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Barack Obama, Troy Davis and Martin Luther King ^ | 9-21-2011 | HRI Mark

Posted on 09/23/2011 1:24:15 PM PDT by Maelstorm

For years we have been waiting to see the fruits of Barack Obama’s presidency, hoping this man was the embodiment of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr’s dream, that he would be a peacemaker, that he would show solidarity with the poor and persecuted - yet gradually we have come to see the Obama Tree as barren and useless.

But lately the Obama Tree has burst forth with fruit, a fruit born of political expediency – and it is a strange and bitter crop:

The legal lynching of Troy Davis

Lack of moral courage and political expediency means Obama has kept silent over the execution of Troy Davis

According to the Death Penalty Information Center Troy Davis will be bound to a gurney and a member of the execution team will position several heart monitors on Mr Davis’ skin. Two needles (one is a back-up) will then be inserted in his veins, probably in his arms. Long tubes will connect the needle through a hole in a cement block wall to several intravenous drips.

Then, at the warden’s signal, a curtain will be raised exposing Troy Davis to the witnesses in an adjoining room. Then, Mr Davis will be injected with sodium thiopental – an anesthetic, which will put him to sleep. Next will flow pavulon or pancuronium bromide, which will paralyze Mr Davis’ entire muscle system and stop his breathing. Finally, the flow of potassium chloride will stop his heart. Death will result from anesthetic overdose and respiratory and cardiac arrest while Troy Davis is unconscious.

Medical ethics preclude doctors from participating in executions. However, a doctor will certify Mr Davis is dead. This lack of medical participation can be problematic because often injections may be performed by inexperienced technicians or orderlies. If a member of the execution team injects the drugs into a muscle instead of a vein, or if the needle becomes clogged, extreme pain may result.

Update: Troy Davis’ last appeal was rejected and the lethal injection began at 10.53 pm. He died at 11.08 pm.

The last words of Troy Davis were reported as:

I’d like to address the MacPhail family. Let you know, despite the situation you are in, I’m not the one who personally killed your son, your father, your brother. I am innocent. The incident that happened that night is not my fault. I did not have a gun. All I can ask … is that you look deeper into this case so that you really can finally see the truth. I ask my family and friends to continue to fight this fight. For those about to take my life, God have mercy on your souls. And may God bless your souls

The crimes of Barack Obama

We may never know whether 22 years ago, as a young man, Troy Davis committed a murder, but as for President Obama his responsibility is clear:

He has supported the rebels as they lynched black men in Libya

He has lent his full support to Mahmoud Jibril, the rebel leader, who has approved the commission of genocide against the black Tawergha of Libya.


he has pursued a war, based on propaganda, which is killing civilians daily in Libya:

TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: davis; obama; sourcetitlenoturl; troy
They left is emotionally adrift and can not reconcile that their savior did not even rise to the standard of GW Bush in the defense of a so called "brain dead" woman.
1 posted on 09/23/2011 1:24:23 PM PDT by Maelstorm
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To: Maelstorm
First of all, the author is a racist for calling this man "Troy Davis," his slave name.

He preferred his street name "Rah," which stands for "Rough as Hell" (or perhaps now, "Rotting in Hell").

"We may never know whether 22 years ago, as a young man, Troy Davis committed a murder"

We know beyond all doubt that Rah murdered the police officer because of the large number of eyewitnesses who actually saw him do it.

2 posted on 09/23/2011 1:52:01 PM PDT by Meet the New Boss (Obama has created more jobs in soup kitchens than anyone since Jimmy Carter)
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To: Meet the New Boss
We know beyond all doubt that Rah murdered the police officer because of the large number of eyewitnesses who actually saw him do it.

He put a gun in his pants that night, and used it just a couple of hours earlier to shoot a man in the face. What was it, thirty people or so, who saw him shoot the police officer? And a number of them were people who knew him. Not to mention the fact that he was wearing a Batman t-shirt, which is a fairly easy thing for witnesses to key in on, despite the vagaries of eyewitness identification.

3 posted on 09/23/2011 2:13:32 PM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: Maelstorm

Time to shake and bake Mumia.

4 posted on 09/23/2011 3:33:22 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Maelstorm

On the same day, a white man was executed in Texas for an equally egregious crime, and what did we here from the left on that? (cricket cricket).


5 posted on 09/23/2011 3:42:02 PM PDT by 13Sisters76 ("It is amazing how many people mistake a certain hip snideness for sophistication. " Thos. Sowell)
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