Last edited by Mat; 16-07-2010 at 02:06 PM.
There has been numerous cases of ppl initially condemned and later on the condemnation was revoked.
The life of those innocents mean something.
If by any chance (I do not wish it to you of course) you are in this position of being wrongly accused and sentenced to death, you will be very glad, people like me agreed to pay taxes to help solve cases like yours.
The death penalty is a barbaric act in itself.
Seems you better tell the UN to amend its records and change history then.
UN Security Council resolutions relating to Iraq
Some people really need to learn to remember the facts, even if like most politicians wanting to get re elected. they disown resolution 1441.
Bush wasn't technically voted out of office but very obviously the country had enough of the republican BS including its warring ways.
No one knows whether the PRC was the best or the worse thing to happen to China since there are no points of reference. They happened, they screwed up majorly with communism but not necessarily with being authoritarian. I don't see a huge problem with a somewhat authoritarian regime as long as there's a free market, reasonable freedom for the people and freedom of the press. Singapore has a decent model that has brought them success. The so called democratic process is mostly a sham anyway since it's all controlled by money.
In HK, I don't think the death penalty is necessary because crimes in this city are USUALLY not as violent and hideous as those committed in the USA. When was the last time HK had a serial killer that went around killing 25-30 prostitutes, and dumping their bodies in the river afterward? When was the last time in HK, an entire family of 6 was raped, tortured and eventually murdered and yet the killer was proud to admit freely in court that he had done it? However, I do agree that the appeal process in the USA is far too long. Some convicted killers are still waiting to be executed 25 years after his sentence was handed down. Fortunately, now that with DNA available, hopefully there MAY BE lesser and lesser innocent ppl put to death by mistake.
Last edited by Renotommy; 16-07-2010 at 03:06 PM.