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Troy Davis executed in Georgia
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Posted on 09/21/2011 9:10:07 PM PDT by Borough Park

(CBS/AP)  JACKSON, Ga. - Georgia executed Troy Davis on Wednesday night for the murder of an off-duty police officer, a crime he denied committing right to the end as supporters around the world mourned and declared that an innocent man was put to death.

Defiant to the end, he told relatives of Mark MacPhail that his 1989 slaying was not his fault. "I did not have a gun," he insisted.

(Excerpt) Read more at cbsnews.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; US: Georgia
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1 posted on 09/21/2011 9:10:09 PM PDT by Borough Park
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To: Borough Park

If only Mumia was next...


2 posted on 09/21/2011 9:10:52 PM PDT by Shadow44
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To: Borough Park

And in the meantime, the Twitter crazies are being whipped into a frenzy against not only Justice Clarence Thomas, but against Michelle Malkin(??) by Alec Baldwin:

http://twitter.com/#!/trscoop/statuses/116722774059384832

http://twitter.com/#!/search/%22Clarence%20Thomas%22

Michelle’s getting quite a few threats from these creatures.


3 posted on 09/21/2011 9:14:30 PM PDT by Darnright (There can never be a complete confidence in a power which is excessive. - Tacitus)
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To: Shadow44

BZZZZZZZZZTTT....he got the wrong answer.

Oh no, he’s been using brand XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX


4 posted on 09/21/2011 9:14:55 PM PDT by ak267
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To: Borough Park

Sayonara, suckah!


5 posted on 09/21/2011 9:17:38 PM PDT by Palladin (Rick Perry: The one with the big cojones.)
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To: Darnright

It’s weird how so many pro-abortion, baby killers can get themselves so worked up over the execution of a cop killer. They’ll get over it.


6 posted on 09/21/2011 9:19:27 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Barry gives them $535 million and they take "the fifth" when asked where it went.)
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To: Darnright

Not one Supreme Court Justice was in favor of staying his execution. Just proves it’s the usual anti-death penalty/liberal/racist mob since they single out Thomas.

Why not call out Souter or Ginsburg?

Killed a cop. Justice was deserved. I don’t mourn Justice.


7 posted on 09/21/2011 9:19:50 PM PDT by Soul Seeker (I will work every day to make Washington, D.C., as inconsequential in your lives as I can - Perry)
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To: Darnright

She is getting death threats like crazy by the lefties. What the hell did Malkin do? She didn’t do anything, why the hell are they going after her? And the idiots who are making death threats against her, the cops will be at their door shortly since they can easily be identified by their twitter name and IP address


8 posted on 09/21/2011 9:20:57 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Soul Seeker

Exactly, how come they are not going after the LIBERAL judges who also denied his stay of execution..I dont see any of the liberal freakazoids going after them..because they would never go after their own kind, instead they will focus on Clarence Thomas because they hate him..Justice was served, RIP Mark MacPhail, the REAL victim here, gone but never forgotten!


9 posted on 09/21/2011 9:22:49 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Borough Park
I love it when a plan comes together.


10 posted on 09/21/2011 9:23:38 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: ak267

I’m not entirely sure what you meant by that. Anyway, congratulations to Georgia where cop-killers really get what they deserve.


11 posted on 09/21/2011 9:25:12 PM PDT by Shadow44
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To: Borough Park

One less cop killer.


12 posted on 09/21/2011 9:25:24 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Has anyone heard about any street level reaction to this in Atlanta or Macon?


13 posted on 09/21/2011 9:26:00 PM PDT by ping jockey (We have arrogant jerks for leaders and WE will pay the highest cost.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

I like the pic.

However, it’s ironic you use the A-Team for an execution article. The show specifically never killed anyone, even though there was gunfire all over. They just never hit anyone and killed them. It was totally on purpose too. Tehy never wanted to do it.

I think in this case he’d still be giving the thumbs up.


14 posted on 09/21/2011 9:28:04 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

The phrase is the first think that popped into my head when I read the article. What are you going to do?


15 posted on 09/21/2011 9:31:02 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Borough Park

>>as supporters around the world mourned

That means London.


16 posted on 09/21/2011 9:32:19 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: ak267

“Batman” reset!


17 posted on 09/21/2011 9:35:07 PM PDT by Christian4Bush (PSA. As of 9/21/11, 412/487 days 'til we vote out/take out the trash. (Nov 6 2012))
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To: Borough Park

“Amnesty International says nearly 1 million people had signed a petition on Davis’ behalf”
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
The day something like this petition has any bearing on our justice system is the day we can toss the whole thing off the fantail and switch to the law of the jungle.


18 posted on 09/21/2011 9:46:04 PM PDT by WePledge (Ich werde fur immer ein Hollenhund werden. Semper Fidelis)
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To: Shadow44

Bullshit CBS article. Read Ann Coulter’s column and find out about the other 27 witnesses, including close-up eyewitnesses who saw the shooting.

