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    Re: U.N. asks Texas to commute Mexican's death sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by DarkWizard12 View Post
    Screw the UN, they're pieces of **** anyway. no one should have to abide by their jokes of "international laws".

    execute him.
    Then China and other nations can say "Screw the US, let's execute the American without due process", and of course, the American is then denied his rights. It's a slippery slope. What's next? No more international treaties against genocide? No more international treaties against dictators who commit mass murder against their own people? When it comes to international treaties, you cannot pick and choose, out of convenience, which ones to obey. When you break just one, you might as well just break them all, because the rule of law then no longer matters.
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    Re: U.N. asks Texas to commute Mexican's death sentence

    What do we call people who give their word and then don't honor it?

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    Re: U.N. asks Texas to commute Mexican's death sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by Boo Radley View Post
    What do we call people who give their word and then don't honor it?
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    Re: U.N. asks Texas to commute Mexican's death sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by justabubba View Post
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    I think that is when you give something and take it back. Breaking your word is something different. But the winner gets one internet cup of coffee.

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    Re: U.N. asks Texas to commute Mexican's death sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by SgtRock View Post
    At this point the only right we should be concerned with is this piece of human excrements right to die. The sooner the better. There is a song by Ray Wylie Hubbard called "Screw You Were From Texas" this trash killed one of ours and he's gonna die for it and if you don't like it., well screw you, the UN and the corrupt Mexican government. Screw all ya'll and God Bless Texas for doing the right thing. Amen
    And then people wonder why nobody likes Texans. Y'all are like the American Taliban. See what I did there?

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    Re: U.N. asks Texas to commute Mexican's death sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    It will fail miserably as a delaying tactic because of Medellín v. Texas.



    The idea anyone should apologize to Mexico is laughable. The only one owed an apology is the victim's loved ones. The only one w ho owes the victim's loved ones an appology is the murderer for doing the deed and the US government for not doing its damn job to secure the border and crack down on illegals which resulted in this scumbag being able to be in the country in the first place. The only safeguard that should be in place is the government actually doing its damn job to secure the border and get rid of illegals.
    When I said apologize, I meant have some under secretary in the state dept fire off a gratuitous Blah Blah letter to the Mexican Consulate.
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    Re: U.N. asks Texas to commute Mexican's death sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by ludahai View Post
    If the United States signs and ratifies a treaty, it is legally obligated to abide by that treaty. This is a basic tenant of international law. The U.S. insists other states abide by this treaty, it should as well.
    Article 36. Foreign nationals who are arrested or detained be given notice "without delay" of their right to have their embassy or consulate notified of that arrest. If the detained foreign national so requests, the police must fax that notice to the embassy or consulate, which can then check up on the person. The notice to the consulate can be as simple as a fax, giving the person's name, the place of arrest, and, if possible, something about the reason for the arrest or detention.

    Vienna Convention on Consular Relations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    Did the convicted man ask? Can he prove it? What about his lawyer? Did he ask? If he did ask or told his lawyer he did, why didn't his lawyer go public with the request when it wasn't filled?
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    Re: U.N. asks Texas to commute Mexican's death sentence

    I say don't execute him, keep him alive. At least for some bands like Rage, and or, Santana to take up his cause, distort the case, and make some decent music again.


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    Re: U.N. asks Texas to commute Mexican's death sentence

    So of all the murders that Mexican citizens will commit within mexicos borders today, whether it be petty criminals in mexico city, right up to gang runners in the north, does Mexico seriously have nothing better to do, then worry about this one guy?

    I mean, it's up to a countries government to protect their citizens sure, but if the guys guilty of rape and murder... With all of mexicos problems, the government should really back down on this one.

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    Re: U.N. asks Texas to commute Mexican's death sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    And then people wonder why nobody likes Texans. Y'all are like the American Taliban. See what I did there?
    Texans cut off people's heads with machetes and use suicide bombers to murder people?
    "A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murder is less to fear"

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