Skip to comments.Tookie's fan club are fair weather death penalty foes?
Posted on 01/05/2006 7:14:39 PM PST by Former Military Chick
Stop the presses, the Hollywood elite have just become the new death penalty advocates.
As executions approach, it never surprises me that some will come out of the wood work to challenge the death penalty, fighting for the filth who is haunt death row for basically doing the worst that can be done to our fellow Americans.
So, the "Tookie Award Ceremony" took things to new heights. They rallied against the death penalty. That it was inhumane, that it was wrong, that it does nothing to stop the murderers. I listened, carefully to their arguments. They feel that each person on death row should be condemned to a life in prison. Frankly, I think they would even give them parole but I will, for argument's sake, say they want their sentence reduced to life without parole. Farrell, Asner, Snoop and Alda are passionate about their cause. Not one person should be on death row. Their lives are worth saving. You have to admire their dedication to saving all those sentenced to death. Tookie should have been honored. This is what our noble entertainers do in their spare time. Saving those condemned. I say bravo to their sincerity, to their dedication, to their heavy hearts for these felons.
Wait! Did you notice, Clarence Ray Allen, 75, "convicted of ordering the murder of his son's girlfriend, Sue Kitts, in 1974. Allen was convicted of ordering three more killings from behind bars....", is going it alone? Where are his dedicated Hollywood anti-death penalty advocates?
"Lovable" Mr. Allen could be one of their grandfathers, and is about to be put to death. He could have played Santa at their grandchildren's Christmas pageants. But, life dealt him a raw deal leading him to be forced to order the execution of 3 people. Goodness, he is a victim. He is now suffering, needing new organs. He has trouble seeing and cannot get around without his taxpayer-provided wheel chair. He is a grandpa. The Hollywood elite are not preventing the execution of grandpa? How can they allow this? Not one word from them. Not a sit in. Not an editorial. No rants on Larry King.
So, the left has become what they worst fear: The executioner. They have decided which life is worth saving and which isn't. They are playing God.
Hollywood hypocrites have put themselves in the role of deciding who should die and they have decided to condemn grandpa by their silence.
Of course they'll never admit or even recognize that their complicity in choosing to ignore one convicted criminal's plight and not another's actually justifies the death penalty. If the death sentence were unjust, it would be just as unjust for Grandpa Allen without the spotlights and microphones as it is for Tookie Williams with them.
FMC makes an excellent point about the silence of the lefties over Arnold's next execution.
No "face time" to be had on this one so they'll wait at home for the call from their agent that ain't comin'.
Then there's cory Maye down in Mississippi.
Excellent point. Thank you.
Good analysis of liberal hypocrisy and hubris.
He shoulda writ a couple children's books.
"They are playing God"
You're right, that's because they think they're God. Those people you named not only think they know more than anyone else, they think they have the right to dictate to everyone else how to live their lives. Some are more intelligent than others, but they should stick to their acting. That's what they know most about.
Do you think Hollywood's deafening silence this time has anything to do with Murderer Allen's color?
That or killed a cop.
Mr. Allen should've written a children's book about not putting out contracts while incarcerated.
My beloved [No Longer Free State] is the writer in the family. However, after posting the updates on this case, reading with interest who was involved supporting his clemency it struck me as odd that the left is so silent.
Their silence is sticking the needle into the guys arm. Thus making them the executioner, so to speak. They should be so proud of themselves.
It is rare that I write a vanity but I do hope I got my point across and perhaps a bit of discussion out of it.
One has to wonder. There is something about this guy that the left does not like. His age? His race? His crime? Hard to figure.
Nice to know that they too can decide who lives and dies.
Thank you for the comment.
I have to wonder what mailing list all these protesters are on. Who is pulling their strings? I can't believe that any of them have the brains to make the decision themselves. Out of all the executions in the last year, they picked Tookie? And all of them made that choice independently without being told to do it by their agent?
I wish I had the controls to their mind implant chips or whatever impels them to this lemming-like behavior.
Good rant there. What is a military chick?
I had not heard of the case but you bring up a good point. They only seem to care about American's that are only on death row in California. Heaven forbid they have to leave their lap of luxury to go to TX, OK or FL to defend the right's of a convicted murderer about to be executed.
They themselves are ignoring those who do not agree with their agenda, are effectively deciding who lives and who dies.
Thanks again for the link.
I served in the United States Air Force.
Thanks for the comment.
Hollywood prefers gang-bangers and cop killers to chant for.
Richard Lee Boyd, a southern white male was executed just before Tookie, but where were the Hollywood vermin??
How about McVay? or the guy who killed an abortion doctor and was executed for it. MSM will never speak out on this dispicable hypocrisy.
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