Those who “recanted” had some very serious credibility issues.

The officer was shot under his vest and in the head. A lot of people saw this, and even got his shirt color/writings right.

The guy did it in cold blood. He’s dead. GOOD.

CBS = Cold Blood Shooter Supporter


19 posted on 09/21/2011 9:46:42 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: WePledge
“Amnesty International says nearly 1 million people had signed a petition on Davis’ behalf”

That and a nickle will buy you a nice hot cup of JACK SQUAT!

20 posted on 09/21/2011 9:47:49 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Borough Park

I am disgusted that we put Troy Davis to death tonight.

We should have done it in 1989.


21 posted on 09/21/2011 9:49:05 PM PDT by Our man in washington
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To: Sarah Barracuda
>What the hell did Malkin do? She didn’t do anything, why the hell are they going after her? <

Alec Baldwin has a lot to do with the howling mob against her. See below:

AlecBaldwin Alec Baldwin C'mon!! Let's go all Town Hall on that supreme thinker @michellemalkin. A world class, crypto fascist hater!

22 posted on 09/21/2011 9:50:17 PM PDT by Darnright (There can never be a complete confidence in a power which is excessive. - Tacitus)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

You left off welfare aiding, lawless, Muslim adoring moronic Libtards.


23 posted on 09/21/2011 9:51:22 PM PDT by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: ping jockey

Let the riots begin.


24 posted on 09/21/2011 9:53:53 PM PDT by Palladin (Rick Perry: The one with the big cojones.)
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

Where did I come off as supporting Troy Davis? My original statement was that Mumia should be executed next, instead of the stupid new sentence hearing song and dance he’s been pulling for decades. I’m glad Georgia was able to put an end to such shameful legal maneuverings and carry out his sentence.


25 posted on 09/21/2011 9:54:04 PM PDT by Shadow44
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To: Soul Seeker

> Just proves it’s the usual anti-death penalty/liberal/racist mob since they single out Thomas.<

Justice Thomas is from Georgia and he’s black. He should have driven down there and smacked the syringe right out of the executioner’s hand!


26 posted on 09/21/2011 9:54:07 PM PDT by Darnright (There can never be a complete confidence in a power which is excessive. - Tacitus)
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To: Darnright

I think we all remember how Alec Baldwin treats women, especially his own daughter who he called a “Rude, thoughtless little pig” over the phone, I believe she was 11 years old at the time..what a scumbag!! Malkin didn’t do anything wrong yet I have seen horrific death threats against her..calling her a racist, etc..maybe these loons don’t realize that the Davis jury was comprised of African Americans, they convicted him, he was convicted by a jury of his PEERS


27 posted on 09/21/2011 9:54:21 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Sarah Barracuda
Has anyone ever realized that Liberals wanted to use this to justify race riots ?

28 posted on 09/21/2011 9:54:40 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: Borough Park

29 posted on 09/21/2011 9:56:12 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

Thanks for the clarification, the leftoids at CBS and throughout the media made it sound like a lot of eye witnesses changed their mind, they didn’t mention there were over 20 that didn’t and saw him kill this policeman in cold blood. I also heard nothing in the media about the shell casings at the site matching the gun this POS used in other crimes..

And this gem at the end of the article - “In Texas, white supremacist gang member Lawrence Russell Brewer was put to death for the 1998 dragging death of a black man, James Byrd Jr., one of the most notorious hate crime murders in recent U.S. history.”

How many of the anti-capital punishment folks were protesting the execution of this other POS in Texas? How many in Paris were carrying signs with Lawrence Russell’s picture on it? Guess it’s okay to execute some folks and not others.


30 posted on 09/21/2011 9:58:01 PM PDT by Beatthedrum
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To: American Constitutionalist

With liberals its ALWAYS about race, they use it to their advantage so they can have riots, etc..but they don’t give a damn about the black community at all, they just use them for their own agenda. Liberals hate cops so to them what Davis did was a good thing. They see the police as the enemy, they are truly despicable pieces of scum.


31 posted on 09/21/2011 10:00:21 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Secret Agent Man

He will always be either Banacek or Lt. Bruno Stachel or Zeb Rawlings to me...not that goofy show


32 posted on 09/21/2011 10:09:03 PM PDT by wardaddy (, Dick Cheney ....get his book...he should have been President)
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To: Borough Park
Davis was not the only U.S. inmate put to death Wednesday evening. In Texas, white supremacist gang member Lawrence Russell Brewer was put to death for the 1998 dragging death of a black man, James Byrd Jr., one of the most notorious hate crime murders in recent U.S. history.

It's a shame there was no Texas hate crime law on the books at the time so that Brewer could have received a harsher sentence.
33 posted on 09/21/2011 10:15:07 PM PDT by The Pack Knight (Laugh, and the world laughs with you. Weep, and the world laughs at you.)
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

Coulter’s column is good, but I’m hitting brick walls when I try to cite it with libs. Do you happen to have another source for the 34 witnesses figure?

