Skip to comments.Gang-bangers, celebrities mourn Crips founder (barf alert)
Posted on 12/20/2005 5:29:12 PM PST by flixxx
LOS ANGELES - Hundreds of people attended a star-studded funeral Tuesday for executed killer Stanley Tookie Williams in the violence-wracked South Los Angeles section where he founded the murderous Crips gang three decades ago.
Under heavy police presence, mourners including gang members flashing hand signs waited in line to enter the 1,500-seat Bethel AME Church. A big TV screen was set up in a parking lot for an overflow crowd. Vendors sold T-shirts with Williams picture.
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I'm anti-death penalty, too, but I was laughing a lot during this situation. Why? Because of the "reasons" he shouldn't die--because he "helped kids turn away from gangs," but wouldn't rat out his fellow thugs who helped him found THE gang, because he was a "Nobel prize nominee," just like Hitler and Stalin, and because he "was sorry" but never admitted his guilt or apologized.
You are against the death penalty for the child molester who kidnapped the little girl from her home, raped her, and buried her alive?
Anyone have a list of who attended. I want to make damn sure none of money ever reaches these hollywood wacks ever again.
Who was this?
Or the parents who systematically hid, abused, and starved their son until he was 18 years old. Put him on a one way trip to Florida weighing 89 pounds. When he arrived he didn't know anyone or where to go so he ended up at some woman's house asking for water where he soon died. I'll never forget that story. Never in my life. I cry for that young man's heart everytime I think of it.
If animals such as Tookie would have been executed within days of their sentencing rather than wasting taxpayers' money and time trying to game the system and earn sympathy from stupid liberals, then more people would be in favor of the death penalty.
Death sentences should be carried out within at least 90 days.
Thats my role model, man. Thats the CEO of the Crips, he said.
I guess some people didn't get the "message."
Several dozen gang members wearing blue attire associated with Crips gangs watched the funeral in the parking lot. One who identified himself as Killowatt the Third, age 33, estimated there were 20 to 30 Crips-affiliated gangs there to honor Williams. Thats my role model, man. Thats the CEO of the Crips, he said.
Killowatt was there LOL
Or at least 5 years. They deserve the chance to appeal and our courts are very backed up. That way we know for sure they are guilty.........Tookie got 19 years more than he should have of life. God Bless the victims.
Danny Glover and the usual suspects. Snoop a dupe from Girls Gone Wild fame, Jamie Foxx, etc.
"Snoop Dog told mourners, reciting a poem about the execution. The line 'I don't believe Stan did it' drew wild applause."
And yet Tookie said this..."teach them to rebuild the neighborhoods that you, others, and I helped to destroy."
"Killowatt was there LOL"
Does he support the electric chair?
His pack of dogs gives him a typical send off: (From IPN)
LAX| Los Angeles| Special| 506.8375| 79th-Western|LAPD Metro Div has mult elements deployed w/415 gang groups/shots fired-Tookie Williams Svc earlier| LAX019| 17:23
Yes, still opposed to the death penalty...I do not think the State should be executing its citizens...the ultimate power of the government over people.
That does not mean that I want the convicted walking around my street or that I think they should have their freedom ever again...it comes down to my view of the power of the goverment.
"I mean if anyone deserves to die, is it not the founder of one of the most destructive gangs the US has ever seen?"
I think he more deserves to die for, among other things, putting a 12-guage shotgun to an innocent family man's spine and pulling the trigger, but whatever works for ya.
Forgive my gallows humor here, but wouldn't this guys funeral been a perfect time for a carload of Bloods to ride by with an old "Chicago typewriter" and mow down like half of their rival gang at one time? (maybe taking out a few whiney libs in the process)
thanks for the post...they have been forgotten by the media in this entire circus.
Really surprised the Bloods did not try to kill him first...before he was executed...would have been a real coup for them...
Since they're still interested, I say we dig him up and stick him in the chair again.
"The public viewing of his body attracted a sometimes rowdy crowd that spilled into the street, backing up traffic. Marijuana smoke wafted through the air as sport utility vehicles with 20-inch rims cruised past, rap music blaring at full volume."
I respect your opinion, but disagree. This man was a cold-blooded killer. Neither you, me or anyone else could have guaranteed that he wouldn't kill again. Even in prison, there was a chance he could have snapped the neck of another inmate or prison guard (did you see those arms??!). Nineteen years of waiting was too much. Now, I can GUARANTEE we won't kill again.
Besides, Tookie was a fervent believer in the death penalty (he even carried it out himself) ... before it was his turn.
To hell with the POS.
May he rot in hell.
Now, I can GUARANTEE HE won't kill again. (not "we" -- I'm a terrible typist!)
Paupers field would have made it even more fitting.
NJ decided he needed a parole hearing and he was released from prison.
He soon had a job in the cafeteria of one of our county high schools.
Sound okay to you?
His family bought him a bus ticket out of town but he was captured and is now awaiting trial.
Death is the only just punishment for what he did to that little girl. He kept her captive for several days before burying her alive.
The Tookster forfeited his right to exist as a citizen in any civilized society.
Several dozen gang members wearing blue attire associated with Crips gangs watched the funeral in the parking lot. One who identified himself as Killowatt the Third, age 33, estimated there were 20 to 30 Crips-affiliated gangs there to honor Williams.
Thats my role model, man. Thats the CEO of the Crips, he said
------And if this murderer is the best role model you have to look up to, then you will probably end up right where he is and a bunch of ignorant hollywood ass clowns ,along with the others that idolize him will attend your memorial. Do any of you think of the people he killed?
The way I understand it is the guards were afraid of him and he had threatened their families (via his gang) which is why he had special priviliges many on death row do not receive. A lot came out last week after he was dead and they no longer had to fear him.
Bet it was Jessie or Loonie Louie... he had on a silk suit?
I am sorry to see that there are several jerks on FR who "oppose the death penalty." I don't know what anyone can mean by such a sweeping statement. It is the sort of brainless principle that one would expect an airhead liberal to come out with.
Life is a struggle for survival, and evil is one of the things we must face, fight, and defeat. Otherwise life means nothing.
To be really pro-life, you must be for the death penalty for muderers.
The alternative is not only to lose the deterent value. Without a death penalty, there will be revenge killings. Already we are at that point. The whole reason for law is to avoid anarchy and vendettas. That is why the state must close murder cases with just executions.
I am also for forgiveness. If the criminal repents, I will forgive him. Then we can proceed with the execution.
I really could never fathom how a conservative could really believe that the State should be given the authority to execute its citizens. I understand the arguments on both sides of the issue...I do not oppose the death penalty for the reasons the oblivions who were out 'supporting Tookie' do, but for what I believe are core conservative precepts. The issue of the relationship between State and the individual or citizen.
My God, we get very upset (and rightly so) when the SCOTUS supported taking someone's land for eminent domain for the good of society, but we do agree with the State executions?
I do not see myself as a bleeding heart liberal for having this view.
That's what I was thinking. If Tookie had been such a changing force re gang involvement of youth, the gangs would be history. Doesn't look like he had much effect, but, like 21st century public education, he tried, so he deserves a pass.
Thanks for your reply. I didn't hear of this before now. This is sickening.
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