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Mass murder, lynching and people who defend them both

Richard Nixon's commuting of mass murderer Lt. William Calley made defending war criminals and mass murderers respectable among a large segment of the conservative-minded population. In the segregation world where defending lynch-murder had been passed down from generation to generation, admiring deliberate murder when done for racial reasons was already respectable. And carpet-bombing of cities beginning in the Second World War had also legitimized the killing of civilian noncombatants in many people's minds.
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Can You Guess What This Woman Is Charged With?

News : Jonathan Turley (yesterday)

This cheerful mug shot is of Denise Nagrodski, 52, of Easton, New Jersey is a bit deceiving given the charges brought against her. If you guessed a charge of contracting for the murder of three people, you are a criminal docket sava... Read Post

Michael Brown’s Father Says Darren Wilson Is A Murderer

News : The Inquisitr - News (21 hours ago)

Michael Brown, Sr., father of 18-year-old Michael Brown, says Darren Wilson is a murderer and Wilson’s version of events is simply not true. In an interview on CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360, Michael Brown, Sr. says Wilson intended to ki... Read Post

Two Mass Murderers, Two Very Different Stories and Much Hypocrisy

US Politics / Liberal : AlterNet Blogs: Speakeasy (5 years ago)

William Calley and the alleged Pan Am bomber were both convicted of mass murder. Yet Calley's recent appearances have provoked no outrage. Why the double standard? ... Read Post


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