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  • Tookie's Christmas Carol

    12/14/2005 3:59:50 PM PST · by FFforFreedom · 34 replies · 2,559+ views
    Internet | Unknown
    Credit for this goes to a New York City Police Officer who shall remain anonymous... Twas the night before Tookie's execution ... -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Twas the night before Christmas and all through San Quentin, the crips were protesting, and liberals were ventin'. The cyanide hung by the chamber wth care, in hopes that the reaper soon would be there. The inmates were nestled all snug in their bed ; except for Old Tookie, who soon would be dead. And me with my beer mug, dressed warm in my flannel, had curled up to watch it, on the Fox News Channel. I...
  • Dec 14 JOHN AND KEN SHOW ON KFI - Tookie Must Die Hour is over, but they'll have Tookie news

    12/14/2005 2:59:54 PM PST · by doug from upland · 13 replies · 668+ views
    LISTEN ONLINE AND HAVE FUN Call in: 1.800.5201.KFI
  • Time for N.Y. to restore the death penalty

    12/14/2005 12:35:03 PM PST · by knighthawk · 18 replies · 771+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | December 14 2005 | Michael Goodwin
    Folks in California have the best of all possible worlds: warm weather ... and the death penalty, too. As a frigid New York pays its final respects today to Police Officer Daniel Enchautegui, Californians know their most famous killer got his just deserts. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger rejected clemency for Stanley (Tookie) Williams, and the convicted murderer was executed by lethal injection in San Quentin prison early yesterday. Please, spare me the tears for Williams. A founder of the brutal Crips crime gang, he killed four people in cold blood during robberies that got him $200, then laughed about it, according...
  • Took-Took-Tookie Good-bye..

    12/14/2005 10:29:42 AM PST · by Capn TrVth · 8 replies · 391+ views
    This is a classic cut from yesterday's Howie Carr show chumpline. Classic, classic, classic... Thanks to Pookie for finding a place to host it. Chumpline Caller
  • (Tookie) Supporters of executed man want ‘statesman’s’ funeral

    12/14/2005 9:48:21 AM PST · by doug from upland · 80 replies · 2,067+ views
    World News Supporters of executed man want ‘statesman’s’ funeral By The Associated Press Dec 14, 2005, 00:07 SAN FRANCISCO — The argument over whether convicted killer Stanley (Tookie) Williams was a man of peace or a death-row con artist raged on after his execution Tuesday, with supporters announcing they would give him a funeral “befitting a statesman.” The 51-year-old founder of the bloody Crips gang died by injection at San Quentin Prison just after midnight for the murders of four people in two 1979 holdups, professing his innocence to the very end, even when an admission of guilt might have...
  • Supporters, detractors clash over what Williams' legacy will be

    12/14/2005 7:58:27 AM PST · by SmithL · 30 replies · 565+ views
    Contra Costa Times ^ | 12/14/5 | Kiley Russell
    Even before the execution of Stanley "Tookie" Williams, the struggle to define his life -- and shape his legacy -- had already begun. In the convicted killer's failed pleas for clemency, in Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's denials, from the mouths of his supporters and detractors, there emerged contrasting portraits of a peace activist and a jailhouse con man. It is a paradox that will follow him to his grave. On one side are those who believe in Williams' redemption and the good he did through his anti-gang speeches and children's books. Fresh from the San Quentin Prison chamber where she had...
  • Terminating Tookie (Stanley "Tookie" Williams, Death penalty)

    12/14/2005 7:34:58 AM PST · by WJHII · 18 replies · 1,100+ views
    CPF ^ | 12/14/2005 | William John Hagan
    Terminating Tookie By William John Hagan Wednesday, December 14, 2005 The recent execution of Stanley "Tookie" Williams in California serves as a perfect case study for when the death penalty is acceptable, even under the stringent standards of the Catholic Church. In almost no circumstance will the Vatican find the death penalty acceptable, however, there is an exception: The circumstances of the life and crimes of Stanley Williams is one of them. The Church’s current teachings on the Death Penalty and its use stem from Pope John Paul II’s 1995 encyclical "Evangelium Vitae". In this papal letter addressed to the...
  • Lawmakers to Consider Plan to Halt Executions (California)

    12/13/2005 11:09:39 PM PST · by Simmy2.5 · 21 replies · 520+ views
    LA Times ^ | 9:20 PM PST, December 13, 2005 | By Jordan Rau, Times Staff Writer
    SACRAMENTO -- State legislators in early January will consider what is likely to be a contentious proposal to postpone executions for as long as three years. On Jan. 10, an Assembly committee plans to consider legislation that would place a moratorium on executions until a special commission finishes examining whether California's criminal justice system allows innocent people to be convicted. The bill, the first of its kind in Sacramento in more than a decade, faces substantial political and legal hurdles. Its hearing — scheduled long before convicted killer Stanley Tookie Williams' execution Tuesday — comes as the state is poised...
  • No Crip Tonight (Which murders was Tookie Williams executed for?)

