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The Fort Hood Shooter Can't Dodge the Death Penalty
The Atlantic Wire ^ | March 20, 2013 | Adam Clark Estes

Posted on 03/21/2013 4:26:37 AM PDT by Zakeet

An Army judge in Texas just made a somewhat unconventional ruling in the trial of Fort Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Hasan: She refused to let him plead guilty. Why? It would enable him to avoid execution. Apparently, the Army would not be satisfied to see this alleged mass murderer simply go to jail for a few decades. It appears the prosecution is out for blood.

The situation is a little bit dicey, when you think about it. After Hasan's lawyers made it very clear that Hasan would plead guilty in order to avoid the death penalty, Col. Tara Osborn made it very clear that that wasn't going to happen on Wednesday when she ruled out any guilty pleas. Since it's against Army rules to plead guilty to a capital offense, the defense abandoned its original plan of pleading guilty to 13 counts of premeditated murder and instead asked the court to allow Hasan to plead guilty to 13 counts of unpremeditated murder, a charge that does not carry the death penalty. On Wednesday, the judge said no way since that "would be the functional equivalent of pleading guilty to a capital offense." Ditto to pleading guilty to the 32 counts of attempted premeditated murder. That would complicate a not guilty plea to the murder charges.

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aidandcomfort; alqaeda; alwaida; domesticterrorism; enemyagent; fifthcolumn; forthood; friendsofobama; islam; military; nidalhasan; nidalhasantrial; traitor; treason; waronterror
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This nice Muzzie isn't quite ready for his 72 virgins ... probably because the nitwits in the Obama administration determined that he was the perpetrator of workplace violence and therefore didn't commit an act of Islamic terrorism!

1 posted on 03/21/2013 4:26:38 AM PDT by Zakeet
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To: Zakeet

Why is he allowed to have a beard? It would be a shame if the razor slipped.


2 posted on 03/21/2013 4:30:50 AM PDT by novascotianative
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To: Zakeet
Typical islamist stare
3 posted on 03/21/2013 4:39:47 AM PDT by Robe (Rome did not create a great empire by talking, they did it by killing all those who opposed them)
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To: Zakeet

this case should be have been completed 3 days after the shooting was done. the muzzie piece of dog excrement should have executed the same way he executed his victims. lets end this case now blow the ......’.head off.


4 posted on 03/21/2013 4:44:19 AM PDT by hondact200 (Candor dat viribos alas (sincerity gives wings to strength) and Nil desperandum (never despair))
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To: Zakeet

Brick Top (Lock, Stock, and Two Barrels)

You’re always gonna have problems lifting a body in one piece. Apparently the best thing to do is cut up a corpse into six pieces and pile it all together. And when you got your six pieces, you gotta get rid of them, because it’s no good leaving it in the deep freeze for your mum to discover, now is it? Then I hear the best thing to do is feed them to pigs. You got to starve the pigs for a few days, then the sight of a chopped-up body will look like curry to a pisshead. You gotta shave the heads of your victims, and pull the teeth out for the sake of the piggies’ digestion. You could do this afterwards, of course, but you don’t want to go sievin’ through pig shit, now do you? They will go through bone like butter. You need at least sixteen pigs to finish the job in one sitting, so be wary of any man who keeps a pig farm. They will go through a body that weighs 200 pounds in about eight minutes. That means that a single pig can consume two pounds of uncooked flesh every minute. Hence the expression, “as greedy as a pig”.

Any votes on this sentence being used?


5 posted on 03/21/2013 4:51:08 AM PDT by BCW (http://babylonscovertwar.com/index.html)
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To: novascotianative
Beard? Because he is SPECIAL.


"Army Major (Hasan) Played Role in Presidential (Obama) Transition"

6 posted on 03/21/2013 4:55:12 AM PDT by Diogenesis (De Oppresso Liber)
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To: Zakeet

His victims couldn’t dodge the death penalty either.


7 posted on 03/21/2013 4:55:31 AM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: hondact200

Just. Kill. Him.

I’ll do it for N/C w/ a 230gr .45cal ACP, at my own expense.


8 posted on 03/21/2013 4:55:41 AM PDT by carriage_hill (The Most Insidious Power The Corrupt, Criminal Media Has, Is The Power To Ignore The Truth.)
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To: hondact200
He was shot and paralyzed, so I'm willing to make some accommodations for him, but it shouldn't have taken this long to build a gallows with a wheelchair ramp and handicapped accessible trap door.
9 posted on 03/21/2013 4:56:16 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (Choose one: the yellow and black flag of the Tea Party or the white flag of the Republican Party.)
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To: Zakeet

This case has been put off way too long already.

It will be interesting to see how Obama gets this guy away from a firing squad.


10 posted on 03/21/2013 4:58:40 AM PDT by Venturer
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And what do those who kept him in position plead?

They knew he was in contact with Al Qaeda and making death threats “cut off the heads of the infidel!” in public yet protected him for politically correct reasons.

Their support led to an act of domestic terrorism and they must be held accountable. NO RETIREMENT PENSION BENEFITS. And can Nasan’s pay be docked after he’s been found guilty as charged?


11 posted on 03/21/2013 5:07:58 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Zakeet
It appears the prosecution is out for blood.

It's called justice. He deserves nothing less.

12 posted on 03/21/2013 5:13:20 AM PDT by showme_the_Glory (ILLEGAL: prohibited by law. ALIEN: Owing political allegiance to another country or government)
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To: Robe
Typical islamist stare

Yep.

Dark Knight killer James Holmes 'is now a Muslim who prays five times a day' (20 March 2013 Daily Mail)

"...believing he was on his own personal jihad and that his victims were infidels..."

13 posted on 03/21/2013 5:19:04 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: a fool in paradise

Wonder how he is spending his “pay”? Let him repay the cost of all the funerals he caused and if there is anything left over give it to the victims familes.

A simpler solution would have been let Texas try him for the civilian death. Only problem with that is the system, dictated by the federal government, requires years of delays before the execution.

But remember, if the federal government wants the job done quickly they can. Example: Mcveigh


14 posted on 03/21/2013 5:19:13 AM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Zakeet
“Disciple of Muslim Terrorist can't dodge death penalty”

IF media were capable of reporting the truth.....

15 posted on 03/21/2013 5:21:40 AM PDT by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: Texas Fossil

Obama didn’t even give Momar Gaddafi the benefit of a trial before ushering his Islamist buddies into power in Libya. Sec. of State Hillary Clinton boasted “WE came, WE saw, HE DIED!!!”


16 posted on 03/21/2013 5:23:17 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: a fool in paradise

Yep, and Holder would not answer the question if Obozo could call for a drone strike within the US to kill a US Citizen on our soil. At first he said he had the authority.

He and his supporters clearly think they are not bound by the rule of Law and the political establishment in Washington DC seem to agree.

Remember, he “Won”.

FUBO


17 posted on 03/21/2013 5:28:33 AM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: novascotianative

I want to know why KSM is still alive

He should have been found guilty and executed 6 months after he was caught and the last bit of info was taken from him.


18 posted on 03/21/2013 5:29:45 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: Zakeet

He’s been dodging it for years now.

==

Maybe, eventually.

Maybe, eventually, he will be hit in the head by a falling meteorite.

Maybe, eventually, he will drop dead of a heart attack.

Currently, he is still managing to wiggle through legalistics and keep breathing.


19 posted on 03/21/2013 5:37:21 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: Zakeet
Apparently, the Army would not be satisfied to see this alleged mass murderer simply go to jail for a few decades

Nor me, either.

20 posted on 03/21/2013 5:38:36 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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