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Michael Moore is definitely not against America. Show me anything he ever said that says that. He's pointing out what's broken how is that against America?
You just stated our healthcare may not be the best...we're America dammit...it should be the best...what are you against America?
I love this Tug. WHO is a part of the UN...UN bad...therefore WHO bad.
Nixon most corrupt President ever...Nixon republican...therefore all republicans are corrupt. I wonder if this even comes close to registering with you how illogical your reasoning is?
Do you ever do any homework or bother to look anything up anywhere? It's kinda the same laziness your boy Bush is so found of.
I can't imagine anyone elected president is actually stupid. A lot of his administrations mismanagement of the government appears to be laziness. They didn't do their homework and it cost many of us dearly.
Bush is the most incompetent President I've ever experienced.
>>>we have advanced technology today. It's hard to prove an innocent person guilty.<<<
Really...seems to me all our technology can be so easily manipulated.
I'm not sure you fully understand how we could actually be paying more to kill someone then to keep them alive for life. You do know that in a lot of cases you as a tax payer pay for both the defense and the prosecution lawyers. A security guard makes $30 an hour and a lawyer makes $300 an hour. Death penalty cases involve a lot of appeals and them lawyers are really expensive.
I'm not sure it's a fact but I can certainly see how killing someone could actually cost taxpayers more. Your whole argument could be moot. You might want to come up with other reason to kill someone???
How many people are going to be confessing if they know they're going to die? Which brings to light another reason why you don't want the death penalty. Having the death penalty will reduce the number of people confessing.
On camera...c'mon any photo/video can be faked...there really is no foolproof system. Which is why even the courts make allowances for a reasonable doubt...what ever the hell that means.
Will you ever get off the 'tax money' pony? Others have mentioned how much more it is to kill someone then to sentence them to life in prison. So your one assertion could be shot to hell.
The other point is that our justice system is based on not violating a persons rights. If I acquire illegal evidence it is thrown out and you could be set free even though I have absolute proof of your guilt.
How can you have a justice system that will let a guilty man go if we violate his rights but will commit the ultimate violation of a mans rights by killing him? That's insane.
When has proof ever been guaranteed? There have been cases of positive ID, airtight evidence and new evidence has completely exonerated them. The point is that if you make a mistake there is no way you can ever take it back.
This alone is all you need to invalidate any argument in favor of the death penalty.
But I do have more.
How does saying the same thing over and over again add to this debate.
>>>If we are sure they raped & killed those innocent children then we should let them die. We shouldn't be wasting our tax money on them.<<<
Yes we shouldn't be wasting our tax money on them. but how can we ever be sure?
It's been said that killing someone actually costs more money? I have no idea if that is true but the point is that you're not saving as much money as you'd think.
If that man values life so little as to take the life of another, why should he have that precious gift?
I would agree but out judicial system is based on preserving a persons rights. Imagine if I find evidence that proves your guilt and I got it illegally, i.e. no warrant, that evidence is thrown out and you could be set free even though guilty. That's because I violated your rights.
Killing a person is the ultimate violation of their rights; one you cannot correct if you make a mistake.
It's definitely real.
The first problem is how much effect the warming is having on the animals(people are animals) that live on the planet.
The second problem is how much of the warming is caused by the people living on the planet and how much of the warming is a natural cycle?
What difference does it make? Taking care of our resources, living cleaner, finding energy alternatives, these are all good things. I would love to see the person who would disagree with that.
If there was a guaranteed way to determine guilt I would be in favor of the death penalty. The problem is that we make mistakes all the time. Any justice system is flawed. People are wrongly accused all the time and set free as new evidence comes to light.
How do you give a man back his life; if you've made a mistake?