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White supremacist to be executed for 1998 killing
Daily Mail ^ | 5:46 PM on 21st September 2011 | Daniel Miller

Posted on 09/21/2011 10:28:07 AM PDT by Niuhuru

A white supremacist who was sentenced to death for the murder of a black man in an horrific killing that echoed the atrocities of the lynching era is to be executed today.

Lawrence Russell Brewer, 44, is scheduled to be put to death by lethal injection at 6pm for his part in the 1998 killing of James Byrd, Jr in East Texas.

Brewer was one of three men convicted of killing Byrd after they offered him a lift along a remote country road.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: black; blackman; death; lethalinjection; man; murder; road; supremacist; texas
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1 posted on 09/21/2011 10:28:11 AM PDT by Niuhuru
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To: Niuhuru

Mike Farrell will be there protesting his execution,right?


2 posted on 09/21/2011 10:30:57 AM PDT by WOBBLY BOB (See ya later, debt inflator ! Gone in 4 (2012))
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To: Niuhuru

Fry his ass.

Not sure how relevant the “hate crime” nonsense is; dead is dead.


3 posted on 09/21/2011 10:31:51 AM PDT by TheThirdRuffian (Nothing to see here. Move along.)
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To: Niuhuru

13 years. Geez.


4 posted on 09/21/2011 10:31:51 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: Niuhuru

Good


5 posted on 09/21/2011 10:31:58 AM PDT by svcw (Do liberals get brain freeze if they eat ice cream to fast? (probably not, no brains))
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To: WOBBLY BOB

Isn’t this the story that tried to portray Bush as a racist or something? Byrd’s daughter made some ad?

I do remember, though, that the crime was horrific.


6 posted on 09/21/2011 10:32:45 AM PDT by miss marmelstein (Run, Sarah, Run! Please!)
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To: Niuhuru

I don’t have a problem with a killer getting his just deserts. Any Killer.


7 posted on 09/21/2011 10:33:26 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Niuhuru

They should have chained this human filth to a truck, and let him experience what Mr Byrd experienced.


8 posted on 09/21/2011 10:33:40 AM PDT by JRios1968 (I'm guttery and trashy, with a hint of lemon. - Laz)
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To: TheThirdRuffian

Yup


9 posted on 09/21/2011 10:33:40 AM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change. " Robert Anthony)
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To: Niuhuru

This should have happened twelve or thirteen years ago. Wonder how much it cost to finally get justice...


10 posted on 09/21/2011 10:33:57 AM PDT by GOPJ (126 people were indicted for being terrorists in the last two years. Every one of them was Muslim.)
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To: Niuhuru
Contrast this with the Troy Davis case. They always say that conservatives are racist for supporting the death penalty , yet on every conservative website conservatives say justice is being done in both this case and the Troy Davis case. That's not happening on the lib sites.
Where's the NAACP, Amnesty International, ACLU and all the "against the death penalty in all cases" libs for this guy?
11 posted on 09/21/2011 10:37:18 AM PDT by techcor (I hope Obama succeeds, in being a one term president.)
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To: Niuhuru
Good riddance. This a-hole has wasted way too much oxygen already.
12 posted on 09/21/2011 10:37:31 AM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Niuhuru

Calling it a Hate crime?....It was murder...no “label” is needed from the P.C. crowd....I assume if two blacks who dragged and killed a white guy would be executed also?


13 posted on 09/21/2011 10:37:53 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: techcor

Tell me about it; there is a lot of hypocrisy and quite frankly I for one think that the idiot deserves to die, yet it owuld be refreshing if there wasn’t such a drastic contrast in the reactions to each different execution.


14 posted on 09/21/2011 10:39:14 AM PDT by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: Niuhuru

Let’s see the liberals try to protest this one.

And GWB took a lot of flak for not supporting “hate crime” legislation after this. But what would that have accomplished that would be any more severe than the death penalty?


15 posted on 09/21/2011 10:39:47 AM PDT by Larry Lucido (I can only be series in a parallel universe.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Holder would say they’re were just giving him a ride.
LaHood would say it proves we need more mass transit.
Willie would say he should have taken the train.


