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  •  An IQ of 61 would seem to meet the (5+ / 0-)
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    marykk, Sue B, m00finsan, rhubarb, skyounkin

    Atkins standard.  The Briseno standard, unique to Texas, can't possibly fly in the Roberts Court:

    The Briseño factors specify, within the universe of inmates with MR, the subset that receive Atkins protection—they identify which claimants have the “level and degree of [MR] at which a consensus of Texas citizens” would prefer the death penalty imposed.

    - Atkins Cert. Petition

    Short version:
    If he's brown enough, he's smart enough to fry
    Sickening.  

    You don't need to firebomb Dresden to prove that you can fly the plane.

    by SpamNunn on Mon Aug 06, 2012 at 02:32:30 PM PDT

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