U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Covid-19 Information Page
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Texas
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Reply Start New Thread
 
Old 10-30-2009, 02:44 PM
 
Location: Aurora, CO
7,388 posts, read 11,708,111 times
Reputation: 11792

Advertisements

Quote:
Originally Posted by TXknitter View Post
If you carefully research the story and leave out all the spin from Kay Bailey Hutchison's campaign camp, the man was guilty of a truly heinous crime. He was executed lawfully.
I think most people understand that Willingham wasn't a saint and that he in all likelihood was guilty, but his death sentence was based on "science" that has since been discredited by several sources. While the state may not have executed an innocent man, they may well have executed someone whose crime wouldn't have resulted in a death sentence had the evidence been called into question.

Bottom line: Perry refusing to release details of the case make it seem like he's got something to hide, whether he does or not. That's on him, not KBH, not the experts who are calling him out, and not on the citizens of Texas.

As I've said before, Rick Perry's guilty of a litany of shady crap over the last 9 years and the Willingham case shouldn't be the straw that broke the camel's back. He honestly should have been ousted in '06.
Rate this post positively Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:


Settings
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2020 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Texas
Similar Threads
View detailed profiles of:

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:24 PM.

© 2005-2021, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Contact Us - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37 - Top