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  •  It's CHEAPER to lock them up for life (1+ / 0-)
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    than to go through all the layers of the appeals process, scrounge around the  world for any source still willing to sell lethal drugs, and then kill them twenty years(!) after the sentencing.

    Hell, if it takes THAT LONG, there goes any possible argument against "life without parole".

    If it's
    Not your body
    Then it's
    Not your choice
    AND it's
    None of your damn business!

    by TheOtherMaven on Thu Sep 22, 2011 at 11:45:36 AM PDT

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    •  Therefore there's probably another reason (1+ / 0-)
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      why they keep doing it: class warfare. Uppity minorities & poor people must be shown that "justice" is about keeping them in line.

      The violence is so ritualized. *shudder^

      The boss needs you, you don't need him. -- France general strike, May 1968

      by stargaze on Thu Sep 22, 2011 at 12:52:03 PM PDT

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