeners would help the Obama-Biden ticket carry North Carolina – not Virginia – another 2012 battleground state. However, another Biden off-the-cuff comment has elicited a manufactured outrage from conservatives for his alleged racially loaded language. – Read the full article
On February 25th Trayvon Martin, armed with only Skittles, iced tea, and his cell phone, was shot and killed by George Zimmerman. Zimmerman has admitted shooting Trayvon. A month later George Zimmerman has not been arrested and it was not until March 22nd, that the Chief of Police “temporarily” stepped down. – Read the full article
A little departure from politics for a sad story in the NFL today (sad as in “say it ain’t so!).
The NFL handed down sweeping and unprecedented punishment Wednesday for bounties paid out on big hits, suspending New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton without pay for next season and indefinitely banning the team’s former defensive coordinator, Gregg Williams, who now works for the St. – Read the full article