16 posted on 09/21/2011 10:41:03 AM PDT by WOBBLY BOB (See ya later, debt inflator ! Gone in 4 (2012))
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To: Niuhuru

I don’t give two sh*ts about enacting “hate crime” legislation. Murder is murder, and Brewer is guilty of the grisly murder of an innocent man.

Turn that POS to room temp.


17 posted on 09/21/2011 10:42:09 AM PDT by ScottinVA (With "successes" like the Libya adventure, who needs failure?)
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To: Niuhuru

People who do this sort of thing should be executed as close to the time of the event as possible. Thirteen years?

How about thirteen months after the time the person is charged.

Capital crimes should be expedited, appeals, and sentences carried out in short order.

Bump anything else from the docket, and get justice under way immediately.


18 posted on 09/21/2011 10:43:21 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Obyema 2012 - he has addition deficit disorder... (not my line, but a great one to repeat))
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To: WOBBLY BOB

Holder would say they’re were just giving him a ride.
LaHood would say it proves we need more mass transit.
Willie would say he should have taken the train.


Gore would say it was caused by global warming.
Obama would blame Bush.


19 posted on 09/21/2011 10:43:41 AM PDT by ScottinVA (With "successes" like the Libya adventure, who needs failure?)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

My thoughts exactly. I don’t see the usual crowd out to defend this turd. I guess they agree with a little execution now and again.


20 posted on 09/21/2011 10:44:22 AM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Larry Lucido

“But what would that have accomplished that would be any more severe than the death penalty”

You tell me; laws are never the answer and I personally think that, that scum is going to end up where he deserves. Laws don’t always end up creating closure the way the death penalty does. Laws can be changed, death can’t.


21 posted on 09/21/2011 10:45:06 AM PDT by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: Niuhuru

He should be dragged to death down a three-mile stretch of country road.

Killers should, at the very least, be made to feel what their victims felt.


22 posted on 09/21/2011 10:46:32 AM PDT by Gator113 (Palin 2012, period.....)
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To: DoughtyOne

I think that it should be expedited only if there is concrete proof, like this instance or in the instance of Ted Bundy. Other than that, I think that four to five years while analysts go over the evidence and ensure that guilt is irrefutable. It’s too easy to end up killing an innocent.


23 posted on 09/21/2011 10:46:56 AM PDT by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: AppyPappy

13 years, eating taxpayer funded food and sleeping in a taxpayer funded bed.


24 posted on 09/21/2011 10:47:03 AM PDT by reg45 (I'm not angry that Lincoln freed the slaves. I'm angry that Franklin Roosevelt bought them back.)
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To: ScottinVA

It should not take this long; it should have been thirteen months to get ready to meet his Maker and then inject the little fart.


25 posted on 09/21/2011 10:56:16 AM PDT by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: Niuhuru

For this horrific crime, the perpep gets to leave this life in a nice sterile, comfortable room with a nice humanitarian type injection.

He and his bastard friends should, at the very least, be hung by their necks until dead - by a very inept hangman.


26 posted on 09/21/2011 10:57:43 AM PDT by ZULU (DUMP Obama in 2012)
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To: ScottinVA

I must disagree with you. ROOM TEMPERATURE is much, much to comfortable for this scum. I’d sort of think a much, much warmer place would be quite deserving.
Query...is Amnesty, the ACLU and the anti-death penalty crowd preparing for the protest marches and displays over this execution? Yah right.


27 posted on 09/21/2011 11:00:07 AM PDT by CaptainAmiigaf (NY TIMES: "We print the news as it fits our views")
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To: ScottinVA

Could anyone even imagine Attorney General John Ashcroft saying this case “disparages my people”?

The U.S.A. better wake up to the fact we have let evil racist haters be put IN CHARGE of running this country.

See my tagline.


28 posted on 09/21/2011 11:02:23 AM PDT by MikeSteelBe (Austrian Hitler was as the Halfrican Hitler does.)
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To: thackney

Idiot Court. No excuse and now this scum gets to live.


30 posted on 09/21/2011 11:04:51 AM PDT by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: Niuhuru

Sorry, posted to the wrong thread.


31 posted on 09/21/2011 11:05:04 AM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: Niuhuru
I guess Lawrence Russell Brewer got what was coming to him for this murder. I don't know all the facts of the case but I can't argue with this decision.

