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Take a very, very good look at the faces in this picture.
by JR
Comment Count 650 comments on Tue Aug 25, 2009 at 12:07 PM PDT with 1144 Recommends
On Sunday's CNN Newsroom , one segment was described as the title suggests. The segment was on Texas Governor Rick Perry and it was very far from flattering. If you don't know about "...
by Setrak
Comment Count 301 comments on Sun Oct 04, 2009 at 04:09 PM PDT with 573 Recommends
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by RhodaA
Comment Count 156 comments on Thu Oct 14, 2010 at 12:26 PM PDT with 403 Recommends
Take action: sign the petition telling debate moderators to ask Rick Perry about the execution of Cameron Todd Willingham.
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 286 comments on Thu Sep 08, 2011 at 08:37 AM PDT with 311 Recommends
Cameron Todd Willingham was almost certainly not ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 30 comments on Mon Nov 24, 2014 at 07:15 AM PST with 83 Recommends
The Washington Post has just published an article headlined " Fresh doubts over a Texas execution " on the front page of their website; it blows open the case involving the execution of Todd ...
by Dallas L
Comment Count 18 comments on Sun Aug 03, 2014 at 07:56 PM PDT with 59 Recommends
I'm dropping a short diary on this because it's a major story that as far as I can see did not make the front page or rec list here. Apologies if I missed something, but I'm one of the nuts who logs ...
by Timaeus
Comment Count 70 comments on Wed Sep 30, 2009 at 09:03 PM PDT with 48 Recommends
By Brian Evans, Death Penalty Abolition Campaigner at Amnesty International USA In 2004, Cameron Todd Willingham was executed in Texas for setting a fire that killed ...
by Amnesty International USA
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Aug 27, 2009 at 01:53 PM PDT with 47 Recommends
Much has been written here about Cameron Todd Willingham , a likely innocent executed by the State of Texas. His case may represent ...
by soothsayer99
Comment Count 56 comments on Sat Oct 24, 2009 at 09:36 AM PDT with 43 Recommends
Last week, a Texas attorney named David Martin made an ass of himself and likely violated his ethical obligations when, during an interview on Anderson Cooper 360, he repeatedly declared that his ...
by JR
Comment Count 24 comments on Mon Oct 19, 2009 at 02:44 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
For the first time in history, a state is reviewing whether it executed an innocent man. A ...
by JR
Comment Count 27 comments on Fri Aug 15, 2008 at 03:25 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
There remains no greater evil than the manifest injustice of those in power who abuse their citizens for political gain. Holding one of the highest badges of achievement in this area can go to TX ...
by laserhaas
Comment Count 20 comments on Fri Feb 11, 2011 at 01:12 PM PST with 30 Recommends
Couldn't happen to a more deserving guy : Gov. Rick Perry's sudden decision to ...
by JR
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri Oct 23, 2009 at 01:00 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
There's no more denying it: Rick Perry would rather get his bloody hands even dirtier than admit he helped kill an innocent man. But even I'm shocked at the depths to which he'll go to avoid ...
by JR
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Sep 30, 2009 at 05:49 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
not according to me - I am opposed to capital punishment according to his own reasoning Cameron Todd Willingham was sentenced to death for committing an arson, the resulting fire having killed his ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun Sep 18, 2011 at 08:27 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
Rick Perry spoke today about the Cameron Willingham case. In his public statement he neglected to comment about his decision to replace members of the Forensic Science Commission instead he decided ...
by lcdrrek
Comment Count 40 comments on Wed Oct 14, 2009 at 02:50 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
by JR
Comment Count 30 comments on Wed May 03, 2006 at 01:07 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
No State shall...deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law. -14th Amendment That constitutional guarantee ...
by JR
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Dec 03, 2010 at 10:40 AM PST with 17 Recommends
So maybe there might be some degree of accountability for executing an innocent man? The Washington Post is reporting : In a major turn in one of the country’s most-noted death penalty cases, ...
by Dallas L
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Mar 18, 2015 at 02:08 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Last Friday, ABC News' Nightline aired a report on the case of Cameron Todd Willingham. The report was titled, "Wrongly Executed?: Was a man put to death for a crime that he may not have committed?".
by Scott Cobb
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Sep 24, 2009 at 03:19 PM PDT with 12 Recommends