(To clarify: I’m not questioning the accuracy of Coulter’s account; I just want to cover my bases when I destroy the “seven out of nine recanted” BS.)


34 posted on 09/21/2011 10:25:54 PM PDT by sthguard (The DNC theme song: "All You Need is Guv")
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To: The Pack Knight

Brewer got what he deserved also, but did Amnesty Int’l have any petitions on his behalf?


35 posted on 09/21/2011 10:40:11 PM PDT by Impala64ssa
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To: Borough Park

In this particular case, several witness have recanted, and there’s not any substantial forensic evidence. I think they may have executed an innocent person.


36 posted on 09/21/2011 10:52:07 PM PDT by grundle
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
Oh.

Yes, if Ann Coulter is correct, then it does seem that he is indeed guilty.

http://www.humanevents.com/article.php?id=46347

37 posted on 09/21/2011 10:58:23 PM PDT by grundle
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To: grundle

Grundle, I read that he admitted to shooting another man in the face, although he denied shooting the cop.

So as far as I’m concerned he can be put to death for the other shooting at the very least.


38 posted on 09/21/2011 11:21:55 PM PDT by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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To: sthguard

i believe someone cited it on the ann coulter/this story thread


39 posted on 09/21/2011 11:29:32 PM PDT by DrewsMum ("I abandoned free market principles to save the free market." -GWBush)
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To: Borough Park
Defiant to the end, he told relatives of Mark MacPhail that his 1989 slaying was not his fault. "I did not have a gun," he insisted.

27 people insisted you did.

40 posted on 09/21/2011 11:37:00 PM PDT by Talisker (History will show the Illuminati won the ultimate Darwin Award.)
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To: Beatthedrum

On the left it is all about US and Them.


41 posted on 09/21/2011 11:53:01 PM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's "Economics In One Lesson.")
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To: Borough Park

Maybe we’ll be fortunate enough to see Alec Baldwin get dragged behind a car in time for the next election.


42 posted on 09/21/2011 11:57:01 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici ("Si, se gimme!")
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To: Secret Agent Man
gunfire all over

Yep. Way off topic, but here's a list, with photos, of firearms used in the A-Team - the 2010 film adaptation of the 1983-1988 TV series. Here's a sample photo, with comment.



The classic Ruger Mini-14 with a factory folding stock in Stainless steel is used by Col. "Hannibal" Smith (Liam Neeson) in Mexico to rescue Face (Bradley Cooper). This is most likely a tribute to the original TV show, in which the Mini-14 was the favorite weapon of the A-Team.
43 posted on 09/22/2011 12:04:50 AM PDT by caveat emptor (Zippity Do Dah)
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To: caveat emptor
cool
44 posted on 09/22/2011 12:45:49 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Borough Park

Only a truly civilized and virtuous society has the moral authority to expect it’s people to obey the law and to expect as well the ultimate justice for violating the ultimate law.
Societies without Capital Punishment or fail to use Capital Punishment in an effective way degenerate.


45 posted on 09/22/2011 1:25:59 AM PDT by Happy Rain ("Yer it!")
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To: ping jockey

NONE. We here in Atlanta insure the wanna-be Africans who are really Americans that want to tear something up keep that conduct in the West-end ie they get to tear up their own neighbourhoods if they want and then no body will notice.


46 posted on 09/22/2011 1:44:30 AM PDT by politicalmerc (The whole earth may move, but God's throne is never shaken. I think I'll stand by Him..)
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To: dfwgator
“Amnesty International says nearly 1 million people had signed a petition on Davis’ behalf”

What they didn't tell you is that ACORN was collecting the signatures. :-P

47 posted on 09/22/2011 1:46:43 AM PDT by politicalmerc (The whole earth may move, but God's throne is never shaken. I think I'll stand by Him..)
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To: The Pack Knight

I personally think they should have drug him from Dallas to Brownsville and then executed what was left.


48 posted on 09/22/2011 1:49:17 AM PDT by politicalmerc (The whole earth may move, but God's throne is never shaken. I think I'll stand by Him..)
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To: sthguard
http://www.gasd.uscourts.gov/pdf/409cv00130_92part1.pdf

This is the first 30+ pages of the Federal Court Order going over the dozens of eye witness reports. The rest of the case is on another thread, I'll try to find and repost it.

49 posted on 09/22/2011 1:52:41 AM PDT by politicalmerc (The whole earth may move, but God's throne is never shaken. I think I'll stand by Him..)
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To: sthguard

It was in the 170+ page federal reexamination brief that prosecutors submitted in support of his sentence ...

For pages 1-62:

http://www.gasd.uscourts.gov/pdf/409cv00130_92part1.pdf

For pages 63-174:

http://www.gasd.uscourts.gov/pdf/409cv00130_92part2.pdf


50 posted on 09/22/2011 1:54:16 AM PDT by politicalmerc (The whole earth may move, but God's throne is never shaken. I think I'll stand by Him..)
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