Skip to comments.The Tookie-Pulitzer Defense Flops
Posted on 12/13/2005 8:16:22 AM PST by Keli Kilohana
Can't you just imagine that this happened?
Lawyer: "Tookie, it looks bad. The case against you is airtight! Whether you admit it, or not! BUT, there is a way we can keep you from the gas chamber!"
Tookie: "Wha'? How, man?"
L: "Simple, man. We rehabilitate you!"
T: "Re-hab-bili-wha' me?"
L: "Rehabilitate! We get you to write a book. A childen's book--yeah, THAT's the TICKET! A widdle-iddy-biddy children's book!"
T: " Wri' a book? Man, I can't write no book!"
L: "Hey, that didn't stop Al Franken, did it?"
T: "Who'll buy the book, man...?"
L: "The same ones who will recommend you for a Pulitzer Prize for the book! An anti-capital punishment bunch of old hippies."
T: "A pull-a wha'? Man, if you're a lyin'--you're a dyin'! I can get you killed--not, that I killed those other four maggots."
L: "Don't worry, man. We'll get Jesse Jackson, Ed Asner and all the Hollywood bleedin' hearts--except for Arnold Kennedy-Schwarzeneggar. We'll get you off, man. Don't worry. Trust me..."
Tookie never apologized or atoned for what he had done.
Instead he spent 20 plus years trying to game the system.
Here is the history of a mass murderer who actually repented of his crimes, and chose to atone for them.
His name was Steven Renfro.
Steven's parents separated shortly after he was born and his father lost touch with both the mother and son for about 35 years. Steven's grandmother located Steven and reconciled him with with his father.
Steven was raised by his aunt, Rose Rutledge, near Marshall, Texas. He went to high school with Rick Berry, a Harrison County district attorney who later prosecuted Steven.
On August 25, 1996, after taking what he later told authorities were 70 doses of the tranquilizer Valium along with liquor, Steven put on camouflage clothing, blackened his face and armed himself with four guns including a military assault rifle and some 500 rounds of ammunition.
He shot and killed his live-in girlfriend, Rhena Fultner, 36, then Aunt Rose Rutledge, 63, who lived with them. Then he went to a nearby trailer home of an acquaintance, George Counts, 40, against whom he had a grudge, and fatally shot him, firing more than 150 rounds into Counts' mobile home.
When police arrived, he opened fire again, wounding Marshall police officer Dominic Pondant in the shoulder and turning his patrol car "into Swiss cheese," as authorities described it. Police were out gunned by Steven's .45 and .50 caliber handguns and an AR-15 rifle, but one of his weapons malfunctioned and officer Pondant was able to hit Steven.
He was convicted the following April and ended his trail by telling jurors he should be put to death. They agreed.
He asked that no appeals be pursued. At his execution, he apologized to the family members of the victims and said a prayer.
He was executed on February 9, 1998, after spending the second shortest time on Texas' death row.
The media and Hollywood celebrities were conspicuous by their absence.
I'm surprised the toon didn't just pardon this POS when he had the chance. Who DIDN'T that crap-for-brains pardon in that last week. I mean, the crips rob enough people...they had to have enough money to pay Bubbas pardon bribe price.
He could have done it without charge if he would have promised to persuade the NYC crips to vote Beast for Senate.
Simple question someone should have asked Dooky on camera "Dooky,what's the subject of Chapter 2 of this book of yours I'm holding"
I wanna go into film.
So to start my career, I'm going to go on a killing spree.
Oh wait, I'm white. I can't blame an evil white racist, sexist, homophobic society for driving me over the edge...:(
People who are truly sorry for the murders they committed will not fight against their own execution.
Solomon would have seen that. Two murderers, both claiming to be sorry. One willing to die. One saying "I shouldn't die, I said I was sorry!" Only 1 murderer is truly sorry. It's not hard to determine which is which.
White guy, wearing camoflage, armed with an "assault rifle"...lol, do you think the Elites want to have anything to do with him?
Uh, someone better be careful when posting such ideas on here. I was called a racist for stating facts which took place in the African American community. Others could be labeled next as insensitive and racist for stating the truth.