    12/13/2005 10:20:29 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 19 replies · 1,463+ views
    The American Prowler ^ | 12/14/2005 | Jay D. Homnick
    The senior partner of the law firm has to leave town, so he entrusts a difficult criminal defense to the young associate. The kid is thrilled to have this chance to prove himself and sure enough, he gets their man acquitted. In his excitement, he fires off a telegram to the senior partner at his hotel: JUSTICE HAS TRIUMPHED. The next morning, he finds a telegram from the old man at the top of his In box: APPEAL AT ONCE. This story comes back to me in pondering the fate of Tookie Williams. Williams, a co-founder of the notorious Crips...
  • South Africa: Winnie to keep vow to 'Tookie ' (have barf-bag ready when reading this one)

    12/13/2005 7:50:42 PM PST · by Stoat · 23 replies · 1,964+ views
    News 24 (South Africa) ^ | December 13, 2005 | Eduan Roos
    Winnie to keep vow to 'Tookie ' 13/12/2005 22:20  - (SA)     Related Articles Arnie 'a cold-blooded murderer' Execution team struggled How 'Tookie' died 'Tookie' Williams executed Winnie lambastes Arnie Health24:Witnessing an execution   Eduan Roos and Sapa , Beeld  Johannesburg - If it was still his family's wish for him to be buried in South Africa, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela would do everything in her power to ensure that Stanley "Tookie" Williams's body was brought back here. A spokesperson for the ex-wife of former president Nelson Mandela, told Beeld this on Tuesday. Convicted murderer Williams, 51, was executed on Tuesday in San...

    12/13/2005 7:09:18 PM PST · by doug from upland · 41 replies · 761+ views
    KFI ^ | 12-13-05 | DFU
    Great radio, folks. Zig is going to play some clips. LISTEN TO JOHN ZIEGLER ONLINE - he recalls last night's Tookie adventure at San Quentin
  • The Stanley "Tookie" Williams Vigil at San Quentin, Monday, December 12, 2005

    12/13/2005 6:24:20 PM PST · by TFFKAMM · 32 replies · 2,147+ views ^ | 12/13/05 | Zombie
    These photographs and videos were taken outside the gates of San Quentin Prison on the evening of December 12, 2005 during a vigil marking the execution of Stanley "Tookie" Williams, which happened shortly after midnight. Before arriving at San Quentin, I had been under the naive impression that the crowd in front would be evenly split between anti-death penalty protesters and pro-death penalty protesters. I was sorely mistaken. I quickly learned that the crowd was 99% anti-death penalty. And a substantial proportion of them were avowed socialists, since several radical groups showed up en masse…. Full collection of photos &...
  • A Vigil of Agony In California (Wes Pruden)

    12/13/2005 6:13:44 PM PST · by Steve0113 · 18 replies · 622+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | December 13, 2005 | Wes Pruden
    A vigil of agony in California SAN FRANCISCO. This has been "the weekend of agony" in California. Some of it was for Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, and some of it for the Hollywood friends of Ibokie Williams, who spent the weekend keeping a vigil at San Quentin. Some of it, lest we forget, was for the friends and family of four murdered innocents... Capital punishment, though still favored by a majority of Americans, is falling from favor once more, a relic to satisfy society's thirst for revenge.
  • MEET T.V.'S JUDGE MATHIS: He roughed up KFI's John Ziegler during Tookie night at San Quentin

