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Posted on 12/01/2005 6:48:08 AM PST by SmithL
LIES SO pervade the campaign waged to "save" convicted killer Stanley Tookie Williams that Williams and company don't even bother to cover their tracks when they say things they know aren't true.
So, as Williams' Dec. 13 execution date looms and supporters are pressing Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to grant him clemency, the Death Row inmate claimed in an interview Monday with MSNBC's fatuous Rita Cosby that he was convicted by an "all-white jury." That's not true, and Williams knows it.
In fact, Williams' own clemency lawyers have stipulated that the jury that convicted him in the 1979 murders of Albert Owens, Yen-I Yang, Tsai-Shai Yang and Yee Chen Lin during two armed robberies was not all-white. In the clemency petition, Williams' latest set of lawyers argued that prosecutor Robert Martin had kicked all African Americans off the jury. When prosecutors produced a death certificate that showed that juror William McLurkin was black, the lawyers noted in a reply that it doesn't matter if McLurkin was black or part-black, because he "looked Filipino."
Hello. That's not white. Williams' own Web site (www.tookie.com) features a fact sheet that, while asserting that no African Americans were on the jury, stipulates a Filipino and Latino served on the jury.
Why did Williams say something that he knew wasn't true? I just figure he knew he could get away with it.
In the MSNBC transcript of the Cosby interview, Williams, a co-founder of the Crips gang in South Central Los Angeles when a teenager, said, "I never ordered, nor have I initiated, any killings on my part, period."
The not-guilty-of-murder quote flies in the face of the clemency petition's "atonement" claim. To wit: Williams "has accepted responsibility, repented and done whatever he could, from where he is, to atone."
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F you see Kay him.
She was fatuous, but she's slimmed down a lot.
Hasta la vista, Tookie...
One way ticket to see his Uncle Devil.
That's the way the tookie crumbles!
Tookie is dead already.
You still have twelve days to repent, Tookie-don't lose your imortal soul trying to save your sorry ass.
took, took, tookie, you gonna die.........
I have seen this movie before - "One flew over the Tookie nest".
Opening in a gas chamber near you on Dec 13th.
Dead man talkin'
Took, Took, Tookie goodbye,
Took, Took, Tookie don't cry.
The big grey goose that took you away from us,
no words can tell how glad it makes us
Yell at me, Tookie, and then
I'll do it over again.
Watch for the guard,
He's coming to your ward,
If you don't get a letter
You sure ain't gonna feel better
Took, Took, Tookie don't cry,
Took, Took, Tookie goodbye!
Ah man, Rita cut the cheese again.
Wrong. The Gubernator is gonna grant clemency. He ain't gonna PO his friends in Hollyweird.
Geez. I hope I'm wrong.
Nothing like toasty tookies and cheese I always say.
Tookie deserves whatever mercy he showed his victims
"Tookie" Williams? Was he a member of the same college fraternity as "Scooter" Libby?
I agree - no clemency for this BAD MAN. But I think Arnie will give him another few months, don't you? He's pretty lib, his wife is very lib, he's got all those Hollywood Whiners contacting him. And now a State Tour. oh, hello. such a mess we have in California.
It's great that he's been able to make the most out of his time in Prison and it's fabulous that he can convert his faith to the lord but we are a land of laws that must temper justice over mercy. I'm sure that if he's really changed then he will be forgiven and his victims will too forgive him so enough talk and let the juice begin.
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