However we know about this case and this case has received a lot of media. Crimes just as bad as this happen on a regular basis to whites committed by blacks. But we don't hear nearly as much about them. And we hear absolutely NOTHING from the MSM about them. Why not? To ask the question is to know the answer. There is a double standard here.
32 posted on 09/21/2011 11:05:41 AM PDT by truthguy (Good intentions are not enough.)
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To: Niuhuru

I mixed up executions. My mistake.


33 posted on 09/21/2011 11:05:41 AM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

Accompanied by Al Sharpton.


34 posted on 09/21/2011 11:11:30 AM PDT by monocle
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To: Niuhuru

Lethal injection is too nice of a way to kill such a monster. He should have to go the way his victim went.


35 posted on 09/21/2011 11:16:52 AM PDT by Tamar1973 ("Never care what the other guy has, it is not yours and someone always has more."--isthisnickcool)
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To: thackney

Don’t you hate it when that happens?


36 posted on 09/21/2011 11:18:32 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: DuncanWaring
I was fortunate an Admin Moderator took pity on me and deleted my post after I hit abuse on myself.

It will cut down on the thread hyjack.

37 posted on 09/21/2011 11:21:10 AM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: Niuhuru

A length of chain and a Ford 150 would be a lot more appropriate than a needle but one takes what one can get.


38 posted on 09/21/2011 11:26:09 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (Somewhere in Kenya, a village is missing an idiot)
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To: Niuhuru

Where are the anti-death penalty protestors? They are all a bunch of hypocrites.


39 posted on 09/21/2011 11:28:00 AM PDT by Brilliant
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To: Brilliant

Some of them are still there.

Dick Gregory is going on a hunger strike for part of one day in his protest.

http://www.myfoxhouston.com/dpp/news/local/110921-lawrence-brewer-execution


40 posted on 09/21/2011 11:31:24 AM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: Niuhuru

About freaking time. A tragedy that true justice took this long.


41 posted on 09/21/2011 11:35:33 AM PDT by DesertSapper (God, Family, Country . . . . . . . . . . and dead terrorists!!!)
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To: Brilliant

On that note ... seen any big anti-war rallies in the last 2.5 years?


42 posted on 09/21/2011 11:37:02 AM PDT by DesertSapper (God, Family, Country . . . . . . . . . . and dead terrorists!!!)
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To: thackney
"Christians can't cry over the crucifixion of Christ and still be for the death penalty," said Gregory in a statement released Sept. 12.

Only Dick Gregory knows Byrd's murder was fulfillment of Biblical prophecy and Byrd died for our sins.

43 posted on 09/21/2011 11:37:50 AM PDT by WOBBLY BOB (See ya later, debt inflator ! Gone in 4 (2012))
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To: WOBBLY BOB

I am fairly convinced one the protesters there is sincere.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/09/21/us-texas-execution-son-idUSTRE78K35B20110921

Ross Byrd, son of James Byrd Jr., has been protesting the execution.


44 posted on 09/21/2011 11:42:29 AM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: AppyPappy
should have been just 13 days

dammed sub humans

45 posted on 09/21/2011 11:52:19 AM PDT by Charlespg
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To: Niuhuru
the murder of a black man in an horrific killing that echoed the atrocities of the lynching era

So, like, what about the Wichita Horror? Or the Knoxville Horror (Channon Christian and Christopher Newsom)?

I'll have to check the Daily Mail to see what kind of coverage it gave to those Politically Correct murders.

I know our media kept those pretty quiet...

46 posted on 09/21/2011 12:20:22 PM PDT by kiryandil (turning Americans into felons, one obnoxious drunk at a time (Zero Tolerance!!!))
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To: Niuhuru

Good riddance dirt bag!!


47 posted on 09/21/2011 12:57:17 PM PDT by lone star annie
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To: Niuhuru

If the best possible evidence is circumstantial, I agree. It’s not my goal to do in someone who doesn’t deserve it. Folks caught in the act, fry ‘em, and the sooner the better.

What deterrence does a thirty-five year appeals process provide? What consideration did the victim get? Zero!


48 posted on 09/21/2011 2:56:04 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Obyema 2012 - he has addition deficit disorder... (not my line, but a great one to repeat))
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