    12/13/2005 5:44:28 PM PST · by doug from upland · 36 replies · 5,762+ views
    Judge Mathis website/DFU commentary ^ | 12-13-05 | Doug from Upland
    FREE REPUBLIC REFERENCE THREAD On the link above, we discussed the Stanley Tookie Williams execution. KFI did great reporting from the scene, but they could finish their broadcast from San Quentin because it apparently became too dangerous. The crowd of peaceful leftists were deemed enough of a threat by KFI security, that John Ziegler ended his portion of the broadcast before 10pm and had to get out of there. Perhaps the highlight, or lowlight, occured when Zig was trying to ask Jesse Jackson questions. Jackson had been asked by John and Ken earlier and by Zig to name the...
  • Iowahawk: Tookie the Ducky Beats The Rap

    12/13/2005 5:05:58 PM PST · by IowaHawk · 7 replies · 1,060+ views
    iowahawk | 12/12/05 | Dave Burge
    A Golden Book ClassicBy Stanley "Tookie" Williams Once upon a time, down a bright sunny alley behind a magical cottage in a faraway kingdom called Compton, lived a little quacky ducky named Tookie. Tookie was brave and strong and all of the other duckies knew to respect him, because otherwise Tookie and his friend Sammy Sawed-Off would mess you up bad, understand? One day, Tookie was feeling very, very sad, because he had run out of Kools. "Who will help me get my Kools?" he said. "I will help you get your Kools!" said Blackie. So Tookie and Blackie drove...
  • Reporter's Notebook: Inside the Execution Chamber

    12/13/2005 4:25:09 PM PST · by Aussie Dasher · 38 replies · 1,793+ views ^ | 14 December 2005 | Adam Housley
    SAN QUENTIN, Calif. — FOX News correspondent Adam Housley was one of 39 people who witnessed the Tuesday morning execution of Stanley Tookie Williams. Williams was convicted in 1981 for gunning down convenience store clerk Albert Owens, 26, at a 7-Eleven in Whittier, Calif., and killing Yen-I Yang, 76, Tsai-Shai Chen Yang, 63, as well as the couple's daughter Yu-Chin Yang Lin, 43, at the Los Angeles motel they owned. Williams claimed he was innocent, but witnesses at the trial said he boasted about the killings, saying, "You should have heard the way he sounded when I shot him." This...
  • Have there been any threats of rioting in LA tonight? (Vanity)

    12/13/2005 3:39:06 PM PST · by HHKrepublican_2 · 36 replies · 1,533+ views
    Just wondering, have there been any indications or threats of riots tonight in LA and other areas in response to the tookie execution. I'm sure Al Sharpton can explain how they plan to react peacefully.
  • Dec 13 JOHN AND KEN SHOW ON KFI - Oh, yeah, we'll hear about Tookie (5pm TOOKIE MUST DIE HOUR)

    12/13/2005 3:03:07 PM PST · by doug from upland · 70 replies · 1,997+ views
    KFI 640, Los Angeles | 12-13-05 | DFU
    LISTEN TO THE JOHN AND KEN SHOW ON KFI IN LOS ANGELES - start time is 3pm Pacific Gee, I wonder if they'll be talking Tookie today.
  • Gang Founder Claimed Innocence Until the End (Alternate Title- "Tookie Refused to Confess")

    12/13/2005 12:39:29 PM PST · by Mr. Brightside · 41 replies · 1,344+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 12/13/05
    Gang Founder Claimed Innocence Until the End By KIM CURTIS, Associated Press Writer Tue Dec 13,11:26 AM ET SAN QUENTIN, Calif. - Stanley Tookie Williams maintained his innocence right up until his death, even when an admission of guilt may have spared him execution. ADVERTISEMENT Even after the courts and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger rejected a flurry of Williams' last-ditch appeals before his execution early Tuesday, his supporters vowed to prove his innocence. Williams, the Crips gang co-founder whose case stirred a national debate about capital punishment versus the possibility of redemption, was executed Tuesday morning for killing four people in...
  • New Tookie Books Warn Kids About Lethal Injection

    12/13/2005 2:14:20 PM PST · by NYTexan · 62 replies · 1,942+ views ^ | 2005-12-13 | Scott Ott
    A new series of books by Crips gang founder Stanley ‘Tookie’ Williams, attempts to warn children of the dangers of lethal injection. “Just as he did with his books against gang violence,” said an unnamed spokesman for the publisher, “in his new series Tookie taps his personal experience to discourage young people from pursuing the thrill and glamour of the lethal injection lifestyle. Meanwhile, the Rev. Jesse Jackson is on his way to the Vatican to ask that Pope Benedict XVI put Mr. Williams on the fast track to sainthood. The Rev. Jackson praised Mr. Williams, whose killing of four...